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Alan Wake
7.6 out of 10

Alan Wake

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Overall 8

Expert Review

20 March 2015
  • Summary: It has been a long, long time coming, but Alan Wake is finally ready to make its debut on the Xbox 360. The five plus years of development have been filled with delays and direction changes (notably a shift from open world to a more linear adventure), but the result of that lengthy development...
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Overall 6
Gameplay 8
Graphics 6
Sound 6
Replay value 7

Alan Wake

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: From the creators of the highly successful and critically acclaimed Max Payne series comes one of the most anticipated games of 2010 - Alan Wake. The development team at Remedy has been working for years on Alan Wake.
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Overall 8

Alan Wake super review

24 June 2012
  • Pros: Deep mystery story with multiple layers and meanings, A memorable - and lovable - cast of characters, Flashlight beams have never looked so good
  • Cons: Enemies and environments too repetitive to be scary, Obvious, obtrusive product placement, The confusing lack of closure
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Overall 8

Alan Wake

9 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Alan Wake is a game of extremes. Just like there’s constant playing with light to force away darkness and its evil powers, gamers get a horror adventure of which certain parts have clearly come from a rusty past situated in the dark ages while others are a beacon of light for more creative...
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Alan Wake’s American Nightmare

12 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Alan Wake is at its best when it is tense yet manageable. Those moments when you know you have little ammo but can strategically take out a group of baddies with the right timing are absolutely incredible.
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Overall 7

Alan Wake review (X360)

26 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Alan Wake is a tale of macabre horror, subtle product placement and trees. It’s a tale that fittingly starts with a Stephen King quote about how horror -- true horror -- is unexplainable before then pulling out King’s favourite self-projected protagonist: the horror author being turned slowly mad...
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Overall 10

Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare

24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: One of the year’s best keeps getting better. It seems like more and more game […]
  • Pros: + 6+ hours of zombie killing fun, + A great value at only $10, + New modes, outfits, and horses
  • Cons: No fast travel
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Alan Wake PC Review

19 January 2011

Expert Review

Game Observer
2 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Microsoft’s psychological action thriller from Remedy promises to deliver an intense and expansive cinematic world.
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25 November 2010
  • Conclusion: The amount of back-attacks and birds.
  • Pros: The external environments are beautiful.
  • Cons: The player sees far too much of them.
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