Alone in the Dark 2

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Alone in the Dark 2
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: I-Motion (US), Infogrames Multimedia (Europe), Electronic Arts Victor (Japan)
Developer:
Distributor: Kokopeli Digital Studios (US)
Original system(s): PC
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory
Genre: Adventure[1][2]

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • 日本語
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Français
  • Español
  • Italiano
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Saturn
    JP
    ¥5,8005,800 T-10602G
    Sega Saturn
    US
    $54.9954.99 T-29401H
    ESRB: Teen
    Sega Saturn
    EU
    T-15101H-50
    ELSPA: 15+ OK
    Sega Saturn
    DE
    T-15101H-50
    USK: 16
    Sega Saturn
    PT
    Sega Saturn
    UK
    £44.9944.99[3] T-15101H-50
    ELSPA: 15+ OK
    Sega Saturn
    PL
    219zł219
    Non-Sega versions

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    Alone in the Dark 2 (アローン・イン・ザ・ダーク2) is the direct sequel to Alone in the Dark and second entry in the series, developed by Infogrames for DOS, FM Towns and PC-9801 computers and the 3DO.

    Enhanced versions for the Sega Saturn and PlayStation, also known in certain regions as Alone in the Dark: Jack is Back and Alone in the Dark: One-Eyed Jack's Revenge, were released in 1996. During development of these aforementioned console versions, they were known as Alone in the Dark: Hell's Kitchen[4].

    History

    Legacy

    Infogrames released Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare in 2001 for the Sega Dreamcast, the fourth entry in the Alone in the Dark series.

    Production credits

    An INFOGRAMES Production
    • Produced by: Bruno Bonneli
    • Saturn Conversion: Pascal Craponne, Nadim Noureddine, Patrice Ponce
    • Technical Guru: William Hennebois
    • Line Producer: Yolanda Alonso
    • Production Designer: Patrick Charpenet
    • Design: Josiane Girard, Malbieu-Claude Chaboud
    • 3D Modeling: Patrice Griot
    • Full Screen Sequences & 3D Mapping: Stephane Bachelet, David Legrand, Yann Orhan
    • Mapping Tools: Christophe Nazaret
    • Sound Designers: Thierry Carron, Marc Albinet
    • Music: Laurent Paret, Christian Morei
    • Special thanks to: Eric Moffet, Norbert Calliar, Jean-Louis Boccard, Gilles Chavy, Leland Madren and Vincent Pourieux
    Source:
    US manual
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    [5]

    Versions

    Localised names

    Also known as
    Language Localised Name English Translation
    English Alone in the Dark: Jack is Back Alone in the Dark: Jack is Back
    English (US) Alone in the Dark: One-Eyed Jack's Revenge Alone in the Dark: One-Eyed Jack's Revenge
    Japanese アローン・イン・ザ・ダーク2 Alone in the Dark 2

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Alone in the Dark 2/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

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    Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #86: "September 1996" (1996-xx-xx)
    also published in:
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    Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) #8: "June 1996" (1996-05-22)
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    Print advert in Micromanía (tercera época) (ES) #17: "June 1996" (1996-xx-xx)

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    79 №0907, p62
    Sega Saturn
    79
    Based on
    1 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Computer & Video Games (UK)
    25
    [3]
    Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
    43
    [7]
    Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
    60
    [8]
    Fun Generation (DE) NTSC
    40
    [9]
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    53
    [10]
    GamesMaster (UK) PAL
    84
    [11]
    Maximum (UK)
    25
    [12]
    Mega Force (FR) PAL
    79
    [13]
    Mega Fun (DE) PAL
    64
    [14]
    Mean Machines Sega (UK) NTSC-J
    52
    [15]
    Player One (FR)
    86
    [16]
    Sega News (CZ)
    72
    [17]
    Sega Power (UK) PAL
    88
    [18]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    79
    [19]
    Świat Gier Komputerowych (PL)
    70
    [20]
    Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) PAL
    54
    [21]
    Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
    67
    [22]
    Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
    62
    [23]
    Total Saturn (UK) PAL
    72
    [24]
    Video Games (DE) NTSC-J
    67
    [25]
    Sega Saturn
    62
    Based on
    20 reviews

    Alone in the Dark 2

    Saturn, JP
    AitD2 Saturn JP Box Back.jpgAitD2 Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    AloneintheDark2 Saturn JP Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Saturn, US
    AitD2 Saturn US Box Back.jpgAitD2 Saturn US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Aitd2 sat us manual.pdf
    Manual
    Saturn, EU
    AitD2 Saturn EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    AitD2 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Saturn, PT

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Saturn
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    216,320,496 1995-12-19 CD-ROM (JP) T-10602G V1.000
    Sega Saturn
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    255,290,784 CD-ROM (EU) T-15101H-50 V1.100
    Sega Saturn
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    205,259,040 CD-ROM (US) T-29401H V1.200
    Sega Saturn
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    1996-05-21 CD-R Page

    External links

    • Sega of America webpage: Saturn

    References

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    Alone in the Dark 2

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    Prereleases:
    Sega Saturn
    Prototypes: 1996-05-21



    Alone in the Dark games for Sega systems
    Alone in the Dark (unreleased) | Alone in the Dark 2 (1996) | Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare (2001)