Alan Wake 2 – Behind The Scenes | Alan Wake in the Dark Place

Go behind the scenes of the development of Alan Wake 2.


Alan Wake 2 Benchmark & PC Optimized Settings

With path-traced diffuse lighting and reflections even the mighty RTX 4090 can't hit 60 FPS at 4K without frame generation.

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One Alan Wake 2 Detail Sticks Out Like a Sore Thumb

Alan Wake 2 is set in 2023, yet in Bright Falls and the Dark Place, there's a recurring element that feels somewhat anachronistic.

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jznrpg29d ago

The thing that sticks out for me is no physical copy still

isarai29d ago (Edited 29d ago )

A haunted 4k OLED doesn't quite hit the same. Analog horror is a genre for a reason, they matry much better than digital and horror. Like which sounds better, a haunted VHS or a haunted PDF

toxic-inferno28d ago

You're spot on. Plus, having old technology is world-building. It immediately makes you question (even subconsciously) why an old television still exists there. It adds character and background in a subtle way. It is unsettling for the player, and attracts their attention in the best possible way because something about it isn't right.


Remedy: Alan Wake 2 Has Recouped Most of the Investment; We Plan Regular Sequels for AW, Control

Remedy revealed that Alan Wake 2 has recouped most of the investment made by Epic. They also talked about more regular sequels for their IPs.

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got_dam33d ago

Damn. I was hoping this would happen faster. Control were both fantastic, albeit flawed. Hoping for more. I know he said they are planning sequels, but its hard to get investors and publishers on board when they don't see quick returns.

Friendlygamer33d ago (Edited 33d ago )

For how much people talk about this title you would think it was a much bigger success. Popularity doesn't equal quality and vice versa tho

ravens5232d ago

Are they gonna keep their head up their ass and continue with the digital only bs

Jingsing32d ago

Probably, They've always been a greedy studio to the point of making bad decisions and losing money.