Alan Wake 2 director Sam Lake has revealed that the upcoming survival horror sport can be longer than the studio’s earlier launch, Management. Talking with Kinda Humorous Video games, Lake said that Alan Wake 2 could be twice so long as Treatment’s different titles.
“I feel that with Treatment video games, if we return by the entire historical past, being very story-focused video games, have historically been fairly brief, like 10 hours or so,” stated Lake to Kinda Humorous Video games.
“And we’ve all the time internally felt that we have to discover methods to do longer video games, as a result of it’s similar to, individuals are taking a look at it from a worth of cash perspective as nicely too. So Management definitely was our longest sport to this point, and Alan Wake 2 goes to be longer than that, 20 hours plus.”
Lake then goes on to speak about different facets of Alan Wake 2, equivalent to the sport shifting genres from the unique Alan Wake‘s emphasis on action-adventure with horror components right here and there to extra immediately specializing in survival horror gameplay with the sequel. Lake additionally believes that horror is having a “golden time”; whereas the style was thought of area of interest for some time, a wider viewers has grow to be extra excited in regards to the style.
“Alan Wake 1 was very a lot an action-adventure with some horror components in it, whereas now we’re diving deep into survival horror,” stated Lake. “I feel horror general is having this golden time. It was once area of interest, in some methods, and now there’s a a lot wider viewers that’s enthusiastic about horror.”
Alan Wake 2 just lately acquired a showcase because of IGN, giving us a have a look at loads of gameplay and story particulars. Taking inspiration from sources like Se7en, Twin Peaks and Stephen King’s writings, Alan Wake 2 appears to be like to be combining the traditional Treatment strategy to video games with the ambiance of Silent Hill and the gameplay of Resident Evil.
Alan Wake 2 is coming to PC, PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S on October 27.