Max Payne 3 Overview

Nine years after the events of Max Payne 2, Max has still not recovered from the loss of his wife and new born daughter – drowning his sorrows at bars and in painkillers. In Max Payne 3, Max has retired from the NYPD and is now working as Private Security for the Branco Family in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The plot begins with “Fabiana, the wife of Rodrigo” one of the three brothers of the Branco Family – is being kidnapped by a street gang called Comando Sombra and they demand a ransom for her release but the deal goes haywire as they lose both the ransom money and the girl. The game is a third-person shooter, developed and published by Rockstar Games – the company known for their very successful GTA series. Max Payne 1 & 2 revolved around the concept of bullet time, a mechanism that slows down time and allowed Max to shoot while performing diving stunts. This mechanism is incorporated into Max Payne 3 as well, along with a new cover system that is now common to this genre. The other unique feature of the series was the “Comic Strip” cutscenes, however in Max Payne 3 the “comic blocks” are now Animated, giving a more next gen approach to this feature.

Pros :
Impressive Graphics
Awesome Multiplayer
Fun Shoot – Dodge Action
Excellent Plot and Characters

Cons :
Unskippable Cutscenes
Linear Gameplay
Frustrating Difficulty
Lacks Variety

System Requirements

Low Recommended Specs

Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
Intel Dual Core 3GHz or AMD equivalent
3GB System RAM
NVIDIA® GeForce 450 512MB RAM
or AMD Radeon™ HD 4870 512MB RAM

High Recommended Specs

Windows 7/Vista (32 or 64 bit)
Intel i7 Quad Core 2.8Ghz or AMD equivalent
3GB System RAM
NVIDIA® GeForce 480 1GB RAM
or AMD Radeon™ HD 5870 1GB RAM

Other Requirements :

HDD Space: 35 GB
Sound Card: 100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

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