Alan Wake 2 is a survival horror game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games.
Unlike its predecessor, it is an out-and-out survival horror experience.
Remedy Entertainment previously confirmed that New Game Plus will feature a "new alternative narrative".
Remedy Entertainment's acclaimed survival horror title is being sold at a discounted rate on Epic's PC platform.
The sequel to the 2019 action-adventure title is currently in the proof-of-concept stage, with Remedy having "ambitious" plans.
Remedy Entertainment has also said that it's continuing to investigate crashes and lip-sync issues in the game's Xbox Series S version.
Circana executive director and analyst Matt Piscatella believes it would have "likely benefitted from a physical release."
True to form, Remedy Entertainment has delivered one of the most unique gaming experiences in recent memory.
Both are nominated in eight categories each, and are joined in the Game of the Year category by Zelda, Resident Evil, Spider-Man, and Mario.
Remedy Entertainment's acclaimed survival horror sequel is available now on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
Remedy Entertainment has released another new patch for its survival horror sequel.
The newest update for Alan Wake 2 is now available, and it's a pretty small once, addressing fixes for a couple of very specific bugs.
Nursery Rhymes are present throughout the real world and provide some decent rewards for Saga. Here's how to find them all.
The survival horror title's latest patch addresses issues related to audio, lip syncing, crashes, and various other bugs.
Manuscript Fragments are necessary to upgrade Saga's weapons, but they're in Casey Lunch Boxes. Check out their locations here.
It never hurts to have too many weapons or enough upgrades. Here's how to find them all in Remedy Entertainment's sequel.
Here's how to open all the weapon cases, safes, door locks, and Cult Stashes discovered throughout Remedy's survival horror title.
"Never have I read so much good feedback from milestones and have producers play so much of the game constantly," says Remedy's Thomas Puha.
Writer's Journey Videos are unique to Alan Wake's chapters in Remedy's survival horror. Here are all their locations and how to get them.
Here's how long it takes to finish Remedy Entertainment's long-awaited survival horror and the kinds of collectibles available.
Much like any survival horror game, Alan Wake 2 can be a confusing, disorienting title. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
With this analysis, we take a look at the technical make up of Alan Wake 2 and compare the PS5 version of the game with the PC version.
The former features "multiple self-contained episodes" set in the same world. The latter ventures to a "mysterious facility" on Cauldron Lake.
Alan Wake 2 is right around the corner, and this behind-the-scene video gives more details on the building process behind the horror elements of the sequel.
Alan Wake 2 is a new survival horror title by the studio behind Control. Can the sequel live up to the original’s legacy? Find out in our review.
There will also be an "alternative' narrative with new video content and Manuscript pages, though a release date is TBD.
Remedy's long-awaited sequel launches on October 27th for Xbox Series X/S, PS5 and PC, with pre-loads currently live on all platforms.
Pre-loads begin at 9 PM PST on October 24th. Xbox Series X/S and PS5 players can start pre-loading 48 hours before release.
Alan Wake 2 is due this week and from what Remedy has shown so far, it's shaping up to be an excellent horror game.
Remedy Entertainment's communications director Thomas Puha says players will be "very positively surprised" with the console versions.
It will feature over 20 minutes of trailers and gameplay from Alan Wake 2, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Ark: Survival Ascended and more.
Across all setups, you'll require an SSD, 16 GB of RAM, and 90 GB of storage space, among other things.
Remedy Entertainment's long-awaited survival horror sequel launches on October 27 for current-gen consoles and PC.
Over 13 years later, Alan Wake returns in a bigger, scarier adventure. How does Remedy's latest differ from the 2010 classic? Find out here.
Get new details on everything from Saga and Alan's subconscious mental spaces to how light and darkness are used in gameplay.
Game director Kyle Rowley speaks with GamingBolt about Remedy Entertainment's long-awaited survival horror sequel, Alan Wake 2, ahead of its imminent release.
The new video offers a third way for players to refresh themselves on the story of the original Alan Wake in preparation for Alan Wake 2.
"One of the bullet points on our core game pillars is 'atmosphere over jump scares' – which says a lot," says game director Kyle Rowley.
"This game’s ability to modernise a 20-year-old classic and its amazing reception definitely made us more confident in our decision to switch the genre, for sure," says game director Kyle Rowley.
Remedy's Kyle Rowley says players must be "more tactful about how they use their bullets and resources" and be more efficient.
You can now get ready for Alan Wake 2 by playing Fortnite on just about any platform where Fortnite is available.
Game director Kyle Rowley says the developer has "tried (and failed) to have multiple protagonists in our previous games."
Creative director and writer Sam Lake says that there are still no plans to release a physical version of the survival horror sequel.
Remedy's Sam Lake says they're "pretty significant." The survival horror title is already confirmed to get two expansions post-launch.
Here's everything you should know about Remedy's long-awaited survival horror sequel.
"If you want to see the game at its best, in full next-gen quality, it's going to be on the machines that have the hardware to enable that," says Remedy's Thomas Puha.
However, Remedy Entertainment's primary focus has been ensuring that on default settings, the game runs at a "rock-solid" 30 FPS.
Kiran Estevez, an agent of the Federal Bureau of Control, is driven to "do the right thing, and protect those that need it most."
"50/50 felt about right for us from a pacing perspective," says game director Kyle Rowley about Alan Wake 2's co-protagonists.
The survival horror title's 60 FPS mode will only be available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, Remedy Entertainment has confirmed.
Watch a recap of the story of the first Alan Wake, Alan Wake's American Writer, and the writer's appearance in Control's AWE DLC.
"We’re not talking too much about what we have in store for players for this game in terms of music, but there is cool stuff," says game director Kyle Rowley.
Remedy Entertainment has released a brief, new clip for the survival horror title ahead of its launch less than a month from now.
Extensive new gameplay footage shows off the upcoming survival horror title's combat, new atmospheric environments, and more.
"We are setting things up that will play a role in the future of the Remedy Connected universe," says writer and creative director Sam Lake.
However, communications director Thomas Puha says the game was "built from the beginning as a 30 FPS experience focusing on visuals and ambiance."
Alan Wake 2 will pull on threads not only from its predecessor, but also Control, while als introducing an intriguing, new character.
Remedy Entertainment talks about the survival horror sequel's two protagonists and how their experiences different in both story and gameplay.
The development team at Remedy Entertainment talks about the music and audio design of the upcoming Alan Wake 2.
The survival horror sequel is set to launch for PC and current-gen consoles a little over a month from now, on October 27.
Wake meets the hard-boiled detective from his books, who meets an unfortunate fate while investigating the writer's involvement.
"We have always internally felt that we need to find ways to do longer games,," says writer and director Sam Lake.
An IGN preview showcases new gameplay footage for Remedy Entertainment's upcoming survival horror game.
The FBI agent investigates the town before venturing to the Coffee World theme park and battling axe-wielding shadowy foes en route.
Remedy Entertainment says the replica New York has a "lot of history", including a narrative experience involving Alice.
Remedy Entertainment has been trying to make a sequel to Alan Wake for well over a decade, though development for the product took about 4 years.
Remedy Entertainment says it didn't want Alan Wake 2 to "go neck to neck" with other major releases scheduled for mid-October.
New gameplay footage shows off much more of The Dark Place, combat mechanics, Alan's Mind Palace, and more.
The survival horror title's newest trailer also offers a glimpse of how Remedy will be making use of live action this time around.
"October is an amazing month for game launches and we hope this date shift gives more space for everyone to enjoy their favorite games," Remedy Entertainment says.
"Camera perspective and things like that, yes, there are good references from the recent Resident Evil games that we did look at," says game director Kyle Rowley.
Game director Kyle Rowley has seemingly suggested that we'll be learning more about the titular protagonist's side of the story in The Dark Place.
Accessible anytime, the Mind Place is where Saga investigates the case, arranging clues on the Case Board and checking objectives.
Creative director Sam Lake says the team created a new concept for Alan Wake 2 "between every game project we have made."
Remedy's head of VFX Johannes Richter does reiterate that the focus is more on "spine-chilling atmosphere and psychological frights."
"We didn't want to release something that we weren't proud of, basically, and we didn't want players to play," said Remedy's Kyle Rowley.
With Alan Wake 2's release quickly approaching, we analyse the many factors surrounding its release and deduce whether or not the game is sailing through some troubled waters at the moment.
Remedy Entertainment is looking at "modern" films like Hereditary and Midsommar in addition to "classic art-house horror films."
Remedy Entertainment's long-awaited survival horror sequel is going to be e meaty experience, the developer has revealed.
"Whether they buy Alan Wake 2 or Spider-Man 2 isn’t really what we’re thinking about. We just want to put forward our game and present it to the players," says co-director Kyle Rowley.
Players will have the freedom to choose which character they want to play as and experience the story with, the developers explain.
"We wanted to basically allow players to replay through the game," says Alan Wake 2 co-director Kyle Rowley.
New playable character Saga Anderson investigates the woods in pursuit of a lead and encounters an axe-wielding foe in the darkness.
In addition to new locations, several locations from the original game will also be recreated, including Cauldron Lake.
FBI profiler Saga Anderson is new to the Bright Falls area, and finds herself pulled into a mysterious string of murders.
On June 8th, creative director Sam Lake joins Geoff Keighley live on stage to showcase the upcoming survival horror title.
"We did say in 2021 that we're gonna push the graphics hard on this one. I think we'll have the best-looking game in 2023," said Thomas Puha.
Remedy says not releasing a physical version will allow the game to be released at a price of $60 on consoles and $50 on PC.
The titular novelist will be joined by FBI agent Saga Anderson, who arrives in Bright Falls to investigate a string of ritualistic murders.
In addition to the two expansions, called called Night Springs and The Lake House, the survival horror title will also see free post-launch updates.
Remedy Entertainment's survival horror sequel looks impressive in its debut gameplay trailer. An October launch has been confirmed.
Alan Wake voice actor Matthew Porretta says Remedy Entertainment's highly anticipated survival horror sequel is set to launch this October.
"Alan Wake 2 is on its way to becoming a great game and has everyone excited at Remedy," the developer says about its survival horror title.
According to XboxEra's Nick Baker, the survival horror title is "pretty far along," which is in line with Remedy stating it would launch in 2023.
The studio behind Max Payne, Alan Wake, Control, and more has updated its logo for the first time in over 20 years.
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Remedy Entertainment reiterates that its long-awaited survival horror sequel is making good progress behind the scenes and will launch this year.
Starting with Alan Wake 2 in 2023, Remedy Entertainment plans to release a new game ever year, on top of "additional free and paid content."
Remedy says the game, which is due out sometime this year, will soon be content-complete, following which the developer will shift focus to polishing the experience.
However, those familiar with the Remedy Connected Universe will find plenty of "connections, pieces of lore, and familiar characters".
"Gameplay, narrative, atmosphere, music – it’s all singing from the same hymn sheet," says game director Kyle Rowley.
"I feel like I never left Alan Wake behind. There was always the full intention to return to him," says creative director Sam Lake.
Remedy CEO Tero Virtala says, "There is still a lot of work to be done, but the game is coming together on all fronts."
Writer and creative director Sam Lake shares a brief update on the writing process of Remedy Entertainment's upcoming survival horror sequel.
No royalty revenue earned from Alan Wake Remastered in Q1 2022 due to Epic Games having yet to "recoup its development and marketing expenses."
Additionally, Remedy has also released some new concept art for Alan Wake 2 which showcases the stunning art direction for this sequel.
Ilkka Villi and Matthew Porretta, who provided the appearance and voice for Alan Wake respectively in the first game, will be returning for the sequel.
Remedy Entertainment will stick with its in-house engine for the upcoming survival horror game, and is promising big things where the visuals are concerned.
Remedy Entertainment's long-awaited sequel will be its first survival horror title. More details are slated to come in Summer 2022.
Alan Wake 2, rumoured to be in development at Remedy Entertainment in partnership with Epic Games, might be announced tomorrow.
Remedy Entertainment's headcount has grown to nearly 300 people, and the developer has provided updates on several upcoming projects.
Remedy has five games in development.
Epic Games reportedly offered the best publishing deal for the sequel.
The agreement entails full development funding, 50/50 revenue split, and more.
Talk about some mixed emotions.
Sam Lake still wants to do a follow up to the beloved thriller.
Will we ever see more of Remedy's horror thriller?
Remedy Entertainment's beloved horror-thriller almost got the sequel it deserved.
Apparently, sequels for both games depend on Microsoft's buy in.
Alan Wake 2 will have to be on Remedy's terms according to Sam Lake.
"The developer has to want to make the game.”
The new project is being worked on for at least nine months.
But Remedy still interested in doing a follow up if they can.
'We said, let's make it something bigger.'
"You need the right funding. You need the right concept," says Sam Lake.
Director is still hopeful it's coming.
Creative director says there's been discussion internally about a possible sequel.
'Someday, when the time is right.'
"I would definitely love to do more Wake."
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