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While on vacation in the small town of Bright Falls, a struggling writer must investigate the mysterious disappearance of his wife while events from his latest manuscript, which he can't remember writing, begin to come true.

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Petri Järvilehto

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Sam Lake (story), Sam Lake (original concept) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Porretta ... Alan Wake (voice)
Lloyd Floyd Lloyd Floyd ... The Hitchhiker / Tor Anderson / Walter Snyder / Night Springs Narrator (voice)
Geoffrey Cantor ... Clay Steward / Alvyn Derleth / Mr. Jones (voice) (as Geoff Cantor)
James McCaffrey ... Thomas Zane / The Diver / Alex Casey (voice)
Brett Madden Brett Madden ... Alice Wake (voice)
R.J. Allison R.J. Allison ... Pat Maine / Night Springs Reporter #2 (voice)
Jason Nuzzo Jason Nuzzo ... Mott / Newscaster / Taken (voice)
Fred Berman ... Barry Wheeler (voice)
Benita Robledo ... Rose Marigold (voice)
Jeff Gurner Jeff Gurner ... Rusty / Deputy / Night Springs Cop (voice)
Cliff Carpenter ... Odin Anderson (voice)
Linda Cook Linda Cook ... Cynthia Weaver / Night Springs Cultist #1 / Martha / The Lady of the Light (voice)
Kate Weiman ... Barbara Jagger / The Dark Presence (voice)
Gary Swanson ... Carl Stucky / Deputy (voice)
Mark Blum ... Maurice Horton / Dr. Emil Hartman / Dr. Barclay Colvin (voice)
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Storyline

While on vacation in the small town of Bright Falls, a struggling writer must investigate the mysterious disappearance of his wife while events from his latest manuscript, which he can't remember writing, begin to come true.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Waking into a Nightmare See more »


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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

Finland

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alan Wake See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Remedy Entertainment See more »
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The characters, Mott and Stucky were different in the original script. Originally, Mott was supposed to own the gas station and Stucky was the town's troublemaker. Over the course of game development, they switched roles. You can still see Mott's name on the gas station on the 2006 Intel Demo. See more »

Goofs

Alice Wake's driver's license, picked up by Alan when it was left in an old car, was issued in the USA, which organizes date of birth by month/date/year. Alice's license, while difficult to read in game can be seen clearly in the Official Survival Guide, lists her date of birth as 24-11-79 (day-month-year). No US issued license would list a date in this manner. See more »

Quotes

Alan Wake: I'm crazy, but that's fine Barry.
Barry Wheeler: [laughs] You got that right, Al, you're barking mad. You are by far, the craziest...
Alan Wake: But maybe that's inevitable when you deal with crazy stuff like this. It helps. This is happening, Barry. Alice, they never had Alice. She's trapped in the darkness at the bottom of the lake, but she's NOT dead.
Barry Wheeler: Al, how can you know that?
Alan Wake: I know, Barry, I can...
Barry Wheeler: Al, I...
Alan Wake: No, listen. I can bring her back, I can find here. There's something special about this place. The lake, it, ...
[...]
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In Dreams
Performed by Roy Orbison
Courtesy of Orbison Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Written by Roy Orbison
(c) Copyright 1963, Renewed 1991
Barbara Orbison Music Company/BMI/Orbi Lee Publishing/BMI/R-Key Darkus Publishing/BMI
(admin. by Evergreen Copyrights) and Sony/ATV Acuff Rose
All Rights Reserved
Used by Permission
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One of the greatest games EVER
25 November 2010 | by WakenPayneSee all my reviews

I discovered this game through my favourite Finnish band (Poets Of The Fall & I Also Like The Band Old Gods Of Asgard They Remind Me Of Poets Of The Fall So Much LOL) but good music does not equal good game so I was skeptical about it.

I picked it up just to see what it's like and I completed it within 5 days, before you guys jump to a conclusion that I have been addicted to the game it's a short game but although it's short doesn't stop it from being good either.

Next off No I am not a fan of Max Payne or anything like that, for a fact I have never seen Max Payne on a counter somewhere EVER but this is really giving me the temptation to play it.

EDIT: I have played the Max Payne 1 & 2, I'm a serious fan of Remedy Entertainment and Sam Lake - you can check out my review for that also.

This is one of the few video games that I could actually see being a movie and better still a good movie.

I don't know why people don't like the game maybe because I'm an easier marker for games then I am for movies I like games when 1. I face a challenge because if not I get bored with the game and 2. Games that can be enjoyable my taste are shooters.

An Argument Has Been Raised With This Game Where Either This Or Halo Are Better...I Love Halo...But I Love This Game Even More. I Also Would Like To Point Out POTF Also Made A Music Video For One Of Their Songs That Looks Like This Was Based On It (Its Called "War" & Its On Youtube).

If You Want To Play A Game Thats Got A Great Soundtrack, Could Easily Be Seen As A Movie But Also Great As A Game, Worthy Challenges For Villains & Has Character Development(YES I AM NOT KIDDING ABOUT THAT!) Then Play This Game No Matter How Much It Costs To Buy Or Rent You Will Not Have Your Money Wasted.


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