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The DTOID Show: Alan Wake's American Nightmare REVIEW!


Feb 22
While the rest of you were off rabblerousing this President's Day, I was perfectly content to stay home the whole weekend knowing that I had five boxes of Girl Scout cookies and a fresh download of Alan Wake's American Night... read
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Alan Wake PC vs Xbox 360: Gah! So pretty on max settings


Feb 21
I spent some time with Alan Wake on my beastly [brag] PC rig (featuring dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 cards) last night, running this already pretty game on max settings. As you'd imagine, it looks sooo much better th... read
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Alan Wake PC recoups costs within 48 hours


Feb 20
Oh PC gaming, that hotbed of piracy where developers can never make any money. That's where Remedy was able to make back all of its porting and marketing costs for Alan Wake within a 48-hour period. DAT PIRACY! The game becam... read
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Ask any fan why they like Alan Wake, and you'll hear different stories. Some will talk about how they enjoyed the Stephen King, Twin Peaks, and Lost inspired storyline and setting. Others will laud the tense experience on the... read feature

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Alan Wake's American Nightmare video prepares for launch


Feb 17
With Alan Wake's American Nightmare almost upon us, it's time for a mood-setting launch trailer. Fitting voice-over work, plenty of slow-mo dodges, and a pack of oversized spiders -- yeah, this is pretty good. The game may n... read
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Remedy discusses Mr. Scratch in new Alan Wake dev diary


Feb 17
In this latest developer diary for Alan Wake's American Nightmare, the gang at Remedy describe the origins of Alan Wake's evil alter-ego, Mr. Scratch. Born out of the legend of Alan Wake's arrival and subsequent disappearanc... read
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Here's a strange Alan Wake's American Nightmare dev diary


Feb 07
This developer diary for Alan Wake's American Nightmare is pretty informative, so you'll at least enjoy that. But I got just as much enjoyment out of watching the strange happenings in the background of the video. What the h... read
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The DTOID Show: Anthony Carboni's American Nightmare


Feb 01
Happy Hump Day, fellow humpers! In celebration of humping, tonight's episode will be strictly devoid of humping. You're welcome. On tonight's show, we relay the good and bad news surrounding Dragon's Dogma, give a run-down o... read
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Boxed PC version of Alan Wake also on the way


Jan 26
Despite boxed copies of PC games being largely irrelevant to many of us for years now, someone is still buying these things. We know that Alan Wake will see a release on Steam sometime next month, and now Nordic Games has ste... read
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The DTOID Show: Alan Wake's Mass House Party: The Movie


Jan 23
Happy Monday! Hopefully you've all had enough time to adequately recover from your weekend by now... but if you think you can handle some more, why not crack open a beer and join us for tonight's episode of The Destructoid S... read
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MS dates I Am Alive, Alan Wake, Warp++ and Nexuiz


Jan 23
Microsoft is about to launch the Xbox Live Arcade House Party event in just a few weeks. I guess they thought it might be helpful to actually tell people when the individual games will be releasing because we got this shiny p... read
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Alan Wake finally makes it to PC next month


Jan 22
It's taken over six years, a canceled version and a petition, but Alan Wake is finally coming to PC this February. And some people though the wait for the Xbox 360 version was a long one. Remedy revealed its month of release ... read
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I was a big fan of Remedy's Alan Wake. But one of the less thrilling aspects was the combat, which never really evolves much throughout the game and begins to feel a little like a chore the longer you go. My solution to ... read feature

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Xbox Live Arcade House Party: Alan Wake, Warp, and more


Jan 09
A trailer detailing this year's Xbox Live Arcade House Party promotion has shown up on Xbox.com. Something tells me this wasn't supposed to happen quite yet, but we'll certainly take the information from said video. The games... read
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The DTOID Show: Tara Long's Pokemon Nightmare


Dec 19
Greetings, travelers! The Destructoid show is back for its regularly-scheduled Monday episode, and boy, have we got news for you! (The answer is yes, in case you were wondering.) First up, Alan's Wake's American Nightmare is... read
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Alan Wake's American Nightmare's arcade mode, Q1 '12 date


Dec 19
Alan Wake's American Nightmare sounds like a good time, and this newly announced arcade mode sounds like an even better time. The "Fight till Dawn" mode of AWAN has Wake stuck in a battle where he has to survive a full night ... read
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By now, most of us know about the long and challenging path that Remedy traveled in order to see the fruition of the original Alan Wake. Spanning five years of development, the psychological action thriller was not only o... read feature

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The latest word on Alan Wake's American Nightmare


Dec 15
Described by Xbox World as being "significantly bigger than any episode of the original game," Alan Wake's American Nightmare will have a hub structure to its locales. Fans of Wake have, apparently, taken his disappearance an... read
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The DTOID Show: Metal Gear Rising & Command & Conquer


Dec 14
Hello my darlings. Here's today's heaping, steaming pile of Destructoid Show news. The big news today is Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and the stuff Hideo Kojima's been saying in interviews about MGS5, but we also tal... read
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Alan Wake confirmed for PC in 2012


Dec 14
Yesterday a Stream registry hint told us that Alan Wake might be coming to PC. Now we have the official word from Remedy Entertainment. Alan Wake is coming to PC in 2012. Nice! I can't wait to play it at maxed-out settin... read
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Steam registry entry suggests fabled Alan Wake PC version


Dec 13
We had nearly given up hope that Alan Wake would ever grace PCs, but the spotting of a Steam registry entry for the game (via NeoGAF) has me feeling pretty good. This method has been reliable enough in the past, particularly ... read
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The DTOID Show: Watch us recap the VGAs!


Dec 12
Happy Monday, Destructoid! In the event that you were too busy huffing ether to pay attention to the Spike TV VGA's this weekend, Max and I have managed to condense the only important parts (i.e., the trailers) into a simple... read
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Get ready for Alan Wake's American Nightmare


Dec 10
It looks like Alan Wake's next outing is taking a turn for the... well, sh*t's gone crazy. Alan Wake's American Nightmare  finds our literary hero pitted against his doppelganger Mr. Scratch to keep the world from going to hell.  Consider me intrigued.  read
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DTOID Show Extra: Alan Wake 2, Skyrim's Cows, & Zelda 3DS


Nov 08
Hey guys! Keeping with our new experimental fragmentary format for The Destructoid Show, I got to work from home today. Which is to say that I am now a dirty, sexy webcam girl. Er. Boy. News today: BioWare released a screens... read
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Look at a picture of Alan Wake: Night Springs


Nov 08
A single image has surfaced for Alan Wake: Night Springs, the digital follow-up to 2009's action-horror. The picture comes via everybody's favorite full-color press release, Game Informer.  Mr. Wake is looking prett... read
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New Alan Wake & BioWare title, MGS:Rising to debut at VGA


Nov 03
It's almost that time of the year again: the run-up to the Video Game Awards and the inevitable announcements of new games as Call of Duty steals some Best Character award from a game that actually has characters. First of al... read
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Rumor: Alan Wake: Night Springs coming to XBLA


May 20
According to those always crafty ANONYMOUS SOURCES, Remedy is beavering away on a brand new Alan Wake title -- a downloadable offering known as Alan Wake: Night Springs.  The gossip suggests that Night Springs will be ba... read
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The next Alan Wake is not a sequel or DLC


May 10
You know that "Alan Wake 2" reference that popped up on LinkedIn? Remedy Entertainment has confirmed that, yes, there's more Alan Wake on the way. It's just not a sequel… or downloadable content for the original game.&... read
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Resume sheds some light on Alan Wake 2


May 09
What did videogame blogs talk about before LinkedIn? The most recent juicy tidbit seems to out that work on the sequel to Alan Wake may well be underway. The LinkedIn profile of an artist shows that work may have been done on... read
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Silent Hill: Downpour screens have a hint of Alan Wake


Apr 15
While borrowing these screens from VG247, I noticed a comment stating how reminiscent Silent Hill: Downpour is of Alan Wake. It's hardly surprising, considering both have been influenced heavily by Twin Peaks, but once you se... read
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Alan Wake finally on PC with... a themepack


Jan 18
Microsoft released a Windows 7 themepack for Alan Wake today. Let's all download it to send a "Signal" that people still want Alan Wake on the PC, shall we? If you never used one of these before, it's just a collection of twe... read
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Alan Wake tops TIME's game of the year list


Dec 15
You can expect Red Dead Redemption to be at the top of nearly every "game of the year" list over the next few weeks, but it would seem that TIME magazine, of all places, is going against the grain. The revered publication has... read






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