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9:30 AM on 12.08.2013

Quantum Break maxes out on painful time troubles

The next big thing from Remedy is not an "immersive" iPad game about telling ships where to sail. It's Quantum Break, a game that looks to combine everything Remedy has learned from developing games like Alan Wake and Max Pa...

Jonathan Holmes

2:00 PM on 09.11.2013

Former Epic Games president joins Remedy's board

Earlier this year, former Epic Games president Mike Capps announced that he was no longer going to be affiliated with the company in an advisory role as originally expected. He's since ended up on Alan Wake and Max Payne crea...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 07.18.2013

Remedy needed a company like Microsoft for Quantum Break

Quantum Break looks to be one of the more compelling exclusives from the next generation of consoles. The game is attempting to be an ambitious blend of TV show and videogame and such ambition doesn't always pay dividends. In...

Alasdair Duncan

4:45 PM on 06.10.2013

Take a closer look at Remedy's Quantum Break

During the Microsoft's press conference, Remedy Entertainment co-founder and Max Payne impersonator Sam Lake introduced the audience to a bit more information on their upcoming Xbox One exclusive, Quantum Break. The trailer ...

Jason Cabral



DmC and all its DLC 40% off over on Steam  photo
DmC and all its DLC 40% off over on Steam
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

DmC: Devil May Cry is 40% off for Steam's weekend deal. You have until June 3 to score the game at $29.99. Plus, the same discount is applied to all three downloadable content offerings. Vergil's Downfall, the story expansion starring Dante's brother, will cost you $5.39. The costume pack is running $2.39, and the weapon bundle is going for $1.19.

You have until June 3 to score the Alan Wake franchise for 90% off too. For $4, you can own Alan Wake, Alan Wake Collector's Edition Extras, and Alan Wake's American Nightmare.

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5:00 PM on 05.22.2013

Alan Wake Humble Bundle and sale on Xbox 360

At yesterday's Microsoft press conference, Remedy Studios unveiled its new game Quantum Break which looks to mean there won't be any more Alan Wake games coming any time soon. It seems fitting then that the two series titles...

Alasdair Duncan



Remedy developing Quantum Break for Xbox One (Update) photo
Remedy developing Quantum Break for Xbox One (Update)
by Jim Sterling

[Update: Official trailer added.]

Alan Wake developer Remedy is making Quantum Break, a new game for Xbox One. 

The trailer begun in live action with a mother and daughter. It then showed a ship (which seemed to be glitching in and out of reality) crashing into a bridge. Then there were flashes of explosions and soldiers getting shot. And that was Quantum Break

This is set to be a launch title. 

Check out our Xbox One page and our on-going recap of all the news you need to know from today's reveals.

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10:00 PM on 10.08.2012

Mega64: Alan Wake and his magical flashlight

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...

Tony Ponce



Getting It Right: Max Payne photo
Getting It Right: Max Payne
by Allistair Pinsof

[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 enough to just kill bad guys and save the day. You need to look good doing it, too.

Whether it’s the akimbo guns of John Woo or the slow-mo of The Matrix, action films of the ‘90s found a way to take what should be a three-second partnership between bullet and target and make it into an elaborate 5+ minute ballet of bullets, mayhem, and badassery.

In the early ‘00s there was no game that embraced this sensibility more than Max Payne. From the tongue-in-cheek film noir story to reloading an uzi, developer Remedy gave every aspect of the game style and visual flair. Once you look past the permanently constipated face of Payne and come to terms with literally leaping into combat, you’ll find Max Payne remains an example of third-person shooting done right.

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Part one of Max Payne 3 comic out now, read it for free photo
Part one of Max Payne 3 comic out now, read it for free
by Brett Zeidler

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 events that happened during the first two games. It's also beautifully drawn with a really nice use of color. The best part is it's absolutely free to read or download right now!

Rockstar knows that some of you may want a physical printed copy. That's why starting now until early July, you can enter in a weekly drawing to win a physical copy of "After The Fall". I haven't had a chance to read the issue myself yet, but when I was skimming through it I was pretty impressed with what I saw. There's quite a bit going on in those fourteen pages.

If you've had the opportunity to read it, what do you think?

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7:30 PM on 04.05.2012

Mr. Scratch responds to critics of American Nightmare

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...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:15 PM on 03.22.2012

Remedy is working on a game for next gen consoles

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 ...

Dale North

8:40 AM on 03.13.2012

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

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...

Jim Sterling

1:00 PM on 02.21.2012

Alan Wake PC vs Xbox 360: Gah! So pretty on max settings

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...

Dale North

1:30 PM on 02.20.2012

Alan Wake PC recoups costs within 48 hours

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...

Jim Sterling



Review: Alan Wake's American Nightmare photo
Review: Alan Wake's American Nightmare
by Maurice Tan

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 Hard and Nightmare difficulties, or the use of music. None of them will try to convince you that Alan Wake was by any means a perfect game but, more than anything, they will all tell you how much they want another title.

Enter Alan Wake's American Nightmare, Remedy's continuation of the beleaguered writer's story and an effort to capture a wider audience through its Xbox Live Arcade release.

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