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Mäki – No “schedule” for Alan Wake PC updates

Wednesday, 8 July 2009 09:29 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Remedy boss Markus Mäki has told VG247 that there’s no timeframe in place for the release of news on Alan Wake’s PC version.

“I don’t unfortunately have a schedule for updates at this point,” the developer said via email.

His comment comes after he yesterday posted on the Alan Wake message boards to say that he “will be making comments in regards to the PC at a later in time.”

Mäki said in the same post that all of Remedy’s efforts are currently focused on the game’s 360 version.

Alan Wake as originally announced as a 360 and PC game in 2005.

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28 Comments

  1. loki

    Who care? Torrent user? Xbox 360 – money and quality, other no mater. Free games other

    #1 6 years ago
  2. blackdreamhunk

    the alan wake is no longer the same game they talka about in this video.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fqb5VRtTL8

    Instead it has turn in action atvenure game that has been done over and over agin.

    http://forum.alanwake.com/showpost.php?p=43810&postcount=26

    It’s microsft basic trying to destory the pc gaming platform too. Microsft has not made any real pc games in 2 years. They basicly didn’t want game devs and publishers to talk about any thing about pc gaming at E3. Why because their consoles are not making money and microsft is in the red.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Psychotext

    “Why because their consoles are not making money and microsft is in the red.”

    Incorrect. Their entertainment division is making a profit and Microsoft as a whole has never even been close to being in the red.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    @ BDH

    Dunno what you have been smoking but Microsoft in the red? Riiiight keep dreaming the reason why they don’t push it to PC games first is obvious reason Pirating. When games start slowing on being bought they push it to PC, any money is better then no money.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. blackdreamhunk

    oh really hold on I have a few links

    #5 6 years ago
  6. blackdreamhunk

    here is a few links

    http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2009/05/e3-predictions/

    http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/retailing/article6628517.ece

    http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2009/06/pachter/

    http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/consoles-could-soon-become-niche-products-playfish

    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/31/video-game-makers-seeing-red/

    http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewarticle/articleid/3277020

    mircosft has not suport the pc gaming platform over to years.

    http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/39622/Microsoft-Explain-PC-Game-Release-Delays

    http://www.edge-online.com/features/is-microsoft-really-committed-pc

    http://www.edge-online.com/news/microsoft-pc-gaming-still-a-priority

    i rest my case

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Psychotext

    So do I…

    http://www.microsoft.com/msft/download/Income%20Statements.xls

    Can you show me where MS have been in the red there?

    As for the entertainment division, they made $426m in year ending 2008 and currently stand at $298m for Q1 – Q3 of year ending 2009.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. blackdreamhunk

    I don’t like to download files not going to down load that file if you have other sorces bring it. I prefer links. By the way it’s common knowledge microsft is no tdoing well. they are in the red last qauter.

    they have spent what is it 10 billion on consoles. they are not going to being making that back.

    why do you think thereis no new consoles. lol

    I rest my case. In fact 2008 is the only year microsft was in the balcksince this console gen started.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Psychotext

    There’s only one part of your post that’s accurate… I’ll leave you to try and work out which part that is.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. DrDamn

    How can you withstand such a well thought out argument though PT? You just bought facts and truth, BDH has opinion and guesswork!

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    WoW BDH you just shot yourself in the foot.

    “why do you think thereis no new consoles”

    Really? Really?

    Hmm maybe because Microsoft stated that Xbox 360 has a 10 year life span…

    Wish there was an ignore button X_X

    #11 6 years ago
  12. blackdreamhunk

    please i don’t go by guess work, far from it. I only deal with facts I have links to support it.

    I don’t want to down load any virous too. agin if you have any links with creadable sorces I will take a look.

    I know for a fact sony has spent 7 billion and microsoft has spent 10 billion and they are not going to make that moeny back. hence the long console cicyle.

    nintendo is what is making huge money right now. If you want to say I amde of opinion other facts say other wise.

    truth always speaks for it self.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. Psychotext

    lol, it’s a link to the Microsoft site. Sure, you’re going to get buried in viruses from there. You’re not interested because it doesn’t backup what you believe.

    As you’re scared of the Microsoft site, here’s a link to a google spreadsheet containing the same info (their profit figure is bolded): http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=tm3gp8AVXBQSnSeer9_uksw

    Whilst you’re talking about facts, care to backup those $7 billion and $10 billion numbers with something?

    #13 6 years ago
  14. blackdreamhunk

    the 10 billion and 7 billion is from a book can’t remeber the name of the book i have been following micrsoft and sony since they have been losing billions on consoles

    http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/01/22/microsoft-lost-nearly-500-million-on-the-web-last-quarter/

    http://www.videobusiness.com/article/CA6653864.html

    oh wait your right microsft did make 30% on consoles but they are still hurting

    yea they still have not made back billions lost

    http://www.gamespot.com/news/6208456.html

    http://seekingalpha.com/article/32642-when-will-microsoft-own-up-to-the-xbox-360-bomb

    #14 6 years ago
  15. SwiftRanger

    So euh, next to all that meaningful linking, does anyone catch the irony of this “PC version comes later, if at all” statement? A year or two ago Remedy have been showing off Alan Wake on special Intel events and made so much fuss about it that it could only run on Vista (aka DX10). That’s all gone now then?

    Seems like Microsoft Game Studios really have closed down all their PC activities. Joy… not.

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Psychotext

    @BDH: Sony haven’t lost a cent on their gaming division overall, they’re still well in profit. Microsoft obviously lost large amounts of money in their entertainment division originally, but that’s what comes of buying yourself into the marketplace. They’re making steady profits now, and the Q3 results are hardly surprising given it covers January to March… a particularly weak part of the year for gaming. They’ll still be comfortably in profit for the full year.

    You like to talk about investors a lot… but I don’t think you realise that investors care about profits going forward and what’s happening now, not what happened in the past.

    #16 6 years ago
  17. blackdreamhunk

    yea I am sure investoer know about the decline in sales right in a recssion. Sony is hope for a long cicyle which will must likely not happen.

    there was a study just done gamers don’t want to shelllout $60 per a game or 100 per game. they are renting and buying used games. the console deline is just going to get bigger from here on in. Unless maybe motion controls works which i highly dumbt.

    they may cut price tag on consoles, they get a boost there
    but it’s not going to help sony. Sony is just going to lose more and more if the nintendo and xbox360 is around.

    http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/nielsen-news/world-of-warcraft-playstation-2-most-played-in-april-2009/

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Phoenixblight

    that last article was released when Xbox 360 was just released times have changed Xbox 360 is a staple to most gamers now. Just keep up on making your own “facts”

    #18 6 years ago
  19. blackdreamhunk

    enjoy your console decline and good luck to console game devs going bankuprt. Those are hard facts :) what ever floats your boat.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    We’ve done this already. You linked to a page which showed a bunch of PC devs going bust too.

    #20 6 years ago
  21. blackdreamhunk

    oh one more thing it’s pretty sad when microsoft has their game devs trying to spread lies about pc gaming.

    how is epic games and lionhead peter these days

    http://kotaku.com/5058402/molyneux-says-pc-gaming-market-in-tatters

    http://sarcasticgamer.com/wp/index.php/2009/01/peter-molyneux-flaps-his-gums-rubbish-comes-out.html

    http://pc.ign.com/index/release.html

    http://adrianwerner.wordpress.com/games-of-2009/

    i have to agree with this gamer about microsoft

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqyaBfo87wY

    #21 6 years ago
  22. Psychotext

    Do you actually have all of these in some sort of file, or do you search for them each time?

    #22 6 years ago
  23. Phoenixblight

    Going with the option A. He trolls gaming sites and blabs about his twisted view of Game industry.

    #23 6 years ago
  24. blackdreamhunk

    that is in your opinion, i think alot pc gamers and other think differently.

    you might want to check my links they work wonders :)

    more like game devs, media and console fanboy go about trash talking pc gaming. but they can’t take it when pc gamers put them inthere place with facts.!

    By the way you know who started the pircay garbage about the pc microsft game devs.

    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2009/07/02/tim-shafer-confirms-no-brutal-legend-for-pc/

    http://www.kotaku.com.au/2009/07/hey-tim-schafer-what-about-brutal-legend-on-pc/

    how was E3 this i guess sony and microsft didn’t want any news on pc games coming out out of E3

    Ign pretty much trashing pc gaming and pc gamers

    http://pc.ign.com/articles/992/992032p1.html

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Phoenixblight

    peter Molyneux has this thing called diarrhea of the mouth same goes for the creator of Epic.

    WHy is it that most if not all 3rd party Developers that made games exclusively for the PC are jumping ship towards consoles? Oh because they want to get into a bankrupt industry, that makes perfect sense…

    #25 6 years ago
  26. DrDamn

    @BDH
    ‘Sony is hope for a long cicyle which will must likely not happen.’

    Yeah cos they’ve never managed it before – oh hold on …
    http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/nielsen-news/world-of-warcraft-playstation-2-most-played-in-april-2009/

    #26 6 years ago
  27. blackdreamhunk

    sorry I mean to post this nielson report

    http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/media_entertainment/video-game-engagement-at-all-time-high-during-recession/

    yea well i can use that above post too I get more played on my pc game than a console game.

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Phoenixblight

    Same can be said about Movie sales too. I don’t buy movies I rent if that or I just resort to the net. Doesn’t mean Hollywood will stop making movies….

    I get more played with a Consoles then I do my PC. My PC is just my porn box

    #28 6 years ago

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    Nvidia has named yet another product “Shield” in an attempt to render us all hopelessly confused. The heart of Nvidia’s GDC 2015 press conference was the Shield, a $200 Android set top box launching in May. Apparently the “world’s first 4K Android TV”, the Shield supports 4K content encoded with h.265. The box runs on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

    Star Wars Battlefront is being shown to retailers. Now we want EA to show it to us. Star Wars Battlefront is expected sometime this year, so it’s about time EA gave us a look at DICE’s latest. It turns out that while press and gamers have had to twiddle their thumbs, EA is showing it […]

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]