Alan Wake
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In this long-awaited exclusive Xbox 360™ title, fill the shoes of one Alan Wake, a man who makes his living from the terror of others as a best-selling suspense novelist. Trapped in the deceptively peaceful Washington town of Bright Falls, where he came to escape the trauma of losing his fiancée, Alan must piece together a mystery to prevent himself from being trapped inside a nightmarish world forever. An intense psychological thriller from Remedy, the creators of Max Payne, Alan Wake looks to raise the bar for future games, creating a true cinematic experience. Explore an expansive world filled with missions, unique puzzles, intense combat, and horrifying enemies. Dig into a twisting and multi-layered story filled with suspense, engaging characters, and shocking revelations.
Alan Wake System Requirements
29 May 2012 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Vista 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5400+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6545G2 or NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 8 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 10 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz / AMD Athlon II X4 650
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5830 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 8 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Alan Wake Requirements
Alan Wake requires at least a Radeon HD 5830 or GeForce GTX 285 to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. System memory required for Alan Wake is 4 GB performance memory. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 11. Recommended needs around a 13 year old PC to run.
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Alan Wake PC Release Date:

2 Mar 2012

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Hello, can I run this game? I did read that it has great optimalization, but GD writes that I can't run it :/

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I have an x mark on my cpu… running this game on 1080p on low settings. Avg Fps= 45

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I voted yes because…i can run it on high

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Any chance I can run this at decent settings and FPS? I've heard it has bad optimization.

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hi buddy :), you definitely can run it on medium setting at your resolution , the game is well optimized as i have test it on my own . enjoy

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im running it in high 30fps don worry

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Works on max settings,pretty smooth :) and the game is fun too :D

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Yes u can… low-middle

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my pc meets the minimum requirements for this game but i still get very low fps. what should i do????

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The game is very , very badly optimised. Even I am getting pretty annoying FPS , around 60-70 , I dont consider that normal

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Hmm, I don't think so. Way too underpowered.

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one of the best games i've ever played. Beautifal storyline, played the whole game in 2 days! Realy Awesome, i hope that the make Alan Wake 2 in the near future!

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. 2017. still no Alan Wake 2.

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