Excerpt: For those that just cannot get enough of Max Payne 3 which will more likely receive the Game of the Year Award from not just Impulse Gamer but several gaming publications, Rockstar have released their latest DLC for this game.
Conclusion: It's not perfect but it is more than good enough to be one of the best titles so far this year. Few games make me want to rush into a second playthrough yet MP3 did. With some patches and tweaks the multiplayer could be the best of the year, too.
Summary: After almost a decade, Max Payne is back, popping caps in fools and complaining about it. But has the genre moved on? Some years after the less than happy events of Max Payne 2 , the title character has shipped out to Sao Paulo, working private security for a local businessman on the recommendation...
Conclusion: It’s always easier to point flaws in an established series, especially one with such rose tinted spectacles as Max Payne, but it really is an engaging and well made experience. Sure, you’ll be frustrated at the bullet sponge enemies towards the end of the game, desperate to hit the head-shot, but...
Pros: It's Max Payne. Beautiful production quality, and plenty of reasons to keep playing.
Cons: Irritating visual style. Some moments are joypad throwingly impossible in harder difficulties.
Excerpt: Like its contemporaries, Rockstar has woven the plot with elaborate set pieces and UNCHARTED 's brand of dizzying cinematic flair . Unfortunately, Payne's next-gen outing has way too many cutscenes interrupting the gameplay far too often.
Pros: Polished to perfection; Spectacular set pieces; Impressive animation and physics; Excellent graphics; Generous level diversity; Fluid framerate; Top-notch sound effects.
Cons: Lacks the distinctive Max Payne feel; Some combat sequences are repetitive; Too many interruptive cutscenes; Feels a tad too long; Max comes across as a whinier version of John McClane (Bruce Willis in the Die Hard movies).
Excerpt: Un peu plus de huit années se sont écoulées depuis la sortie de Max Payne 2 sur PC. Autant d’années qui ont défilé sur le visage de notre héros dépressif, amateur d’antidouleurs. Pépé Max en a-t-il toujours sous le coude ?