Alan Wake for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Alan Wake

May 18, 2010

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Content Rating: Teen

Summary

Fill the shoes of one Alan Wake, a man who makes his living from the terror of others as a best-selling suspense novelist. Trapped in the deceptively peaceful Washington town of Bright Falls, where he came to escape the trauma of losing his fiancée, Alan must piece together a mystery to prevent himself from being trapped inside a nightmarish world forever.

Gamer Reviews

63777 Reviews
8.97
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3 reviews
5.60
Mar 24, 2020

Alan Wake is a very different type of game. It's gameplay feels unique and the story itself is deep and mysterious which I must say that I liked when I it for the first time but I wouldn't try it again anytime soon and while I did enjoy the game and do consider it worth playing I don't see it as something that exciting.

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Martin Ruiz

Martin Ruiz

May 25, 2020
8.30
Dida73

Dida73

Feb 26, 2020
1.00

Aggregate Gamer Reviews

Critic Reviews

24 Reviews
8.38
Tom Mc SheaMay 07, 2010
The clever storytelling ties in with the dreary atmosphere, building on the fear established from the very beginning with subtle use of lighting and a moody musical score. Unfortunately, the path you march down rarely offers any surprises, which makes your actions take on a by-rote feeling after a while. But the combat is so satisfying that it's largely able to overshadow this misstep. Alan Wake is a riveting adventure that will keep you glued to the screen until the very end.
Jim SterlingMay 05, 2010
Alan Wake has some very definite faults, but this is still a superb experience that manages to outweigh all of its problems with some truly unique and special moments, tons of character and a story that manages to be convincingly inventive despite its tendency to veer into somewhat silly territory. Anything it could do to irritate the player is quickly made up for with a consistently striking character, intriguing cutscene, or thrilling stand-off against an encroaching force of possessed and gibbering mountain hicks.
Susan ArendtMay 06, 2010
A brilliantly told story, excellent voice acting, and an atmosphere so unnerving you'll sleep with the lights on for a month. If only it came with a bottle of instant amnesia so that you could play it for the first time more than once. Unless you're allergic to excellent storytelling or have an unnatural fear of pine trees, play this immediately.

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