Alan Wake – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Alan Wake Box Art
Publisher
Microsoft, Remedy Entertainment (PC), Epic Games (Remaster)
Developer
Remedy Entertainment
Platforms
Xbox 360, PC, PS4, Xbox One
Release Date
14 May 2010: EU: Xbox 360 | 18 May 2010: NA: Xbox 360 | 16 February 2012: NA: PC | 02 March 2012: EU: PC | 05 October 2021: WW: PS4, Xbox One
Genre
Action-Adventure

Game Overview:

Alan Wake is an action-adventure horror game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft, with Epic Games publishing the remaster.

Players play as the titular best-selling thriller novelist Alan Wake, as he tries the uncover the mystery behind his wife’s sudden disappearance in the town of Bright Falls.

Latest Updates For Alan Wake

Alan Wake Remastered Rated for the Switch in Brazil

Alan Wake Remastered Rated for the Switch in Brazil

Alan Wake Remastered is confirmed to be launching for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC soon, but a Switch version might be on the way as well.

Alan Wake Remastered PC Requirements Revealed

Alan Wake Remastered PC Requirements Revealed

Features like Ultra-wide screen support, Nvidia DLSS, an FOV slider, and more are also confirmed for PC. Installation space required is 36 GB.

Alan Wake Remastered – Free Previous to Current Gen Console Upgrades, No HDR or Ray Tracing

Alan Wake Remastered – Free Previous to Current Gen Console Upgrades, No HDR or Ray Tracing

Remedy Entertainment also reveals performance and targeted frame rate for each platform, with PC running at 4K with uncapped FPS.

Alan Wake Remastered Releases October 5th, First Gameplay Revealed

Alan Wake Remastered Releases October 5th, First Gameplay Revealed

The classic is out next month and features enhanced character models and environments along with The Signal and The Writer expansions.

Alan Wake Remastered – Leaked Screenshots Showcase Significant Visual Improvements

Alan Wake Remastered – Leaked Screenshots Showcase Significant Visual Improvements

Several new screenshots of the recently announced remaster are included in the game's Amazon UK listing, showcasing some impressive visuals.

Alan Wake Remastered Announced, Launches This Fall

Alan Wake Remastered Announced, Launches This Fall

The game is coming to PlayStation, Xbox, and PC. It will feature 4K visuals and various graphical upgrades. A release date hasn't yet been announced.

Alan Wake Remastered Won’t be Announced at the PlayStation Showcase – Rumour

Alan Wake Remastered Won’t be Announced at the PlayStation Showcase – Rumour

Multiple sources are doubtful that the recently leaked Alan Wake remaster will be announced at the upcoming PlayStation event.

Alan Wake Remastered Launching on October 5 – Rumour

Alan Wake Remastered Launching on October 5 – Rumour

Alan Wake Remastered, which has been previously rumoured as well, is seemingly going to be announced and released soon, as per new leaks.

Remedy and Epic Games’ AAA Game, Rumoured to be Alan Wake 2, Enters Full Production

Remedy and Epic Games’ AAA Game, Rumoured to be Alan Wake 2, Enters Full Production

Remedy Entertainment's headcount has grown to nearly 300 people, and the developer has provided updates on several upcoming projects.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Alan Wake Remastered Spotted on Epic Games Store Backend

Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Alan Wake Remastered Spotted on Epic Games Store Backend

Both titles could be headed to PC via the Epic Games Store, if recently spotted updates to the store's backend are anything to go by.

Remedy’s AAA Game with Epic Entering Full Production Soon, Possibly Alan Wake 2

Remedy’s AAA Game with Epic Entering Full Production Soon, Possibly Alan Wake 2

Remedy has five games in development.

Alan Wake 2 in Development, Funded by Epic Games – Rumor

Alan Wake 2 in Development, Funded by Epic Games – Rumor

Epic Games reportedly offered the best publishing deal for the sequel.

Control: AWE Gameplay Debuts – Alan Wake, New Weapon, and More Revealed

Control: AWE Gameplay Debuts – Alan Wake, New Weapon, and More Revealed

A free update will also launch with accessibility options and quality of life improvements

Remedy is Working on Its Next Game, Set in the Same Universe as Control and Alan Wake

Remedy is Working on Its Next Game, Set in the Same Universe as Control and Alan Wake

The Remedy Connected Universe is well and truly kicking into gear.

Control’s AWE Expansion is Out on August 27, Alan Wake Returns

Control’s AWE Expansion is Out on August 27, Alan Wake Returns

The tortured author is coming back into the spotlight.

Alan Wake Was Basically Rebuilt 3 Years Into Development

Alan Wake Was Basically Rebuilt 3 Years Into Development

Writer Sam Lake remembers the game's rough development cycle.

Alan Wake Comes To Xbox Game Pass May 21st

Alan Wake Comes To Xbox Game Pass May 21st

It's not a lake, it's an ocean of games.

Alan Wake Returns To Microsoft Store For First Time Since 2017

Alan Wake Returns To Microsoft Store For First Time Since 2017

It's not a sequel, but hey, it's something.

Alan Wake, Control Developer Teases New Project

Alan Wake, Control Developer Teases New Project

I know what you're going to say, but let's be honest, it's probably not that.

Control Adds Photo Mode in Fall, Alan Wake Teased for Expansion 2

Control Adds Photo Mode in Fall, Alan Wake Teased for Expansion 2

A new free game mode is also coming in December.

Alan Wake, For Honor Now Free on Epic Games Store Till August 9th

Alan Wake, For Honor Now Free on Epic Games Store Till August 9th

The 3D puzzler GNOG will be free on the storefront next.

Alan Wake, For Honor Free Next Week on Epic Games Store

Alan Wake, For Honor Free Next Week on Epic Games Store

This War of Mine and Moonlighter are currently free until August 2nd.

Alan Wake Writer Still Wants To Do A Sequel

Alan Wake Writer Still Wants To Do A Sequel

Sam Lake still wants to do a follow up to the beloved thriller.

Alan Wake Publishing Rights Picked Up By Remedy Entertainment

Alan Wake Publishing Rights Picked Up By Remedy Entertainment

The Alan Wake developer has acquired the publishing rights for its horror title.

Alan Wake Returns With Halloween Discount on Steam, GOG

Alan Wake Returns With Halloween Discount on Steam, GOG

Thanks to Microsoft renegotiating rights for the licensed music, Alan Wake has returned.

Alan Wake and Quantum Break Sequels Would Depend on Microsoft, Remedy Says

Alan Wake and Quantum Break Sequels Would Depend on Microsoft, Remedy Says

Apparently, sequels for both games depend on Microsoft's buy in.

Remedy Says They Want To Make A New Alan Wake

Remedy Says They Want To Make A New Alan Wake

"We’ll see what happens with Alan Wake next but we all want to see it happen, absolutely."

Alan Wake Being Pulled From Stores Due to Expiring Music Licenses

Alan Wake Being Pulled From Stores Due to Expiring Music Licenses

Discounted on Steam till May 15th.

Alan Wake and Quantum Break’s Linear Gameplay Was A ‘Missed Opportunity’, Says Remedy

Alan Wake and Quantum Break’s Linear Gameplay Was A ‘Missed Opportunity’, Says Remedy

"It felt like there was this world of concept and complex storyline that was left aside."

GAME Offering Quantum Break Preorder Holders Kameo Code Instead Of Alan Wake

GAME Offering Quantum Break Preorder Holders Kameo Code Instead Of Alan Wake

Purchasers can still get Alan Wake: American Nightware if they go to the store with their ID.

Quantum Break Purchases Come With A Free Copy Of Alan Wake

Quantum Break Purchases Come With A Free Copy Of Alan Wake

Pre-order it, and you get a free copy of Alan Wake: American Nightmare.

The Alan Wake Franchise Has Sold 4.5 Million Units Worldwide

The Alan Wake Franchise Has Sold 4.5 Million Units Worldwide

And still no new game!

Alan Wake: Nine PC screenshots

Alan Wake: Nine PC screenshots

Check out these new screenshots from Alan Wake. This game is published by Nordic Games and is expected to be released by this year on X360 and PC. In Alan Wake, players assume the role of Alan Wake... Read More

Alan Wake sells 2 million units, game is a “cult classic”

Alan Wake sells 2 million units, game is a “cult classic”

Remedy has confirmed to CVG that Alan Wake has finally hit 2 million sales. The game was released in 2009 for the Xbox 360 and this year for the PC. Oskari Hakkinen also called the game a "cult clas... Read More

Alan Wake To Be Distributed at Retail in North America by Legacy Interactive

Alan Wake To Be Distributed at Retail in North America by Legacy Interactive

Legacy Interactive and Nordic Games announced today the closing of a distribution deal for the PC retail edition of Alan Wake in North America. “We are thrilled to be bringing such an iconic ti... Read More

Alan Wake PC profitable for Remedy, makes money back in 48 hours; Steam big contributor

Alan Wake PC profitable for Remedy, makes money back in 48 hours; Steam big contributor

Remedy is very pleased with the performance of the PC version of Alan Wake. It turns out that they made back the money they invested on the PC version of Alan Wake in just 48 hours. "I wanted to ch... Read More

Alan Wake now out for PC

Alan Wake now out for PC

Alan Wake, 2010's critically acclaimed Xbox 360 psychological thriller, is now out on PC, available via Steam for $29.99. The game comes with upgrades specifically for the system, including high r... Read More

Remedy wants Alan Wake PC pirates to “enjoy the story,” hoping they will support the studio later

Remedy wants Alan Wake PC pirates to “enjoy the story,” hoping they will support the studio later

Alan Wake, a game once intended for the PC platform made its way to the Xbox 360 and became an exclusive. Surely, plenty of people know about this saga. It was shown at an Intel conference half-a-dec... Read More

Alan Wake PC vs Xbox 360 graphics comparison

Alan Wake PC vs Xbox 360 graphics comparison

It looks like Remedy really put in a lot of effort on the PC version. It definitely features a different set of textures for the high detail settings on the PC. It looks like they really want to pro... Read More

Alan Wake PC Collector’s Edition Detailed

Alan Wake PC Collector’s Edition Detailed

Nordic Games have detailed Alan Wake PC Collector’s Edition. Alan Wake Collector’s Edition will include a Bonus Disc crammed with exclusive content. This includes The History Of Remedy, Th... Read More

Nordic Games To Publish Alan Wake On PC

Nordic Games To Publish Alan Wake On PC

Nordic Games have obtained the PC publishing rights for Alan Wake. The game will be available on PCs through Steam on February 16th. Additionally, a boxed retail version of the game is coming ... Read More

Alan Wake Gets First PC Screenshots

Alan Wake Gets First PC Screenshots

Check out these new screenshots from Alan Wake. This game is published by Microsoft and is expected to be released by this year on X360 and PC. [gallery link="file"]Read More

Remedy is on Origin: Alan Wake will be available on EA’s service

Remedy is on Origin: Alan Wake will be available on EA’s service

EA is on a signing spree - Remedy joins the the third-party list for Origin. They had recently revealed 11 new signings for Origin, which included CD Projekt; and now along with Remedy it becomes a ... Read More

Nordic Games To Publish Boxed PC Version Of Alan Wake

Nordic Games To Publish Boxed PC Version Of Alan Wake

Nordic Games, part of the Nordic Games Holding AB group, today announced the signing of the publishing deal for the boxed PC version of Remedy’s critically acclaimed Psychological Action Thrille... Read More

Alan Wake PC requirements are quite decent

Alan Wake PC requirements are quite decent

Remedy has released the PC requirements for Alan Wake, and they are quite decent. The game will also not support GFWL and instead be Steamworks enabled. The game has all the ingredients to be a s... Read More

Remedy to self-publish Alan Wake

Remedy to self-publish Alan Wake

Remedy has confirmed that it will be self-publishing Alan Wake on the PC. This news is a surprise because Microsoft had published Alan Wake on the Xbox 360 in 2009. It was originally thought that th... Read More

Alan Wake for PC is here! Includes both the DLCs

Alan Wake for PC is here! Includes both the DLCs

Remedy has finally announced that Alan Wake is coming for the PC. Earlier we had reported that it had leaked on the Steam registry, and such a fast announcement was unexpected. PC gamers have a lot ... Read More

Alan Wake Steam Registry appears

Alan Wake Steam Registry appears

It seems that Alan Wake may be finally heading to Steam, as some people have spotted listing in the database over here. Earlier Remedy had hinted that they had some good news in stored for the PC g... Read More

REPORT: Alan Wake sells 1.4 million units

REPORT: Alan Wake sells 1.4 million units

You know how everyone is always talking about how Alan Wake is such a good game but, unfortunately, didn't sell a lot? Well, it turns out they might be all wrong after all. According to a recent rep... Read More

Rumoured Xbox 360 bundle includes five pre-installed games; Halo, Gears, Fable and Alan Wake

Rumoured Xbox 360 bundle includes five pre-installed games; Halo, Gears, Fable and Alan Wake

According to a picture that was tweeted by a game store employee, a  new Xbox 360 bundle is on the way, and it will include five pre-installed games- Halo 3, Halo Wars, Gears of War 2, Fable III an... Read More

Alan Wake: The Writer DLC Review

Alan Wake: The Writer DLC Review

One of the most atmospheric games of 2010, Alan Wake has now got its second piece of downloadable content.  Following on the footsteps of The Signal, Wake now finds himself again in to the terrors ly... Read More

Final Alan Wake DLC hits digital shelves

Final Alan Wake DLC hits digital shelves

[HTML1] Alan Wake: The Writer is now available for download. The final piece of listed DLC for Alan Wake comes in at 477mb, and will cost 560 MS points. Check out the trailer above. If it'... Read More

Alan Wake: The Writer will be last DLC

Alan Wake: The Writer will be last DLC

Remedy have announced that the upcoming DLC for Alan Wake, The Writer, will be it's last. The first piece of downloadable content, The Signal, released during the summer for free download for o... Read More

Alan Wake: The Signal Trailer

Alan Wake: The Signal Trailer

OK, the latest downloadable content for Alan Wake, The Signal hit Xbox Live yesterday. And if you are still wondering whether you should download it or not, then we have got a trailer for you. Watch a... Read More

Remedy Defends Poor Alan Wake Sales

Remedy Defends Poor Alan Wake Sales

Alan Wake, which got a 9/10 here on GamingBolt.com, sold a paltry 145,000 units in the month of May in the U.S. The game, which was heavily publicised and said to be one of the premium games on the 36... Read More

Alan Wake DLC’s to cost 560 Microsoft Points.

Alan Wake DLC’s to cost 560 Microsoft Points.

Alan Wake will receive two new DLC's in the near future, no word on what they will be about, but according to Remedy, the two DLC's will cost 560 MS points ($7) each. Oskari Hakkinen, the head of R... Read More

Latest Alan Wake teaser isn’t what you expected it to be

Latest Alan Wake teaser isn’t what you expected it to be

After a mysterious teaser posted on Remedy's Youtube page a few days ago, many fans were anxious to see what the teaser was all about, specifically wanting a new DLC for Alan Wake. https://www.youtub... Read More

Remedy teases with new live action trailer for Alan Wake

Remedy teases with new live action trailer for Alan Wake

Remedy have just released a new live action trailer for Alan Wake. The trailer is very short in length and shows Wake holding a paper and fighting off against the dark forces. He is also shown to be h... Read More

Alan Wake’s third DLC Planned

Alan Wake’s third DLC Planned

Remedy ,the company who made Alan Wake, has announced that two DLC pack (The Signal and The Writer) are on the way. And that appears to be just the beginning. MTV spoke with Matias Myllyrinne, Mana... Read More

Alan Wake second DLC incoming

Alan Wake second DLC incoming

It looks like Remedy are giving it their all in supporting Alan Wake with more downloadable content. HellDescent were able to find some information on the next DLC for Alan Wake. Upon looking at the... Read More

Alan Wake Review

Alan Wake Review

A good game is like a cooked meal: You don't want to eat it cold but if left in the oven for too long it's going to crash and burn. Just look at 2008's terrible action RPG Too Human: Ten years in deve... Read More

Alan Wake DLC for free only for first time buyers

Alan Wake DLC for free only for first time buyers

Remedy Interactive's Matias Myllyrinne has tweeted that the downlodable content for Alan Wake will be free for first time buyers. The tweet states: "Our first Alan Wake Special (downloadable content) ... Read More

New Alan Wake trailer looks to give you a scare

New Alan Wake trailer looks to give you a scare

A new spooky trailer for the upcoming thriller Alan Wake has just been revealed. The trailer also shows off some of the locations you will experience in the game, as well as a brief narrative and c... Read More

Alan Wake prequel episodes now available

Alan Wake prequel episodes now available

The first two episodes of Alan Wake's live action prequel 'Bright Falls' have been released! Xbox Live Gold members are able to grab the them from XBL Marketplace in full HD today, and everyone e... Read More

Alan Wake- New 20 minute long gameplay footage

Alan Wake- New 20 minute long gameplay footage

A new lengthy video has just emerged from the east showing some awesome new Alan Wake footage. Although the footage comes from South Korea, the actual gameplay is in English. The portion opens sim... Read More

New Alan Wake trailer: Building the Thriller

New Alan Wake trailer: Building the Thriller

A new in-depth trailer for the upcoming physco-thriller Alan Wake has just been released. Titled, 'Building the Thriller', the trailer details combat, soundtrack, uses of light, plot and more. [... Read More

New Alan Wake trailer reveals man fight combine harvester with torch

New Alan Wake trailer reveals man fight combine harvester with torch

Microsoft just published a new Alan Wake trailer featuring torch-play and an angry farming machine. Have a look at the trailer yourselves, right here, right now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=... Read More

Remedy explains decision to make Alan Wake 360 exclusive

Remedy explains decision to make Alan Wake 360 exclusive

Remedy have given a full explanation as to why the PC version of Alan Wake was canned in favour of 360 exclusivity. Speaking to VG247, Remedy's Oskari Häkkinen said, "Saying that Alan Wake is best... Read More

First 5 minutes of Alan Wake released

First 5 minutes of Alan Wake released

The video below shows the first few minutes of Remedy's thriller. And it's looking good. Very good. [HTML1] Alan Wake is due out May 18th for the 360 (no PC, sadly).Read More

360 ‘very good environment’ for Alan Wake- Remedy

360 ‘very good environment’ for Alan Wake- Remedy

In an interview with BlendGames, Remedy has said that the 360 is a much better environment for Alan Wake than the PC. “Our roots are very much in the PC development but focusing on one platform... Read More

X10: Alan Wake new Screen shots released

X10: Alan Wake new Screen shots released

Microsoft seems to have releasing a lot of new info and screens on their upcoming exclusives. This time, Microsoft released screens from Alan Wake by Remedy. I will like to add that I am really lookin... Read More

Heavy Rain versus Alan Wake HD screenshot comparison

Heavy Rain versus Alan Wake HD screenshot comparison

Alan Wake and Heavy Rain are without a doubt two of the most anticipated games for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2010. So we at GamingBolt decided to do a screen shot comparison to gauge how these... Read More

Alan Wake in Spring 2010

Alan Wake in Spring 2010

It was announced at the ongoing Microsoft Press Confernce that Alan wake will be released on the Xbox 360 , next year, Spring 2010. The game which was demoed on stage by Remedy producers shows Alan Wa... Read More

Alan Wake Preview

Alan Wake Preview

Remember the action title which first featured bullet-time and appropriately dramatic combat sequences? Which shooter also featured an engrossing and well-told plot? That title was Max Payne and the d... Read More

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