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Someone's Resume Alludes to the Existence of Alan Wake 2

This is really going to bum us out if it turns out to be a horrible lie.

Once again, a shining beacon of incandescent, game-related light has sprung forth from the black expanse of employment information that is LinkedIn. This time, it's in relation to a potential sequel to one of last year's best games.

 Alan Wake: The best psychological horror story about a damaged author and his terrible narrative creations come to life since In the Mouth of Madness.
 Alan Wake: The best psychological horror story about a damaged author and his terrible narrative creations come to life since In the Mouth of Madness.
Though it has since been scrubbed of the reference, Eurogamer caught wind this morning of a reference to Alan Wake 2 in the resume of pre-visualization artist Althea Suarez Gata. During her brief stint at a company called Halon Entertainment, Gata evidently worked on in-game cinematics for the title. Lending a bit of credence to the information is the fact that Halon also produced the "Deliver Hope" advertisement for Halo: Reach, establishing that there is already a relationship with Microsoft in place.

Alan Wake's developer, Remedy Entertainment, has been on record as saying that they'd love to produce a sequel, though as of last year, they had yet to discuss the prospect with Microsoft. Eurogamer posits the notion that the alluded-to cinematic production could be related to some kind of E3 announcement from MS, but if Remedy wasn't even talking about a sequel as of last year, that might be a bit far-fetched. Still, I think it's safe to say everyone around here would love to see this sequel make some kind of E3 appearance--especially if we'll have to wait another five years for it to hit store shelves.
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