Alan Wake Archive

  • Contest: Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Steam Giveaway

    Contest: Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Steam Giveaway

    Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, the standalone spin-off to the original Alan Wake, is out this week for PC, only a few short months after its initial run on Xbox Live Arcade. To celebrate the launch, we’re giving away a Steam code to one lucky gamer […]

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  • Alan Wake’s Pulp Action Spin-off Shines Light on PC This Month

    Alan Wake’s Pulp Action Spin-off Shines Light on PC This Month

    It took two years for Remedy Entertainment to port Xbox 360 thriller Alan Wake over to PC. Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, the standalone pulp action spin-off adventure first released on Xbox Live Arcade in February, won’t make PC gamers wait nearly that long. Alan Wake’s […]

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  • Review: Alan Wake (PC)

    Review: Alan Wake (PC)

    As someone who started gaming on the PC many years ago (the first games I remember playing were on a KayPro II–look that up for a walk down amnesia lane) I often found myself discouraged and a bit disgruntled when I would hear games coming […]

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  • Review: Alan Wake’s American Nightmare

    Review: Alan Wake’s American Nightmare

    By now I think everyone knows about Alan Wake’s long and winding development cycle. Remedy Entertainment, the acclaimed Finnish studio behind Max Payne, had the game in development for half a decade before it finally shipped as an Xbox 360 exclusive in 2010. Then, when […]

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  • Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Developer Diary Part Two

    Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Developer Diary Part Two

    In part two of the Alan Wake’s American Nightmare developer diary series, Remedy Entertainment discusses the narrative elements of the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade spinoff and how the approach has shifted away from the psychological thriller stylization of the original title to a pulp B-movie […]

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  • Alan Wake’s American Nightmare First Developer Diary and New Screenshots

    Alan Wake’s American Nightmare First Developer Diary and New Screenshots

    Three members of the Remedy Entertainment dev team sit down for a roundtable discussion about Alan Wake’s American Nightmare in this first video developer diary episode. Once you’re done viewing, peek down below for a new batch of screenshots. Alan Wake’s American Nightmare is the […]

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  • Alan Wake’s Flashlight Shines Bright on PCs February 16th

    Alan Wake’s Flashlight Shines Bright on PCs February 16th

    Once planned to be a PC and console title from the beginning, Alan Wake eventually shipped as an Xbox 360 exclusive in 2010 and developer Remedy Entertainment never sounded particularly optimistic about the continued development and subsequent release of a PC version. A couple years […]

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  • Profess Your Love for Alan Wake, Win Some Swag

    Profess Your Love for Alan Wake, Win Some Swag

    How much do you love Alan Wake? Wait, don’t tell me. Well, you can if you like, as I’m always up for a chat, but you won’t win anything here. Whisper sweet nothings into Remedy Entertainment’s ear, though, and you may just win over their […]

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  • Review: Alan Wake: The Writer

    Review: Alan Wake: The Writer

    Alan Wake is among my five favorite games released this year, and is also one of my favorite Xbox 360 games outright. But I must say that The Signal, the game’s first DLC special episode released over the summer, didn’t exactly blow me away. What […]

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  • Alan Wake’s DLC Adventures End October 12th

    Alan Wake’s DLC Adventures End October 12th

    Remedy Entertainment puts the capper on its under-appreciated supernatural thriller, Alan Wake, on October 12th with the release of the game’s second DLC episode, The Writer. It’ll cost 560 MS Points ($7). The first DLC episode, The Signal, was fun but didn’t really add much […]

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