As part of the Summer Game Fest event, they showed a small gameplay demonstration of Alan Wake 2, which was dedicated to the new hero for the series – Saga Anderson. After that, the Remedy studio held a separate presentation for developers, showing about 30 minutes of gameplay for the Anderson Saga. Journalists published their impressions online.
Gamesradar describes the following details about Alan Wake after seeing a 30-minute gameplay demo for the Anderson Saga:
The journalists praised the game for its graphical performance, noting that the project looks even better when it starts to rain. In the dialogues with the characters, there will be several options for answering. there is an investigation board where players will manually place the evidence they find to tie the story together. Also, Mind Place will allow you to return to previously viewed videos, reread pages of manuscripts. In the game Alan Wake 2, there will be noticeably less battles with opponents than in the first part. But each battle will be unique, challenging and memorable. There will be few supplies in the game, you need to constantly monitor them and not waste them. In the recreation rooms, players will be able to improve their arsenal and inventory.
In general, journalists respond positively to the introduction of the Anderson Saga to the plot, noting that it allows you to understand how events have unfolded in the world of the game over the past 13 years, while Alan Wake is in the Dark Place.