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Alan Wake coming to PC

Alan Wake coming to PC

If you only own a PC, you must have shed quite a big amount of tears when Alan Wake was announced as a 360 exclusive. Now this should cheer you up as Remedy just officially announced that their game was coming to PC in early 2012. Both DLC are also in the works, whether they will be included or not is yet undecided.

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Commented on 2011-12-14 18:38:52
day 1!

Will play the DLC's in the pc version.
Commented on 2011-12-14 18:56:29
It's Remedy, so I expect a great PC version. Also, 1080p! The game already looks great at sub-HD :P
Commented on 2011-12-14 19:04:57
I wonder if they will add anything exclusively for pc.
Commented on 2011-12-14 19:31:10 In reply to IIGrayFoxII
Posted by IIGrayFoxII
I wonder if they will add anything exclusively for pc.
1080p!

No mention of DX 11 right now.
Commented on 2011-12-14 19:44:12
1080p is def. a good thing! also 60fps.
Commented on 2011-12-14 20:03:05
Ill most likely pick this up
Commented on 2011-12-14 20:29:35
great, i'll keep playing the sequel on XBLA. nothing to replay here after a normal and nightmare playtrough already, maybe from 5 years from now I'll steam it fpr cheap on nostalgia sake.
Commented on 2011-12-14 21:15:43
HD version only on PC, also no screen tear :D DLC is also good addition
Commented on 2011-12-14 21:32:26
LOl sins when is 1080p special on PC, i remember playing games on 2560-xxxx resolution on my crt monitor >_>''
Commented on 2011-12-14 21:55:35
Finally...
Commented on 2011-12-14 21:58:09
Lovely news ;)
Commented on 2011-12-14 22:34:57
Was Alan Wake actually any good?
Commented on 2011-12-14 22:53:54
cant wait for the dlc to hit, 360 vers for me.
Commented on 2011-12-14 22:58:26 In reply to toelessfoot
Posted by toelessfoot
Was Alan Wake actually any good?
Very much so. One of the most immersive games ive played since Max Payne :)
Commented on 2011-12-14 23:02:06
I will play it of course but what about the new one "American Nightmare I guess" will it be available also to the PC?
Commented on 2011-12-15 00:05:20 In reply to toelessfoot
Posted by toelessfoot
Was Alan Wake actually any good?
Nope, it's a bit overhyped IMO. Atmosphere is quite good, but gameplay is average. Probably you will get tired/bored from shooting the same guy half-way through the game.
Commented on 2011-12-15 00:07:00
What about the comfy couch stuff? lol
Good news to those who wanted to play it on PC.
Commented on 2011-12-15 00:16:21
It's a shame we're never going to see the REAL PC version of this game. Looked far more promising then what we actually got.
Commented on 2011-12-15 00:55:16 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
It's a shame we're never going to see the REAL PC version of this game. Looked far more promising then what we actually got.
That was a tech demo, there was no game around it.

The levels were bigger than you'd expect for a linear game, and there was quite a bit of exploration. The daytime driving sequences hinted at an open world, but was guided enough to not get lost. It's nice to want things, I guess.
Commented on 2011-12-15 01:11:37 In reply to supercomputer
Posted by supercomputer
HD version only on PC, also no screen tear :D DLC is also good addition
How do you know that?

The game according to GT is not very long. same game with more fps nothing else
Commented on 2011-12-15 01:14:39 In reply to masterboy
Posted by masterboy
How do you know that ?
Because it's a PC game...
Commented on 2011-12-15 02:10:04
Sadly I lost all my interest when I found out that it was not going to be an open-world game. Then I got more upset, because the reason was that there could not be a decent storytelling in open-world. That was what I was hoping to see. Those two elements together. A horror story and open-world. And yeah, it is not even horror, it is a thriller.

But then I was really glad that there is a game Deadly Premonition which has all that. I wrote a small review about that game:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/cdp/member-reviews/A3NX...
Deadly Premonition is not available for PC, though.
Commented on 2011-12-15 02:30:35 In reply to masterboy
Posted by masterboy
How do you know that?

The game according to GT is not very long. same game with more fps nothing else
Read what supercomputer wrote again, cause you are not making the least bit of sense.

A shame i already finished it on xbox, would have liked to experience it for the 1st time with PC graphics. Its gonna look so crisp but will not be the same as playing through it the first time. It was an incredible journey. Ahh the dreamy soundtrack...
Commented on 2011-12-15 03:01:16 In reply to Janman
Posted by Janman
Sadly I lost all my interest when I found out that it was not going to be an open-world game. Then I got more upset, because the reason was that there could not be a decent storytelling in open-world. That was what I was hoping to see. Those two elements together. A horror story and open-world. And yeah, it is not even horror, it is a thriller.

But then I was really glad that there is a game Deadly Premonition which has all that. I wrote a small review about that game:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/cdp/member-reviews/A3NX...
Deadly Premonition is not available for PC, though.
But did the horror parts in Deadly Premonition come during the open world parts? The open world parts were more for relaxing, driving, doing menial tasks.

A better example would be Dead Island, but haven't played it so don't know if the open world or how much daylight ruins the horror atmosphere.
Commented on 2011-12-15 03:51:56 In reply to digi_matrix
Posted by digi_matrix
But did the horror parts in Deadly Premonition come during the open world parts? The open world parts were more for relaxing, driving, doing menial tasks.

A better example would be Dead Island, but haven't played it so don't know if the open world or how much daylight ruins the horror atmosphere.
Deadly Premonition has a "mode" where enemies appear after midnight in open-world parts. I haven't explored yet how limited it is. It is true that most of the time enemies are indoors. Still it suretanly is an excellent horror story and has open-world. You can choose what you will do next if you are not in that part of the storyline where it is more limited where you can go. Deadly Premonition has similar location to Alan Wake. Small town in Washington state. I was also interested about that.

I am quite sure that I would also like Dead Island.
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