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

Alan Wake II will be a survival-horror game. What does that mean?

Since its announcement last week, Remedy has remained tight-lipped about Alan Wake II. Rightfully so, as the game is not due to release anytime soon. The trailer shown during The Game Awards left us with the year “2023”. After a decade of waiting,…

Announcing Alan Wake 2, Behind The Scenes.

Almost one week ago, Remedy announced their most anticipated game yet during the annual The Game Awards show; Alan Wake II. Although we’ve suspected Remedy to have been working on Alan Wake II for quite some time now, the announcement…

Remedy announces Alan Wake 2!

For more than a decade, I’ve been hoping for this moment to come. We’ve all been hoping for this moment to come. It feels so unreal to have seen the headlines this morning. The word is finally out, and our prayers are…

CrossfireX release date revealed.

Crossfire X finally has a new release date, after the game was delayed earlier this year. Smilegate announced the new release date by a trailer during last night’s The Game Awards show. The first-person shooter game is now due to release on February…

Remedy store now has Bright Falls Coffee.

Back in 2018, Remedy published an April Fool’s video in which Sam Lake (Creative Director) stated the company would stop developing games and start producing something else they love instead: coffee. While the love Remedians have for coffee hasn’t gone…

Max Payne games are now backwards compatible on Xbox.

Last night, during Microsoft’s 20th anniversary Xbox event, the company announced 76 new games are being added to the Xbox Backwards Compatibility library. Most notably, the entire Max Payne franchise! The addition of the new games came somewhat as a…

Remedy expanding to Sweden.

Remedy is preparing to open a subsidiary in Stockholm, Sweden! The Finland-based studio is expanding to Sweden next year and plans to have around 25 employees at the site. These details were released today as part of the company’s third-quarter…