Blast from the past: Max Payne

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  1. Panmisiek

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    • Soundtrack
    • Comic
    • Setting
    While playing this game when it first came out I just felt Noir York city like I was living there for a long time. This is in my opinion a Godfather of thriller shooters with some crazy storyline. Big game in its prime, true Hollywood quality production for a game.
    Soundtrack its like from those action movies. MP1 and MP2 my favourite games hands down. I hated MP3 for changing dark Noir York atmosphere, scrapping comic but then again it was done by Rockstar.

    I will never forgive Remedy selling MP to Rockstar.
     
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    Max Payne 3 is the best one
     
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    Michaelangelo Genetic Jackhammer Platinum Member

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    the hype for this was insane. All the magazine covers and what not. Came out during the Matrix days and bullet time was the draw. Good times.
     
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    I fucking loved Max Payne 3. That was a great game.
     
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    I literally was stunned when I saw a trailer on a demo disk(LOL) in a magazine and you could see the details on the gun and bullets
     
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    Oh god yes this was amazing
     
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    I always preferred Max Payne 1 and 2. They told their stories in a much more interesting way with the comic book style and dreary, noire vibe and they also did a better job of keeping the story out of the way of the gameplay (Max Payne 3 had far too many cutscenes, many of which were unskippable).
     
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    The first one was a little outdated by the time I got around to playing it. MP2 and 3 are both fantastic though.
     
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    Loved Max Payne, still have it on Steam.
     
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    Great games... I preferred 1 and 2, but 3 was good as well.

    Diving backwards down a flight of stairs in bullet time.. unloading your 50 cal into baddies all the while.. stop, and chew on some painkillers.

    Good times.
     
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    everytime someone mentions max payne i think of the max payne face

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    Ah, the good old "sitting on the throne after eating Taco Bell" face!
     
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    The level where you’re running around following the baby crying nearly drove me insane.
     
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    I loved 1 and 2 but the way 3 told its story was awesome.

    When Tears by Health came on I knew Rockstar were onto something and were gonna start using licensed music in its games from there on. It just fit so well.

     
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    MP3 didn't feel like a Max Payne game to me.
     
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    Still love the noise of a Mac 10 coming out of bullet time and hearing the shells clink on the floor. MP 1 was a masterpiece in terms of atmosphere and shooting mechanics. It felt so intuitive to dive in a room in bullet time and unleash a magazine in a room full of bad guys 360 degrees.
     
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    Liked 1 & 2 loved 3.
     
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    I love the series, the only thing I think 3 fucks up on is the change from the comic book style story interludes to non-skip-able cut scenes.
     
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