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Old 01-18-2011, 12:45 AM   #1
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Found it exciting at first...

but then Alan Wake bored the crap out of me. anyone else feel that way?
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Old 01-19-2011, 02:40 AM   #2
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but then Alan Wake bored the crap out of me. anyone else feel that way?
I was enthralled and engaged through the entire story, but then I played the DLCs and I was left with a bad taste in my mouth. I was quite disappointed that they did nothing to advance the story and did nothing to clarify the ending. Needless to say, I am still eagerly awaiting a sequel and hope that the DLC doesn't suck.
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Old 01-19-2011, 02:58 AM   #3
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I wouldnt say boring, while the game was very repeitive the story kept me interested
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Old 01-19-2011, 06:21 AM   #4
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I was enthralled and engaged through the entire story, but then I played the DLCs and I was left with a bad taste in my mouth. I was quite disappointed that they did nothing to advance the story and did nothing to clarify the ending. Needless to say, I am still eagerly awaiting a sequel and hope that the DLC doesn't suck.
I feel the same way, for the most part. Haven't played the DLC yet but have read around that many people were disappointed, which makes me feel a bit about it.

I loved the story, excellent stuff, definitely kept my attention and made me want to continue playing with the action/horror combo.
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Old 01-19-2011, 06:47 AM   #5
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I found this game quite enjoyable at first as well but then it got really repetitive and boring doing the same thing over and over again.
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:23 AM   #6
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The combat mechanics didn't really bother me tbh as the story kept me coming back for more. Enjoyed every moment of my time in Bright Falls.

I keep meaning to go back through it with Dev commentry enabled as I always liked doing that in Half-Life / Portal.
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Old 03-22-2012, 01:53 AM   #7
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I don't take much notice of the combat I'm playing for the story.
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:17 AM   #8
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the story got me interested up until the end that i paid much closer attention to it on the nightmare playthrough.
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Old 02-20-2012, 09:42 PM   #9
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This game is so underrated. Its one of the best game made in the last few years imo.
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:24 AM   #10
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Game is good.. but hunting the collectables afterwards is boring as SHlT.. 3rd playthough and im missing 99/100 thermos -_-.
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Old 03-09-2012, 07:37 PM   #11
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I think the game is pretty good, but nowadays I barely play it
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:09 PM   #12
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I'm enjoying the game but the suspence is dying fast (just finished episode 2). Hopefully have a nice twist in the next episode or two.
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:28 PM   #13
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Arrggh DP. Just started episode 3 and ticking along nicely.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:23 PM   #14
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Halfway through the game, it became very repetitive.
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Old 01-23-2011, 08:20 PM   #15
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I found it an exciting game from begining to the end, actually when I got to the credits I thought, "Damn what a ride".

Now that I have to replay it for various achievements, it may not be as engaging.

Really one of the better games I have played on 360 and it's a goddamn shame it didn't sell better.
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Old 01-26-2011, 07:00 AM   #16
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From my experience of the story I was more confused than bored.
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Old 01-28-2011, 02:48 PM   #17
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Playthrough 1: Awesome, one of my favourite games in a long time.
Started playthrough 2 on Nightmare...Hit mission 4 and not played since, just got slightly bored, but I will come back to it again for sure.

There is a lot of potential for an amazing game. & the story line was the best in a long long time.
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:46 PM   #18
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What's boring about shining a flashlight on enemies and waiting 10-15 seconds before you can shoot any of them? That sounds like another borderlands game of the year to me. *sarcasm
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Old 02-10-2011, 07:17 PM   #19
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Agree good game to begin with but then becomes repetitve, put me off downloading the dlc if all it was going to be is running around in the dark?
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Old 02-16-2011, 04:21 PM   #20
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I would play a game where you did nothing but walk around in dark scary areas. Even if thats all you did....because im tired of call of shitty games...
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Old 02-21-2011, 05:00 PM   #21
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i would have to agree that i felt the same way..around chapter 4 or so the gameplay began to get boring but the story was what really kept me going because i thought it was freaking amazing! so much so its making me play it a second time on nightmare now
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Old 02-21-2011, 10:47 PM   #22
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Original game was great. The plot there is brilliant. I've finished it with some good emotions, I wanted to know more but when I played DLCs, I asked myself "What they did with this?". DLCs ruined this mysterious atmosphere...
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Old 10-27-2011, 03:56 AM   #23
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What's boring about shining a flashlight on enemies and waiting 10-15 seconds before you can shoot any of them? That sounds like another borderlands game of the year to me. *sarcasm
this is nothing like borderlands what are you talking about? borderlands is wayyyy better than this garbage
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Old 12-14-2011, 09:37 PM   #24
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I was interested the whole way through, never got bored at all, and I've beaten the game on all three difficulties.
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Old 01-03-2012, 03:59 AM   #25
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One of the best games I played this year...... or I guess now last year....
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #26
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Found it interesting enough to 1500/1500 it. Liked the atmosphere and story, and even the combat was fun. What I didn't like were the platforming-type elements in "The Writer"; jumping challenges are for games with tight controls. Otherwise, you're just challenging your ability to compensate for slop.
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Old 02-24-2011, 09:42 PM   #27
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Great story, imersive graphics... but a little linear.

Not dissapointed tho
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:19 PM   #28
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My only complaint is that, although the story is rich and intriguing, the actual gameplay is nothing short of Point A to Point B, and usually the environments are interchangeable and unrelated to the mission, i.e. Get to Lover's Peak but cross through a saw mill and a lumber yard and a river.
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Old 03-11-2011, 04:37 PM   #29
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I have started this game only recently (a couple of days or so...). I like the atmosphere and the game dynamics... with the exception of the collectibles. Ok for the manuscripts, as they are part of the story, but all those useless items are a little annoying (and I am only at half of the Episode 2).

I imagine that the designers put all those collectibles in order to keep players going everywhere and making the whole game time a little longer...
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:10 PM   #30
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The original game was brilliant, but the DLC sucked a little bit and that's why the game became boring...
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