When you're not running through recycled forests, fighting recycled monsters, Alan Wake can be a very cinematic game. The characters and dialogue would fit right into a Stephen King movie, while the episodic structure and surreal imagery are clearly inspired by shows like Twin Peaks.
But if you thought Microsoft's survival horror story was well-suited to live-action before - especially after watching the "Bright Falls" prequels - wait until you see this new music video for "War," one of the Poets of the Fall songs featured on its soundtrack. This is basically a mini-movie adaptation of Alan Wake, with scenes and moments taken directly from the game.
Above: Hey, that's Alan Wake! Played by Ilkka Villi, the same guy who portrayed him (physically, not vocally) in the game
Above: A very familiar manuscript page
Above: Cauldron Lake, and the Dark Presence
Above: Even the lighting effects are the same
Above: Seriously, this is barely distinguishable from the game
Above: This, on the other hand? Randomly blurry and patriotic clown?
Not so much
Jun 10, 2010
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