Remedy Entertainment Ltd. is excited to announce that Alan Wake has finally made its way home and is available now for PC through Steam, Valve’s digital distribution platform. Remedy is also working with Nordic Games to bring the PC version of Alan Wake to retail shortly. With their rich history of PC games, with titles like Max Payne, Max Payne 2 and Death Rally, Remedy has always wanted a PC version of Alan Wake, and now, it’s here. This critically acclaimed game has been revamped for the PC with stunning high-resolution graphics and enhanced PC features. Head over to the Steam store right now and grab the normal edition for $29.99 and the limited collector’s edition for $34.99.
The PC version includes the original game along with the two pieces of downloadable content (The Signal and The Writer) and everything you’d expect from a PC version and more. Players will experience Alan Wake’s Pacific Northwest with higher resolutions and even higher fidelity. Players will experience the interplay between light and darkness like never before. With plenty of graphical customization options, every player can get the most out of their rig. Other refinements include a fully configurable mouse and keyboard setup as well as Microsoft gamepad support. Fan sought-after options such as field of view adjustments and “hide HUD” have also been include. Finally, the game supports multiple screens and stereoscopic 3D.
“Since our roots are firmly placed in PC development, we’re delighted to finally be able to bring Alan Wake to the PC” says Matias Myllyrinne, CEO at Remedy. “We’ve worked hard to reward those faithful PC players and did everything we could to make it worth the wait. I hope the fans agree with us, the PC version looks absolutely stunning.”
In Alan Wake, players assume the role of Alan Wake, a best-selling suspense author suffering from writer’s block. Wake escapes to the small town of Bright Falls, only to experience the mysterious disappearance of his wife. Players will unravel the riveting plot through multilayered character interactions, unique problem-solving and intense combat against the darkest of enemies. In this nightmarish world, where the boundaries between reality and fiction become increasingly blurred and ambiguous, Wake must use a variety of weapons to survive, including his most powerful ally against the darkness – light itself.
Alan Wake on PC is available now for PC via Steam. The normal edition costs $29.99 and the limited collector’s edition costs $34.99. For more information, please check Facebook www.facebook.com/alanwake – Twitter @Remedygames – Website www.alanwake.com and Steam Store: http://store.steampowered.com/app/108710/ . Can’t get enough Alan Wake? Don’t forget that the standalone spin off adventure, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, is coming to Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Arcade on February 22 for 1200 MS Points.
Alan Wake’s American Nightmare developer diary available now
Join the folks at Remedy Entertainment in their last developer diary about their brand new Xbox Live Arcade game, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, a standalone spin-off adventure that anyone can pick up and play.
When Alan Wake disappears at the end of the first game, a legend was born and it was repeated over and over again until it turned real. It is a classic boogie man story and Mr. Scratch, darkness shaped in Wake’s image, is a byproduct of this. Check out the latest dev diary as the guys talk a little about this and the new heart pounding arcade mode called Fight till Dawn. Don’t forget to stick around to the end for a killer (literally) surprise!
Watch Dev Diary 3:
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In Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Wake finds himself stuck in an altered reality filled with dangerous shadows as he pursues his evil double, Mr. Scratch towards the town of Night Springs. Wake must learn to control reality itself and unravel the secret to Scratch’s demise.
In addition to the expertly crafted single player campaign, the game also includes a heart pounding action arcade mode called “Fight till Dawn” where Wake must battle and survive a full night of enemy onslaughts while racking up a high score.
Alan Wake’s American Nightmare will be published by Microsoft Studios and will be available for Xbox Live Arcade’s House Party on February 22, 2012 for 1200 Microsoft Points. The game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB. Please keep an eye out for updates on Facebook www.facebook.com/alanwake – Twitter @Remedygames and website at www.alanwake.com.
Don’t forget! Alan Wake is out on PC today and you can pick it up on Steam!