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Max Payne (Windows)

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90
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Written by  :  Stuart Max (9)
Written on  :  Jun 13, 2002
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

Less can be more, Max Payne proves it...

The Good

Well, to put it bluntly, it was FUN! There isn't much NOT to like about Max Payne. GOD proved that less can be more. Don't be mistaken, this isn't a long game, but what they did, they did to a "t", as this was a well refined, complete package. Great gameplay, with a very good diverse range of locations, a tremendous, gripping story, and all the eye candy you could ever need.

The Bad

Well, I'm not sure if this was something I don't like, but the game was kind of short. However, as I said, you'll probably be satisfied by the overall product.

The Bottom Line

One of many shooters on shelves, but one of the better ones. GOD clearly put a lot of thought and effort into this. The replay value is there, because it's one of those games that are pure entertainment.