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Alone in the Dark – dev diary 2

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We were so impressed by the legacy of Alone in the Dark we wanted something very ambitious and very innovative, so the first proposal was in fact maybe a little bit too ambitious and too innovative, which meant it looked very risky to a producer. And we had a difficult start – the project was killed once, and after that we were so motivated to make this game, we worked on it and came back with a technical demo and a proof of concept of all the most risky elements, and Atari said OK let’s take the risk, and since then we’ve had full support to develop the game. Pre-production started in 2003 then full production started 2 years ago in early 2006. The team built up very fast and today there is around 120 people working on the game.

The main source of inspiration for this game was the narration, that’s to say finding the best way to create the perfect narration for this type of game. At Eden we were all addicted to the new TV series like 24, Lost, Prison Break. We thought about this and said, hey, maybe there’s a new way to tell the story in a game. The length of the game is close to 10 up to 15 hours of gameplay and narration and so it’s not the same pace as a movie which is around 2 hours. Lots of games try to copy the narrative structure of a movie, but it fits better with a length of a TV season, so we had the idea to split the game into an episodic structure.

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Overall top 3

1. GTA IV 2. Mario Kart Wii 3. Iron Man

Wii 1. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo EAD, Nintendo) 2. LEGO Indiana Jones (Traveller’s Tales, LucasArts) 3. Super …
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Brawl Coming To Europe June 27th WiiWare May 20th, and A Ton More Release

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Wii Software 2008 Release Date

Alone In The Dark (ATARI) Q1 2008
Godzilla: Unleashed (ATARI) Q1 2008
Worms: A Space Oddity (THQ) Q1 2008
Yamaha Supercross (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q1 2008
Wii Fit (with Wii Balance Board accessory) (Nintendo) 25th April
Radio Helicopter (505 Games) 25th April
Legend of Sayuki (505 Games) 9th May
Top Spin 3 (2K Sports) May 2008
Monster Truck Jam (Activision) May 2008
Boom Blox (EA) May 2008
Speed Racer (Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment) May 2008
DRAGON QUEST® SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors® (SQUARE ENIX) End May 2008
Hannah Montana – Music Jam (Disney Interactive Studios) Spring 2008
Iron Man (SEGA) Spring 2008
Ford Off Road Racing (Empire Interactive) 6th June
Family Ski (Namco Bandai / Nintendo) 13th June
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) 27th June

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Lego Indiana Jones Interview (DS)

Pocket Gamer: The Indiana Jones films are more gritty and more humorous than the Star Wars films, so how has that affected the way you’ve approached the game?

Jonathan Smith: …
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Lego Indiana Jones: Fact Sheet

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PLATFORMS
Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, PlayStation 2, PSP, Windows, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS

GENRE
Action/Adventure

PUBLISHER
LucasArts

DEVELOPERS
Traveller’s Tales

RATING
U

RELEASE DATE
6th June 2008

DESCRIPTION

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures takes the fun and creative construction of LEGO and combines it with the wits, daring and non-stop action from the original cinematic adventures that enthralled audiences everywhere (Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade). With a unique tongue-in-cheek take on the original adventures, LEGO Indiana Jones follows Dr. Jones escapades through the jungles of South America to the mountaintops of India. Fans can build, battle and brawl their way through their favorite cinematic moments, from Indy’s entanglements with snakes to his dashing boulder run.

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Steven Spielberg A Gamer!
13 years ago

Steven Spielberg A Gamer!

“I was actually pretty surprised to find out how much of a gamer Steven Spielberg is,” said Amir Rahimi, senior producer on the Boom Blox project told …
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Lego Indiana Jones interview

Game Informer: We know that Lego Indiana Jones will encapsulate the action from the first three movies—will there be any levels, characters or references to the upcoming Indiana Jones and …
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Lego Indiana Jones Preview
13 years ago

Lego Indiana Jones Preview

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The decision to immortalise the wise-cracking hero in LEGO form is clear: the Indiana Jones films are almost as iconic as Star Wars, and their cheeky humour runs …
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Lego Indiana Jones Coming June 6th

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6 March 2008 – Activision proudly reveals the World exclusive first play of LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures only at Play.com Live. Be one of the first people in the world to play as the intrepid archaeologist!

Spanning all three classic movies, will you be able to guide LEGO Indy through the lost temple, or will you be squashed flat under the giant LEGO boulder? Pit your wits against snakes, spiders, and spear-chucking tribesmen, exclusively on the Activision stand. Be sure to pick up a secret treasureTV and a copy of the LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures video game – on sale June 6th on all consoles! hunting LEGO Indy postcard and keep your eyes peeled for the giant X hidden somewhere at Play.com Live. If you spot it, you could stand a chance of winning a brand new Xbox 360 console, 32″ HD ready LCD

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Indiana Jones special edition DVDs come with Lego Indiana Jones demo/trailer

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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the American Film Institute, he’s the greatest action-adventure hero of all time – and his unforgettable exploits can be relished by fans old and new as never before when all three INDIANA JONES movies debut as individual Special Edition DVDs and in an all-new box set on May 13.

Released by Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Entertainment, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Special Edition DVDs boast all-new, exclusive bonus features that dig deeper into the making of these cinematic milestones than ever before. All three were originally restored and remastered in 2003. Created with fans of all ages in mind, the bonus features provide never-before-seen explorations of the making of these classic movies and showcase the characters, action and extraordinary visual effects that have made the movies indelible cinematic treasures.

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