Studio Remedy Entertainment and Publisher Epic Games have revealed a new trailer for their upcoming adventure thriller, Alan Wake 2, with a behind-the-scenes look at the game’s co-protagonist, Saga Anderson. Her characterization and place in this new narrative are emphasized. Played by Melanie Liburd, Saga will help the perspective of new players who did not experience the original title.
This is the first chapter in a behind-the-scenes series, so fans can anticipate future episodes deep-diving into several facets.
In case you missed it, check out the gameplay reveal trailer.
“Alan Wake 2 is an intense story and a layered mystery that takes players on two disturbing journeys, running in parallel and echoing each other in strange and unexpected ways,” said Sam Lake, Creative Director and Lead Writer of Alan Wake 2. “A newcomer to Alan Wake’s world, FBI Agent Saga Anderson’s investigation offers players a unique lens into this survival horror experience.”
You can view the Alan Wake 2 behind-the-scenes video introducing Saga Anderson below:
Alan Wake 2 will launch digital-only for PC on the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S on October 17, 2023.
The original Alan Wake was released on May 14, 2010, for Xbox 360 and then PC. This title is an absolute cult classic that has earned a passionate fanbase, and this re-release has only amplified the community’s size and delight.
Alan Wake Remastered is also currently available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One Xbox Series X|S, and PC via the Epic Games Store. A native Nintendo Switch was recently announced.
If you missed it, check out our review of Alan Wake Remastered’s PlayStation 5 release. Our reviewer emphasized its terrific storytelling and atmosphere alongside remarkable remastering efforts, even though some absences are jarring in specific contexts. He also laments the lacking inclusion of the half-sequel American Nightmare.
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