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Alan Wake

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Platform: Xbox 360
Tags: Adventure, Third-Person, Horror
Developer: Remedy Entertainment
More Platforms: PC


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Staff Reviews

Alan Wake review

Reviewed May 23, 2010

Sinan Kubba says: "While it doesn't boast the same degree of maddening obscurity as Twin Peaks or the seriously refined scripts of The X-Files, it's up there as far as games go. Wake's increasingly loose grip on reality makes for a satisfyingly confusing plot, though a few more risks with the presentation and pacing could really have made his journey as screwed up as the one that Dale Cooper undertook in Twin Peaks."
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Reader Reviews

Alan Wake review

Reviewed April 18, 2012

Alk31997 says: "When playing through the enthralling epic called Alan Wake your gaming senses will be rubbed with a marinade of complete and utter astonishment. The game will take you on a journey, a dark, ghostly crusade, where light is your best friend. The darkness overthrows you; it enables haunting figures to follow your innocent, startled, frame. In this game, it not wrong to be afraid of the dark, its not childish, or uncharacteristic. Because the darkness can overwhelm you, it can control you, your mind..."
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Alan Wake review

Reviewed October 25, 2013

Clayton says: "I really wish I liked this game more."
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Alan Wake review

Reviewed May 31, 2010

Suskie says: "As befits a horror story, especially one about a bestselling author, Alan Wake begins with a Stephen King quote: “Nightmares exist outside of logic, and there’s little fun to be had in explanations; they’re antithetical to the poetry of fear.” The game then promptly drops us into a dream sequence in which the title character is alone in the woods, being stalked by a crazed hitchhiker. The man warps in and out of existence as if moving by medium of shadow, seemingly propelled by some myste..."
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