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Post by Dan @ 11:34am 10/04/12 | 5 Comments
They were obviously never going to say anything bad during the game's development, but it's still heartening to hear that Remedy Entertainment, the studio that brought us the first two Max Payne games, thinks that Rockstar Games are doing a bang up job on Max Payne 3.

Speaking to Games Industry International, Remedy CEO Matias Myllyrinne explained that many of the original Max Payne dev team have been able to have input on Max Payne 3's development and that he thinks it's "f***ing brilliant":
"It's f***ing brilliant. I've had a chance to play it and we've worked with Rockstar a little bit - obviously, they're doing the heavy lifting. They're doing the development. But they wanted our input on a couple of occasions and we've had loads of our people, our core group, who worked on the first two games, give input and it's awesome."

"Those guys, they just don't put out bad games. And so, in that respect, it's very - it's almost like the best position to be in. It's like somebody's making a great game and you just get to give them input, and it's already brilliant so I've enjoyed it," he said. "I can't obviously - I don't want to give any spoilers and can't give out any spoilers, but it's a testament to their attention to detail and it's a testament to their passion and dedication. It'll be worth the wait."
Max Payne 3 is due in Australia on May 18th 2012 for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. You can check out our most recent hands-on impressions with the game's multiplayer right here on AusGamers.



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d^
Posted 11:03am 11/4/12
Max Payne 3 is now available for pre-purchase on Steam.
DeadlyDav0
Posted 11:38am 11/4/12
Im excited for this but please be no more flashbacks to max's house.
parabol
Posted 12:11pm 11/4/12
Max Payne 3 is now available for pre-purchase on Steam.

For $90 you get:
... a copy of Max Payne 1 and 2 to play now in addition to the following DLC at launch!

Classic Multiplayer Character Pack - Contains eight playable multiplayer characters for Max Payne 3 Multiplayer, including fan favorites from the original Max Payne and Max Payne 2 like Max Payne from Max Payne 2, Mona Sax and Vladimir Lem.

Disorderly Conduct Multiplayer Weapons Pack - Includes the Hammerhead Auto Shotgun, G9 Grenade Launcher and Molotov c***tail for Max Payne 3 Multiplayer.

Pill Bottle Item - This loadout item provides you with the capacity to carry extra painkillers - helping you survive longer amidst the killing fields of online multiplayer.

Max Payne Retro Avatar - Customize your multiplayer avatar with this Classic Max Payne Character inspired by the original Max Payne.

Hooray for launch-day DLC, the last item of which will actually unbalance multiplayer for those who don't buy the DLC.
maRtz
Posted 01:41pm 11/4/12
sounds like he's trying to create hype, we'll see, we'll see.
Ghost_47
Posted 01:48am 12/4/12
Im excited for this but please be no more flashbacks to max's house.


Amen on that, the dream sequence from the first game was a nightmare (no pun intended) to get through.

Glad to read that the CEO of Remedy approves of Rockstars creation, can't wait till Max is back!

Btw, Max Payne is coming to the App Store today for any die-hard fans!!!
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