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[CVG]Alan Wake PS3 no-show was a 'business risk' - Remedy

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Alan Wake developer Remedy has acknowledged that its decision to sign an Xbox 360 exclusivity deal with Microsoft was a "business risk" - but one that reduced the technological headaches associated with making the game.

The adventure thriller was originally planned for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3, but Microsoft swept in with an offer that was too good to refuse.

Although this decision created the worry of a reduced potential market, Remedy told an audience at GDC earlier this month that it helped reign in the scope of a wildly ambitious project.

"Our strategy was one of focus," said Remedy CTO Markus Maki. "That's actually a really core Remedy element, well if you forget the ambitious goals we had. We needed to be top notch in some areas, but we knew we couldn't do everything better than some developers out there
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I have a 360 and finished this. I really want this game to be on PC. Like i want LPCM audio and in-game cut scene graphics. This easily is the best games of 2010 and other being God of War 3 and Heavy Rain.
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They do realise that they could have literally hired 1 or 2 people in order to port the game over from 1 console to the other....
     
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I did really want to play this title, I would of taken it PC or PS3.
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Meh, I don't think they're missing much.
I was pretty dissapointed with it and got bored quickly.

Should have been called Alan Sleep.
Edited by frickfrock999 - 3/26/11 at 7:47am
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Didn't sales not live up to expectations with this game? Another example of Microsoft promising the moon to a developer and then coming up short. You should hear what Team Meat said about their xbox experience.
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They do realise that they could have literally hired 1 or 2 people in order to port the game over from 1 console to the other....
So completely wrong.
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Microsoft actually makes angry..this game was fantastic..but, when I heard it was originally supposed to come out on PC (as well) I was engulfed in rage...they scrapped it to make it for this awful system...sure, I owned the system..but what can you do? As much as I despise the system there are some quality games that debut on the console..now, if they didn't sell out and made most games like Halo, Gears of war, Alan wake, etc for the pc..we could all still be friends..but I truly loathe Microsoft for trying to make everything exclusive to their hardware limited Piece-O-Chit...

I needed to get that off my chest..I apologize...I lost control...
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So completely wrong.
LoL exactly what I was going to say. More like 30-50 people.
    
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My wife bought the game for me the day it came out.I really enjoyed it sure pc release would have been legit.But also realize that it was Microsofts way to combat PS3's Heavy Rain , in the suspense genre. Granted HR, Was more kick ass Alan wakes monolouge was also awesome at the same time.
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