Hot on the heels of Max Payne comes another psychological thriller—Alan Wake is set to be released in North America on April 3 and it promises a punch. It’s the boxed version for PC that’s about to be released and comes with two downloadable episodes, The Signal and The Writer—true to a boxed version style game. It’s the TIME Magazine game of the year and is BAFTA nominated! Everyone should have a go at this!
Vice President of Legacy Interactive, Steve Wall, says,
“We are thrilled to be bringing such an iconic title to North American retail…I have been a longtime fan of Remedy’s work. Max Payne was a true masterpiece and Alan Wake follows in its footsteps as a brilliant feat of storytelling and innovative gameplay.”
The story is along these lines—the bestselling author Alan Wake wants to get away from ‘writer’s block and goes off to a small town called Bright Falls. However, his wife goes missing and all of a sudden he finds himself living the story of a thriller he cannot even recall having written! There is a stalking Dark Presence in Bright Falls and in his search for his wife he finds himself pushed to the edge of reason and rationality.
Full of action-packed sequences and true TV series style suspense building, the game promises its players deeper and gradually intense levels with multiplying complexity in plots and situations. Though he must put to use a variety of weapons, it’s only the Fight With Light combat technique that can help!
The game comes with a set of customizable options like the “hide HUD” and lots of customizable graphics settings. With a high end graphics card like the AMD Radeon HD 7970 the game promises a thriller gaming experience like no other!