It has come to my attention that many gamers did not get the chance to to play Alan Wake. The game just sort of flew under the radar for most gamers, and I feel it’s because of the stiff competition the game faced around it’s launch window.
Among them were:
Modern Warfare 2: Stimulus Package – 4th of May
Lost Planet 2 – 18th of May
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands – 18th of May
Red Dead Redemption – 18th of May
Super Mario Galaxy 2 – 23rd of May
Alan Wake was released on May 18 2010, against many well known established gaming companies. It was a new IP surrounded by highly-anticipated sequels. This made it very easy for gamers to overlook at the time. I myself was faced with the same dilemma, which was to walk into my local store and have to make the choice between Rockstar Games’ brand new title Red Dead Redemption, Nintendo’s Super Mario Galaxy....