Post reads: "Remedy is getting a bit confusing lately about their statements on an Alan Wake sequel. First there's denial that it's even happening, then there's quotes that lead us to believe that a second Alan Wake might just be a possibility."
was this game successful enough?all jokes aside sells mean nothing long as the player enjoy the game...but does MS see it that way
The game had a strong start with the story but after a while the enemies and environments got repetitive, it's a good game but (This is my opinion) I think it should of came out earlier doesn't feel like an 2010 game.
What exactly is a 2010 game?
^^ GOW3 is a 2010 game.. Uncharted 2 is a 2011 game lol
MS will do a ALAN WAKE 2 it's one of their Only Exclusive game series from now on. They'll want to keep whatever they have left after losing Mass EFFECt 2. its safe to say that for 2011-2012 we'll probably see releases for Alan Wake 2 , projet Kingdom , Gears of War , some new Halo thing and some Reharshed Crackdown 3.
it prob will no longer be exclusive there bring it to the pc at the least
but according to 360 fans standards, alan wake is a flop since it didnt sell 5 million copies in the first weeks!! they always says ps3 games flops when they dont sell well but now according to 360 fans a flop game will have a sequel?
But thats all old and under the bridge now. Yea, 360 fans on this site definitely flopped all PS3 things that didn't score AAA out the gates & Sell 8 million or close. But now you see people changing their tune, well not that there is a choice. It was all just BS in the first place to disparage the PS3, we went from no games, bad graphics, lol @ installs, lol @ no xmb, no games, just a bluray player, no games, etc. To where we are now.. it was always some excuse about the triple... but now... eh.. I'm kinda over it. AW was a flop by yesteryear ps3 standards, but by normal standards its an ok game. Remedy just got caught in a long development cycle with hardware that couldn't deliver the dream they wanted to. No one on earth strives for a sandbox game, then decides it wont work. Before it even gets to that point, your game design document works out the interaction and logistics of your gaming world. Before you even start coding. They showed off the amazing PC code/visuals/sandbox/techdemo in hopes that it could be crammed into the 360, it couldn't. Couldn't even pull off basic HD. The whole repetitive nature of the game speaks to the lack of any sort of planning to make it such a smaller scale title. Look at the world SuckerPunch has created in less time, now imagine giving them 5 years. The problem is really evident. Everyone seems to forget all the hype behind this title as a game-changer. A technological powerhouse, and the one single exclusive that was going to show the 360 can compete when it comes to todays technological standards.
Settle down there guy who joined N4G 20days ago...LMFAO. You have to play the games to complain about them. Obviously, you haven't and as your comments show are clueless...A common problem with brand X owners. Alan wake doesn't have to make excuses which I'm guessing all the games you think are revolutionary have too. Your " complaints " about the PS3 are all correct and still stand today. It's Sept and nothing to play on PS3. GT has a 10 GB install that the maker of the game pollyanna says is necessary for it to run smooth. XBL is the envy of the world and easily the most profitable. You said no games TWICE...telling indeed. Now AW is a flop based on PS3 sales of yesteryear...the system is 4 years old...LMFAO The " amazing " PC code huh...lets take a look... PC Alan Wake... http://www.youtube.com/watc... Final code 360 Rusty game play...AMAZING!!! http://www.youtube.com/watc... Yep, it looks that good but you wouldn't know that, your a lost cause. Alan wake will exist in one way or another and you will just have to live with that...lol Here's the game engine... http://www.youtube.com/watc... Keep counting your pixels and pre-rendered cut scenes...the rest of us will be playing the best made games this gen.
I don't really follow sales, but what I remember seeing last wasn't great. I don't think it did all that well compared to other games of similar caliber. It's a shame too, cause it's a good game. It should have received better support from the 360 base, but it doesn't have any beefcake grunts or space marines. They also shouldn't have cut the PC version. Anyway, it needs a sequel. The first one left things entirely unresolved, and The Signal just reinforced how hopeless Alan's situation is.
if microsoft cancel alan wake 2 then they have lost their minds, to remove a popular core exclusive away from a already tiny core exclusive list would just be plain idiotic
The word popular is in the eye of the beholder, I guess. They really should have put this game on PC as well. The sales from PC and 360 combined would have certainly called for a sequel but it seems like it's in jeopardy of remaining only a single title.
yes i agree... every x360 and PS3 exclusive should come to the PC.
I completely disagree with your statement but considering Alan Wake was announced as a PC title first, it should've been released along side the 360 version. Also, why do many disagrees? Is what I said that far from the truth?
To show if they have any kind of gaming backbone, to support something they gave years of hype, they pretty much have to.
I think an official annoucment will come very soon, maybe at the end of the writer.
dude u know that was so un called for
I'm not sure M$ will support AW2 UNLESS they have some sort of final launch date in writing. I know devs like to have a big blank cheque and then hide up in the mountains for 5 years enjoying themselves but Steve Ballmer, who's running the show right now at M$ is not gonna give them that. Those days are over, stevie is all business, all the time. He's the 33rd richest man in America with a net worth of 15 BILLION for a reason. I really enjoyed AW and own the collectors edition. Remedy has to step up and offer a co-op campaign and multi-player the next time around. DLC is not enough on the XBL obsessed 360.
Coop - yes... Multiplayer - No. Some games just don't need multiplayer modes and this is one of them. Then again i thought the same when I heard about Uncharted 2 multiplayer and ended up loving it.
I hope that they're afforded to the opportunity to expand on this franchise. People tend to lay a lot of unfounded criticism on Alan Wake. The game has tons of atmosphere, top notch presentation, great soundtrack and an engaging story... all without the over the top blood and guts. I thought the use of light was downright awesome, and the episodic narrative was perfect.
I agree, I really enjoyed Alan Wake. I loved the atmosphere and the story a lot. The use of light was different and enjoyable. I even liked Barry although he was a bit over the top at time. It will be sad if the series dies out due to poor sales.
What else does MS have for holiday next season?
Even I have to admit that you're being awfully generous in saying that Remedy will be this quick to release anything lol... Granted they have all of the building blocks already in place, so here's to hoping.
Killzone 2 took 5 years. KZ3 only 2 years. So its definitely possible once the engine is in place.
AW has been through MANY forms. It's not just as though they've had 5 years to finish a project. There was a lot going on and they were being pulled in many directions. The game went from a PC title being used to show off directx to an xbox 360 exclusive. A lot changed within that 5 year period
Most of you can always reference the Max Payne games. It took Remedy 5 years to develop Max Payne 1, but it only took 2 years to develop Max Payne 2. Like I've been saying time and time again, new IPs are not built overnight. Just like corneliuscrust said, Remedy must have made TONS of changes just make things work within those 5 years. So with most of the engine, gameplay mechanics, and story & characters fleshed out, it shouldn't take Remedy more than at least 2-3 years to develop Alan Wake 2. ;) Well, its time to flee. *flees and hides*
Max payne one sold really well upon its pc release, but didnt rockstar not buy the franchise and create MP2??? Remedy had nothing to do with the development of the awesome sequel. Alan wake is a great game but MS pumped alot of time and money into it, and i doubt they've recouped anything from their investment. Seeing how MS are money hungry parasites, ill say theyll dismiss the games potential and cut their losses
I though the game was the best game ive played this year just ashame the sales were not quite as good as they should of been but I dont know any one who has played this game as had a bad word to say about it. Hopefully it will will not take them 5 years to make the next one and they also make it co-op and some online games.
basically all the episodes of DLC but onto a disk
One of the best games i've played this generation, And it wouldn't take 5 years, they have a lot of the groundwork already done. I want more Barry Wheeler!
When I first skimmed over your comment, I thought it said Betty White! I was like, damn, she's set to take over gaming now?
I want a sequel, but with poor sales, who knows if it will really happen. Alan Wake was a solid game - I agree it got a little repetative, but the game had some excellent points.
Just rented out Alan Wake and completed it, thought it was great. One of few singleplayer games that kept me wanting more. The environment could have been more varied though. **********SPOILER!********** Didn't quite get the story though. I know he wrote all the pages and what I was playing was what he had written. But what happened at the end. His wife survived but Alan was stuck at the bottom of that lake still writing? And how did the clicker save him? Would appreciate it if someone knew.
The DLC explains a bit as well.
I played it for an evening and haven't gone back to it. Whilst the environments are really beautiful, the character models feel off and unconvincing. The story looks interesting and i'll undoubtedly get back to it at some point - I also wonder if it's one of those games i'm supposed to like, but just..don't.
... have been to the official Alan Wake Forums. There's a lot of support for Alan Wake 2, and hopefully, MS hasn't gone so far off the deep end that they won't continue on with AW as an exclusive. I enjoyed it and I know alot of other people did too, and I have no doubt in my mind that Remedy could make an even BETTER game with the Alan Wake sequel.
Hope they make a sequel. This game is too good not to get a sequel. And MS needs to hold on to as many exculsives as they can. If they don't get their act together I may become a PS3/PC owner. Because as good as Halo, Gears, and Fable are. And believe me I think those are some best franchises that have been created. I just can't stay with the 360 when a PC/PS3 setup would offer me every thing I need and then I wouldn't have to waste money on the 360.
They keep saying they want to make it so hopefully they will be able to. It is easily one of the best games I played all year and overall this gen so I really do hope so.
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