Patrick

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

New Game + coming to Alan Wake 2 this month!

The arrival of New Game + in Alan Wake 2 was anticipated, and now we have confirmation of its release date in December, as announced by Remedy on X. The post humorously declared, “New month, new game… plus?” and assured…

Alan Wake 2 fan kit available for download & more!

It’s mind-blowing to realize that Alan Wake 2 has been among us for about a month now, ending a long-awaited 13-year wait. The game’s reception has been incredibly positive, sparking fan speculation about hidden clues and inspiring the creation of…

Alan Wake 2 nominated in eight categories at The Game Awards!

The nominees for this year’s The Game Awards have been revealed and Alan Wake 2 is nominated in an impressive eight categories: It’s truly delightful to see the game receiving such positive recognition! Despite facing stiff competition from the critically…

Remedy reboots “Vanguard”, now codenamed “Kestrel”.

Remedy has exciting plans for its online game Vanguard, now rebranded as “Kestrel”. The game is now shifting from a free-to-play model to a premium one, emphasizing cooperative multiplayer features. Vanguard, or Kestrel, has been in development for quite some…

Alan Wake 2: The Game of the Decade.

Some experiences are deeply profound, etching memories that will last a lifetime. They evoke emotions that forge a connection to that particular moment in time. Throughout my life, Remedy has been responsible for many uplifting experiences. However, I could never…

Behind the scenes of Alan Wake 2: Horror, the Remedy way.

The release of the final behind-the-scenes video of Alan Wake 2 delves deep into the developers’ interpretation of horror and their application of those concepts in the game’s design. Throughout the past months, these videos have unveiled the intricate development…

Max Payne remakes are now in production!

Exciting new developments in the Max Payne franchise: the remakes of Max Payne 1 and 2 are now officially in production! Developed by Remedy, the studio known for its expertise in narrative-driven action games, and financed by Rockstar Games, these…