Spooptober: Control’s Haunted Refrigerator

There’s a lot of unsettling things to be found in Remedy’s sci-fi thriller game: Control. The main enemy is a “resonance-based” life form that takes over minds. There’s also an otherworldly mold that invariably turns people into its zombified thralls. Oh, and let’s not forget the living building governed by extra-dimensional creatures who may or…

Remedy Finally Recovers Full Rights to ‘Alan Wake’

At long last, there’s some light at the end of the tunnel for fans of horror series Alan Wake. The first game release to both critical and commercial acclaim in 2010, and it was almost immediately followed up by pseudo-sequel Alan Wake’s American Nightmare in 2011. After that though, absolutely nothing. One would think that…

Remedy’s New Game is Called “Control”

After the disappointing performance of Quantum Break, it looks like Remedy is back and ready to get back to what they do best: pairing third-person action with mind-bending phenomenon. It’s not that Quantum Break didn’t deal with potentially mind-bending subject matter, it did deal with time travel after all; it’s just that time-travel isn’t all…

Alan Wake Available For Purchase Again!

Remedy’s announcement that Alan Wake would be pulled from online stores caused something of a minor stir earlier this month. Fans of the game worried that their ability to re-download would be jeopardized, while those who hadn’t yet had the chance to play Remedy’s Stephen King-inspired thriller scrambled to pick it up while they still…