Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Psychological Thriller

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare finds way to Live Arcade

Alan Wake (360, PC) Alan Wake American Nightmare DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s time to face down The Dark’s latest creation, Wake’s serial-killer doppelganger Mr. Scratch, in Alan Wake’s American Nightmare. The download-only standalone spin-off is now available for 1200 MS Points on Live Arcade. American Nightmare features a single-player storyline inspired by the game’s Twilight Zone-esque Night Springs TV show as well as a new arcade mode. Wake will have to fight for the life of his wife, and his own, against Mr. Scratch, while the Horde-style Fight till Dawn mode will pit him against increasingly difficult waves of enemies.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Alan Wake launches on Steam, new diary for American Nightmare

Alan Wake (360, PC) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Alan Wake has finally made its way to PC. After years of previews and a year-plus of coverage for the Xbox 360 version, Remedy’s psychological action thriller has launched for PC on Steam. A retail version, from Nordic Games, will be hitting store shelves “shortly.” The download version is $29.99 and features both available DLC packs, The Signal and The Writer, as well as support for multiple monitors and stereoscopic 3D. There are also multiple configurable control schemes and options to both hide the HUD and adjust the field of view.

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DLC, PC News, Xbox 360 News

Alan Wake to make PC debut on Steam later this month

Alan Wake (360, PC) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Remedy has announced that they will be launching Alan Wake, their appropriately dubbed psychological action thriller, later this month on Steam. On February 16, PC gamers will get to step into the shoes of one Mr. A. Wake as they make their way through the town of Bright Falls in a quest to find their missing love and unravel a reality-warping mystery. The $29.99 release not only includes the original game but all of the DLC available for the 360 version (a Limited Collector’s Edition will also be available for $34.99). The PC version will support higher resolutions, multiple control schemes, and both AMD Eyefinity 3D 3-screen mode and Nvidia Nvision Sterescopic 3D.

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DLC, PC News

Alan Wake – PC version to get retail release

Alan Wake (360, PC) Boxed PC Retail Announcement - Screenshot 1

Remedy Games’ excellent psychological action thriller Alan Wake will be hitting store shelves for the PC, courtesy of Nordic Games. The boxed edition will include both of the DLC releases currently available on Live Marketplace for the 360 version, The Signal and The Writer. Although a release date and price weren’t announced, Noridc noted that they will be passing along the official word shortly.

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DLC, PC News

(Xbox 360 Review) Alan Wake

(Xbox 360 Review) Alan Wake

“Remedy knows they have a good … so they want you to experience it.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews