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Alan Wake PC Dated, Screened

Alan Wake PC Dated, Screened

Remedy Entertainment has confirmed that Alan Wake will be released for the PC on February 16, 2012. It will include both DLC packs The Signal and The Writer, and will cost $29.99 on Steam & EA's Origin ($34.99 for the collector's edition). Some new screens and details can be found below.


New features:

- Experience Alan Wake’s Pacific Northwest in higher resolutions and higher fidelity than ever before.
- Refined and fully configurable mouse and keyboard support (or if you prefer to play with the Microsoft
gamepad connected to your PC, you can do that too!).
- A wide selection of customizable graphics settings and support for 4:3, 16:9 and 16:10 aspect ratios.
- Multithreaded engine that takes advantage of quad core CPUs.
- Additional options our fans have sought after, such as field of view adjustment as well as “hide HUD”.
- Works with AMD Eyefinity 3D 3-screen mode.
- Works with NVIDIA NVISION2 Stereoscopic 3D.

All comments

Commented on 2012-02-02 22:04:30
people who start playing this now, pay attention when ally wakey starts to dock on bright falls. the watter effect quality and the sense of depth is really well done for a game that doesn't even use water physics or water in any given time.
Commented on 2012-02-02 22:13:45
Also be prepared for repetitious environments, combat situations, enemies and gameplay. It'll all look nice tho. Wonder if the PC version will have better shadows? The dithering in the xbox version was awful.
Commented on 2012-02-02 22:42:21 In reply to KORNdog
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Commented on 2012-02-02 23:12:51
Can't wait to see this incredible game on my 580. Easily my favorite game this generation judging from the consistent play I've logged into it. Gears, Uncharted 2 and 3, WoW, Halo all took a back seat to this game. Sadly I never have come back to Uncharted 3 yet. I lost interest with the 2nd one in the same way and took months to complete it but I always keep coming back to AW.
Commented on 2012-02-03 00:17:15 In reply to spacemanjupiter
Posted by spacemanjupiter
Can't wait to see this incredible game on my 580. Easily my favorite game this generation judging from the consistent play I've logged into it. Gears, Uncharted 2 and 3, WoW, Halo all took a back seat to this game. Sadly I never have come back to Uncharted 3 yet. I lost interest with the 2nd one in the same way and took months to complete it but I always keep coming back to AW.
Yeah, that's cause Alan Wake on Nightmare is sweet! Getting new manuscript pages and tougher challenge with more running for the light. Uncharted, it's a blockbuster so it's a one-playthrough affair, while there's a lot more to dig in with Alan Wake's story. I kept on replaying episodes to figure the plot out like Zane, the clicker, and the 3 day time lapse.
Commented on 2012-02-03 00:20:37
It was a fairly boring game, the only thing good gong for it was the impressive lighting effects and wind effects it had. Other than that it was dull and a far cry from Max Payne greatness. I will admit I got some good laughs at how bad the facial animations were.
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Commented on 2012-02-03 02:26:48 In reply to Trueteller
Posted by Trueteller
If it wasn't Sci-fi I would give it a try.
Alan Wake...?! Sci-fi...?! You sure you got the game right, mate...?! :|
Commented on 2012-02-03 02:28:35 In reply to 0v3rr1d3
Posted by 0v3rr1d3
Alan Wake...?! Sci-fi...?! You sure you got the game right, mate...?! :|
Are you telling me you can't see those spaceships and all that lensflare?
Commented on 2012-02-03 02:54:09 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
Are you telling me you can't see those spaceships and all that lensflare?
Wait... WHAT...?!?! :|
Commented on 2012-02-03 02:57:06 In reply to Trueteller
Posted by Trueteller
If it wasn't Sci-fi I would give it a try.
Dude, it's a romantic drama, not sci-fi at all.
Commented on 2012-02-03 06:36:27
AW easily has the most intense combat I can think of. Edge-of-your-seat kinda stuff, IMO. Incredible lighting/atmosphere, and creepy. I never got tired of the environs, personally. I mean, it's not like he's globe-trotting- he's on vacation in the North-east. The game-play mechanics are near perfect too...
Commented on 2012-02-03 09:23:38
Very atmospheric graphics and quite well done story, but the same gripe I had with Doom 3 - most fights start by enemies spawning from behind .. it gets pretty ridiculous.
Commented on 2012-02-03 16:54:02
Graphics of PC version are meeeh... just look how flat Alan looks in that 7th pic!
Commented on 2012-02-03 18:25:26
Port from X360 to PC. Must have in any case.
Commented on 2012-02-03 18:28:17 In reply to rezehnder
Posted by rezehnder
Graphics of PC version are meeeh... just look how flat Alan looks in that 7th pic!
Graphics are "meeeh" because of the shitty Xbox-resolution textures. Still buying.. still think it will look+play awesome.
Commented on 2012-02-03 20:56:13
not really into horror games, having a difficult time getting through Dead Space 2 ATM, I will buy it for $10 during the winter steam sale
Commented on 2012-02-03 21:43:59 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
Also be prepared for repetitious environments, combat situations, enemies and gameplay. It'll all look nice tho. Wonder if the PC version will have better shadows? The dithering in the xbox version was awful.
how about you go and troll a ps3 thread? oh wait.
Commented on 2012-02-05 03:16:15 In reply to Frozpot
Posted by Frozpot
AW easily has the most intense combat I can think of. Edge-of-your-seat kinda stuff, IMO. Incredible lighting/atmosphere, and creepy. I never got tired of the environs, personally. I mean, it's not like he's globe-trotting- he's on vacation in the North-east. The game-play mechanics are near perfect too...
Northwest, State of Washington like Twin Peaks.
Commented on 2012-02-05 05:59:28
Obviously it will look sharp and screen tear should not be a problem. I wonder if the game is optimized well based on PC requirments.
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Commented on 2012-02-06 06:37:13 In reply to asdfg
Posted by asdfg
Northwest, State of Washington like Twin Peaks.
Oops, lol. I always say that. I used to live in Washington state too! It's all the Port-ey stuff that makes me think North-east (that and he lived in New York... uh.. It was New York right? lol. Damn, gonna have to play again!)...

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