Flashlight was a devices that was able to iluminate dark areas. While on their mission on Shadow Island, both Edward Carnby and Aline Cedrac had flashlights upon parachuting from their plane, which was about to crash. it was also a good weapon to be used on the weaker Creatures of Darkness. In addition, Aline and Carnby can use them to navigate through the darkness on the island and to uncover secrets as well.
Alone in the Dark (2008) Edit
Another flashlight was used in the Alone in the Dark (2008) game, which was also used to illumninate areas, and can also be used as a weapon against the creatures in the game.