Darkness Within In Stores Now
November 27, 2007
DARKNESS WITHIN: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder Psychological Horror Adventure Game In Stores Now
Leading publisher Lighthouse Interactive and developer Zoetrope Interactive today announced that their psychological horror Adventure game, Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder is available in major retail stores across Canada and the U.S. including: Wal-mart(r), EB Games(r), CompUSA(r), Circuit City(r) and Amazon(r). This chilling PC CD-ROM game, inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, began shipping to retailers on Halloween. Six never-before-seen screenshots accompany this press release. Darkness Within is Windows(r) Vista(tm) compatible.
Erik Schreuder, CEO of Lighthouse Interactive said, "Darkness Within sets a new standard for PC games in the Horror Adventure genre. Not only are there 3 difficulty levels, a built-in hint system, eerie special effects, and dynamic environments, but the sound effects, musical score, and lighting and shading effects, all combine with a chilling story to create a truly horrific game world."
As police detective Howard E. Loreid, players are tasked to solve the murder of Clark Field, a wealthy man involved in the occult. At the top of your list of suspects is Loath Nolder; a highly respected private investigator who mysteriously abandoned his last case for reasons unknown. Rumor had it that he ventured to several exotic places around the world learning from tribe shamans and sorcerers. It remains a great mystery as to why Loath Nolder disappeared so suddenly, resurfacing five years later and resuming his investigations just as abruptly as he had left them. Why does this venerated P.I. now sit on the other side of the law? Your seemingly routine investigation takes a dramatic twist as strange and terrifying happenings begin to plague your psyche. You experience lucid horrifying dreams and are tormented by paranormal happenings. Why do days pass instead of hours when you sleep? What's real and what's not? As you pursue fugitive murder suspect Loath Nolder, you must face dire truths hidden deep within a haunting darkness and the recesses of your mind.
Built-in Hint System with 3 Difficulty Levels- Players can choose to play in Standard, Detective or Senior Detective modes.
Unique Inventory System- Utilizing the ‘thinking screen’ allows players to collect and examine items, and thoughts. Clues can also be researched, combined or used.
Dynamic Puzzles and Features- Traditional adventure game puzzles are complimented by deciphering dreams and underlining excerpts in documents to garner critical clues.
Enhanced Gameplay Experience- The proprietary game engine enables compelling special effects, stunning visuals, and dynamic lighting and shading, in a panoramic first person game environment.
Eerie Gameplay Atmosphere- An immersive experience is created by a fascinating story, chilling real-time cut scenes, and haunting music.