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We're of the firm opinion that your time is too precious, too valuable to be spent reading a full review for a game that was already reviewed many, many years ago. What's the point of applying a score to a game that's old enough to be enrolled in the sixth grade? That's why we invented Deja Review:...

February 16th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Nordic Games has revealed the contents of its Alan Wake PC editions -- collector's and standard -- which are set to hit Steam on February 16 and retail shelves on March 2. The standard edition includes the full game and The Signal and The Writer DLC packs on one disc, the original soundtrack on a s...

February 9th 2012 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Remedy believes in a future for Wake.Matias Myllyrinne, CEO of Remedy, told us at DICE 2012 that the studio isn't done with its literary protagonist after launching Alan Wake on PC and Alan Wake's American Nightmare on XBLA later this month."We're crowd pleasers, we'll do what the audience wants, '...

February 9th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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"Specificity" is such a succulent word. Alan Wake for PC has an official launch date of February 16 on Steam, with other digital distribution outlets following. The standard offering will be available for $29.99, which will include the core game plus "The Signal" and "The Writer" DLC.There's also a...

February 2nd 2012 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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For those not content with simply downloading the PC version of Alan Wake next month, Nordic Games has some good news. The Swedish publisher will be releasing a boxed version of Alan Wake's PC outing, with an official launch date to be announced in "the next few days."Like its downloadable cousin,...

January 27th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Remedy Games is gearing up to launch Alan Wake on Steam this February -- the developer's first self-published title -- with a hefty FAQ session on its forum. Steam's Alan Wake will not be available on Mac, won't use Games for Windows Live and won't have a demo. It will use Steamworks, support keybo...

January 20th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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I'm pretty selfish. I know Alan deserves to be at home, sitting on the couch, watching reruns of Mad About You with his wife, but I prefer him on the front lines of the war against the forces of darkness. Who wants to play a game about a married couple being a boring married couple? I loved the...

December 19th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Remedy's hint for a PC port for Alan Wake was more than pillow talk, the developer has confirmed today. Alan Wake is slated to launch in early 2012 on the PC, right around the time Alan Wake's American Nightmare is planned for Xbox Live Arcade. Synergy! Both DLC episodes, The Signal and The Writ...

December 14th 2011 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Alan Wake may finally find the path to PC after almost two years of Xbox 360 exclusivity. Alan Wake forum users spotted telltale text in the Steam registry, indicating the game has (or had) some kind of presence on Valve's platform. This comes alongside Remedy's Executive VP Aki Järvilehto,...

December 13th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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There's been a not-insubstantial outcry of concern from fans of the Alan Wake franchise following the announcement that the series' next installment, Night Springs, would be an XBLA exclusive. Worried parties shouldn't fear a sea change in the original game's setup -- on the game's forums, Remedy...

November 4th 2011 at 11:05am 0 Comments