Rockstar's tortured detective is returning to gaming soon, and these gorgeous new screens released by Rockstar illustrate how Max is getting along in Sao Paulo these days.

We don't have any new info or a release date to share, but a couple of the shots show a cleaner-shaven Max wearing his customary suit rather than the bald-headed, bearded fellow we've seen in all of the Max Payne 3 assets released so far. Could this point to the presence of flashback sequences, or perhaps to Max returning to his previous life in the course of the narrative?

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