GOONL!NE: Hours after it was announced as Game Informer's cover feature for it's June issue, Max Payne 3 scans have already come online.
Are those drawing or gameplay?? Wow this looks so sweet.
they all look like inenginew = gamecontent rendered in the game engine at a higher quality and resolution). i highly doubt theseare ingame, normally we get ingame shots some month prior to release.
Uncharted on Crack? Hell i love Max Payne, and i loved it as the thriller which plays in a big dark city... Whats that?
Whoever's in those pics, the bald, beard ugly guy, is NOT Max Payne, if he is, they sure dropped the ball in character design. and the events take place in Brazil? bring NY back! The atmosphere and Noir style of the first two was unmatched, don't ruin it by taking unneeded risks.
It's not quite the Max I remember... I'm not saying it will be bad, in fact, from the looks of it the game will look awesome. I'm just bummed that they have taken Max down the same path as Sam Fisher.
looks like hes been gettin high on his own supply They should title this game Max Payne: The Meth Years
Can't wait for my GameInformer to get here. The game looks amazing.
But this Max Payne looks more colorful than the original ones. O_o
I don't think I like the direction this game is taking Max Payne! Jungles??? WTF!! But as a Payne fan I'm gonna buy the game regardless. I'm a hoer like that!
"Whoever's in those pics, the bald, beard ugly guy, is NOT Max Payne, if he is, they sure dropped the ball in character design. and the events take place in Brazil? bring NY back! The atmosphere and Noir style of the first two was unmatched, don't ruin it by taking unneeded risks." Agreed. Max Payne is one of my favorite franchises.
Looks decent but i don't like the new look and the bright environments of the game so far. Also the character design doesn't appeal to me. Why is it that he has to look like a fat hobo. The game better not turn into a mindless shoot fest i swear. Max Payne always had a dark and creepy look to it, and frankly i had the best times with 1 & 2. Hopefully it doesn't go the way of the turd.
those look like the graphic novel cut scenes ... but the 6th and 7th pic looks like gameplay ... wow... and they have a cover system ... thats good to hear
I want old Max back :(. I hope Rockstar keeps the noir style of the old Max Payne games.
Color me shocked with those scans. I can't give a flying sh!t if Max Payne were matrix action or way more calm, it wasn't about the gameplay for me. It was the story, the noir style, the comic book storytelling. Feels like R* is going to ruin it.
Wow, he's pretty bald now, eh? Still looks pretty badass, though. Maybe even moreso than before.
This looks great.. but I want to see some higher res shots
bruce willis anyone? im still hyped for this game
wow 12 years after max payne 2? no wonder why he looks so horrible
for a guy thats supposed to be 'down and out' he looks a lot more beefy
Well I guess we know why Alan Wake has been taking so long... :)
different developers, remedy arent making this one.
Oh my bad, I saw they were on the Remedy forums and didn't catch the part later down.
Feels like a grown man's game lol
lol, people actually expect a Max Payne movie that's not by Remedy to be good? looks like they've tried too hard at making it dark and edgy, this doesn't look anything like Max Payne, the graphics are bright and colorful, it's in the daytime, max payne is somehow bald with a beard, it looks like they were just developing some other generic third person shooter and decided to slap the max payne name on it. I bet they even slow down the gameplay, make the hitboxes huge, and add a cover system so it plays more "comfortable" on a gamepad, unlike the first two real games which were designed to be played on a mouse and keyboard.
No, none of that madness.
well said sir.
Wow, that looks awesome, those gfx are sweet, and it indeed does resemble uncharted 2 a bit in environment and gfx. Damn, is that the same Max payne, wooooow, life hasnt been too kind on him, this looks sick :D
So if it reaches Uncharted level graphics I wonder how the Sony fanboys will react. Probably with a "well Killzone 2 is just always better just always guys"
It's graphics will be at the same level or better ON PC. Consoles are another story.
i think the graphics will be pretty much evenly spread out for the most part on consoles and pc .... unlike the market in 2004 ... consoles are high priority now a days... and since they are incorporating a cover system it shows that they are moving with time ...
LOL @ Uncharted 2 best graphics. U2 graphics are glitchy and inconsistent. You guys are blind. I heard one guy say, "Uncharted 2 is like a girl that looks extra gorgeous until you go up close and notice the pounds of make-up on her", and I couldn't agree more. on topic/ Max Payne better have the same protagonist as the first two titles or it's a "no buy" for me.
Freakin fanboys.. If its as good or better than Uncharted 2 then good on them! No reason to bring up U2 to diss it for Maxpayne....
I wasn't sure about a Max Payne sequel from Rockstar but it seems they are doing their thing as usual. Looking great.
I just can't get excited about this, I can't believe I'm not going to get the to see the dark, gritty snow covered city in next gen graphics. Don't see how they can work the dark film noir style of the previous games in to this either. Not saying it's gonna be a bad game, it just wont be a Max Payne game.
I completely agree. I mean, it looks like it has the potential be a good game, but at the same time it seems that they are straying from some of the aspects that really made Max Payne an amazing series to begin with. I could be wrong, but I really don't know if I am going to enjoy playing a bald, depressed, and homeless looking Max, as opposed to the dark and gritty, leather jacket, avenger-like Max from both prior games. Judging from what has been said and now shown, I just don't know if I can really get behind this. Though to be fair, I will reserve my final decision for when the game releases. For all I know, this could turn out to be amazing. I really hope they follow the same qualities of the prior games, and put the main focus on story and gameplay, rather than on graphics. I also hope they keep the comic-book style integers, and wonderful voice acting. Still surprised this wasn't shown at E3, considering it's release this year.
I dont think we have seen enough yet to make an opinion like that. For all you know, 80 % of the game could be during night time. In large parts of south america its unwise to wander in the streets, far from the coast at night.
Ha ha ha ha ha random thought popped into my head but it made me laugh quite a lot. In the 7th scan down is looks like Max is about to shoot a soccer player. I must be wrong though......or am I? ha ha someone wanna decide for me?
Who's willing to bet it will be another gears clone? Sick of all these games using cover systems....blah!
? Max payne was never about covering, more about running into the open, and using slow motion (Bullet time) to your advantage to shoot everything that moves. Why would they change that ? Using the word cover, and the name Max Payne in one word, sounds so...... contradicting.
So Killzone2, and UC2 are gears clones? hum...
One thing's for sure,Max is far away from home this time around..South America?
I tho Sam fisher went more the George clooney way :P And Payne the Willis way. I can already picture Payne walking around with a sign on his chest, with a text on it that imply's how he thinks about the locals :P Yippie Ka Yee B*tch!
they have killed max payne...
Don't take me wrong. This MP3 by rock* looks great but it doesn't look like Max Payne! Where is the noir style!? Game setting is Brazil, come on. There's not that same old Max Payne vibe going on any more... I could be wrong but at this point I am really dissapointed. Well...what can you expect: It's not made by the series original developer.
The grafics seem to be really good but i need to see good quality scans to be sure about it... I LOVED Max Payne 1+2 and if i remmember correctly(which i do...) they had a "film noir" feeling. They were dark games and i liked this. Now it is with lots of colors and not set in New York anymore. This seems that it will be a great action game but it seems it will not have the personality of the first 2 games. Thank god at least it's Rockstar developing it. If it was any other studio i would have lost all hope for it.
Max Payne looks like supposed too after losing his family and job....that dude has let him self go like the typical joe who suffers from driking/drug problems
the 5th pic looks exactly like Modern Warfare 2. lol this should be good but it looks kinda stupid with an old man jumping around the place. lmao
Don't like the new look either. Rockstar better not f this one up. The bright enviroment's are also very disturbing, I want the OLD MAX PAYNE BY REMEDY! Damn Alan Wake.
WTF guys? You see a few screens of the game and have come to the conclusion that this isn't going to be Max Payne at all? I know that as gamers we can only comment on what's released, but talk about naivety. Sheesh. Rockstar aren't idiots. I'm willing to bet that they're well aware of what made the first two Max Payne games so special and will probably try and recreate some of the magic. The cover system is a little disappointing, but I'm guessing it isn't compulsory. Therefore, I'll be trying to play the game using bullet time, just like the first two games. Don't get me wrong, I still have my reservations about how faithful this will be to the series. But I'm willing to give Rockstar the benefit of the doubt, for now. Let's and see, ey?
Yeah, I agree with both of you. As awesome as Alan Wake looks - and it really does look awesome - if I had the choice of Remedy devoting all their efforts to a new IP or a sequel to Max Payne, I'd choose the latter every single time. I still maintain that Rockstar will do a fantastic job though.
He looks like Jeff Bridges in Iron Man(Take a look at him below)! For one I think this direction ISN'T the right one. Firstly it looks to be a fairly open, bright and colourful jungle, ummmmm...WTF?! Max Payne has never been about open, bright and colourful! It is a dark story set it drab and grey settings that are usually fairly confined to corridors. I really hope that this new development team haven't tried to make this Max Payne their own. Please make it like the previous Max Payne's that is why the friggen game has sold so well and is loved by so many. Not becuase it is some throwaway franchise that can be changed at the drop of a hat. PLEASE DON'T RUIN IT!
Not impressed. Reason 1. Cover system in a MAX PAYNE game. Reason 2. NY was THE main character in the first 2. Reason 3. South America is not noir. Reason 4. Max looks fvcking stupid. Reaso..... You know what, i'm going to stop. Fvck this up R* and my respect for you will go down significantly. Why couldn't Remedy have made this. WHYYYY! Jesus, normally i'm pretty optimistic but this IS my favourite action game series.
FYI I burnt my copy of the Max Payne film. Burnt pretty well.
is it Max Pain or Max Santa Claus?
the picture are not up anymore
=(,,,i wanna c too!
It may look now like it's straying a bit from what made maxpayne what it is, but it's to early to come to that conclusion. Wait til' closer to release when we have seen more (or better yet til' you have played it), and decide from there. You may be in for a pleasant surprise.
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