Alan Wake Creator Explains Why We're Not Getting A Sequel

Sam Lake—you bastard child of Vincent Price and Stephen King—don't you ever change. Even when explaining the massive disappointment that was the distinct lack of Alan Wake 2 at yesterday’s Xbox One reveal, the guy who put words in Max Payne’s mouth still manages to come across as hypnotically charming. » 5/22/13 5:00pm 5/22/13 5:00pm

A Mystery 'PS4' Project Revealed? Plus: Other Gaming Secrets Involving…

In mid-November, Quantic Dream registered the domain singularityps4.com, suggesting a title and system for the second of two games the Parisian developer is said to be developing for Sony. Despite Cage declaring a lack of enthusiasm for the next generation of consoles, it's been evident for a while his company is… » 1/22/13 2:00pm 1/22/13 2:00pm

They Said Alan Wake Couldn't Be Modded; Hello Kitty Says They Were…

When it released for PC in February 2012, Alan Wake came with no mod tools. Developer Remedy Entertainment said tools wouldn't be released because of their complexity, and their dependence on third-party tools which would presumably require permissions or licenses. » 1/19/13 5:00pm 1/19/13 5:00pm

Crossover: Find What Comics Inspired the Writer of Alan Wake’s…

Part of Panel Discussion's mission is to look at the ways and places where comics and video games intersect and here in Crossover, we'll be talking to game creators about the comics stories and creators who've shaped their sensibilities.

In our first installment, we hear from Remedy Entertainment's Mikki Rautalahti,… » 3/13/12 3:30pm 3/13/12 3:30pm

Alan Wake's American Nightmare: The Kotaku Review

Going into Alan Wake's American Nightmare, I'd worried that I hadn't played the DLC that followed the 2010 game that introduced Remedy's literary action hero. I loved the long-brewing Xbox 360 exclusive but, after months of never being able to slot in The Signal and The Writer add-ons, I'd decided to skip them after… » 2/20/12 2:00pm 2/20/12 2:00pm

Don’t Worry, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Won’t Shoot Away All the…

In the previous developer diary about Alan Wake's American Nightmare, the creative triumvirate of the Remedy dev studio said that they're making this new Xbox Live game with more of an action focus in mind. But they're back again to assuage any fears you might have about the minimization of the moody narrative that… » 2/10/12 3:30pm 2/10/12 3:30pm

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Takes a Trip to the Desert in These New …


You won't be seeing much in the way of trees in the upcoming Alan Wake game. Where Remedy's first outing with the writer-turned-hero took place in the creepy forests of the Pacific Northwest, American Nightmare puts players in a haunted desert. New weapons—including what looks like a nail gun—and new enemies shop up… » 2/06/12 1:00pm 2/06/12 1:00pm

Alan Wake Arrives for PC in February, and Won't Use Games For Windows…

The makers of Alan Wake said yesterday that the PC versionof the Xbox 360 exclusive will arrive in February. As it is self-published by Remedy, you don't have to worry about it using the execrable Games For Windows Live: "Games for Windows Live will not be used; we will be fully supporting the Steam platform," says… » 1/21/12 12:00pm 1/21/12 12:00pm