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Max Payne (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
90
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4.2
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Written by  :  Archagon (103)
Written on  :  Sep 28, 2001
Platform  :  Windows
Rating  :  4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
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Summary

Buy this now. You will NOT be disappointed.

The Good

-BULLET TIME!!! -Story -Smooth frame rates -Excellent graphics -Great editor -VERY easy to modify -Gameplay -Weapons -Levels -Theme song -Textures -Details (cloak sways, particle effects, beer leaks) -Auto adjusting difficulty

The Bad

-Some graphic novel sequences could be acted out in the game engine -No gibbing from grenades -Linear -Level editor takes time to learn -Nightmare sequences -How is it possible to Shootdodge in real life without breaking a rib? -Short

The Bottom Line

A great blend of non-stop action, excellent story, and extraordinary music, Max Payne is one of the best games I have played. Ever.