Treatment introduced in 2018 that the spooky sleeper hit Alan Wake was being adapted for television. An terrible lot has occurred since, together with the Remedy Connnected Universe, Max Payne remakes, and—lastly—Alan Wake 2. However whereas we’ve not heard something concerning the TV present because it was first introduced, Treatment artistic director Sam Lake confirmed right now that it is nonetheless on and transferring forward.
“As we all know, typically making videogames takes an extended whereas,” Lake mentioned in the course of the twelfth anniversary replace video. “Effectively, it type of seems that every so often, making a TV present can take even longer.
“A few of you would possibly keep in mind that we have been, fairly awhile in the past, speaking concerning the Alan Wake TV present. Effectively, AMC, the great, great residence for completely sensible TV reveals, has purchased the rights for Alan Wake. And now we have been collaborating on making a TV present occur. Nothing extra to share in the intervening time, however we will definitely let you recognize when there’s something to announce.”
Lake, together with Alan Wake efficiency actor Ilkka Villi and voice actor Matthew Porretta, additionally mentioned the studio’s strategy to Alan Wake 2, which it described on the 2021 Sport Awards as “Treatment’s first-ever survival horror sport.”
“It is a new style, and we’re pushing additional into the horror side of it, but in addition like exploring the depth of the character,” Lake says within the video. Alan Wake 2 will dig deeper into “Alan Wake the individual,” past simply the “terrified however cool” persona of the primary sport.
“We’re pushing him additional than ever earlier than,” Lake says. “And that is a part of a horror story as properly, placing the character by means of the wringer.”
The one little bit of unhealthy information amidst all of that is that the nearer take a look at Alan Wake 2 that was hoped-for this summer time just isn’t going to occur.
“Every part goes properly,” Lake explains. “An excessive amount of the sport is playable. We’re iterating it. However we have been speaking the previous couple of months and we have decide that we are going to not be displaying something huge this summer time. We need to make it possible for we’re creating the absolute best expertise, the most effective first survival horror sport for Treatment. We do not need to pivot the staff away from that focus to work on a demo proper now. Sadly, you’ll have to watch for a correct demo and trailer a bit longer.”
On the upside, there was no point out of a delay within the sport itself: It is nonetheless slated to reach someday in 2023. We additionally acquired a take a look at a couple of items of idea artwork that you may take a look at beneath.