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Average Player Score Based on 6664 ratings
8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 6664 ratings
  1. 10 (1554)
  2. 9 (3023)
  3. 8 (1366)
  4. 7 (388)
  5. 6 (108)
  6. 5 (70)
  7. 4 (38)
  8. 3 (22)
  9. 2 (14)
  10. 1 (81)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9

    Why thank you, Remedy, pun intended.

    Ok I've played the Xbox version back when the game first came out. So I will give my first impression of the game on PC as well as a short review on the game. Finally we are able to play on a mouse and keyboard. T... Read Full Review

    20 of 22 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Alan Wake

  • Rating:9

    A great game of suspense.

    Alan Wake was a long time exclusive of weight of the XBOX, more then released for pc too, is a good game of terror, with a very good story, and impressive graphics, the lighting is excellent, especially the flashlight, t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A dark atmosphere, a well written story made into a TV like show, and tight combat make this game worth it.

    Alan Wake is a psychothriller game based on supernatural powers. It shows how powerful darkness really is. The game is set in a rural town called Bright Falls in Washington state, USA. Alan Wake is a professional writer ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A great game of suspense.

    Alan Wake was a long time exclusive of weight of the XBOX, more then released for pc too, is a good game of terror, with a very good story, and impressive graphics, the lighting is excellent, especially the flashlight, t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Best In this Genre

    I played this game on pc .. completed in 5 days .but u can complete it faster Firstly LOOK & VISUALS re great . Fighting scences , effects .....secondly , story is pretty impressive .. interesting . Ending is not ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Alan Wake Review

    I will never forget playing Alan Wake for the very first time in 2010. From start to finish, the creepy atmosphere, intriguing setting, perfect pacing and interesting characters had me hooked. To this day, I have beaten... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Lost in the Darkness

    Alan Wake is a game that I didn't really hear too much about around its initial console release date. After it had been out for a good while I saw it was discounted on Steam and proceeded to check out some reviews ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Fascinating storytelling wrapped in a average game

    When you look at Remedy's previous games such as Max Payne or their upcoming oeuvre, you cannot help but feel that they are trying to push the boundaries and/or establish the video game's potential for storytelling. Inst... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Where the fudge was the reality???

    I actually thought this was a detective game from the cover and not shooter- but i guess it was worth it. Story: I'm not actually sure if i am satisfied with the story- sure it had a potential story line at first- but m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Recycled combat scenarios and product placements aside, Alan Wake has gripping presentation and interesting gameplay.

    INTRO: That a writer’s worst nightmare (or best dream; perspectives vary) which is what he/she wrote coming through is not something that is new. What is quite refreshing though is the same trope being mixed with a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    What a masterpiece!

    I've been playing this for almost 17 hours,just finished it and want to point out what a masterpiece of a game!It has everything:- superb storytelling with lot of action packed sequences as if you are in a thriller - hor... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful