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Alan Wake

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Lockkaliber, May 7, 2010.

  1. Lockkaliber Liturgist Patron

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    I was so excited for this game a couple of years back, but when I realized why the producers put the game on hold (apparently not enough combat and action in a psychological thriller game. also not enough boss fights) I've been feeling more and more skeptical towards the game. The reviews I've read all seem to point to clunky action mechanics and boss fights as well.

    So anybody tried it yet? Is it any good?
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  2. Gragt Arcane Patron

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    Oh, is it finally out? I gradually lost interest in it and the final blow was the announcement that it would come out only for Xbox 360.
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  3. Kosmonaut Lost in Space

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    It' is out already?
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  4. Jack █▓▒░

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    Yup, it came out 3 days ago.

    I lost my interest for it quite some time ago.
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  5. Felix Liturgist

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    Those Xbawk sites fap all over it as usual.
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  6. Kosmonaut Lost in Space

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    I used to hang on the 3D Realms forums when they sill where working with Max Payne. Does anyone knows why did they broke from 3D Realms?
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  7. denizsi Magister

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    I was hoping for a sandboxy mystery adventure stealth game with the occasional fights but the moment new footage with shit combat came out, it was obvious it was going to be shit.
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  8. poocolator Arbiter

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    Make sure to use a soft pillow when you guys finally put your hope to rest. We've got aLфa ProToKeWl now; suck it down.
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  9. Fat Dragon Arbiter

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    I thought this game didn't release until the 18th? Might rent it for a few days when it comes out.
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  10. Truman Educated

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    I'll try it out in a few weeks. Looked to me very much in the style of Heavy Rain, being very cinematic. I almost forgot about it like the others, but the technology video they sent out a few days ago got my attention again.
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  11. Lothers Scholar

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    It's utter shit in comparison to Silent Hill. It's just primitive linear zombie shooting with flashligt instead of gun.
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  12. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    i thought it was dead.
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    it is...
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  14. ChristofferC Augur

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    Seems to me that they had to rape the game to get it to work on the 360. :(
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    No, that was their goal.
    Their reason to make this xbawks exclusive was that the game was better played on a couch with a controller.
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  16. Sòren Educated

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    http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/a/alanwake/

    :lol:
    I am impressed.
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  17. Serious_Business Magister

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    YEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
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  18. GarfunkeL Racism Expert

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    Oh Remedy, how i miss thee. From Death Rally to Max Payne and its sequel, only to plummet into uselessness with tripe shit. Seems that Finnish game studios are no different after all :(
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  19. treave Arcane Patron

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    Yes, Alan Wake is better suited to the comfort of your sofa and the Xbox360. Alan Wake wants to talk to you, to seduce you, to lie down with you, to make the palms of your hands sweat in anticipation and dreading and the red ring is all you feel as it tightens around your dick and the controller slips from your hands and you find Alan Wake's lips locked on yours and

    That's why it's not suitable for the PC.
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  21. MetalCraze Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    What's so unusual about a shitty linear console shooter full of crappy engine-rendered cutscenes?
    You may as well torrent M2033 where most of the time you spend watching cheap 3D movie instead of playing the game (which sucks even more than cutscenes)
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  22. Davaris Arcane

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    Damn! Lost my post. To cut it short, the dev described some of the techniques they raided from various horror movies and TV shows and incorporated into the game to develop the creep factor.

    After seeing the video of this indie game,

    Forgotten Memories prototype environments showcase part 1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vc8sGjxE ... _embedded#

    I've become interested in this kind of thing.

    EDIT:
    I like the Hitchcock movies, where most of the tension comes from what you can't see. So if anyone has made games like that, let me know.
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    Why the fuck can I not find a single video that actually shows gameplay?! It's all stupid fucking cutscenes, including some ten minute long video titled "Alan Wake Gameplay"
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    because gameplay is not important in nowadays popamole trash
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