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Posted on May 16th 2017 at 08:00:00 AM by (slackur)
Posted under Collecting, Alan Wake, PS2, preservation, video games


Pic from Kotaku and about a million bookmarks

Approximately a million years ago in Internet time, I wrote an article intended as a sort of clarion call about losing our gaming history.  You can dust off the electrons and find it here.

This weekend, two events reminded me of that article.  The first was reading about how Alan Wake, the Remedy developed atmospheric action game, was about to be delisted from digital sale from Steam and Xbox Live storefront due to music licensing issues.  When smaller titles are released in only the digital format, they occasionally disappear and the lost content may be lamented on an equally small scale.  (Not to claim irrelevance, just the level of awareness.)  To have a decently successful IP such as Alan Wake become unavailable for purchase seven years after release may still seem pretty reasonable in our gaming economy.  Every game goes out of print eventually, right? 



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Posted on Nov 4th 2014 at 12:00:00 AM by (singlebanana)
Posted under playthrough, October, SotN, Castlevania, Alan Wake, Retro, Modern

Join RFGeneration Community Playthrough hosts, Rich (singlebanana), Jamie (techwizard), Floyd (Fleach), and Shawn (GrayGhost81) as we discuss October's spooky retro and modern playthroughs. In this episode, singlebanana, Grayghost81, and techwizard discuss arguably the greatest platformer (and possibly greatest game) ever released on the PSX, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. On the modern side, join Grayghost81, Fleach, and special guest, Disposed Hero, as they discuss the horrifying and complex narrative of the XBox360 and PC title, Alan Wake. Enjoy!

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Posted on Sep 22nd 2014 at 11:45:37 AM by (singlebanana)
Posted under playthrough, Castlevania, SotN, Alan Wake, October, 2014


The RFGeneration Playthrough Group compels you to join us in playing a few "spooky" titles for the month of October. On the retro side, singlebanana will be hosting Castlevania: Symphony of the Night arguably one of the best Castlevania titles ever developed in this classic series (available on the PSX, XLA, & PSN). On the modern side, join Fleach as he hosts the renowned, episodic, psychological action thriller, Alan Wake on the XBox 360 and PC.


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