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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...


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...


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...


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 ...


[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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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 ...


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!


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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.


[Update: Contest closed! Winner is @feralgoose. Thanks for entering!] GameStop is offering Max Payne fans a chance to get their names immortalized on a tombstone in the GameStop exclusive pre-order bonus map, Cemetery, in Max...


Happy Friday, gamurzzzzzz. That's what you guys like to be called, right? Either way, we've got a very special show for you today. Or rather, we had one. It's over now, but you can still enjoy it in all its HD glory, thanks ...


I didn't have the highest of hopes going into the preview for Max Payne 3. I love the series, and though I know the latest has been getting preened and primped by Rockstar to match the caliber of their games, initial impressi...


Hey gang! In case ya missed it, The Destructoid Show was LIVE on Friday afternoon. Here's a recording of it. We talked about how Killzone 3's multiplayer is going free-to-play, how BioWare wants UK residents to petition thei...


Happy Friday, everyone! In addition to being my all-time favorite day of the week, today also happens to be Rhythm Heaven Fever dance party day, which is a holiday I just made up in order to justify playing Rhythm Heaven Feve...


It's kind of a Max Payne sort of day, isn't it? First we had the feature (with exclusive new screens) recapping what we know about the new Max Payne. Then we found out the mobile version of the first Max Payne was coming ver...


How soon? In the "next couple months" soon. Originally revealed last September, the first Max Payne game will be hitting iOS and (presumably) Android devices soon much like the original re-release of Grand Theft Auto III. Bas...


Last month, Rockstar announced that they were pushing back the ever-so-slowly approaching launch of Max Payne 3 to give it a little bit more TLC. While the excitement is definitely mounting, I’m sure we can all agree th...


What if, instead of Max Payne 3, the next chapter in the saga was a retro throwback for old-ass computers like the ZX Spectrum or Commodore 64? You watch the video above and, at first, it doesn't look all that bad. Then you ...


Hey there, Destructoid! I'm sure you're all ravenous after the painfully long draught of videogame news yesterday (surely, we're the only videogame blog you read...right?), so Max and I rounded up some tasty tidbits to keep ...


It's been a long wait for Max Payne 3, so what's a couple more months? The game will be missing its March release date, and is now scheduled to arrive on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on May 15, followed by a PC launch on May 29...


Looking at these new Max Payne 3 screens has made me realize how badly Max Payne needs a stylist. Sure, he pulls it off with the grey suit, but then he goes and has some sort of midlife crisis causing him to shave his head and wear a tank top. A tank top, people! Don't even get me started on his horrible taste in ties. This has been a moment in Hamza Aziz's fashion ridicule corner. You're welcome.


Rockstar is hosting a pretty awesome fan contest where you can get your face in the game. Just imagine it, thousands of people shooting your face full of bullets on a regular basis. Cool! Rockstar has already picked their fir...






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