"Alan Wake is never a horror game, but a story about its own troubled development and the toll it took on the people who made it."Whether you agree or disagree is really a question of whether or not you think a team of developers, working on a large project for years and years, could really be so self-referential when they need to also be entertaining and scary. Oh, and profitable.
Alan Wake was a game, in my opinion, that was never quite as good as the ideas behind it. I wanted to like it so much more than I did. The gameplay was fun but way too repetitive, and the story was compelling but convoluted. Great sound design, though.