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

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (213 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Windows 163 4.2
      Acting 4.3
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.4
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.2
PlayStation 2 27 3.3
      Acting 3.5
      AI 3.1
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.0
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.5
PlayStation 3 Awaiting 5 votes...
Xbox 23 3.3
      Acting 3.5
      AI 3.1
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.3
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.5
Xbox 360 Awaiting 5 votes...

User Reviews

Is the glass half empty or is it half full? Dr. M. "Schadenfreude" Von Katze (589) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Max is back and even more maudlin! Scott Monster (1014) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
More Payne... Sam Hardy (82) unrated
More than I hoped it would be. Dave Schenet (138) unrated
One of my favorites! reeZe Risowisch (11) unrated
Certainly a great game, but not necessarily better than the original. kbmb (435) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Yep, he fell alright... SifouNaS (1326) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars
The fall of Max Payne, indeed. Ola Sverre Bauge (241) 1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars
Good game, but where's the game-pad support? Oscar Molina (2) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars