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Ubisoft should play this game
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I actually really like the game too, I'm glad its selling well.
     
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Didn't Alan Wake originally get cancelled for PC because the developers thought a lot of people were going to pirate the game and they won't make any money from it?

If yes then HA, I laugh at you.
    
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THIS is what REALLY happens when you release a quality game at a good price.

Exactly! thumb.gif
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I do not see why people are proud of this, the game is 2 years old and is a port of a 360 game, how much money did it cost to "make" anyways? Is this the future of the PC industry? Ports being released 2 years after the console version which is just an extra cash grab? Also the price seems way too expensive for what it is. 30$ for a 2 year old 360 game? I have seen this game in the walmart bargain bin already for 10$
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Beat it on the 360 and want to pick it up for the PC.

Are they going to release the DLC for the PC?
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I do not see why people are proud of this, the game is 2 years old and is a port of a 360 game, how much money did it cost to "make" anyways? Is this the future of the PC industry? Ports being released 2 years after the console version which is just an extra cash grab? Also the price seems way too expensive for what it is. 30$ for a 2 year old 360 game? I have seen this game in the walmart bargain bin already for 10$

Does it really mater that its 2 years since they released it on consoles. They upgraded the graphics and the game look as good as any PC game (extremes like metro and BF3 excluded).
    
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Beat the game in about 14 hours and that was kind of hurried. Well worth at least one more replay and the money for anybody a fan of the survival horror/thriller genre!
Peak number of players today: 2656 x 29.99 = 79653.44
That's all we know who have had a chance to play it. Some people haven't had time to play it yet but have already bought it.

that's just the peak number of players who were on and playing at the same time. The number of people who bought the game could easily be 2-4 times higher than that
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Does it really mater that its 2 years since they released it on consoles. They upgraded the graphics and the game look as good as any PC game (extremes like metro and BF3 excluded).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtGocDSVs_s

The visuals dont even look that much better to be honest. I will probably get the game only because I haven't played it but when its like 5-10$ like the 360 version
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I do not see why people are proud of this, the game is 2 years old and is a port of a 360 game, how much money did it cost to "make" anyways? Is this the future of the PC industry? Ports being released 2 years after the console version which is just an extra cash grab? Also the price seems way too expensive for what it is. 30$ for a 2 year old 360 game? I have seen this game in the walmart bargain bin already for 10$

its exciting because its a success that goes against the grain of developers not wanting to develop for PC because it won't sell

with successes like this we might start seeing ports sooner if not simultaneous to console releases
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