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Mega64: Alan Wake and his magical flashlight


Oct 08
After the Bayonetta 2 video, this one is much, much, much better. Here is Mega64 at their finest -- harassing the crap out of people! I love how after a minute Derrick just fesses up to being a d*ck for kicks and giggles. Th... read

[Getting It Right is a monthly series in which I take a look at the elements that make up a classic game. What were the key ingredients that set it apart and make it hold up to this day? Read on to find out.] It’s not e... read feature

Part one of Max Payne 3 comic out now, read it for free


May 05
As was previously promised just a few weeks ago, Rockstar and Marvel have released the first part of the Max Payne 3 comic. Written by Dan Houser and Sam Lake, "After The Fall" explains a bit of Max's childhood and some event... read

Mr. Scratch responds to critics of American Nightmare


Apr 05
In this new promotional video for Alan Wake's American Nightmare, the villainous Mr. Scratch presents a slideshow of critic responses to the game, replying to them and adding his own commentary. Our very own Maurice Tan is e... read

Remedy is working on a game for next gen consoles


Mar 22
Remedy Entertainment is hiring for their next game, which they say is a project 'targeted at future generation consoles.' A posting on Remedy's community forums let members know that more than 20 job openings will open up in ... read

Alan Wake hits two million sales, has legs as a series


Mar 13
Remedy's Alan Wake has topped two million sales on Xbox 360 and PC, becoming enough of a success to secure its future as a series.  "We've moved over two million copies -- that's including PC," Franchise development head... read

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

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

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

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

Alan Wake on PC: Launch, tech features detailed


Feb 02
Alan Wake will hit Steam on February 16 and will follow a bit later at retail in something they call a "game box." Pricing is confirmed at $29.99 on Steam. What you'll get with this PC version is high-res graphics and support... read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Alan Wake teaser trailer is a tease


Nov 10
Remember the Alan Wake teasers that have been surfacing? Well now there's a trailer to go with them. The full trailer will be premiered during the 2011 VGAs, but Spike has posted a seven second teaser of the upcoming trailer... read

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

Remedy: Sony, Nintendo must reinvent handhelds to compete


May 24
Alan Wake developer Remedy believes that Sony and Nintendo need to significantly overhaul their portable efforts if they're to compete against the rising popularity of smartphones and tablets. According to executive VP A... read

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

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

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

Remedy: Screw retailers, let's go digital


May 03
Remedy CEO Matias Myllyrinne wants the game industry to go all-digital as quickly as possible, and he doesn't give a damn if retailers are left in the dust. They sell used games, so screw 'em, appears to be the general o... read

Remedy aims to surpass L.A. Noire's facial animation


Apr 11
Remedy has been hard at work on some supposedly impressive facial animation technology for an upcoming project. According to Edge, the Helsinki studio is confident it can come closer to crossing the "uncanny valley" effect th... read

Death Rally already gets its first update


Apr 09
A mere week after the release of Death Rally on iOS devices, Remedy Entertainment has already released a significant update to their combat racer. In addition to fixing some bugs in the initial release and some minor im... read

Ahhh Death Rally, what memories you have given me back in the day. The old Remedy logo, the Apogee splash screen, the fact that it was basically Micro Machines with guns; what wasn't there to like? Now, almost 15 years after ... read feature

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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