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* Abundant opportunities for clever item use
* Dramatic moments pack a punch
* Bucks many action adventure game conventions
* May encourage pyromania.
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* Control issues whether you're on foot or behind the wheel
* Riddled with visual inconsistencies
* May encourage pyromania.
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Originally Posted by The Verdict
If you can endure some vexing technical flaws, Alone in the Dark can be a clever, satisfying adventure.

6.5
Fair
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Playing through Alone in the Dark, you begin to feel a creeping sensation that something is not quite right. This unease is not born of the dark, sinister plot or engendered by your unholy, malevolent foes; rather, it is spawned from the sizable rift between the game's celestial aspirations and terrestrial execution. There are a number of great elements here that are regrettably hampered by pervasive technical shortcomings. This disconnect keeps Alone in the Dark from reaching its full potential, but doesn't keep it from presenting a unique and often rewarding action adventure experience for those with the patience to stick with it.
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its an opinion... you really have to try it for yourself and then see if you agree with the review...
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its an opinion... you really have to try it for yourself and then see if you agree with the review...
Yes your right you got to try it out first. Doesn't mean that the game is crap.
 
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Is there a demo? Does it have any DRM like SecuROM or any crap like that?
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Is there a demo? Does it have any DRM like SecuROM or any crap like that?
what are you going to pirate a demo?
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what are you going to pirate a demo?
"Was that a joke?..."

"... if not, there is a big difference between hating DRM and pirating."

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what are you going to pirate a demo?
*** are you talking about? I don't pirate games -- ever. But I also don't install any games that have SecuROM, Star Force, or any crap of that sort which screws up your PC, and prevents the game from running if you have nero installed.
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what are you going to pirate a demo?
That was kind of rude.........

I would get the game if STEAM would release it. But I dont know if that will happen.
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For those worried about the PC version that didn't bother to read the article, this one is for the Xbox360. We have no idea if the controls are going to spoil that version as well, or if Atari will pay to patch the issues if they are present.
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