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Max Payne 3 begins 12 years after the events of Max Payne 2, with Max visibly older, more violent, and more world-weary from the events of his own life. Having left the NYPD, Max has been taking odd jobs in security and consulting, and when we find him he is providing personal protection for a wealthy family in Sao Paolo, one of the world’s deadliest and most crime-ridden cities. At absolute rock-bottom, Max discovers that trouble still dogs his every step, and he finds himself drawn into the brutal heart of the Brazil’s dark underworld.

Max Payne 3 retains many trademarks of its predecessors; a focus on story and character-driven action, a large number of sophisticated weapons with dual-wield capabilities, Bullet-Time, an addiction to painkillers, mature themes and Max’s ever-present internal monologue. Max Payne 3 also utilizes Natural Motion and Rockstar’s own RAGE engine, working with brand-new particle physics technology to deliver spectacular, highly advanced close-quarters combat, an intelligent cover system, and constantly varied gameplay in every level.

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The award-winning Max Payne franchise put players in the role of Max Payne, a hard-boiled New York City detective with a penchant for violence, out to avenge the death of his family.

The latest installment delivers more of the classic elements and hyper-intense action that fans have come to love, while moving the story of Max in a new direction.

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Max Payne 3 patch addresses long multiplayer load times, adds online player card

New ‘Payne Thresholds’ incoming

Aug 26, 2012, by Zak Islam | 1 comment
Max Payne 3 free 'Disorganized Crime' DLC previewed in screenshots

Coming your way next week

Aug 22, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 1 comment
Max Payne 3 cutscenes edited into movie format

Since it's practically one anyway

Aug 09, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 0 comments
Max Payne 3's Local Justice DLC arriving on PC next week

Includes three multiplayer maps, M4 Assault Rifle

Jul 31, 2012, by Zak Islam | 0 comments
June 2012 NPD Number Crunch: LEGO Batman 2 tops sales charts

First half of 2012 marked with year-on-year double-digit drops in monthly sales

Jul 12, 2012, by Leo Chan | 1 comment
May 2012 NPD Number Crunch: PC gaming makes comeback as Diablo 3 tops charts

Dragon's Dogma also ignites on NPD Top Ten

Jun 15, 2012, by Leo Chan | 1 comment

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Jun 20, 2013 (Mac)
    • May 29, 2012 (PC)
    • May 15, 2012 (PS3)
  • Japan: May 18, 2012
  • Europe:
    • Jun 1, 2012 (PC)
    • May 18, 2012 (PS3)
  • Australia: May 18, 2012
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