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Unpacking Alan Wake: Episode 2

We are afraid of something unnamed, of something, perhaps, in ourselves. In short, we turn on the light. – Virginia Woolf One of Alan Wake‘s most inspired creations is the in-game television show Night Springs. In a blatant homage to … Continue reading

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Unpacking Alan Wake: Episode 1

It is worth remembering that traditions are not the mechanical repetition of an inflexible form but rather a joyful play of variations and rejuvenations. – Jorge Luis Borges Reducing the impact of Alan Wake to the game’s predecessors is an … Continue reading

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Checking our pulse

First: Within the next week I will be posting a two-part discussion of Remedy’s Alan Wake. I’ve struggled for a long time (let’s say two months) with how to present what has turned out to be somewhat of an essay, … Continue reading

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