The original Max Payne introduced the concept of bullet time to players, forever setting a new standard for “cinematic cool” in video games. But it was strictly a single-player mechanic, and for good reason — how do you slow down time in a multiplayer match in a way that works to one player’s advantage? Eleven [...]
Is it bad that I’m more excited about this than I am about Max Payne 3? The original Max Payne, by Remedy Entertainment, is being ported to iOS devices with an expected arrival within the next two months.
Rockstar Games announced today that Max Payne 3 has been delayed from March to May. You may commence weeping.
…But I don’t. Not yet. I just don’t get the idea of taking a series that’s built on hard-boiled, noir-y darkness, and moving it to exotic, sun-soaked Brazil. What is Rockstar Games thinking with Max Payne 3?
After several bouts of extreme media blackout, Max Payne 3 is finally emerging from the shadows, and Rockstar Games is even ready to reveal a release date. Oh, and Max is defying his bullet-time roots this time by adding something previously unthinkable: multiplayer.
Last year, Rockstar Games revealed that they were working on a return to the Max Payne franchise with an entirely new game engine and “many years later” approach to Max’s story. Max Payne 3 was shown off with some screenshots that showed Max having aged a eight years or so since the last game; he’d [...]