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Alan Wake For PC Officially Cancelled.

Discussion in 'Games' started by CDdude55, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. CDdude55

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    Bunch of reports and articles have now arisen that the PC version of Alan Wake is now done for.:(

    Microsoft's statements:
    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=234693

    http://www.destructoid.com/alan-wake-canceled-for-pc-not-the-right-platform-163449.phtml
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    whats alan wake?
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    good news,didnt really care about that game anyway:p
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    Microsoft is treating this game like it will be the next big thing, but I don't think anyone really gives a damn about it. :laugh:
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    Ok i just read the plot of this game and it seems to be a silent hill knock off.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    With the exception that Remedy are the creators. They've only made 3 games but those games were AWESOME. I have tons of respect for them, and it is kinda sad that the PC version is cancelled. I see their point though, but still.

    THe saddest thing though is that they are not the makers of Max 3. :(
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    Oh well was going on 4 or 5 years for this game.Darn another good game maker turned to the x box die.oops i mean X-Box side...
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    never heard of the game ... for it supposedly being the next big thing
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    seems as if alan is still sleeping ...
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    Pff, sell it with a Xbox360 controller + wireless receiver then.

    Pricks.
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    I doesnt matter if you guys aren't interested in the game, but the decision to do what they did was a major hit to the PC community, if that practice eventually becomes more common, i mean saying its not the right plataform? WTF, PC is always the right plataform. Geez!
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    wasnt this game made specially to show off direct x10? ...which is now a past fad.
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    probably why they gave up and didnt release to PC because it would fail
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    I've been pissed off at the fact that consoles > PC's as a gaming platform for years now... Don't even get me started.
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    Alan Wake was used to show off multi-core processing back at Intel's '06 Developers forum.

    Heres a video of it all:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3HybhZjcGE
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    There we go, yeah i remember back in the days being awed by watching that video, but everything there looks pretty common now a days. I also think this game is better off for a console since its all silent hill'ish
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    That's a pathetic excuse.

    Anyway, the game has been on going since when? 2003/20004? I guess they are getting close to finished (finally) but it isn't a game I was ever going to run out and buy.

    Microsoft hasn't made a good PC game since 2005 (Fable: The Lost Chapters). Microsoft is releasing fewer and fewer titles to PC.
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    Uhh...you can have a gaming PC connected to a large screen and play from the couch (using Xbox 360 controllers), too. Besides why would the developers care how people play it?

    Hurting PC gaming is bad. Games are some of the only things that stand between people's choice of Windows and other operating systems.
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    I do\i can it's just a poor ass excuse.

    I was going to get it for PC but even if they did ever do that i would not now as i hate console control type games.
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    I just lost all respect for Remedy, they were one of my favorite devs for the work they did with the Max Payne games. Its a shame really, this game looked very good. Although I have a 360, I'll prolly avoid this one for a while out of disgust.
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    I'l let you guys know how it is :rockout: (if it ever gets here!)



    But, seriously, it is bullshit what they are claiming 'swayed' them to a console only release. A lot of people game on a PC in their living room with a control pad. I think you will find its like someone else said "the technology behind this game has been and gone" (PC wise)



    Im still looking forward to it, but it better NOT suck ass!!! :mad:
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    *Sigh* this was one i was really looking for to and since i have no 360 ill just have to miss out on it all together.
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    If it were any publisher other than Microsoft, I'd say it would have a chance at a late release on PC (if the Xbox 360 version had success). Microsoft doesn't care about Windows gaming as demonstrated with Halo, Fable, and the remnants of MechWarrior.
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    I still feel the same way I did the last time you posted this CD :)

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=99353

    No PC port = no money from me.


    And if MS doesn't want to put any effort into Windows as a gaming platform? I'll need one license of Windows 8, not four. Everyone here gets around just fine in Gnome.
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    Honestly, I can kind of agree. There hasn't been a successful survival horror on PC yet. That is one genre that consoles have nailed to the wall. Not really all that disappointed, it should rock on the 360.

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