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  • Blog Post: Witness Mad Max Payne - A Mash Up Of Fury Road With Painkillers And Noir Angst

    Today marks the release of Mad Max: Fury Road on Blu-ray, for those of you who didn’t jump on the early digital distribution. While it’s definitely the Mad Max experience that will lead the way today, it isn’t the only one. Last night we posted our review of Mad Max from Avalanche and... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – What's The Worst Video Game Movie Ever?

    Earlier today, GI intern Matt Stolpe mused whether we should be excited for upcoming video game films like The Last of Us or Warcraft . The question is especially relevant given the film genre's nearly perfect batting average for being just awful. This got me thinking. I know what I think is the... More
  • Blog Post: Remedy's Sneaky Quantum Break Nod To Alan Wake Hints At Deeper Connection

    If you saw the Microsoft press conference and Remedy's brief demo of Quantum Break , you saw some fantastic action, very cool visual effects during the game's stutter moments, and what hero Jack Joyce's time manipulation powers. What you probably didn't see was a clever nod to Remedy's... More
  • Blog Post: The Band Behind Max Payne 3’s OST Explains Their Process

    Max Payne 3 has an amazing soundtrack. In addition to the stirring main theme, noise rock band Health composed tracks to breathe life into Max’s tense, dangerous adventures. In this video, the band walks you through everything from beginning talks with Rockstar to the dynamic vocals during the... More
  • Blog Post: A Day In The Life Of Max Payne Seems Pretty Accurate

    The Max Payne video games cover a lot of aspects of Mr. Payne's life, like who he has killed, who has died that is close to him, and who died as a direct result of his actions. This video looks at the more mundane, like how does Max prepare toast, and walk his dog? It also unfortunately answers the... More
  • Blog Post: Free Max Payne 3 DLC Coming Next Week

    Rockstar is feeling generous. That's why, on August 28, you'll be able to download a new DLC pack entitled "Disorganized Crime." The pack includes a new multiplayer map (Hoboken Rooftops) and new modifiers for Score Attack in Arcade Mode. You'll be able to activate explosive rounds... More
  • Blog Post: A Killcam View Of Max Payne 3 DLC Maps

    Get an early lay of the land with this sneak peak of three upcoming Max Payne 3 DLC maps. The Local Justice DLC Pack becomes available July 3. During the first week of release, Local Justice will have a special launch week promotional price of 480 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE) or $5.99 on PlayStation... More
  • Blog Post: Max Payne 3 PC Launch Trailer

    Max Payne 3 comes out on PC June 1st, and Rockstar Games has released a trailer comprised entirely of footage from the PC version for your viewing delight. Max Payne 3's PC version will support scalable high-resolution textures and character models, DirectX11 features, multi-monitor support, LAN... More
  • Blog Post: See How Much Work Went Into The Performance Of Max Payne 3

    I don't think anyone is doubting the amount of work that went into Max Payne 3, but just in case anyone was skeptical, Rockstar has posted an extensive write-up on the process on its website. James McCaffrey, the man behind the voice and most of the motion capture performance of Max himself, spent... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 05/25/12

    Many of us are still playing Diablo III, while some of us are depressing ourselves by playing Max Payne 3. The rest of us are playing Minecraft. Is there anything to do on weekends beside play games? Kyle Hilliard: It’s a long weekend, and I beat Max Payne 3, and I am not all that interested in... More
  • Blog Post: See If You're Ready For Max Payne 3 On PC

    ' Max Payne 3 is hitting PCs next week, or June 1st if you want to get specific. Now's as good a time as any to make sure your machine is up to the task. Take a look at the minimum specs to see if you'll have to upgrade. Rockstar has released the following recommendations, which list the... More
  • Blog Post: Max Payne 3 Multiplayer Gets A Tune-Up

    Rockstar made a few adjustments to Max Payne 3's multiplayer, adjusting the amount of experience and money earned. It's a bunch of small adjustments made in the interest of balancing game. Nothing too crazy, but you may notice a difference if you've been playing since the game released last... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 05/18/12

    Happy Diablo weekend to you. We hope you have a very Diablo weekend. May there be enough Diablo to satisfy all your desires. Roll Diablo beautiful Diablo Diablo. Diablo! Some of us might play Max Payne 3. Tim Turi: This weekend I’ll be juggling my time as gaming’s biggest sad sack, Max Payne... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 05/11/12

    This weekend is Mother’s Day, so tell your mom you love her, take her out to a nice dinner, and then tear her a new one in Call of Duty. Jeff Marchiafava: This week I took advantage of the Pixeljunk sale and bought five of their games. So I’ll probably spend a good chunk of the weekend playing... More
  • Blog Post: Buying Max Payne 3 Could Win You $50,000

    The catch (there's always a catch) is you must buy the game from GameStop, and you have to be a PowerUp Rewards member. Every PowerUp Rewards member who buys Max Payne 3 from GameStop will be entered to win the money which will be delivered in a duffel bag (the preferred method of money transportation... More
  • Blog Post: First Issue Of Max Payne 3 Comic Available For Free Download

    The first issue of Rockstar and Marvel's Max Payne 3 comic is available online. It's entitled "After the Fall," and was written by Rockstar's Dan Houser and original Max Payne scribe Sam Lake. The comic's cover art was done by Greg Ham and Fernando Blanco handled the pencils... More
  • Blog Post: Max Payne 3 Soundtrack Hits This Month

    Gamers are constantly looking for ways to increase their health. With Max Payne 3, all they’ll need to do is turn up the volume. LA-based band Health, composed and recorded Max Payne 3 Official Soundtrack, which will be available digitally on May 23. Health ’s soundtrack to Max Payne 3 features... More
  • Blog Post: Rockstar And Marvel Are Creating A Max Payne 3 Comic Series

    Update : Rockstar has unveiled the cover for "After the Fall", a free digital comic releasing on Thursday as a promo for the company's upcoming noir-tinged shooter, Max Payne 3. ------------------------------------ "After the Fall" ties together characters from all three games... More
  • Blog Post: Almost Everything Is In Slow Motion In The Max Payne 3 TV Spot

    Whether it works as a reminder to get the game when it comes out, or a reminder that you would rather be playing Max Payne 3 than watching TV after the game comes out, you can expect to see this ad on TV a lot. Technically, not everything is in slow motion, but it's pretty close. I think there is... More
  • Blog Post: Pre-Order Max Payne 3, Get A Multiplayer Map Early

    Gamers who know they are buying Max Payne 3 anyway may want to throw down a few bucks early in order to get exclusive early access to the Cemetery map. GameStop and Rockstar games announced today that gamers who pre-order Max Payne 3 at GameStop will be able to access the Cemetery map at the game's... More
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