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Chapter Menus in Alone in the Dark

Following up on their episodic format for Alone in the Dark, Atari has announced that the game will feature a DVD-style chapter menu, which will allow players to rewind or fast-forward through the game. Players can play through any chapter they want, whenever they want. However, the ending will only be unlocked once the full game has been played through.

It will also feature a “previously on…” cinematic before each chapter, showing gameplay and story moments from past sessions.

Alone in the Dark is due out next month for PC, PS2, Xbox 360 and Wii. A PS3 version is in the works for release later this year.

Alone in the Dark OST Announced

aitd-ost-coverFurther hyping the upcoming Alone in the Dark game, Atari and Milan Records today announced their collaboration to release the soundtrack for the horror game on May 24. The score was composed by Olivier Deriveire and performed by world famous, Grammy Award-winning choir The Mystery of Bulgarian Voices.

“For its first release of a video game soundtrack, Milan Records is very proud to be associated with such a classic series as Alone in the Dark,” said Nick Bobetsky, VP Sales and Marketing, MILAN RECORDS. “This is an original and powerful soundtrack, which goes beyond what you would normally expect in a video game.”

The game itself will ship to stores on June 20 and June 24 in Europe and North America, respectively, for PS2, Wii, PC and Xbox 360; the PS3 version will be released sometime later this year. Below is the full track listing for the soundtrack:

  1. Prelude to an End
  2. Edward Carnby
  3. The Fissure
  4. Collapsing Floors
  5. The Façade
  6. Reception Hall
  7. The Humanz
  8. Who Am I?
  9. Central Park
  10. Crying NY
  11. Loneliness
  12. Bethesda Fight
  13. Killing The Fissure
  14. No More Humans
  15. Truth
  16. Niamam
  17. The Light Carrier Test
  18. Shto Li (A cappella)
  19. The Final Gate
  20. The Choice
  21. An End for a Prelude

Fifth Car Pack for Test Drive Unlimited Released

The fifth volume of downloadable car pack for Test Drive Unlimited has hit Xbox Live Marketplace, offering up six new vehicles for the game for 350 points. The pack contains five supercars and one motorbike, which are the Chrysler Crossfire SRT6 Coupe, Dodge Charger Super Bee, Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole, Ferrari 512 TR, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R and the Spyker C8 Spyder. Additionally, players can downloadable the Holden Efijy Concept completely free.

“Since launch last year, we’ve been 100% committed to regularly bringing brilliant new content to fans to enrich the Test Drive Unlimited experience and give new and existing fans great reasons to keep the pedal to the metal,” said Mathias Hautefort, Executive Vice President of publishing and production, Atari. “This is the fifth instalment of brand new vehicles for Test Drive Unlimited, and makes this already essential game even more of a must-have for any self-respecting racing fan.”

Four volumes of downloadable car packs were previously released. Details on them can be found after the jump.

Test Drive Unlimited is available now for PC, PS2, PSP and Xbox 360, though only the Microsoft console offers the additional cars.
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Alone in the Dark Confirmed for PS3

Although everyone knows that Alone in the Dark will be released on the PS3, Atari has confirmed it, saying that the PS3 version will launch simultaneously with the Xbox 360 and PC versions.

Developed by Eden Games, Alone in the Dark will employ an episode based structure, letting gamers pick it up and play through it in short bursts.

Questionably, no release date was mentioned.

Test Drive Unlimited on PS2, PSP

Test Drive Unlimited has become even less limited now: it is now headed for the PS2 and PSP. The game, which was previously destined for the PC and Xbox 360, will also be released for the aforementioned Sony consoles this Autumn.

Currently in development by Ataris Melbourne House studio, the versions of Test Drive Unlimited for PS2 and PSPTMretain most of the core gameplay features of the Xbox 360 and PC games, including seemingly endless miles of streaming Hawaiian roads, server-based online play, over 70 luxury supercars rendered in painstaking detail, solo challenges, player-created races, car upgrades and downloadable content. The version for PSP is one of the first ever genuinely online games for the console, making impressive use of Wireless and stepping way beyond simple LAN gaming. In addition, enhancements have been made to the single player game with an Arcade Race mode for snack-sized play.

The action in Test Drive Unlimited takes place on the open roads spanning the Hawaiian island of Oahu. In solo mode, players complete challenges and pit their wits against realistic AI opponents to gain points, unlockfurther tests of their skill and open up more of Oahus diverse tropical road system. With the massive online component, which allows racers across the globe to challenge others in the virtual paradise of the games persistent online racing world, Test Drive Unlimited offers one of the most comprehensive video game racing experiences to date.

The Xbox 360 and PC versions of Test Drive Unlimited will also be released in autumn in order to fine tune the gameplay and vehicle handling, and to ensure the enormous technical demands of implementing the games original concept and technology will be met in full.

Test Drive: Unlimited on PC

Touted as the world’s first “Massively Open Online Racing Game,” Atari announced that Test Drive: Unlimited will also be released for the PC. Initially thought to be a Xbox 360 launch title, TDU will ship for the next-gen console this Summer, followed by a PC release in Fall.

The action in Test Drive: Unlimited takes place on the open roads spanning the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Boasting huge online content, racers around the world can challenge others to join them in the virtual paradise of the game’s persistent online racing world. Players will engage in online challenges, and build communities by creating or joining exclusive members clubs to talk, trade cars, and race with other like-minded and similarly-skilled drivers in one of the most comprehensive online racing experiences to date.

With all the vehicles painstakingly rendered to reflect their real-world counterparts inside and out, players will fill their garages with some of the most sophisticated and fastest licensed vehicles in the world from over 25 top manufacturers to suit their individual tastes.