The new footage of Alone in the Dark is full of fear – and you can play a demo right now

A screenshot of David Harbor in Alone in the Dark.
Image: THQ Nordic

As a sequel to resident evil And Empty spacecontinues the year of horror remakes with the imminent launch of Alone in the dark. The new version has been described as a “reimagination” of the original trilogy, which kicked off in 1992 with the groundbreaking survival horror original. It is being developed by Pieces Interactive and published by THQ Nordic and starring David Harbor and Jodie Comer. get a sense of the creepy action in the spotlight video, which features plenty of gameplay footage, above.

This is the premise for the game:

Deep south of the 1029, Emily Hartwood’s uncle has gone missing. Together with private detective Edward Carnby, she goes on a journey to Derceto Manor, a home for the mentally ill where something is lurking. You will encounter strange inhabitants, nightmarish realms, dangerous monsters and finally discover the plot of the rising evil. At the intersection of reality, mystery and madness, an adventure awaits that will change your core beliefs. Who can you trust, what will you believe and what will you do next?

As part of the trailer reveal, THQ Nordic also announced that the game will launch on October 25, just in time for the spooky season. It’s coming to PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S.

But if you can’t wait that long, a free demo is available now, which is a prologue to the main story. It takes place a few weeks before the events of Alone in the dark and has none of the main game’s combat, but it should give you an interactive taste of what to expect. Here are all demo links: