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Our Conversation with Matthew Porretta, the Voice of Alan Wake

To celebrate the game's 10th anniversary, we sat down with Matthew Porretta, the incredible voice actor behind Alan Wake, to talk about his experiences and favourite memories.

Creations From The Community Celebrating Alan Wake's 10th

Artists in the community, celebrated ten years of Alan Wake with gorgeous new work. From brand new fan art, to collages, new articles, and even a themed park exhibit!

New Retrospective: Agents of Storm

In a new retrospective, we look back at Remedy's first mobile game developed in-house, Agents of Storm, and how their plans to shift to a multi-project setup influenced their layout now.

Epic Games Publishing Announces New Partnership

In late March, Epic Games announced a new publishing deal with three developers; gen DESIGN (The Last Guardian), Playdead (Inside, Limbo) and Remedy Entertainment.

Our First Glimpse atThe Foundation, Control's First Expansion

The first glimpse of The Foundation is out now on IGN and the PlayStation Blog, with a new trailer, new interviews, new information, and new screenshots. [Screenshot:PlayStation Blog.]

Celebrating Remedy's 25th Anniversary

2020 marks the twenty-fifth year of the studio and, throughout the year, we're going to celebrating the milestone with new articles, interviews, giveaways, and more. #Remedy25

Poets of the Fall's Acoustic Sessions At Alexander Theatre

Throughout 2020, Poets of the Fall (the real life band behind the Old Gods of Asgard) will be uploading an acoustic rendition of one of their songs, with one video being posted each month.

A Conversation with Kathy Tong, Author of Not-Quite-Supermodel

We recently spoke to Kathy Tong (the brilliant actress behind Mona Sax) about her new book Not-Quite-Supermodel, and her journey in becoming a published author.

CROSSFIRE X Coming To XBOX One, With New Remedy Content

Revealed during the XBOX E3 Media Briefing, CROSSFIRE X, the latest game in the CROSSFIRE series, in partnership with Remedy, will be coming to XBOX One in 2020.

Behind the Scenes of Poets of the Fall's War Music Video

To celebrate 15 years of Poets of the Fall (Old Gods of Asgard) we spoke to Director, Akseli Tuomivaara, about creating the Alan Wake-inspired music video, War. [Photo by Tiia Öhman].

Interviews and Conversations with....

Over the past eight years, I've had the pleasure of interviewing some amazing devs and actors inc. Cam Rogers, Kathy Tong, Fred Berman, Ilkka Villi, Christopher Forsyth, Brett Kelly.

28th September 2020
Watch Remedy's Narrative Broadcast (Control) Here!
[With Brooke Maggs and Clay Murphy]

Remedy kicked off their Autumn livestreams last week, starting with a closer look at Control's and AWE's story! 

The studio's Community Manager Vida Starčević was joined on the day by Clay Murphy (now Senior Writer at Remedy) and Brooke Maggs (now Senior Narrative Designer) in a seventy-minute-long segment. 

Ahead of their broadcast, the studio asked the community to submit questions to put to the game's narrative team. Accompanying their discussion, the developers played a section of the newly launched AWE DLC pack which both guests had an important part in shaping.

You can watch the broadcast in full below or on the Remedy Twitch channel, HERE!

At the start of the year, developers at the studio made the move to work from home, as part of the international effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The precautions also extended to the studio's livestreams, with developers calling in remotely from home to answer fan questions.

"Story in Control! Let's play AWE and chat with the writer and narrative designer!" marks the first of three broadcasts scheduled for the season. 

The second stream will be taking place on October 1st (5pm BST / 7pm EEST / 9am PT) and will be tackling the "Audio in Control". While the guests for the broadcast haven't been announced, the most likely candidates are Sam Hughes and Juha Vainio.

For the final livestream of the season, the developers are shifting things up with a look back, "Quantum Break: Back In Time". The guests likely to be appearing are Thomas Hudson (former Senior Designer) and Elmeri Raitanen (former Lead VFX Artist).

(We'll switch the video below to the YouTube link once it's available on the official channel.)

28th September 2020
Amazon Luna To Launch In October With Control

Last week, Amazon announced their new cloud gaming service, Luna, which will allow players to continue their virtual adventures on PC, mobile devices (via website apps) and on Amazon Fire. 

Scheduled for an October release, Luna will be initially available only to US-residents while in early access with a limited (but expanding) library of games. Included in the launch line-up will be Control, which also featured prominently in their trailer (below)! 

Other games coming to the service include Brothers, Yooka-Laylee Impossible Lair, Absu, Two Point Hospital, Overcooked 2, and Grid. A partnership with Ubisoft also sees titles such as Assassin's Creed ValhallaImmortals: Fenyx Rising, and Far Cry 6 as soon as they launch. 

The product will be a competitor to Google Stadia, providing users with a monthly service (initially $5.99 per month during the early access period). Players will be able to use their own keyboard and mouse, a Bluetooth game controller, the XBOX One controller, DualShock 4, and the official Luna controller ($49.99). With the basic Luna+ package, players can stream on two devices at a time, up to 1080p/60fps (with 4K coming soon). 

You can learn more about the Amazon Luna at Polygon, The Verge, Engadget, TechRadar

23rd September 2020
Remedy Reveals Twitch Livestreams For Autumn

Remedy is back with a new series of livestreams taking place throughout the autumn. Over the coming weeks, the team will be taking a closer look at Control and turning back time with Quantum Break

Starting this Thursday, the broadcasts will be hosted by the studio's Community Manager, Vida Starčević who will be talking to a series of guests including Brooke Maggs (Senior Narrative Designer), Clay Murphy (Senior Writer), Sam Hughes (Audio Designer), Juha Vainio (Executive Producer), Thomas Hudson (Lead Gameplay Designer) and Elmeri Raitanen (Lead Visual Effects Artist).

The autumn Twitch schedule... 

First up is "Story in AWE and Control" scheduled for September 24th (5pm BST / 7pm EEST / 9am PT). Joining Vida on the livestream will be Brooke Maggs and Clay Murphy, who worked on the narrative team for both adventures. 

The second stream will be taking place on October 1st (5pm BST / 7pm EEST / 9am PT) and will be tackling the "Audio in Control". While the guests for the broadcast haven't been announced, the most likely candidates are Sam Hughes and Juha Vainio.

For the final livestream of the season, the developers are shifting things up with a look back, "Quantum Break: Back In Time". The guests likely to be appearing are Thomas Hudson (former Senior Designer) and Elmeri Raitanen (former Lead VFX Artist).

16th September 2020
The Control One Year Anniversary PAX Online Panel
[& Where To Watch!]

With travel and large gatherings being an issue this year, a number of event organisers have taken their annual celebrations online. It's a way of continuing to share ideas and game reveals during lockdown, and a lot of the content is free in ways that it wouldn't be at a location-specific event. 

This week, PAX Online is taking place with panels on podcasting, and content creation, and aspects of game development, and retrospectives, and a certain recently launched Remedy game. 

Later tonight, Sam Lake (Creative Director), Mikael Kasurinen (Game Director), Courtney Hope (Actor, Jesse Faden), and Matthew Porretta (Actor, Dr Casper Darling) will be taking a look back at Control in a pre-recorded panel. The session will be moderated by Janina Gavankar, who Quantum Break fans may remember also hosted the live reading of Time Knife

Originally called "Control - Developing a Supernatural Mind Trip with Remedy", the panel can now be found under "Control - A Year Later. The Road to Developing an Award-Winning Supernatural Trip" but will be taking place at the same time as stated before 7:15pm BST / 6:15pm GMT / 9:15 EEST. You can view the panel's page, HERE

There are four PAX streams taking place at the same time, for the Control panel, you will need /PAX!

Source: @RemedyGames Twitter



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