Bullet time, story setup and more.
"Aside from an unfortunate big screen adaptation, Max Payne's been away from the spotlight for a long time. After Max Payne 2 was released back in 2003, franchise creator Remedy Entertainment moved on to make Alan Wake. Rockstar took over development for Max Payne 3, and recently distributed a gameplay trailer as well as revealed what sounds like a final release date. The footage shows Max running around Sao Paulo years after the events of Max Payne 2, and on the surface appears to be a different take on the franchise. No trenchcoats? No rain-soaked, nighttime New York City? Is this really still a Max Payne game? Rob Nelson, the art director at Rockstar Games answered some of our questions.
IGN: Can you bridge the gap between the end of Max Payne 2 and Max Payne 3? Which ending of Max Payne 2 does this game continue from?
Rob Nelson: There's a break of several years between the events of Max Payne 2 and Max Payne 3, and Max spent a great...