Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Max Payne

Rockstar updates schedule for Max Payne 3, to release free DLC

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Rockstar has detailed their plans for Max Payne 3’s remaining DLC drops. After the Disorganized Crime Pack, a free download slated to come out later this month that will add a new multiplayer map, new modifiers for Score Attack, and other goodies, there will be three more content packs. The studio originally planned for five but has since decided to roll the content from the other two, New York Minute Co-Op Pack and Trickle Down Economics Map Pack, into the remaining three. Additional details are available below.

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Time for some Local Justice in Max Payne 3 with launch of new DLC

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Max Payne 3’s first DLC drop has launched with the release of the Local Justice Pack on Live Marketplace and PSN. PC gamers can get their own local justice on July 17. The pack, detailed below, is available at a launch-week discount of 480 MS Points/$5.99, down from 640 MS Points/$7.99.

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Max Payne 3 to get Local Justice Pack DLC next month

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Max Payne 3 will be getting its first downloadable content pack next month. The Local Justice Pack, detailed below, will feature three new multiplayer maps, a new weapon, a new faction, a new item, and new achievements, trophies, and accomplishments.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Max Payne 3

(Xbox 360 Review) Max Payne 3

“… won’t revolutionize the action genre, nor does it solidify the marriage of gaming and cinema, but it is a very slickly produced and highly addictive game.”

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Max Payne 3 to get worldwide PC release on June 1

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Max Payne 3 has had us hammering back the scotch and regretting our life choices, in addition to blowing a lot of things up, over the past few days. Soon, PC gamers around the world will get a chance to wallow in self-pity, pop virtual pills, and take on the entirety of São Paulo’s underground when the modern-day noir launches worldwide for Windows on Friday, June 1.

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Rockstar kicks off Max Payne 3 comic with free first issue

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In anticipation of the upcoming release of Max Payne 3, Marvel and Rockstar have launched the first chapter of a new comic series based on the game, “After the Fall”. The free issue, available at Rockstar’s site to view online or download as a PDF, tells of Max’s troubles throughout the first two releases via flashbacks set off by a confrontation at a bar in Haboken from Max Payne 3.

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Rockstar details Max Payne 3 DLC plans

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Max Payne 3’s DLC plans have been revealed. Rockstar has announced the initial lineup of downloadable packs, the first of which will launch this summer. The full list is available below, but the first out is the Local justice Map Pack in June, which will include the Police Precinct map for Gang Wars, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, and Payne Killer multiplayer modes; two additional maps for the deathmatch modes and Pain Killer; as well as themed avatar items, multiplayer challenges, and more. Pricing has not been announced.

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Max Payne 3 PC requirements, screens released

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Rockstar has announced the system requirements for the PC version of their upcoming shooter Max Payne 3. To spruce up an otherwise drab update, the studio released some new screenshots as well. To ensure that gamers’ systems are up to snuff, in addition to the requirements, Rockstar has put up a compatibility page to detail specific hardware pieces. The PC version was developed alongside the console versions and will support DirectX11, and while it will support many advanced options, it is also being optimized “to run across a wide range of PC setups.”

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Max Payne 3 release date, Special Edition pre-order pushed back

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Gaming’s most disheveled detective will be making his way through the slums of Brazil and back onto store shelves in May when Max Payne 3 launches on the 15 for the 360 and PS3 and on the 29 for the PC. Because the game was originally scheduled to be released in March, Rockstar has also announced that they have extended the deadline to pre-order the Special Edition to April 2. The SE comes with a 10″ Max Payne statue, original still life art print, bullet keychain, soundtrack, and two DLC packs: the Classic Multiplayer Character Pack and the Disorderly Conduct Multiplayer Weapons Pack.

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Rockstar offers behind-the-scenes look at making of Max Payne 3

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In some more behind-the-scenes posts, Rockstar has begun to detail their research process for Max Payne 3. The first part in the series focuses on the crew’s on-location scouting in São Paulo, Brazil.

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