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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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Alan Wake's scary audio recording sessions


Dec 10
The audio work in Alan Wake is fantastic. It's probably one of the best aspects of the game. If you set up a good surround system it sounds like you're actually lost in a real forest. It sounds that way because that's where t... read
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Alan Wake to hit Games on Demand on November 23


Nov 18
Experience one of 2010's best Xbox 360 thrillers without leaving your couch -- Microsoft will be adding Alan Wake to its "Games on Demand" line-up this month. The game will be available for download on November 23, and will s... read
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Alan Wake's 'The Writer' add-on dated for next month


Sep 27
"The Signal" add-on for Alan Wake was compelling. It expanded on some of the concepts from the on-disc content and its heightened difficulty kept the adrenaline flowing. That said, it was a free download for most of us; our e... read
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Remedy CEO Matias Myllyrinne was friendly enough to invite Daniel Carneiro and myself over for an interview in Cologne about all things Alan Wake. We talked about Lost, The Wicker Man, Agent Nightingale, DLC and more. As Al... read feature

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You can print your own Alan Wake cut-out


Aug 24
Have you always wanted a cardboard cut-out of a fictional author to look at you while you sleep? Well, as freakishly unlikely as it is, your prayers have been answered. Remedy has provided a high resolution copy of Alan Wake'... read
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Sundays with Sagat: Alan Wake, Depression, and Meows


Aug 04
When Sagat suddenly disappeared from this series, a lot of you were like "Cool. Peace out, fatty. Your pancake boobs wont be missed." Surprisingly, a small number of you actually cared. You said that you preferred Sagat to a... read
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You should go download Alan Wake's 'The Signal' add-on


Jul 27
Consider this your official reminder to download the first of two add-ons for Alan Wake, "The Signal." For those who bought the game new, a redeemable code was packed in the box, rendering this a free download. Otherwise, it'... read
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Alan Wake original score available now


Jul 06
The original score to the Xbox 360 game Alan Wake was composed by Petri Alanko. He chose a romantic score for a physchological thriller. Ballsy, that was. I take my hat off to him for the effort. Should you want to enjoy his ... read
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Remedy is working on a new 'AAA console title'


Jun 24
What's Remedy up to now that Alan Wake is done and out? How about a new "AAA console title" next? There's a job listing on the Remedy website looking for a Senior Producer for a key position in this AAA console project. They ... read
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Remedy really wants to make an Alan Wake sequel


Jun 23
In a discussion between IGN and Remedy regarding what's next for Alan Wake, head of franchise development Oskari Hakkinen went all out in revealing his desire to continue working with Bright Falls' odd mythos. First up, downl... read
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Seven bucks gets you an Alan Wake DLC episode


Jun 18
Alan Wake is a pretty cool guy, and you know, I have grown to love his agent Barry Wheeler even after an admittedly rough start. I pray that Remedy gets to releasing the two announced add-on episodes before too long, or else ... read
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Ready yourself for more live-action Alan Wake


Jun 04
Love them or hate 'em, the concept behind those live-action prequel videos for Alan Wake was solid. I'd certainly rather see more marketing dollars put into stuff like that than TV commercials or what have you, no question. ... read
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Alan Wake will get a third DLC pack this year (update)


Jun 02
This is a weird situation to be in. My copy of Alan Wake hasn't arrived yet -- top men assure me it's "in the mail" -- and it's difficult for me to talk about the impending downloadable content for the game since it delves in... read
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Destructoid's been talking with Alan Wake writer Mikko Rautalahti as we gear up for the game's release this week. As a big Xbox 360 exclusive, Alan Wake has obviously been dragged into the console wars with many fans pit... read feature

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With Alan Wake hitting store shelves this week, we've been chatting with the game's writer, Mikko Rautalahti. As fans of videogame narrative, we asked Rautalahti how important Alan Wake's story was to the game, and wheth... read feature

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You could be forgiven for thinking that Alan Wake was a horror game, but Remedy maintains that its spooky torch adventure is not trying to be Silent Hill or Resident Evil.  "To us it’s a thriller," explains writer&... read feature







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