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As big fan of narrative-driven videogames, Patrick Streutjens started writing news and articles for PayneReactor in 2003.

How Petri Alanko had to change everything to score Control.

Over the course of time, Remedy and Petri Alanko have become somewhat inseparable. The composer of Alan Wake-fame has been with the studio for over a decade and has scored all of their games since. When Remedy announced Control, fans…

Remedy shares Control’s content roadmap.

Just a day after the news broke Control would be receiving its first patch, Remedy returns today to tell us more about the game’s future. More specifically, what sort of content we can expect to be released (both paid and…

Control’s fist patch addresses map & performance issues.

Since launch, Remedy and 505 Games have been listening to community feedback. Behind the scenes, Remedy has been working on various fixes to eliminate bugs and improve the performance of the game on various platforms. Issues specifically addressed in this…

We’re live streaming Control!

Control has been out in the wild for several days now and it’s exciting to see everyone’s sharing their enthusiasm. The game is being well received by both videogame media and gamers all across the globe. As you might already…

Control

Control is something different. Literally and figuratively. On one hand, it’s an incredible action-driven experience with a complex, layered narrative. Just as you’ve come to expect from our beloved studio in Finland. On the other, it’s proof Remedy is capable…

Chaos in biblical proportions. Control’s launch trailer is here.

“Things change when you become Director. Something is coming. Something unbelievable. Unknowable. Chaos in biblical proportions.” Zachariah Trench (played by James McCaffrey) warns us of the coming of the Hiss in the launch trailer for Control. Featuring the song “Madness”…

More about Control’s sound design.

A new developer diary video was released yesterday. The video, titled “Making Sweet Music”, delves deep into the creation of the sounds for Control. We’ve already received a small peek in the kitchen of sound designer Ville Sorsa and composers…