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Alone in the Dark 360 demo “in the coming weeks”

Monday, 23rd June 2008 10:30 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Atari just confirmed by email that a 360 demo of Alone in the Dark will be released in the near future.

“The Alone in the Dark Xbox 360 demo is currently being finalized and will be available on Xbox Live Marketplace in the coming weeks,” said a rep.

We’re just asking what you can expect to get in the taster, so more soon, hopefully.

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  1. Blerk

    Did anyone get this, then?

    #1 6 years ago
  2. patlike

    Nope.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Whizzo

    Which is probably why they’re hurrying out a demo!

    #3 6 years ago
  4. patlike

    I’m going to try the demo, definitely.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Random_H

    I expect them to release the first one or two chapters as a demo. Which, quite frankly, are the reason for most of the threes and fours, I reckon.

    cheers,

    Alex

    #5 6 years ago
  6. pjmaybe

    Seems to be the way to do things at the mo. Lacklustre first-week sales – rush out a demo but not before the game’s release just in case more mug punters who accidentally buy games from Zavvi based on the box art might pick it up.

    #6 6 years ago
  7. morriss

    Another Danish site gave it 5/10. In case anyone still cares about review scores.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Blerk

    It’s currently at 69/100 on Metacritic. Not quite the triple-A that Phil promised us.

    Edit: And there don’t appear to be any reviews at all of the Wii version. What’s that all about, then?

    #8 6 years ago
  9. pjmaybe

    Could just be that THQ know the Wii version’s so detestable that they only sent PS3 / 360 review copy out. It’s often the case.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. Blerk

    Are we still talking about the same game? :-D

    #10 6 years ago
  11. morriss

    There is no “PS3 review copy”.

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Blerk

    And it’s not from THQ either. Hence my question. :-)

    #12 6 years ago
  13. pjmaybe

    Shows how much attention I’ve paid to it!

    Why no PS3 review copies then Mike?

    #13 6 years ago
  14. morriss

    Keep up!! :)

    DELAYED

    #14 6 years ago
  15. Blerk

    Well… not so much delayed as ‘not started’, from what I hear. :-D

    #15 6 years ago
  16. patlike

    orly?

    #16 6 years ago
  17. morriss

    +1

    Tell, tell.

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Blerk

    There’s no conspiracy here, just what I’ve read in the various interviews with Eden. The way they talk about it it just sounds like they’ve done “round about bugger all” on the PS3 version. All this talk about “optimisation, etc.” is just smoke and mirrors – they’ve not started the damn thing. :-D

    #18 6 years ago
  19. pjmaybe

    LOL – Well there’s lovely! At least PS3 owners have been spared one more nasty cross-platform hatchet job.

    #19 6 years ago