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Return of the Anti-Hero: Max Payne 3

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It has been a long wait or the fans of Max Payne, almost a decade long (9 years) since the release of the last game in the Max Payne franchise. Now that the wait is finally over, fans of the seminal ‘game noir’ can be assured that the waiting was worth it. Max Payne has finally returned, albeit displaced from the sordid alleys and lanes of a grim New York to the sunny climes of São Paulo, and how! The brooding and apparently self destructive nature of Max is still there, but Max Payne 3 doesn’t feel like a reiteration of the older games, rather takes an entirely new direction by developing Max’s character. Continue reading Return of the Anti-Hero: Max Payne 3