The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
4.1
AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
3.6
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.2
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.2
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.2
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.0
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.2
Overall User Score (398 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Android Awaiting 5 votes...
iPad Awaiting 5 votes...
iPhone Awaiting 5 votes...
Macintosh 9 3.9
      Acting 3.8
      AI 3.2
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 4.1
PlayStation 2 61 3.7
      Acting 3.8
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 3.9
PlayStation 4 Awaiting 5 votes...
Windows 274 4.2
      Acting 4.2
      AI 3.7
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 4.3
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.3
Xbox 44 3.9
      Acting 3.9
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Xbox 360 10 4.0
      Acting 4.0
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.1


User Reviews

Style over substance Windows Cor 13 (174142)
Max Payne is still a great game on the PS2, but technical issues creates some setbacks. PlayStation 2 StickFigures (159)
Max Payne on the Xbox turns out to be well done with only a few hitches. Xbox StickFigures (159)
[v1.2] Maximize the Payne! Windows Indra is stressed (19955)
Max Payne is one of the greatest action titles of our time. Windows Kaddy B. (758)
Ages Well and Still Fun! Windows Scott Monster (923)
Payne To The Max! Windows Classic Nigel (150)
Revolutionary John Woo meets the Matrix Film Noir shooter Windows vulture (14)
A fun but short game with too much of the same in it. Windows Zovni (9316)
Great game? Yes. Innovate? Yes. Blockbuster? No. Windows JPaterson (9103)