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I played Alan Wake on the X360.
It's a very very underrated game. Nice atmosphere, decent plot, the survival-horror aspect is there.

The lip syncing annoyed me at times but yeah, it was a pretty great game. One of the better games I played in the past few years actually.

Not to mention "The Flaming eye of Mordor" line...
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Oddly enough apart from the textures and the excessive fog on the xbox it isn't a massive difference IMO. There isn't really any additional objects on the PC side. That and the XBOX is a blurrier.
To me it kind seems like the difference between running at native resolution and low resolution on the PC. That being said it is a youtube video and is compressed.But it looks like there isn't anything really added apart from higher textures and minutely better lighting, and that the PC is crisper.

But I like the 'crispyness' in the PC version lol

'Original or crispy?...gimme crispy please' biggrin.gif
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post #23 of 51
added to my wishlist! Looks good.
   
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post #24 of 51
The PC version looks very very nice. thumb.gif
post #25 of 51
Looks really nice.
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post #26 of 51
Am I the only one that saw the stuttering several times in the first few seconds of the PC side?
post #27 of 51
still better than skyrim
post #28 of 51
Hmm, does look like they've put a good amount of effort into bringing it to PC, seems better in almost every area graphically.

However, looking at them side by side the Xbox 360 one does still look very good I think, it's impressive that they managed to turn the limitations of the console almost into a different art direction for the game, and the increased amount of motion blur and reduced view distance actually could be viewed as better for the game in a sense.

But of course, when playing it also came with the screen tearing and low frame rates, and every game benefits from higher resolution and increased texture/asset quality!

If I hadn't played it through recently on 360 I would definitely be purchasing this for PC, looks anything but a lazy port.
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post #29 of 51
This reminds me, I never did play "The Signal" back when it came out. I should find my disk somewhere...
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post #30 of 51
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Oh I don't disagree. Textures can make a world of difference. Just look at Cinematic Mod (although cinematic mod is a lot more than updated textures) I'm just saying I would liked to have seen more environment additions like grass and such. It's obvious the PC is superior. But it's not like the crysis PC vs crysis console. Although I never really expected it to be. thumb.gif
I don't follow...I saw more grass (the shrubbery were larger). Do you mean instead of the dirt paths? At least in the clips I saw, those trees looked like evergreens, which don't often have grass beneath them - at least around here.

In general, I see notable improvements over the 360 version, which is all I would ask for before purchasing the game. I just hope they don't pull a Dead Space and forget to properly convert the controls.
Edited by stargate125645 - 2/10/12 at 6:25pm
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