Assume the role of Alan Wake, a best selling author suffering from a major creative block, in this psychological thriller. Set in the quaint town of Bright Falls, Wake's wife goes missing and he finds that the townsfolk are consumed by the darkness. With light as his only ally, embark on a psychological roller coaster ride before Alan can no longer tell fact from fiction.
|8||Originally unveiled at Microsoft's E3 press conference five years ago and in development since 2004, Alan Wake, a psychological action thriller, has been a long time coming. After generating a great deal of excitement upon debut, the game's developer, Remedy, went silent - leaving gamers waiting patiently for years. Fortunately, Alan Wake is finally here. But has it been worth the wait? Well, somewhat. While the game boosts an intriguing story, a unique combat mechanic, and an incredibly well crafted atmosphere, there are a number of flaws such as inconsistencies in presentation and plot, as well as some repetitive situations that hold it back from being a masterpiece. |
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