Who said that Alan Wake is a short game? You might want to think again as the game will require more than one play through for completionist out there.
Great! Still hoping for a Mercenaries or Dead Man Walking like extra mode.
wish they would do something like...move the release date up a couple of weeks...at least.
i will be pleased if the game is 15 hours long. any extra hour more will be appreciated but im not expecting a 30 hours long experience.
Who here only plays through a game once? If any of you are as motivated to play new games as all the quick comments suggest, wouldn't a second playthrough be taken for granted, collectibles or not? I could never be satisfied with one playthrough with any good game. Especially action heavy games, ones with cool stories, or those 15 hours or less, Alan Wake included.
unless it's really good and gives you perks for your second game after clearing ur first one.... Like dead space.
OMG, that game is boring as hell! but since when that multiple playthrough counts as total length? almost all games required multiple playthrough if you're after the 100% items, treasures, side missions, collectibles, 1000gs, platinum etc. so how is AW gonna be any different? p/s: guys below beat me to it!
"Alan Wake Will Require More Than One Playthrough" If the game doesnt bore you to sleep first ;-D!!!
Cause fighting with flashlights and playing as an author/writer is sooooo interesting... and these idiots waited 4 years for this game!
Doesnt matter how bad the concept is, if it's an Xbox exclusive it gets hyped like nothing else.
MOVE controller=fancy flashlight your playin all your games in the future with a flashlight lmao i wonder how many discs alan wake is comin on?
So collectibles count as a longevity measure?! Hum... I´m speechless...
They will add replay value for completionist's but I'm not much of a collector myself.
Thats is something you and the author made up based on unclear info molded into flame bait.
Most games require more than one playthrough for full completion. This doesn't mean that Alan Wake is a 30 hour game. Otherwise, MW2 would also be considered a very lengthy game for full completion.
Don't use logic here.
Watch out, people don't like it when you use rationality. They see it how they want to.
Logic? Who said the rumored play through time had anything to do with multiple play throughs ? lol
That kind of post could get you banned here! D:
He won't get banned he will just look bitter trying to downplay the game. Remedy has announced how long it roughly takes to "play through the game" they never said including unlockables. http://www.relyonhorror.com... Other than the game being around 3 times longer than Max Payne the rest is just speculation.
Do I really need to put that /s in my post?
Not sure what you're talking about I'm addressing the haters trolling in here trying to make themselves feel better. The game is longer than most games in the genre, go to the PS3 rooms guys no one asked for your input.
Ummm sorry this has nothing to do with being rational or logical Its very simple 1) There is absolutely zero evidence to show that the "30 hour game" claims have anything to do with completing the game more than once 2) Modern Warfare 2 had different endings? I must have missed that, Like in Heavy Rain, Alan Wake will obviously need more than one play through to get all endings/scenes.
Hallmark, you're calling me a hater? You stupid idiot, do you have any idea how much flak I get from the PS3 fanboys for defending the 360 and its games?
I completely agree with you!
If i played it i wouldnt beat it more then once i cant ever recall me beating a game more then once and not including fighting games.
oh thought it had multible endings but still story still about 16 hours aprentley according that review last week.
for for 100% completion?.
anyone else preordered the lim edition
Did you get it?
Its £2 more than the regular editions of games in the UK, so i decided to go for the limited edition.
so I decided to help her out a little here and there when I can, so no AW for me; I didn't get Heavy Rain either and I wanted those badly.
Saint Pixelsword! Good to hear you say "was" and I hope you get HR & AW soon. Sounds like you deserve 'em. :)
preordered it from game, gonna be epic
that would be great :) @ IRetrouk: AW looks epic. I hope I can avoid the story (at least most of it) until I can play it.
Don't all games require more than one play through for 100% completion?
Your question made me lol Mr. Hill, but I think the answer 'probably'.
A game allowing for more than one playthrough ("requiring" is a misplaced word in this case) doesn't make up for being short. This kind of "play more than once to unlock everything" is just a timesinkish feature that should be frowned upon, as it's just a way for developers to artificially lenghten the gameplay without actually putting in much effort. I much rather prefer games like those in the Yakuza series, that easily last 60-100 hours on the first playthrough and let you unlock everything in it. At the very least every minute of the playthrough is made of enjoying actual new content, instead of spending a sizeable amount of time replaying something that you already played.
Isn't every game like this?
Most games do for %100. Are we still talking about the length of AW? It sounds like it's 10-15 hours. What is wrong with that? Most SP games average that unless they are an RPG/MMO.
is it just me or are there quite a few articles going out of their way to justify this game when it isn't out and it looks like a great game already. I just find it strange that many are defending a game that hasn't been released yet and by no means looks to be a failure. Just an observation.
if i like a game start to finish i tend to play it again regardless if i left anything behind or not.. so its a plus if the devs can make the game so that i would have to play it a second time as long as the stuff i missed are great things to have and again i have to like it from start to finish. great 2nd round grab would be finding a helicopter to use the spot light. worse thing is just for another stup!d outfit.. unless that outfit has light all over it..
great for replay value, but if it fails to impress u the first time u wuoldnt play it again.
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