NowGamer: Alan Wake director Matias Myllyrinne has talked about the ways in which each playthrough of the game will differ...
sounds a little like Heavy Rain. day 1 4 me
i agree. im happy more games are doing this thing where each play through is different. i cant wait to see what other games will do this
completely Agree it will have a great story , but now with intense gameplay too
Sounds like Heavy Rain? LOL Do you know anything about Alan Wake? http://www.n4g.com/xbox360/... @1.5 They keep mentioning HR because in their minds it's the only PS3 game that matches(comes close to) Alan Wake, I did say "in their minds" The whole things is nothing more than a vs visual match PS3 fans need for some reason to justify their purchases or PS3. This is the reason they can never complement a 360 game without mentioning a PS3 game "just as good" or "they would rather play"
So I will be able to brush my teeth first one one play through, and then shave first the second? hehe Seriously though, I am enjoying heavy rain very much despite its flaws, actually its unfare to call them flaws, more like limitations. And I can`t wait for Allan Wake.
If you are searching for a game similar to Heavy Rain you will be disappointed because Heavy rain is a point and click adventure (slow paced + puzzles), Alan Wake is an action game (fast paced + action). The story-driven aspect won't make these games similar. @OT Alan Wake will be an incredible game. I can't wait to play it!
They offer several linear experiences instead? Sorry, but this game is going to be pure trash.
I am presuming you will not be getting Heavy rain either guido? You will be missing out on two great games. To each there own I guess, these thinking games are not for everyone.
They always say each play through will be different due to procedural level creation, etc...but it never ends up that way. Sure the experience is slightly different but not to the point where you tell yourself, "OMG I HAVE to play that again but take a different path!" Because when you do, it's really not that different from what you did earlier. No game is fully open-world or completely procedurally created. There are set paths that you have to follow because it's a "PRE-PROGRAMMED" game that you're playing. If it's not in the code, you can't do it.
open world does not mean AAA Uncharted 2 isnt open world, is that game trash?
I have high hopes for alan wake. if heavy rain and alan wake can both become successful and win some awards, hopefully more companies will take notice and realize that a good story is just as important as gameplay mechanics..
why so many disagrees ??? I love all of Remedy games(Max Payne was Awsome..maybe too short but pure gold) I will borrow my friends 360(oh wait..RROD ) my other friend .. for this game. but it looks too similar to max payne :P just with a flash light and dark atmosphere(who cares, I love max payne so I will love this one too). Im sure story is the major element in this game so I cant wait to play this gem too.
Each Alan Wake Playthrough 'Unique'...that would be cool but based on the gameplay I have seen it appears to be somewhat linear. Still looks like a great game though.
The game is linear. No doubt. They're just saying you'll face the same scenarios with some minor differences. That's what makes each playthru "unique". Edit: @3.2: Neither is it to me. I'm just explaining what I think the devs meant. @everybody else: Well, I'm sorry it hurts so many feelings to call a game linear, but that's what it is. Remedy flat out said it was made linear so they could tell one cogent story. That's also why it only has one reported ending.
I don't classify that as unique but anyone who disagreed is free to grow a pair and clarify it for me.
Perhaps it'll be choice based like inFAMOUS or Overlord. Where choosing the Good or Bad option leads to a different ending?
A bunch of developer's say this Doesn't mean much, could mean the most minuscule things that don't alter the experience much.
The 5 min gameplay video totally floored me. This game just keeps growing. I hope MS back it like it deserves. It has the potential to become a monolith.
Alan wake look great, i have very high expectations for this one. hopefully, it wont dissapoint
This is a game no matter how many discs it is, it would work being multiple-discs to tell its story. However some games the multi disc thing is a problem, i guess.
I guess I am just used to the mutli disc thing since I lived at a time where it was the norm I understand some of the kids disstaste for it though. With that said, I thought the way ME2 handled the 2 discs was good. The beginning and the end on the first disc, and everything in between on the second disc.
i gotta say this sounds very interesting. Although i won't be getting it i will definitely be watching its evolution. Now for my inner fanboy comments..... It sounds like something fresh and new*** oh wait, Heavy Rain is fresh and new too. With a new style of game play where your play-through differs based on your overall decisions(you heard that and immediately thought it was trash). 360 gamers refuse to give it the credit it deserves as a step in a new direction for games. But when MS and the developers for Alan Wake tell you the same thing its automatically innovative and you want to give and get praise for it*** be fair both Heavy Rain and Alan Wake are steps in to a more evolved type of game play. If you can't admit that then your not a gamer just a hater. *********LETS SEE HOW MANY DISAGREES I GET FOR THIS**********
I got to say, they both seem very fun, and are both day 1 purchases. Well, At least allan wake should be since Heavy Rain is a day -5 purchase. :) And for your information, having played Heavy Rain now, its not as fresh and new as some people claim it to be. Like Indego Prohpecy, its an adventure game, with a heavy helping of quick time events. And it`s really a great game, me and my wife play it together and like it very much. *********LETS SEE HOW MANY DISAGREES I GET FOR THIS**********
as with HR, I just hope the playthroughs are not another way of saying its a short game...AW is on my must buy list, but even with HR, I am having a hard time justifying 60+ bucks for a 10 hr game which I have to replay through again..
it would seem that we both learned something here. If you like Alan Wake, your not allowed to like Heavy Rain. I guess were both screwed.
I love Uncharted 2 and Gears of War 2. And LBP and Banjo: Nuts & Bolts. Lately I've been thinking about killing myself.
i said it sounds a little like Heavy Rain as in the different endings. im a ps3 fanboy but im getting Alan Wake before Heavy Rain. i love scary games.
i was referring to the disagrees not your comments
That pic so fricken fuuny
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