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

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

Here's How Alan Wake's American Nightmare New Survival Mode Plays

After playing a few hours with it, I can say that Alan Wake's American Nightmare » 2/17/12 12:20pm 2/17/12 12:20pm's survival mode, officially dubbed Fight 'Til Dawn, feels spiritually closer to 's survivor mode than 's Horde mode.

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: Now With The Sweet Horde Mode You Never Asked For

Yes, you read that right. Alan Wake now has a horde mode, and a rather good one at that. It seems that every game has one these days. However, is this something that Alan Wake fans want? » 1/15/12 11:30pm 1/15/12 11:30pm

New Alan Wake Headlines the Next Xbox House Party

The next Xbox 360 "House Party"—a promotional rush of a bunch of new downloadable games, probably released one a week—will be headlined by Alan Wake's American Nightmare, according to a trailer that's leaked through Joystiq noticed it and we've watched it: It also includes the cool top-down… » 1/09/12 9:39am 1/09/12 9:39am