Trailer and photograph: Remedy Entertainment

Alan Wake 2 is one of the leaders in The Game Awards, dubbed the “Oscars of gaming” with eight nominations in different categories. The game was released by the Espoo-based game developer Remedy Entertainment in October this year.

In a nutshell, Alan Wake 2 pushes players into a psychological horror story from the perspective of two playable characters by utilizing the power of current consoles and PCs. Full of references to Finland, the horror adventure relies on blue-and-white exoticism.

Finnish actors Ilkka Villi, Martti Suosalo and Peter Franzen along with Sami Järvi, the creative director at Remedy, are all featured in the game.

Alan Wake 2 was nominated in:

  • Best Performance (Melani Liburd)
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Score and Music
  • Best Audio Design
  • Best Narrative
  • Best Action Adventure Game
  • Best Game Direction
  • Game of the Year

The 10th annual Game Awards show will be held at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles, USA, on Thursday, December 7, 2023.

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