Gameplay-wise, the Max Payne titles get remembered for a few things: bullet time, the iconic shootdodge and using painkillers to refresh health. But things have changed since we last saw the hardboiled cop in Max Payne 2 eight years ago. Rockstar knows this and is tweaking the Payne formula a bit—but not too much—for the upcoming threequel. Two interviews with Gamespot reveals that there will be a cover mechanic in Max Payne 3 but that the grizzled ex-cop won't have regenerating health as is so common in shooters nowadays.
The game's bullets are rendered as physical objects in the game. Bullet Time is back. Those details and more are revealed in the new annotated version of Rockstar's first trailer for Max Payne 3. Check it out at Rockstar's site. Mor... Read Post
I watched Max Payne take cover, and I inhaled sharply. I watched him jump out of it into bullet time, and I let out my breath. Max Payne 3 is the most precarious situation Rockstar has gotten itself into in years. It's been eight ye... Read Post