Control: AWE

Remedy Entertainment, 505 Games

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
77
Top Critic Average
63%
Critics Recommend
Based on 43 critic reviews
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Control: AWE

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Based on 43 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

63%

Critics Recommend

Based on 43 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCAug 27, 2020
PlayStation 4Aug 27, 2020
Xbox OneAug 27, 2020

Developer: Remedy Entertainment

Publisher: 505 Games

Genre: Action

AWE brings new story content and side missions as well as new weapons and mods to the world of Control. The Bureau studied its most dangerous Altered World Events in this lost sector. The records were sealed, the objects contained, and their powers abandoned. Now, the sector is breached and the objects are loose…

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AWE is an enjoyable few hours back in the world of the Bureau and a great first step into Remedy's Connected Universe.

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AWE is full of fun lore tidbits linking Control to Alan Wake, but it underwhelms as an addition to both the latter's universe and the former's weird game world.

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AWE is an awesome, wondrous expansion with an Alan Wake experience that appropriately weds earlier Remedy titles with Control.

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I finished AWE with a yearning for more Alan Wake and a yearning for more Control. Remedy has more or less confirmed we'll get more of both at some point in the future, although they might be presented through the lens of yet another series. That's the reality of the Remedy Connected Universe. As a trial run, AWE manages to be a great double-dip on some beloved narratives, even though it's not necessarily a great representation of either Control or Alan Wake individually. Sometimes the sum is greater than the parts, sometimes the lake is really an ocean.

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