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Promoted Blog: How Max Payne saved me from myself


"All I ever did in life was sit in my room, alone, downing entire bottles of liquor on my own, for no other reason than because I didn't want to deal with my life."
Oct 16
[In what may be the most personal c-blog I've ever read, vApathyv talks about how playing Max Payne 3 helped him realize he had a problem with alcohol abuse. Want to get featured on the front page? Get writing. -Spencer Hayes... read
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Live-action Max Payne short goes slow-mo underwater


Aug 05
The latest live-action short from the brilliant minds over at CorridorDigital takes us to the Max Payne universe to give us a glimpse at Max's poor, pathetic life. Not my favorite CorridorDigital short, but I love how the gu... read
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Rockstar details new Max Payne 3 DLC schedule


Jul 31
As disclosed in Take-Two Interactive's financial results for Q1 fiscal year 2013, 3 million copies of Max Payne 3 have been shipped to date. These are "lower-than-anticipated sales," according to Take-Two Chairman and CEO Str... read
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Promoted blog: Growing old disgracefully


Jul 31
[Dtoid Community Blogger Stevil takes comfort in the fact that some of his favorite videogame characters are growing old with him. Because he's old. And smelly. Want to see your own words appear on the front page? Go write so... read
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Rockstar wants your face for Max Payne again


Jul 05
Back in January, Rockstar Games gave Max Payne fans the chance to be forever immortalized in Max Payne 3's multiplayer. A cool idea, for sure, but apparently the contest was met with a good deal of success as they've ext... read
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Amazon PC game sale discounts Max Payne 3, Spec Ops, more


Jul 02
Ahead of the impending Steam summer sale, Amazon has gone ahead with a digital PC game sale of its own. The discounts will be happening throughout the rest of this month, so pace yourself. Highlights for the time being include Max Payne 3 ($29.99), Spec Ops: The Line ($24.99), Syndicate ($14.99), The Darkness II ($12.49), Crusader Kings II ($9.99), and a bunch more. I fear for my bank account. read
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The DTOID Show: 2012 in Retrospecticus


Jul 01
I know what you're thinking. "But Tara, the year's only half over!" Well yes, technically that's true, but it doesn't mean we can't stop and take a moment to gather our thoughts on this year's video game releases, does ... read
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Live life the Max Payne way, plus box art go to war


Jun 28
Take Max Payne out of his gritty film noir universe, plant him smack in the middle of sleepy suburbia, and just let him do his thing. Then on Thursdays, he and Frank Castle go bowling together. Sounds like your typical, All-... read
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A quick glimpse of the Max Payne 3 Local Justice DLC


Jun 28
Rockstar has announced the impending arrival of the "Local Justice" downloadable expansion for Max Payne 3, coming to consoles on July 3 with a PC release of July 17. But why read when you can watch the pretty pictures go by... read
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Issue 2 of the Max Payne comic now available for download


Jun 13
Last month, Marvel and Rockstar released the first issue of their series of Max Payne digital comics in an attempt to fill in some fuzzy spots in the narrative. Issue #1, "After the Fall," took a peek at Max's troub... read
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Rockstar puts cheating Max Payne 3 players in the corner


Jun 12
I think we can all agree that cheaters are the absolute worst. Those self-important jerks who have nothing better to do but ruin the game for everyone else are a constant source of frustration for gamers and developers alike,... read
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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[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

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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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






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