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Alan Wake confirmed for May 18 launch

Thursday, 11th February 2010 21:37 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Microsoft just confirmed Alan Wake for a May 18 launch on the US and May 21 in Europe.

The company, speaking at its X10 event in San Francisco, also confirmed that buyers who pre-order will receive a “Bright Falls Bonus Pack,” which includes exclusive content like Avatar gear, an Xbox LIVE theme, and a “making of” video.

The news marks the beginning of the end of a huge journey for developer Remedy: the game’s was announced in 2005.

The thriller follows author Alan on a writers block-unblocking vacation that goes badly wrong.

Gameplay centres around the use of a torch, and a mixing of dark and light.

A new trailer was released earlier today. Get that here.

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5 Comments

  1. The Hindle

    Cant wait for this

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Psychotext

    My pre-order is in. Can’t argue with sub £40 for a limited edition. :D

    #2 5 years ago
  3. The Hindle

    Where you get it for £40 isnt it suppose to be £80

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Psychotext

    $80, £40.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alan-Wake-Limited-Xbox-360/dp/B0037W6M28/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1266178569&sr=8-1

    Was £39.99 at HMV but the price went back up to £44.99.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Psychotext

    Ahh, here we go: http://www.play.com/Games/Xbox360/4-/13647042/Alan-Wake-Limited-Collector-Edition/Product.html

    £39.99 there, and 3% Quidco too.

    /considers changing

    #5 5 years ago

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