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Alan Wake's American Nightmare spooking PC on May 22

by: Travis -
Remedy Entertainment has announced PC gamers will soon be play to continue their Alan Wake addiction in his standalone adventure, American Nightmare. Alan Wake's American Nightmare will be available on May 22 for download services Steam and GOG.com, with a 10% or 25% pre-order discount depending on if users own the original Alan Wake. After May 22, the game will also go on sale in stores through publisher Nordic Games. If you're considering a future purchase, check out my review of the Xbox 360 version.

Alan Wake's American Nightmare is available now on Xbox Live Arcade, and will be released for Windows PC on May 22.

Acclaimed Pulp Action Adventure Shines Light on PC

HELSINKI, FINLAND (May 8, 2012) – Gaming’s best selling writer is back with a vengeance. On May 22, Alan Wake returns in Remedy’s stand-alone digital spin-off adventure, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, which brings home a hard-boiled, thrilling pulp action adventure, to PC’s everywhere. This critically acclaimed game has been revamped for the PC with stunning high-resolution graphics and enhanced PC features.

In celebration of the impending launch, Remedy is offering gamers a motherload of discounts on Alan Wake. Pre-orders of American Nightmare on Steam or GOG will receive 10% off their purchase. For purchasers of the original Alan Wake, an additional 15% off is available! Alan Wake is now part of Steam’s Midweek Madness (only 72 hours!) available at 50% off. This offer is also available on GOG.

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare will go on sale in retail shortly after through Nordic Games.

About Alan Wake’s American Nightmare:
Alan Wake’s American Nightmare is a standalone spin-off adventure featuring a thrilling pulp action story mode and an all new “Fight till Dawn” arcade mode.  American Nightmare will shine a new light on the world of Wake while appealing to fans and newcomers alike.

The single player campaign comes from the darkest corners of the ‘Night Springs’, a Twilight Zone inspired fiction. American Nightmare is an exaggerated and gritty rendering of that world – where the horrors of reality have the all too easy habit of coming true. When Wake becomes stuck in the alternate shadowed world of Night Springs, he must hunt down his evil double, Mr. Scratch, to find answers. A supernatural serial killer, Scratch is fixated on Wake’s wife, Alice, and even more horribly, Wake’s demise. To survive and thrive in the darkest of nights, Wake must learn to control reality itself and unravel the secrets of Night Springs with a trusty flashlight by his side and whatever weapon he can find.

The brand new “Fight till Dawn” arcade mode places Wake in the battle of his life. Players are tasked with surviving a full night of brutal onslaughts while racking up their score. With a myriad of new enemies to battle, Wake won’t have any trouble since he’ll have plenty of deadly options within his arsenal: old stalwarts like the flare gun, wild new favorites like the nail gun and old school Remedy favorites like the Uzi. Thankfully, safe havens and unlockable weapons litter the landscape, allowing for a momentary respite from the darkness. Surviving until dawn is only the beginning though, as online leaderboards pit friends head-to-head to see who the real champion of light is.

Steam link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/202750

PEGI and ESRB ratings pending. Alan Wake’s American Nightmare will be available for $14.99 through Steam and GOG on May 22, and in retail outlets soon after via publisher Nordic Games. For more information, please visit Alan Wake on Facebook (www.facebook.com/alanwake), Twitter (@Remedygames) and the website www.alanwake.com.

About Remedy Entertainment Ltd.
Remedy Entertainment Ltd. is a privately held developer of state-of-the-art action games, game franchises and cutting edge 3D game technology. Remedy is based in Espoo, Finland. Their highly acclaimed games include Death Rally (PC, 1996), Max Payne (PC/Xbox/PS2, 2001) and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (PC/Xbox/PS2, 2003) Remedy’s latest creation, Alan Wake, is a Psychological Action Thriller for Xbox 360 & PC. Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, a stand-alone expansion to the Alan Wake universe, is available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and PC. For more information, please visit www.remedygames.com and www.alanwake.com
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