Alan Wake’s orchestral score by Petri Alanko is mentioned among the best soundtracks in 2010. Their carefully selected list contained such high quality titles as Halo, Assassin’s Creed, Mass Effect 2, FFXIII, Mafia II among others. According to, “(their)…personal favorites include Alan Wake, Nier…”

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Alan Wake’s Orchestral Soundtrack composed by Petri Alanko was awarded in Square Enix Music Online Annual Game Music Awards 2010 as “Best Score – Europe”. According to SEMO, “Breaking composer Petri Alanko’s expansive score for the critically acclaimed Alan Wake captured the hearts of gamers and stand-alone listeners alike with its intimate orchestrations and psychological explorations.”

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