Alan Wake Review
Posted: 11 months ago, last updated 9 months ago.
Alan Wake started development as an open-world game, before gaining a more focused, linear direction. This grants Bright Falls a substantial geography that adds to the brooding sense of darkness. As the drama unfolds, and you rush from the safety of one well-lit area to the next, you discover you are caught in the pages of the protagonist’s novels, and things soon spiral in a surreal Twin Peaks direction.
Easily dismissed as just another horror game, Alan Wake’s detailed environments and open geography create a world that is both full of foreboding and inviting to investigate.
There are two additional chapters you can buy. "The Signal" and "The Writer" that add new narrative and challenges to the game.
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