Max Payne 3 continues the tale of former New York City detective, Max Payne. Still haunted by the memories of his traumatic past, Max begins a new life working private security protecting a wealthy industrialist and his family in São Paulo.Read full description
“The PC version of Rockstar's latest version of Max Payne scored a few points higher than its console brethren, allowing it to narrowly edge out Mass Effect 3for the title of best computer game of 2012 so far.”
For Max Payne, the tragedies that took his loved ones years ago are wounds that refuse to heal. No longer a cop, close to washed up and addicted to pain killers, Max takes a job in São Paulo, Brazil, protecting the family of wealthy real estate mogul Rodrigo Branco, in an effort to finally escape his troubled past. But as events spiral out of his control, Max Payne finds himself alone on the streets of an unfamiliar city, desperately searching for the truth and fighting for a way out.
Featuring cutting edge shooting mechanics for precision gunplay, advanced new Bullet Time® and Shootdodge™ effects, full integration of Natural Motion’s Euphoria Character Behavior system for lifelike movement and a dark and twisted story, Max Payne 3 is a seamless, highly detailed, cinematic experience from Rockstar Games.
In addition to an expansive single-player campaign, Max Payne 3 will also be the first entry in the series to introduce a thorough and engrossing multiplayer experience. Max Payne 3 multiplayer brings the same cinematic feel, fluid gunplay and sense of movement of the single-player game into the realm of online multiplayer. Using the fiction and signature gameplay elements of the Max Payne universe, Max Payne 3 features a wide range of new and traditional multiplayer modes that play on the themes of paranoia, betrayal and heroism, all delivered with the same epic visual style of the single player game.
A feature debuting in Max Payne 3 and carrying over to Grand Theft Auto V and future appropriate titles is Crews, which go beyond traditional online clans by allowing players to join large public Crews or simply create a private Crew that members can customize. In this way, Crews help players keep the fight alive from match to match - and even across titles - through the Rockstar Games Social Club, which will keep track of Crew stats, including Feuds.
Developed by Rockstar Games for a seamless, highly detailed, cinematic experience.
Advanced Bullet Time® and Shootdodge™ and Final Kill-cam mechanics for stylish shooting action Cutting edge aiming, targeting and animation processes for precise, fluid gunplay.
A dark, twisted story chronicling the return of Max Payne, one of the most iconic characters in videogames.
Tight integration between Natural Motion’s Euphoria Character Behavior System and a brand new iteration of the Rockstar Advanced Game Engine (RAGE) for lifelike movement and a new level of environmental awareness.
A wide range of weapons rendered in incredible detail: hammers cock back, shells eject from the chamber and each bullet is individually modeled from the split second it’s fired to the moment of impact.
Advanced particle physics and destructible environments set the stage for dramatic and chaotic gun fights.
New to the series, a compelling and addictive multiplayer experience to match the dark and relentless atmosphere of the single-player game
Steam Play enabled - Max Payne 3 is supported on both PC and MAC OS X.
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Retired Feature: Online Multiplayer for Max Payne 3 on Mac will no longer be available in-game as of 5/31/14.
The first thing which really was cool for me about Max Payne 3 is the new look of Max in the game, he's bald now and he looks much more tougher and he is really scary , the kind of guy you should never mess with! Max is now getting older and still trying to find some peace but it's like he's cursed and no matter what he does or where he goes something is always haunting him. Rockstar after a long time waiting really did his best and brought us a Max Payne which was indeed worthy of the series, the graphics of the game still in year 2017 looks amazing and the visuals are so impressive, and the best part of the game as usual is it's story, there's no comic style narrative this time which in my opinion developers made a good decision to leave it be and instead it's like a reality movie which shows Max Payne and his struggles even better now. the gameplay is superb for a third person shooter and the beloved bullet time mechanism is still in the game with improvements of course! the musics of the game are also nostalgic and reminds you of the first game, everything about this game is perfect! Max Payne 3 is a true masterpiece which you really should play it whenever you get the chance and it will just blow your mind!
Very pleasant game based of Die Hard. In typical Max Payne fashion shooting is pleasant and does not bore you, there are a lot of memorable moments that will make you want to play and finish it more than once. An only downside is a large number of long cutscenes, but the most disturbing fact is that you cannot skip them. You finish the level, you want to go out, you are in a hurry, but the game will not let you even go to the menu! During animation only pause is possible, and your only choice remaining is to resume the game!
Rockstar again proves that everything they touch turns into gold. I was afraid that next game with Max will be poor, after great sequel. But I was wrong. Max Payne 3 is even better than previous games. Big plus of production is character of Max - we meet him in Brazil, he is tired of life alcoholic. He is written great. Storyline is great, action is fast and interesting. Another advantage is bullet time - in this game it is real masterpiece, combined with film effectiveness looks amazing. Gameplay is okay and makes a lot of fun. Graphics in some moments looks not so good, especially animations of death - but it's small minus.
The first thing worth mentioning about Max Payne 3 is the amount of detail in the environments. I say this because so many have complained about the graphics in Max Payne 3. Yet every single location you play through looks so believable, no environment looks vacant of life or detail. Just as impressive is how varied these environments are. You will play through apartment buildings, a cemetery, a prison, and so on. Sure these kinds of environments are almost common place in most action games, but in Max Payne 3 they have a level of detail that is so impressive you can't help but appreciate them more. Gameplay wise, Max Payne 3 does not stray too far from the first two games in the series. As you take out enemies your bullet time meter fills up, once you have the amount you need you can trigger it to slow down time. Enemies, bullets, grenades, and other hazards are easier to avoid in bullet time, not to mention how impressive the feature still looks. Shoot dodge also returns, letting you dodge in any direction (left, right, forward, or backwards) in slow motion. This time around you do not even need to have any bullet time in your bullet time meter to use shoot dodge (although some will be consumed if you do use shoot dodge while having bullet time left). Max Payne 3 really is a great action game and a great game period. It is not perfect, but the good aspects without question outweigh the bad ones. Whether or not your a fan of the first two installments in the series, Max Payne 3 is definitely worth playing.
This is the third Max Payne game and I must say it's a blast. It's a great third-person FPS with cover elements. You're Max and you're hired as bodyguard by the rich Branco family. You fail and members of the family begin to die. The plot gets interesting and in the end you realized that it was all a frame and people are different from what they seem. The gameplay is simple enough : get cover and shoot. Use the time bullet when needed. This is the feature that can save you most of the time. There are twits in the plot that can surprise you. At times, the game becomes tedious because you seem too shoot the same UFA soldiers or gangsters. The Brazilian favelas are wonderfully depicted. The graphics is great and glasses break and wooden is splintered. Overall, it's a great action game.
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