Alan Wakeâ€™s American Nightmare is a spin-off experience that players can jump right into, regardless of if theyâ€™ve played the original Alan Wake. Building on technology from the previous game, American Nightmare is a combination of arcade action and an exaggerated pulp fiction adventure which makes it instantly satisfying for all gamers. Being an expansion of the Alan Wake universe, there is also optional story content for fans of the first game to explore and enjoy.
In Alan Wakeâ€™s American Nightmare, Alan Wake finds himself trapped in an altered reality filled with dangerous shadows as he pursues his evil doppelganger, Mr. Scratch, towards the town of Night Springs in Arizona. Mr. Scratch, a supernatural serial killer, is an urban legend come to life with evil plans set on Wakeâ€™s wife, Alice. Wake must learn to control reality itself and unravel the secret to Scratchâ€™s demise while using the power of light to put an end to the darkness.