Alan Wake 2 attributes responds to various other Remedy Games, however playing them isn’t necessary to appreciate the follow up

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Alan Wake 2 will certainly have links to various other Remedy games however you will not require to have actually played them all to appreciate the follow up, states designer Remedy. 

In a meeting with GamesRadar+, Alan Wake 2 game supervisor Kyle Rowley discussed the upcoming follow up exposing that gamers will not require to have actually played Remedy’s various other games, consisting of the very first Alan Wake game or the remastered variation, in order to appreciate Alan Wake 2. 

“When we were creating the concept for Alan Wake 2, it was very much on our mind that we wanted to create an experience that was welcoming to all,” Rowley states, “both new players who may not be familiar with Alan Wake or the Remedy Connected Universe and our fans, who have been on the journey with us and enjoyed earlier Remedy games.” 

This does not suggest that you ought to leap directly right into Alan Wake 2 when it launches at some point this year though. As Rowley describes: “Of course, if you have played games in the Alan Wake franchise, Control, and the Control: AWE DLC – there will be many connections, pieces of lore, and familiar characters for you to discover.” 

If you did intend to make one of the most out of your Alan Wake 2 playthrough, you ought to at the very least play Alan Wake Remastered, along with the previously mentioned Control DLC, as well as – if you’re actually committed as well as have an extra Xbox 360 existing around (or do not mind playing it using Steam) – the 2012 spin-off game Alan Wake’s American Nightmare is likewise worth a go.

Elsewhere in the exact same meeting, Rowley exposed that Alan Wake 2 will be full-fledged survival horror, with the follow up being “Remedy’s take on the survival horror genre.” Remedy’s imaginative supervisor Sam Lake was likewise spoken with for the tale as well as exposed that Alan Wake 2 is Remedy’s “biggest project yet”.

There’s still a whole lot we do not learn about this game, you can learn what Alan Wake 2 story theories we can obtain from the game’s most recent trailer though.



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