Alan Wake developer Remedy has not yet nailed down how the story of the game will end - telling CVG it expects "things to change along the way".
I thought they already had an ending and it was supposed to be something we've never seen in a game before?
Well they also said it was an open-world sandbox game. :P
they had to say something to keep people interested after 5 years of waiting.
So pretty much comfirme episodic DLC?
If it sells well, MS will start milking it. If it doesn't do as well, there may be a sequel, but knowing how greedy MS is there probably won't be.
The more they flap their lips about this game the less interested I become. A few months ago this sounded like a great game I couldn't wait to get my hands on and now, a few months from release, it sounds like an incomplete experience that I'm more likely to avoid.
It will more than likely end with...a 360 controller in someone's hand...I guarantee.
They are probably talking about the entire series and not the first game, since they said that this game will probably become a franchise. And "things to change along the way" is extremely relative. "How Alan Wake as a WHOLE will end?". Yeah, they are probably talking about the franchise, the first game already has an end.
Maybe Alan discovers he is stuck in the board game called Jumanji.
That may very well be true, but hearing that they're basically making things up as they go along instead of having the core story mapped out ahead of time, does not give me much hope for the future of this franchise. The game still looks great, my concern stems only from the continually baffling comments they make about it. I think they'd be better served to just shut up and let the game speak for itself.
repeat after me Remedy, "a-m-a-z-i-n-g", "The end will be amazing". Jeez, where's the PR help for these guys, i did not need to know they're wingin it. But whatever, still gonna get it.
Well, I agree with you on everything you said.
Hi Alan Wake, welcome to the 360 exclusive club bash fest hosted by PS3 fanboys. Even the PC fanboys are getting in on this joining PS3 fanboys. I guess everybody wanted to play this and PS3 fanboys wanted to use PC as an excuse to discredit the game- if they were not planning on buying it on PC. #2 is the only person in here that knows what he is talking about.
I was very much hyped for this until I found out it wasn't an open world mystery game, and it was a flashlight killing, silent hill rip.. and the more I hear about how Alan Wake is bigger than the friggin' "fives years of development" 360 game, I am turned away even more. Alan Wake is becoming more and more, an uninteresting game out side some nice lighting. But I'll get a great game with sweet lighting and fun in another 360 game called Splinter Cell Conviction..If I'm not busy playing Last Gaurdian, Heavy Rain, FFXIII, God of War III, or a ton of other games coming out this year.
Simple, the whole thing was just a dream, then he wakes up, end.
if that seriously happens im gonna laugh so hard. knowing remedy though, i know theyll come up with something better
his brother, great way to introduce co-op and a better story = Win ;D
The game was designed to have a series of episodes (dlc), its safe to say they haven't decided how each of them beyond the main game will end.
they said the game will have episodes, and that this game only finishes this episode. http://www.n4g.com/NewsPend...
duke nuken foreveeeeeeeeer
Interesting to hear. Wonder if they have episodic content ready for weekly or monthly releases. Could anybody else imagine Alan Wake season6?
Season 6? lets try and get past season one before we go getting ahead of ourselves lol. Some one else mentioned Heroes the TV show and I really agree, this will end up being ruined unless they figure out how to end it.
they have doubts about a game thats not out yet. only on the 360 (literally)
just kiddin, but seriously, when endings aren't known or at least semi-fleshed out...we get stuff like the show Heroes; so much potential squandered :(
Heroes a pretty good example, and precisely where my concern lies. Too many things with great potential fall flat on their faces because the team behind them have no idea where to go next. This franchise seems to be heading down a similar path.
So its like a tv series but in a videogame type of way, thats interesting too bad the dlcs of the seasons will cost rather than being free. I think if the series of the seasons were free that would draw ppl in i guess.
Yeah I get a Buffy the Vampire slayer vibe from it. Sure there different but I'm talking about how the original console version for XBox felt so much like the series.
It's no different than a movie director who's a few months away from finishing up Post-production telling the media "Yeah, we haven't really figured out the ending in the script. But after we release the film, it should work out fine." And what's with the episodic style? That's never actually worked out well for game development. It's fine for TV since TV is free, but for gaming it just feels like you're being swindled.
nothing to see here folks, all is well... Its gotta be alright, i mean they've had years to figure out something right? This may be the only time i wished i could've just played the game on the pc, with their original vision. There better be a tornado is all i'm sayin @disagrees- disagree all u want but i still want that crazy tornado they showed back in the original tech demos, sheesh relax people just havin fun, how is it not obvious?
Disagrees are purely for the lulz around here... Don't be offended dude.
It won't even start on the PC... *#$%
not a good sign....
Which means they're trying hard to figure out how to set up sequels...
I knew it. classic case of writer's block. And one of the main reasons why this game is going to be pushed back further and further. They seem to have caught the "Too Human" bug. a rather contagious strand, indeed.