Tea: Rooibos Tea
Dead tree branches swinging in the wind, a wave of darkness flooding the forest with its unrelenting torrent. Flickering lights in the distance promise a safe haven still out of reach. A cautious step into the familiar yet foreign lands reveals the extent of the power the malicious dark presence holds. Shadowy reflections of their former selves are born into existence and relentlessly rush at the writer. The only way to fight the dark is with light.
Alan Wake developed by Finish developer Remedy had my interest for the entire duration of its frankly ridiculously long development cycle. Sadly, I did not own an Xbox at the time, but Alan Wake would have been THE game for which I might have bought the thing. Now, a few years later, I actually had the chance to play my anticipated horror title, sorry: “Psychological Action Thriller”. That my expectations were high would be an understatement, so poor Alan had the bad luck of being confronted with even more unrealisable standards than usually. Could Alan Wake achieve the impossible and still live up to expectations somehow? Continue reading