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Max Payne

Max Payne (XBX) game cover art
Platform: Xbox
Tags: Shooter, Third-Person, Contemporary
Developer: Remedy

Publisher
Region
Released
NA
12/12/2001
EU
03/14/2002

Staff Reviews

Max Payne review (PC)

Review date unknown

James Gordon says: "Max Payne's developers were able to take a simple formula for a third-person shooter, and spice it up with slick controls, big guns, and a really cool controllable slow-motion feature (aka Bullet Time.) While most of the game revolves around running around killing things, the ability to toggle on your limited bullet-time makes the game all the more fun. Bullet-time slows the game down, allowing you to aim "
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Reader Reviews

Max Payne review

Reviewed March 21, 2003

richorosai says: "Plenty of games borrow from pop culture, but few do it heavily without insulting intelligence. Many games base their gameplay on a single gimmick, but a scant minority of these flesh the gimmick out or prop it up enough to be anything but annoying. Every other game these days wants to be hyper-realistic, but not many achieve realism without that very aspect being a huge fault. Quality humor is another screw that too often comes loose in video games. Max Payne, however, manages to be hip, funny, ..."
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Max Payne Reviews Around the Internet

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AVG
8.4

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