Microsoft has announced it’s physiological thriller Alan Wake has a new release date in Europe. Torches at the ready, Alan Wake will be on shelves on May 14th – a whole week earlier than anticipated. “Fans in the UK have been crying out to get their hands on Alan Wake since it was first announced and we’re thrilled to be able to deliver it to them early,” said Stephen McGill, Director, Xbox & Entertainment, Microsoft UK. So there you have it! Alan Wake hits shelves on May 14th in Europe.