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It’s hard to see your favorite series on a different platform. I’ll always play Demon’s Souls and Final Fantasy games on my PlayStation 3, because anything else just feels wrong. The same is true of Max Pa... read feature

Just one more day until the Max Payne 3 PC launch


May 31
Max Payne 3 is out tomorrow for the PC, and with the release comes the launch trailer showing off just how sexy the game looks on PC. This version, as any respectable PC release of a game should have, includes advanced graph... read

Max Payne 3: Three million shipped, PC version delayed


May 22
Max Payne 3 has done quite well for itself in terms of critical reception, and, according to Take-Two Interactive, 3 million units of the currently available Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions have been shipped. Not a bad la... read

Live show: Bearded retribution with Phil in Max Payne 3


May 17
It's time for another Phil-In Show, today on Dtoid TV. The temporarily beardless mastodon himself, Philanthr0py, is dive-shooting into Max Payne 3. Phil has been looking forward to this one for some time, and he's finally rea... read

Dtoid Playdate: Who's up for some Max Payne 3?


May 15
Max Payne 3 is out and the reviews are in: this game kicks ass! The campaign sounds fantastic, but for you multiplayer-focused gamers the highlight of the package has to be the new Crew system in the Rockstar Social... read

The DTOID Show: Tomb Raider delayed, Dark, & Civilization


May 14
Hello everyone! I hope you had a marvelous weekend! Here's today's episode of The Destructoid Show! The big news today (aside from Diablo III) is Max Payne 3. Conrad's review is up, and the game sounds rad. Some folks f... read

Nearly a decade has passed since Max Payne last brought his brand of violent street justice to a dark and unjust world, and videogames have changed dramatically in this time. And Max has changed with it, under the new directi... read feature

Enjoy some pew pew with the fan film Max Payne: Valhalla


May 12
Over the last few months, I had been receiving tips on an upcoming fan-made Max Payne short entitled "Valhalla," but I avoided posting the trailer, instead waiting until the full production was complete. The film was finally... read

The DTOID Show: Hitman, Republique, & Max Payne 3


May 11
Hey guys, here we are again with another Destructoid Show. We were live today, but if ya missed it, here's the recorded version. I already typed this up once today but it got deleted and now I'm rushing to get the post done ... read

[Getting It Right is a monthly series in which I take a look at the elements that make up a classic game. What were the key ingredients that set it apart and make it hold up to this day? Read on to find out.] It’s not e... read feature

Max Payne ruminates in Max Payne 3 launch trailer


May 10
Max Payne 3 releases next week, so it's only fitting that Rockstar would deliver a cinematic treat to remind everyone of this fact. Behold this trailer, in which a brooding Max Payne (as if there were any other kind) reflects on the twists and turns his life has taken and why he's not like anyone else. Damn straight, he isn't. read

Rockstar recently unveiled some cool new features for its Social Club, the most notable being the addition of cross-platform "crews" for the purpose of challenging other players in online feuds. We'll see crews play a big pa... read feature

Rockstar's Social Club gets more Social


May 07
Rockstar launched their Social Club service alongside Grand Theft Auto IV a few years back and, if you're really into GTA or Red Dead Redemption's multiplayer odds are you've made good use of the platform. Between the mo... read

Part one of Max Payne 3 comic out now, read it for free


May 05
As was previously promised just a few weeks ago, Rockstar and Marvel have released the first part of the Max Payne 3 comic. Written by Dan Houser and Sam Lake, "After The Fall" explains a bit of Max's childhood and some event... read

The DTOID Show: Horse Ops II, Dawnguard, & a $99 Xbox 360


May 02
Hey guys! Here's another helping of Destructoid Show! If you don't eat it all, you won't get any dessert. (I'm kidding, that was a joke, please do not eat our internet news program, thanks.) Today, a bunch of big other shoes ... read

Rockstar reveals over seven map packs for Max Payne 3


May 01
Rockstar has revealed their downloadable content plans for Max Payne 3, and at least seven map packs are in the works. The first one will be out in June, four additional ones are set for Summer, and two more for the Fall. Roc... read

The DTOID Show: Crysis 3, Free2Play MW3, & CoDBlops 2?


Apr 25
Tara's back! Finally! Hooray! Anyway, here's today's Destructoid show. Hamza went and checked out Crysis 3, Max Payne 3 requires SO MUCH of the gigabytes, as well as some fancy PC specs, and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is... read

Max Payne 3 to ship on two Xbox 360 discs


Apr 25
Max Payne 3's significant PC specs ought to have been a clue that Rockstar's upcoming game will be quite a demanding one, so it should come as no surprise that it'll ship on two discs for Xbox 360. Rockstar confirme... read

Max Payne 3 can scale up to monster PCs


Apr 23
Rockstar has never been known for their PC ports in the past. To this day, I still can't get GTA IV to play nice with my machine. They opted out of a port for Red Dead Redemption, and I never got around to L.A. Noire on PC, s... read

Marvel is publishing a Max Payne 3 comic mini-series


Apr 17
I've been posting a lot of Archie comics news as of late. Probably a little too saccharine for some of you tough guys out there, I know. Here, this ought to satisfy your sophisticated palette! Rockstar Games has teamed up wit... read

The DTOID Show: Kinect Skyrim, Steam Box & Sleeping Dogs!


Apr 13
Howareyougentlemen! In case you missed it, here's the festering carcass of what was formerly today's live Destructoid show. We talked about some stuff: For starters, Skyrim is getting Kinect voice commands, and I'm sorry but ... read

Max Payne 3's bullet time explained


Apr 12
Max Payne has bullet time, this is known. The above video wants to make sure of that though, and will fill you in on some of the improvements that have been made to the combat mode. It may also help you get pumped for the pe... read

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Charlie Bewsher, the Lead Designer for Max Payne 3's multiplayer, after getting some hands-on time with its three modes: Gang Wars, Payne Killer, and Team Deathmatch. Watch th... read feature

Max Payne 3 playable at PAX East this week


Apr 02
Rockstar will be at PAX East 2012 this week and they're bringing with them a heaping helping of Max Payne 3 goodness. Rockstar will be located at booth 912 where you can play the game, and possibly get your hands on some Max ... read

DTOID Extra: Hands on with Max Payne 3's multiplayer


Mar 29
Last week, our producer Zac and I were lucky enough to get a full two hours of hands-on time with Max Payne 3's multiplayer, which you may have seen in the trailer that Rockstar released yesterday. We were both incredibly impressed with what we saw, especially the Gang Wars mode. Watch the video to see more of the three different multiplayer modes and what we thought of them! read

I'm going to slip on my flamboyant fanboy hat for a second here and say that I adore the Max Payne series. Ever since the third installment was announced about 63 f*ckin' years ago, every morning has felt like a lie to me; th... read feature

Rockstar offers first look at Max Payne 3's multiplayer


Mar 28
Rockstar has finally unleashed a trailer that shows off the multiplayer of Max Payne 3 for the first time. And yes, Max Payne 3 is going to have multiplayer. It was inevitable. But if it's anything like Red Dead Redempt... read

The DTOID Show: Orbis, SimCity 5, and Max Payne 3!


Mar 28
Evening, my lovelies. We've got a great show for you today - one full of flowers, pony rides, butterscotch candies, and all the video game news you could ever want!* On today's show, Max dove into some rumors about the next ... read

New Max Payne 3 video puts the submachine guns on display


Mar 23
Like guns? Good, because Max Payne 3 has a ton of them. But you already knew that. Now, what sort of guns you ask? Well, good thing you asked because Rockstar has you covered. Today, they released a new trailer that shows of... read

For some of us, upgrading our PCs with the best hardware and enjoying the most jaw-dropping games in all their glory is a not-so-distant memory. Even though I've consistently owned beefy rigs my whole life, I've spent less an... read feature

Max Payne 3 behind the scenes video shows impressive tech


Mar 16
I always love this kind of stuff. There's a certain "man behind the curtain" thing associated with videogames or any type of entertainment medium. But it's really cool to hear how games were put together and have some things... read

Four Max Payne 3 screenshots to get you all moody


Mar 15
Here are four Max Payne 3 screenshots. There are guns in them, and nobody is happy. Max is just angry, all of the time. Angry and bald. Bald and angry.  Still, the shots look pretty enough, and ought to keep your excitement bubbling for what is likely to be one of this year's biggest hits. So why not gawp at them? Remember not to smile. read






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