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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$

Don't forget that console games and PC 'games' haven't increased graphically in the past... 3 years? I say it was a good buy, never played Alan Wake before and I found 30$ to be decent for the DLC and commentary. Always loved the commentary in games ever since Valve did it with, "The Lost Coast" and continued to do so with the rest of their games.

As to the people saying they beat it one day, I usually do the same but I just couldn't with this one. I've been playing Alan Wake late at night trying to finish a single chapter before closing it and doing something else.
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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

Perhaps but in my experience youtube videos even at 1080p don't accurately show what a PC(or console) game looks like. There is a lot of detail that is lost when the video is packaged for the web.
Second for me resolution is pretty important so I much prefer the native 1080p with a bucket load of AA then the up-scaled console resolution.
    
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http://steamgraph.net/index.php?action=graph&appid=q108710


Yeah, I'd be happy, even with ports, if it's PORTS, or no game, I'll take ports.

Though yeah, I would like a proper PC version of course.
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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

i have both game running right now and the different is like 2 different games.

pc runs 60fps console barely 30fps
pc 1080p console 720p
8x AA pc jaggy has hell in 360
lighting much better in pc
texture look hell alot sharper
AF 16x pc zero in console
Foggy enviroment push back in pc
360 you can barely see anything into the fog

This game is just beautifull in pc,
360 version was amazing to begin with, it gave you an open eviroment field that other have yet to match.

Yest this game is 2 year old but is a great production games 5 year in development. unlike other rush game to make a quick cash in.
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And this, is why developers often make games with consoles in mind, and then get it working on the PC later.

I'm curious if this is actually a port, or if their engine could run on PC to begin with and they just hadn't finished it yet?
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By far the best game in a long while.
Re showing that Surroundings and Atmosphere can actually scare you.

Reminds me of the old Silent Hill on PS1
So so very good.

Sick of this constant Zerg rush of FPS games this year.
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And this, is why developers often make games with consoles in mind, and then get it working on the PC later.
I'm curious if this is actually a port, or if their engine could run on PC to begin with and they just hadn't finished it yet?

This game was originally a PC exclusive if I remember correctly. It was then scrapped and used as a console game instead. Was rather surprised to be honest when they decided to bring it back to the PC.
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They picked a good launch date and asking price to make is game a financial success. Had this be released in March or back in Q4 I would bet that it would be eclipsed by other games (ME:3, Skyrim, Batman AC, BF3 etc...) kudos for releasing it during a dry spell, even if it is two years late.
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it gave you an open eviroment field that other have yet to match.
Try the Deus Ex games.
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This game was awesome...definitely worth the $30.00 I dropped on it.

And if its success, even after Remedy's treatment of putting PC gamers on the backburner is any indication...this should *hopefully* spur a little bit more of a desire to develop for the PC, instead of just opting to jump on console-exclusivity deals for pure profit. In the end, if you're a developer and you make a great game, regardless of the platform - you are going to be rewarded accordingly. This shows that.
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