Alan Wake, five years on: How Remedy's accidental hero re-wrote the AAA rules

Official Xbox magazine:
Released five years ago this week, a remarkable weight has always pressed down upon every aspect of Alan Wake, both in-game and upon the production itself. Firstly, the weight of expectation: between its May 2005 announcement and May 2010 shipping, a new console generation had landed and firmly bedded in, with the five-year window seeing huge single-player experiences like BioShock, Assassin’s Creed, Mass Effect and Uncharted not only emerge but all spawn sequels.

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Articuno761279d ago

Funnily enough I'm playing through the Max Payne's now for the first time. Just started on 3 (not a Remedy game IIRC) and wow... did it turn into Uncharted with bullet-time or what?

urwifeminder1279d ago (Edited 1279d ago )

Enjoyable low on fetch quests and menu bloat , refreshing in this day and age of micro management and UI mess I did not have to balance three pages of tech trees and power ups people seem to love menu gaming these days.