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Max Payne 3

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
85
3.7
Macintosh
...
4.4
Xbox 360
80
4.2

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Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Macintosh 2 4.4
PlayStation 3 7 3.7
Windows 21 4.1
Xbox 360 8 4.2
Combined MobyScore 38 4.1


The Press Says

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100
WindowsGamingEvolution
Max Payne is the good person. He may be broken and bitter and praying for a way out of his miserable life, but he still does what needs to be done to save the innocent and protect the helpless. The loss of his family devastated him beyond belief but when there is a job to be done; as unpleasant and suicidal as it may be, he will get the job done. If you have never played Max Payne or, let alone this game, the experience alone is one for the generation. It is an all around amazing game and everyone should definitely rent or own and play this title. Rockstar once again has impressed the gaming world again. If you do not believe me, go see for yourself.
100
Xbox 360GamingEvolution
Max Payne is the good person. He may be broken and bitter and praying for a way out of his miserable life, but he still does what needs to be done to save the innocent and protect the helpless. The loss of his family devastated him beyond belief but when there is a job to be done; as unpleasant and suicidal as it may be, he will get the job done. If you have never played Max Payne or, let alone this game, the experience alone is one for the generation. It is an all around amazing game and everyone should definitely rent or own and play this title. Rockstar once again has impressed the gaming world again. If you do not believe me, go see for yourself.
100
PlayStation 3GamingEvolution
Max Payne is the good person. He may be broken and bitter and praying for a way out of his miserable life, but he still does what needs to be done to save the innocent and protect the helpless. The loss of his family devastated him beyond belief but when there is a job to be done; as unpleasant and suicidal as it may be, he will get the job done. If you have never played Max Payne or, let alone this game, the experience alone is one for the generation. It is an all around amazing game and everyone should definitely rent or own and play this title. Rockstar once again has impressed the gaming world again. If you do not believe me, go see for yourself.
97
WindowsImpulse Gamer
Max Payne 3 is a solid game made for the PC, with incredible visuals and sound to go along with that. This is a no brainer for any action shooter fan out there. If you have not tried this legendary series yet, then Max Payne 3 is a perfect introduction.
96
WindowsVandal Online
Los fans de Max Payne habituales de PC pueden estar tranquilos. Rockstar ha hecho los deberes y nos ha traído algo más que una simple conversión hecha solo por cumplir. Si os gustan los juegos de acción, el cine negro y vuestra plataforma de juego favorita es el PC ni os lo penséis: Max ha vuelto y en mejor forma que nunca.
95
PlayStation 33D Juegos
Max Payne 3 es uno de los mejores shooters de los últimos tiempos, y también uno de los más brillantes lanzamientos en lo que va de año. Rockstar cuaja un grandísimo videojuego de acción que es a partes iguales espectacular, bello y, además, muy divertido. Larga campaña, muy buen multijugador y gran historia de enorme fuerza cinemática para un conjunto inusitadamente compacto. Un verdadero imprescindible.
95
WindowsEveryeye.it
Il team Rockstar è riuscito a rivisitare con grande maestria il lavoro svolto in precedenza da Remedy. Probabilmente nessun altro avrebbe saputo interpretare nello stesso modo la maturità e la disperazione di un'icona d'altri tempi.
95
WindowsJeuxActu
Avec Max Payne 3, Rockstar Games démontre de manière brillante qu'il maîtrise sans trembler les arcanes du jeu d'action, même lorsqu'il ne s'agit pas d'open world.
95
Windows3D Juegos
Max Payne 3 es uno de los mejores shooters de los últimos tiempos en PC, y también uno de los más brillantes lanzamientos en lo que va de año. Rockstar cuaja un grandísimo videojuego de acción que es a partes iguales espectacular, bello y, además, muy divertido. Larga campaña, muy buen multijugador y gran historia de enorme fuerza cinemática para un conjunto inusitadamente compacto. Un verdadero imprescindible.
94
WindowsMultiplayer.it
Max Payne 3 è uno dei migliori third person shooter degli ultimi anni e questa versione PC è stata realizzata con cura e competenza: sarebbe un peccato perderselo.
93
PlayStation 3PlayStation Trophies
A true cinematic gaming masterpiece, Max Payne 3 is not just another triumph for Rockstar, but it's also testament to what the developer can do when it turns its hand to linear storytelling. Max Payne 3 might be a stylistic shift for the series, but it's also a raw and brutal portrait of a man pushed to the edge that deserves a place alongside Rockstar's superlative open-world efforts. Get ready to enter a world of Payne.
93
WindowsMeristation
Max Payne 3 en PC mantiene la esencia jugable, los modos de juego, la increíble historia, y, además, incluye mejoras gráficas y una implementación perfecta del teclado y el ratón, sin duda, los más puristas pueden estar de enhorabuena.
93
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
A true cinematic gaming masterpiece, Max Payne 3 is not just another triumph for Rockstar, but it's also testament to what the developer can do when it turns its hand to linear storytelling. Max Payne 3 might be a stylistic shift for the series, but it's also a raw and brutal portrait of a man pushed to the edge that deserves a place alongside Rockstar's superlative open-world efforts. Get ready to enter a world of Payne.
90
WindowsPCActu
On a eu peur pour ce cher Max, mais il nous revient en très grande forme (enfin lui-même n'est pas très en forme mais là n'est pas la question), fort de son ambiance exotico-sombre, Max Payne 3 nous emmène dans un cavale sanglante qui va nous marquer pour des années. N'oublions pas de préciser que le plaisir se vit seul mais aussi à plusieurs et nous avons l'un des titres phares dans le genre sur PC. Au final, nous avons eu grand plaisir à revoir ce cher Max, merci Rockstar !
90
PlayStation 3IGN
There are plenty of games which are celebrated for their gameplay but lack anything in way of story or character. Max Payne 3 is a different type of proposition. The gameplay is simple yet satisfying, but it’s entirely in the service of a strongly-authored narrative. Players aren’t at the liberty to roam, to explore, or to shake things up. Some might find this too controlling, but in return for your freedom, you’re rewarded with a mature genre piece which is also a finely-realised character study. Action games continue to inch the dial towards 11, sometimes at the expense of their narrative integrity. Max Payne 3, however, has the conviction to reign in the action, imbue it with purpose - the spectacle still sparkles but it also makes sense.
90
PlayStation 3UOL Jogos
A Rockstar conseguiu fazer um jogo cinematográfico com doses cavalares de ação. Sim, soa tão clichê quanto novelas que têm uma cena de casamento no final, mas é a pura verdade. Existe um ótimo equilíbrio entre cenas animadas dramáticas e a parte de ação, feita para o jogador se esbaldar. A cidade de São Paulo pode não ser tão realista quanto os jogadores queriam, mas funciona para contar a história do jogo e é um lugar que você vai adorar conhecer. Até mesmo quem nunca jogou um game da série vai se interessar pela história desse segurança particular alcoólatra e viciado em remédios. Ainda assim, não deixa de ser um jogo e, como tal, diverte tanto por suas mecânicas trabalhadas e refinadas. Disparar com um fuzil em “Max Payne 3” não é só divertido, mas é emocionante e revigorante – e o mesmo pode ser dito sobre o multiplayer.
90
Xbox 360UOL Jogos
A Rockstar conseguiu fazer um jogo cinematográfico com doses cavalares de ação. Sim, soa tão clichê quanto novelas que têm uma cena de casamento no final, mas é a pura verdade. Existe um ótimo equilíbrio entre cenas animadas dramáticas e a parte de ação, feita para o jogador se esbaldar. A cidade de São Paulo pode não ser tão realista quanto os jogadores queriam, mas funciona para contar a história do jogo e é um lugar que você vai adorar conhecer. Até mesmo quem nunca jogou um game da série vai se interessar pela história desse segurança particular alcoólatra e viciado em remédios. Ainda assim, não deixa de ser um jogo e, como tal, diverte tanto por suas mecânicas trabalhadas e refinadas. Disparar com um fuzil em “Max Payne 3” não é só divertido, mas é emocionante e revigorante – e o mesmo pode ser dito sobre o multiplayer.
90
WindowsBGamer
Max Payne apresenta-se ao serviço nove anos depois do último capítulo, num jogo recheado de ação explosiva. Agora em São Paulo, preparem-se para uma viagem alucinante, com óbvia inspiração em filmes como Cidade de Deus e Tropa de Elite.
90
PlayStation 3Alternative Magazine Online
Max Payne 3 is a stylish, violent adventure that is presented like a Michael Mann film and plays like a John Woo flick. The phenomenal soundtrack by HEALTH rounds off a cinematic single player campaign that is joined by a surprisingly solid multiplayer component. James McCaffrey sells the entire experience, even when it falters – his hardboiled voiceover is certainly worth playing for. It’s a shame that some strange bugs mar the experience at times and the shooting can admittedly get somewhat repetitive towards the end of Max’s adventure. Regardless, this is one of 2012’s most enjoyable third-person shooters – possibly its best – and once again proves that when it comes to quality game design, Rockstar are second to none.
90
WindowsComputer Gaming World (CGW)
Bullet-time is like whips and black leather – it's oh-so-exciting at first, but after awhile it becomes routine. Ultimately, Max Payne 2 is like a new braided whip – less king with a sharper sting, and fun right up until you don't want any more.
90
Xbox 360allaboutgames.co.uk
Max Payne 3 will be instantly recognisable to anyone who has been on a Max Payne outing in the past, but it also appeals to newcomers who will be dazzled by the production values of Rockstar. Whilst it sports an average multiplayer, Max Payne 3 is definitely a fantastic single-player experience.
90
WindowsEurogamer.it
Anche se non siete fan conclamati degli sparatutto d'azione: difficilmente nell'anno di grazia 2012 riuscirete a mettere le mani su una trasposizione PC curata meglio di questa.
90
WindowsGameSpot
They say the more things change, the more they stay the same, and one thing remains true: you can still count on the Max Payne name to deliver some of the most stylish, distinctive, pulse-pounding shooting around.
90
WindowsSpazio Games
Max Payne 3 in versione PC raggiunge l’apice della forma, mostra i muscoli e sbalordisce il giocatore in possesso di un buon hardware con una resa grafica di fronte alla quale le versioni per console impallidiscono.
90
WindowsGameSpy
I'm thrilled that Rockstar lived up to the series' legacy with a masterful blend of near-perfect combat and character. In an overcrowded genre, Max Payne 3 shows how to do a linear shooter right.
90
WindowsCPU Gamer
It seemed longer for a new Max Payne game, because that’s the kind of game you don’t play for infinity. It’s more of something that you take to heart once, lock it away, and then let nostalgia age those memories into what must now be a product of utter perfection. That’s a tall order to live up to, and Rockstar took a look at those demands, took a few core principles, and then gave us a Max Payne game worth talking about and absolutely worth playing with a ballsy willingness to not compromise on their own artistic direction.
90
WindowsDarkstation
I find it difficult to be overly critical about Max Payne 3. While it has a few missteps and lacks the semi tongue in cheek humor of the original games, I found that the experience of Max’s journey to be far more engrossing than I initially expected. This was a game I was ready to dislike when it the change in direction was announced, but in the end I just can’t stop talking about it. Although the experience will largely be the same whether you play the game on PC or consoles, if your machine can handle it then definitely get the PC version for the graphics and precision aiming. Incredibly comfortable gunplay, beautiful visuals and a mature storyline combine to make Max Payne 3 an evocative game that simply must be experienced.
90
Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
Sans céder à la tendance du "reboot", Max Payne 3 est une vraie suite qui parvient à changer la donne en embarquant Max dans un voyage chaotique. Respectueux des codes de la franchise, ce troisième opus renoue avec son ambiance noire, son gameplay tendu dont le relatif classicisme est largement compensé par une histoire particulièrement mature et peu encline à la mièvrerie. Une évolution finalement cohérente de tonton Maxou.
90
PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.com
Sans céder à la tendance du "reboot", Max Payne 3 est une vraie suite qui parvient à changer la donne en embarquant Max dans un voyage chaotique. Respectueux des codes de la franchise, ce troisième opus renoue avec son ambiance noire, son gameplay tendu dont le relatif classicisme est largement compensé par une histoire particulièrement mature et peu encline à la mièvrerie. Une évolution finalement cohérente de tonton Maxou.
90
Xbox 360Tweakers.net
Het verhaal is een beetje een lastig punt. Er is op zich niets mis. Er valt veel te ontdekken en te onthullen in het Braziliaanse wespennest. De link met het duistere verleden van Payne is er echter niet meer, terwijl dat de drijvende kracht was achter de eindeloze moordtocht van de titelheld in de eerste twee delen. Toch mag het de pret nauwelijks drukken. De game ziet er goed uit, speelt heerlijk, is uitdagend, geeft je steeds net genoeg middelen en heeft een afwisselend verhaal dat je naar prachtig ontworpen locaties stuurt. Gewoon een erg goede shooter dus.
89
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Gebrochene Helden sind genau mein Ding - vor allem dann, wenn sie sich durch ein solches Action-Meisterwerk kämpfen. Keine Frage: Was Rockstar hier in Sachen Inszenierung abfeuert, ist im Shooter-Genre konkurrenzlos. Umso ärgerlicher, dass einige spielerische Details "nur" gut und nicht überragend sind. Zudem hätte ich mir mehr Ideenreichtum gewünscht, denn irgendwie hat man das dann doch alles schon mal gesehen - nur eben nicht so schick und cool verpackt.
89
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Ich hatte befürchtet, dass die Fabiana-Entführung der einzige Aufhänger der Story wird und damit die ganze Geschichte zum Scheitern verurteilt. Aber Rockstar hat es geschafft, Max als Figur so fesselnd zu gestalten, dass der Kerl alleine die ganze Handlung trägt. Gegen Ende bringt er es selbst auf den Punkt: »Mein Tod war mir egal, ich wollte nur vorher ordentlich nerven.« Selten hat mir »nerven« so viel Spaß gemacht. Das Spiel hat zwar Macken, insbesondere die Achievements zerreiben mir die sonst so dichte Atmosphäre, aber dafür habe ich schon ein Gegenmittel gefunden: Ich spiele Max Payne 3 jetzt noch einmal in einem höheren Schwierigkeitsgrad und pfeife auf die ganzen Sammelobjekte.
88
PlayStation 3Canadian Online Gamers Network
Overall, Max Payne is a solid shooter that not only keeps the core elements that made the series a hit but also added improvements in almost every aspect making Max Payne 3 the best in the franchise to date. The story is suspenseful, engaging and I was impressed the games character development. The single player and multiplayer gameplay is not only fun but also challenging. Fans of the series will surely enjoy this game and those new to the series will be in for a treat.
88
WindowsComputerGames.ro
Even if it’s not a huge innovation, Max Payne 3 uses all the elements that made the series a significant name among action titles. The story is interesting and you get lots of reasons to go through it again at least twice or go for headshots in multiplayer. It’s true that Max is older and the end might have changed him forever, but he will continue to offer what we expect him to: intense action, adrenaline and, why not, stylish kills.
86
Xbox 360Fragland.net
In the end Max Payne 3 is just the same as over ten years ago, but also totally not. The gameplay is still as addictive, but the presentation has leaped forward and the story as well as the character have grown and become more adult. Bullet time of course doesn't have the same impact but does guarantee tons of stylish fun and bloodshed in the surroundings that you'll love to shoot to pieces. Add to that a lead character who's become an icon and you know the campaign is rock solid. The multiplayer disappointed a bit but that's not why you would buy this game.
85
WindowsArmchair Empire, The
What you should take away from everything above is that Max Payne 3 is a worthy sequel to the Remedy Games originals. Max's monologues aren't quite as faux-serious (and are instead depressingly serious) and the cover mechanic will certainly be an adjustment for fans of the first two games, but there's a lot of action, challenge, twists in the story, and plenty to do after the credits roll that Max Payne 3 gets high marks indeed.
85
Xbox 360GamesCollection
Max Payne 3 è un titolo dalla storia emozionante e dalla grafica affilata come un rasorio, ma ha prestato il fianco al alcuni difetti tecnici che a mio avvioso minano la giocabilità e naturalmente il giudizio complessivo. Ciò nonostante il titolo è godibilissimo e una volta padroneggiato l’originale sistema di sparatorie vi regalerà delle soddisfazioni non da tutti. Il comparto multiplayer aggiunge un sacco al titolo e in compagnia è decisamente divertente: a questo titolo non manca proprio niente, ma per essere un titolo Rockstar sappiamo che avrebbe potuto dare ancora di più.
85
Xbox 360XboxFrance
On pouvait craindre qu’après dix ans passés à picoler et sa reprise par Rockstar, Max Payne 3 ne nous fasse le coup du come back de trop. Mais, tout comme Max est un trompe la mort qui déjoue tout les pronostics, le titre nous captive par sa maîtrise et son efficacité. Max Payne 3 transpire le souci du détail et le travail bien fait. Le titre est très ambitieux et ne déçoit pas malgré une jouabilité qui pourra en rebuter certains, habitués à plus de facilité et de souplesse. Les fusillades sont spectaculaires, le rythme de l’aventure ne faiblit pas et la réalisation générale est magnifique. Max Payne survit une fois de plus à ce qui s’apparentait à une mission suicide, même si aujourd’hui il n’est plus le seul shérif en ville capable de faire régner la loi dans la jungle des TPS. Incontournable tout simplement.
85
WindowsHooked Gamers
Rockstar had a tough job on their hands when they took on this game because of the great fan appreciation of the first two games from Remedy. Whether the developer has done the series justice is up to those die hard fans, but for those of us who just want ten hours of entertainment, or more if you include the multiplayer, Max Payne 3 is a gritty, over the top yet rooted in reality, messy bit of fun.
85
WindowsStrategy Informer
It’s been a long wait, but overall I am definitely satisfied with my time in Max Payne 3. It was addictive and entertaining to play from beginning to end, and after a brief stint on Arcade I realised I could easily play it again and still enjoy it – and the multiplayer’s pretty damn fun too, if sadly lacking in co-op. While I would have preferred an American Noir setting I can’t really fault having something different, and Sao Paulo makes a disturbing new world to explore. The cutscenes are too abundant for my tastes, and the bad checkpointing artificially raises the difficulty (not to mention the frustration), but otherwise this is a well-polished and challenging shooter that’s at home on PC.
83
Xbox 360Gamesbeat
A compelling kidnapping story quickly devolves into pointless mass murder, with the least interesting iteration of this franchise’s protagonist at the center. What’s the point of having extraordinary production values and cutting-edge presentation if you’re not presenting anything worthwhile? Luckily, Max Payne 3’s multiplayer is worth the price of entry alone, and the single-player Arcade challenges are great as well. Or vice versa, depending on your personal preference.
80
WindowsGaming Nexus
Max Payne 3 is a real love-hate relationship. Just when the solo story is getting good, the gameplay will get clunky, the slow-mo will go unused or Max will do something dumb. But then you remember how fun and creative the multiplayer is, and you can't in good conscience completely hate the game. Max 3 is a rocky return to form but at least Max Payne is back and dodging bullets again.
80
Xbox 360GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies
Max Payne 3 est un jeu captivant. Tout ici est réuni pour que viviez une campagne solo de façon intense. Le charisme de Max, sa noirceur, l'ambiance lourde, la mise en scène, les flash-back, les séances de gunfights, tout tend à immerger dans l'univers de la franchise. Et puis il y a un petit côté old-school qui participe au charme général du jeu, des cinématiques à foison qui dérangeront sans doute les amateurs d'action pure. Max Payne 3 est un titre construit qui ne laisse rien au hasard. Le retour de la franchise est une belle réussite et Rockstar vous entraîne encore une fois dans l'un de ses jeux dont l'éditeur a le secret.
80
WindowsGameblog.fr
Hyper jouable, magnifiquement réalisé, le solo reste cependant un peu prisonnier de sa formule : c'est du côté du multijoueurs qu'il faudra se rafraîchir, et contre toute attente, celui de Max Payne 3 s'avère être un petit bijou.
80
WindowsAtomic Gamer
I give this one a hearty recommendation as long as you're not dead-set on seeing Max Payne stay stuck in the last decade. Annoyances aside, Rockstar still did a pretty damn good job, and I really hope that despite the game's lackluster sales, they can figure out a way to keep this franchise alive.
80
Xbox 360Official XBox Magazine
On the single-player side, supplemental campaign modes like the time-based New York Minute and flair-favoring Score Attack add ample replay value. Strip away the game’s various modes and issues, though, and Max Payne 3 is, at its core, a compelling action game in its very own sub-genre. More epic than the likes of Ninja Gaiden or Bayonetta and packed with more personality than most entire first-person shooters, Max Payne 3 is a unique brand of entertainment. Hopefully, we won’t have to wait almost a decade for another dose of it.
77
PlayStation 3Play (UK)
The continuing saga of everyone’s favourite terrible cop has been a long time coming. Maybe too long. It’s not bad by any means; there are moments of high-fiving, air-punching joy here. The trouble is it’s both as eloquent and repetitive as its lead. Moments of glory clash with irritating, baffling design decisions to ensure that Max Payne 3 isn’t quite the sequel we all hoped for. Brilliant in places, utterly frustrating in others.
76
WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
Макс Пейн переехал из Нью-Йорка в Сан-Паулу, но остался на месте. Max Payne 3 не модный нынче «перезапуск», приквел или HD-римейк. Rockstar Vancouver, отделенная от Remedy половиной земного шара, поменяла все — картинку, декорации, персонажей, — однако иначе как настоящим продолжением результат не назвать.
70
Windows4Players.de
Was ist los Rockstar, habt ihr keine Eier mehr? Warum ist die Story so schwach, die Inszenierung so gewöhnlich? Traut ihr euch nicht, ein anspruchsvolleres Spiel noir für Action-Veteranen zu machen? Und ich dachte, ihr Amerikaner versteht was von Kapitalismus? Wenn auf einem Produkt Max Payne drauf steht, dann sollte auch einer drin sein! Ich habe Max geliebt, weil er Charakter und Stil hatte – wie ein guter Whiskey. Das hier schmeckt wie ein bunter Cocktail, spielt sich wie ein explosiver Military-Shooter, nur dass nebenbei Latinas in String-Tangas tanzen. Von der Symbolik und Düsternis der ersten Teile ist nichts zu spüren und der erhoffte Dramaturgiewechsel nach der äußeren Veränderung des Helden findet nicht statt - das Drehbuch kann die Entwicklung nicht mal plausibel erklären.
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PlayStation 3Splitkick
Under any other name, Max Payne 3 would have been significantly more impressive. Given the expectations associated with this series, it’s hard not to be underwhelmed by a game that takes the safe road at every chance. Following the roller-coaster twists and turns of the previous Max Payne games, this iteration is a ride around the merry-go-round with a pretty girl. It’s enjoyable and gets your heart pumping, but at the end of the night you know she’s going back to Trevor because he has a Corvette.
70
Xbox 360Eurogamer.dk
Max Payne 3 er ikke så meget et klassisk Rockstar-spil som det er en klassisk Rockstar-oplevelse. Meget uhørt for spilverdenen har Houser-brødrene og deres forfattere en evne til at vælge et tema eller en tidsperiode og placere det i de rigtige rammer og vitterligt koge essensen ud. Hvor det var USA's våbenkultur i Red Dead Redemption og mediernes dualisme i USA i Grand Theft Auto, består Max Payne 3 af den rette kulisse og den rigtige bøjning af Remedys sortsyn til at videreføre antihelten. Rockstar-historierne bliver sjældent så værdsat som spillenes marketingsvenlige gimmicks og mekanismer, men i Max Payne 3 er det den største styrke. Det øvrige svækkes nemlig af, at underholdningen sløjer af i anden halvdel, og at spillet er strakt 2-3 timer for langt i forhold til sin reelle tyngde og indhold.
70
Xbox 360Eurogamer.nl
Max Payne 3 heeft heel veel toffe features en mogelijkheden, maar ze komen gewoon niet goed uit de verf omdat de boel niet goed is uitgewerkt. Het spel vloeit niet als het ware en de slow-motion shootouts werken eigenlijk alleen wanneer deze gescript zijn en door het spel zelf wordt geïnitieerd. Beter had Rockstar de releasedate kunnen uitstellen en wat meer kunnen sleutelen aan de spelbalans. Ik zie wel dat er met liefde gewerkt is aan Max Payne 3 en ik zie ook zeker de potentie in de game. Hij wordt alleen niet waargemaakt. Qua cijfer neig ik naar een 6 vanwege de niet goed uitgewerkte gameplay, maar als ik naar het geheel kijk, vind ik een 6 eigenlijk te weinig. Max Payne 3 is namelijk ondanks alles wel een heel mooi spel waar actiefanaten zeker van kunnen genieten. Om deze reden geef ik Max Payne 3 dan ook een 7.
70
Xbox 360Edge
Max Payne 3 might solve the problem of how you manage to reload when carrying more than one gun, but detailing alone can’t change the fact that this is a surprisingly conservative game from Rockstar. Its absorption of cover mechanics makes Payne feel more familiar than he should, but even then his signature tricks are over a decade old. This is a game about a world-weary killer doing the only thing he knows how to, and for all its spectacular action beats there’s something apt about Max’s fatigue.
70
Xbox 360Eurogamer.net (UK)
What it has in abundance, though, is expensive-looking environments for Max to dive around in and then talk to himself, and that's just about enough to keep you going for as long as it takes to settle the score. All the same, you can't escape the feeling that Rockstar just isn't as good at a pure third-person shooter as it is with the open worlds of Grand Theft Auto or Red Dead Redemption, and in this linear context it's much harder to put up with its usual missteps in mechanics and difficulty. Max the man emerges with credit from Max Payne 3, then, but time hasn't been kind to the ropier elements of the game he stars in.
70
Xbox 360Metro.co.uk
As polished a product as Rockstar has ever produced but the action and storytelling are rigidly one note, and neither is sustained for long enough.
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Xbox 3604Players.de
Aber Max wurde in ein so enges Leveldesign-Korsett geschnürt, dass er keine Luft zur freien Erkundung hat. Er darf weder erzählerisch noch taktisch etwas beeinflussen, läuft wie ein Hund an der Leine und muss viele frustrierende Wiederholungen in einem teilweise unfairen Spieldesign ertragen. Und irgendwann nuschelt Max sogar so wie Sylvester Stallone. Vor allem im letzten Viertel, nach der sechsten oder siebten Welle immer gleicher Spezialeinheiten, hab ich mir gedacht: Killing is as easy, aber auch as boring as breathing. Ein stilistisches Meisterwerk mit Ecken und Kanten wird zur Action für die Masse mit klasse Motion und Capturing. Der Finalkampf ist übrigens ein überaus lang anhaltender Trial&Error-Schmerz im Arsch. Aber hey, sieht bis dahin geil aus, rumst satte dreizehn Stunden und hat einen Multiplayer mit zig Modi, Aufrüstungen & Freischaltbarem. Also das ideale Spiel für die Generation Call of Duty.
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PlayStation 34Players.de
Aber Max wurde in ein so enges Leveldesign-Korsett geschnürt, dass er keine Luft zur freien Erkundung hat. Er darf weder erzählerisch noch taktisch etwas beeinflussen, läuft wie ein Hund an der Leine und muss viele frustrierende Wiederholungen in einem teilweise unfairen Spieldesign ertragen. Und irgendwann nuschelt Max sogar so wie Sylvester Stallone. Vor allem im letzten Viertel, nach der sechsten oder siebten Welle immer gleicher Spezialeinheiten, hab ich mir gedacht: Killing is as easy, aber auch as boring as breathing. Ein stilistisches Meisterwerk mit Ecken und Kanten wird zur Action für die Masse mit klasse Motion und Capturing. Der Finalkampf ist übrigens ein überaus lang anhaltender Trial&Error-Schmerz im Arsch. Aber hey, sieht bis dahin geil aus, rumst satte dreizehn Stunden und hat einen Multiplayer mit zig Modi, Aufrüstungen & Freischaltbarem. Also das ideale Spiel für die Generation Call of Duty.
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Xbox 360Blistered Thumbs
Overall, this game is completely forgettable and not worth playing. There are countless third person shooters and many of them are more fun to play in single player or with a friend. If you must play this game, wait till it drops down to 30 bucks and the online gets fixed. Any game that has the amount of talent being poured into it that this one has (as shown by the 30 minute credits sequence) should be more than a “meh” experience. We didn’t need a third Max Payne game and this game sure as hell doesn’t prove otherwise.
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PlayStation 3Aftonbladet
”Max Payne 3” är inte ett dåligt spel om du vill ha lite kompetent action i tredjepersonsperspektiv. Men ”Max Payne” är en karaktärsdriven spelserie, och som karaktär är han förvånansvärt ointressant i den här nytolkningen. Både han och den här serien förtjänade mer respekt än de fått av Rockstar.
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Xbox 360Aftonbladet
”Max Payne 3” är inte ett dåligt spel om du vill ha lite kompetent action i tredjepersonsperspektiv. Men ”Max Payne” är en karaktärsdriven spelserie, och som karaktär är han förvånansvärt ointressant i den här nytolkningen. Både han och den här serien förtjänade mer respekt än de fått av Rockstar.