- today, remedy, creator of max payne, max payne 2, quantum break, and alan wake have released their latest game, control, to near universal critical acclaim.
- [synopsis from remedy] after a secretive agency in new york is invaded by an otherworldly threat, you become the new director struggling to regain control in this supernatural 3rd person action-adventure from remedy.
- the early success of the game is fueling further speculation that sony will acquire remedy, and kojima productions following its recent acquisition of insominiac games; the studio behind marvel's spider-man, spyro the dragoon, ratchet & clank and more:
Put another way: play this video game! It's a AAA game being published by a AA publisher.— Ryan McCaffrey (@DMC_Ryan) August 26, 2019
Part of me wonders if, after the Microsoft breakup, Remedy got a great financial split from 505 for this (505 is "punching up" here), & Control is Remedy's "audition" for bigger publishers
- read more reviews and watch the trailer and gameplay footage below:
Here's the @IGN review of Control, the latest from Remedy (Max Payne, Alan Wake, Quantum Break). I was thrilled to see that @jmdornbush loved it. I'm only ~5 hours in so far but I'm digging it. The combat feels REALLY good + usual great @SamLakeRMD story: https://t.co/X7Lomdbwh6— Ryan McCaffrey (@DMC_Ryan) August 26, 2019
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ontd, are you playing/watching someone else play this contender for game of the year...? if not, what are you playing?