Reviews and Problems with Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne
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Conker Live And Reloaded
3 July 2010
Excerpt: For those that do not know Conker began his life as a cartoony character in Rare's arsenal. Making cameos in Diddy Kong Racing for the N64 just wasn't his style so when Rare decided to give him his own 64 game he went out and got drunk for the occassion.
Excerpt: Max Payne 2 picks up the story not much longer after the end of the first game . Max Payne has returned to the NYPD and before too long finds himself in the middle of yet another gang war, this time between the Russians and the Mafia.
Pros: Great story, Excellent graphics and voiceacting, Same great gunplay but without the excessive platforming elements
Cons: Very short and linear, Gameplay is pretty much the same as the first game
Summary: Rockstar Games has been courting a lot of controversy in the past few months,
with most of the attention placed on GTA3 which has really pushed the envelope.
Lost in the hype has been another exceptional title, Max Payne, which received
good notices upon its release on the PC last year.
Excerpt: From here, you will play though a game that unravels a mystery of mob fights, corrupt officials, people who should have been dead, and a secret society whose mission is to control the United States from behind the curtains. Yes, it's a fairly cheesy story.
Summary: When we last left Max Payne, he just racked up a body count equal to a small third world country and sent Nicole Horne to a fiery death in a helicopter. It’s been a few years but he’s back to create more mayhem and unleash more bullets into bad guys.
Excerpt: Max Payne 2 begins with a series of disturbing flashbacks. Payne is framed again for a crime he didn’t commit. This time it’s the murder of a police officer. Wounded, he wakes up from the hospital bed knowing that he is on the run again.
Excerpt: Console gamers had to exercise a little patience when PC gamers were the first to get their hands on Max Payne 2, but the wait is over. Max is back, and this time he has company to liven things up a bit.