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 (215 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
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...
Windows 165 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
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? Windows Dr. M. "Schadenfreude" Von Katze (589)
Some guys just shouldn't bother with the dames... Xbox DarkBubble (376)
Max is back and even more maudlin! Windows Scott Monster (1014)
More Payne... Windows Sam Hardy (82)
More than I hoped it would be. Windows Dave Schenet (138)
Max Payne 2: Electric Boogaloo Xbox MasterMegid (902)
One of my favorites! Windows reeZe Risowisch (11)
Certainly a great game, but not necessarily better than the original. Windows kbmb (435)
Yep, he fell alright... Windows SifouNaS (1326)
The fall of Max Payne, indeed. Windows Ola Sverre Bauge (241)