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Alan Wake II |OT| I'm blinded by the lights.........

Finally finished it. I wanted to like it but couldnt. Gameplay is worse than the original. I dont mind a crazy story but I really wanted to punch Alan´s stupid face near the end. Sam Lake´s self righteous ass too. That white asshole line was completely out of nowhere. Unless the DLC is better I wont ever bother playing this again.

Well, shit 😁

BTW Beer, how many hours did it take you ? I've been reading that it's a long ass game clocking at more than 40hours ?

Cheers
 
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Roufianos

Member
In cinema checkpoints really suck, alrady rage quitted once. Change scene, walk fair amount of distance, listen to the fucking echo again, change scene, hope you dont get grabbed by teleporting enemies and get the light on which seems to be bugged. I don't even know when the next checkpoint is.
Ah god, the absolute worst.

Those Casey scenes were just awful, I had no idea what was going on.

Just finished the game. A very mixed bag, awesome atmosphere, combat was pretty fun, whacky in a good way in places.

But man, I have no idea what parts of it were about. Was getting lost on where to go all the time. Certain aspects of the story like the Casey echoes I just didn't care for. Saga's parts were definitely better than Wake's.

Definitely preferred the original.
 
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Mortisfacio

Banned
Finally finished this having picked it up on sale with the 20% off + 33% off code. Would give it about an 8/10. Atmosphere and production was superb, but everything else was a mixed bag of highs and lows. As far as Remedy games go, definitely like Control more.
 

Doom85

Member
I just realised Lance Reddick was supposed to play Mr. Door. R.I.P.

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Damn, that sucks. Lance would have surely been great in the role like he always does.

Still, David Harewood did a great job in the role.
 

Kerotan

Member
Sad Sponge Bob GIF by SpongeBob SquarePants


Damn, that sucks. Lance would have surely been great in the role like he always does.

Still, David Harewood did a great job in the role.
Yeah he did a great job. I just read Lance Reddick played a key role in their old game Quantum Break.

MS own the rights to it so hopefully they port it to playstation.
 

Mortisfacio

Banned
Just platinumed this. What a game and looking forward to the expansions.

I preferred controlled slightly more but love the tie ins and definitely thought this was better then the original.

I just realised Lance Reddick was supposed to play Mr. Door. R.I.P.

I agree with liking this over the original. Was mostly for the combat. Combat wasn't amazing in this one, but an improvement over the first.

Also had no idea Lance Reddick was supposed to be Mr. Door. David did great, but Lance would have been great as well.
 

Kerotan

Member
I agree with liking this over the original. Was mostly for the combat. Combat wasn't amazing in this one, but an improvement over the first.

Also had no idea Lance Reddick was supposed to be Mr. Door. David did great, but Lance would have been great as well.
Yeah they even gave an in memory of Lance Reddick at the end of the credits.
 

Dazraell

Gold Member
I agree with liking this over the original. Was mostly for the combat. Combat wasn't amazing in this one, but an improvement over the first.

Also had no idea Lance Reddick was supposed to be Mr. Door. David did great, but Lance would have been great as well.
This was apparently a nod to Reddick's role in Quantum Break where he played a character named Martin Hatch. Notice the similarity in their names (Warlin Door). People speculate that this wasn't a coincidence
 

tommib

Gold Member
So anyone played Alan Wake 2 Night Springs yet? And if so is it better than the base game?
Short episodes with a completely different tone from the main game. They’re action packed, campy, you get tons of ammo, and just have fun with all the absolutely absurd tonal shifts. Yes, it’s better than the main game and all the main characters are interesting as opposed to bland-ish Saga. Alan Wake 2 should’ve been a Night Springs orgy.
 

adamsapple

Or is it just one of Phil's balls in my throat?
Finished and 100%'d Night Springs.

What a fun little distraction. Not overly long, divided into 3 episodes and each one has a different character's focus and game play style.

I appreciate the ways you can connect each of them to the main game and Alan's story (or hell even Quantum Break).


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Flabagast

Member
Finished and 100%'d Night Springs.

What a fun little distraction. Not overly long, divided into 3 episodes and each one has a different character's focus and game play style.

I appreciate the ways you can connect each of them to the main game and Alan's story (or hell even Quantum Break).


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Are the DLC worth playing for the story ?
 

adamsapple

Or is it just one of Phil's balls in my throat?
Are the DLC worth playing for the story ?

They're really small, don't expect that much narrative. You can easily beat all 3 in like 2~3 hours. They're like 'what if' scenarios that can also conceivably connect to the main lore and its multi-versal nature.
 
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NeverYouMind

Gold Member
Finished and 100%'d Night Springs.

What a fun little distraction. Not overly long, divided into 3 episodes and each one has a different character's focus and game play style.

I appreciate the ways you can connect each of them to the main game and Alan's story (or hell even Quantum Break).
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But I refuse to force myself through the main game. :pie_dfws:
 
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