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May 8, 2012

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Shines its Flashlight on PC

That’s right, the former Xbox 360 exclusive, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, is now officially coming to PC. On May 22nd the game will launch on both Steam and

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March 19, 2012

What We Played for Week Ending March 18

This is a weekly segment where we share what games we are currently playing for our readers to get to know us a bit better. Said games can range from retro to current and from casual to FPS games. If we’re playing it, we’ll share it. Please feel free to comment with what you’re playing or your opinions on the games that we’re involved with.

Greg: Having finished Mass Effect 3 last week, I’ve plugged my SNES back in and restarted Final Fantasy 3 (6). One of my college roommates wrote a guide recently and I’m playtesting it. Really enjoying it again. Reminds me why it’s one of my all time favorites. I’ve also been trying to complete Amalur, in [...]

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February 13, 2012

Meet Mr. Scratch (Caution: He’s a Psycho)

We’ve heard a lot about the upcoming XBLA continuation of the Alan Wake franchise, but we’ve never really heard much about the games antagonist, Mr. Scratch. Well get ready to meet him in the latest, and massively pulp-inspired trailer:

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He’s something right? Definitely the antithesis of the calm and collected Alan Wake. The “Pulp Fiction” feel mentioned in the latest [...]

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February 6, 2012

Alan Wakes American Nightmare Developer Diary Talks Pulp

It’s just a few short weeks until the release of Alan Wakes American Nightmare as part of this years Xbox ‘House Party’ promotion. This standalone incarnation of remedy’s Alan Wake’s American Nightmare looks to shake up the original title with it’s new and improved mechanics.

This developer diary gives us a unique new look at this stand-alone XBLA title, straight from the mouth of the developers themselves. It’s noticeable that this iteration of the franchise has a totally different approach from the original, to quote the developers themselves:

[quote]Alan Wake was Steven King and Lost, Alan Wakes American Nightmare is more [...]

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January 23, 2012

Xbox Live ‘House Party’ Priced and Dated

February is fast approaching, bringing with Xbox Live’s ‘House Party’ promotion. Last years promotion featured a pretty hard hitting line-up and this year isn’t going to disappoint. We already knew the names of the titles that are headlining but today Major Nelson has revealed the exact release dates and pricing for each of the games.


Warp – February 15th

Warp is a quirky puzzle platformer from developers Trapdoor. The gameplay see’s you solving a variety of puzzles in a Portal-esque environment. Warp kicks off this years ‘House’ Party at a very reasonable 800 [...]

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January 18, 2012

I Am Alive ‘Encounters’ Trailer Teaches You How To Fight

There was a point last year where I thought Ubisoft’s long announce game I Am Alive would never see the light of day, I’m so glad that I was wrong.  I Am Alive was originally announced in 2008 and since then it’s seen more than it’s fair share of development issues and developer team swaps. Finally it found it’s way over to Ubisoft Shanghai and it”s been up from there.

Recently it was announced that  I Am Alive is to be part of Microsofts ‘House Party’ promotion in February, along with Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Nexuiz and Warp. This promotion begins on February 12th and should bring the attention that I Am Alive so [...]

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January 16, 2012

Kasabian and Ed Harcourt to Feature In Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Soundtrack

Next month sees the standalone addition to the Alan Wake franchise , Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, hit XBLA as a part of the upcoming ‘House Party’ promotion. This isn’t a direct sequel to the original game, making it ideal for gamers who missed Alan Wake the first time to get a glimpse into the game but it will still have enough content to keep the Alan Wake enthusiast interested.

Today EMI Scandinavia and Remedy have announce that the games soundtrack will feature songs from the record label, namely “Club Foot” by british-indie rockers Kasabian and “Watching the Sun Come Up” by Ed Harcourt.

[quote]“Music played an [...]

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