You Play, You Pay, You Bastard achievement in Max Payne 3

You Play, You Pay, You Bastard

100 Kills With Melee

You Play, You Pay, You Bastard+0.2
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How to unlock the You Play, You Pay, You Bastard achievement

  • ICECLlMBERSICECLlMBERS240,065 240,065 GamerScore
    22 May 2012 16 May 2012 24 May 2012
    114 3 50
    You must use the Y button to initiate a melee beat down, using the RT will not count towards the achievement, although it will in the grinds section.

    Meleeing is done by pressing the Y button when close to an enemy. You will enter a mini cutscene where you grab the enemy, steal their weapon and shoot them in the face by clicking the Right Trigger

    Best area to get melee kills

    Make sure you are playing on easy

    In Chapter 4 Checkpoint 5 run straight ahead and melee all of the enemies in this area and press start and reload checkpoint. Yes stats do count if you reload checkpoints. Hope this helped.

    This can also be earned in Multiplayer


    This achievement is apparently not unlocking for everyone directly at 100 kills, so keep getting kills and it will eventually unlock not too long after.

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    loco alien 505Mine unlocked as soon as I hit 100 melee kills in the multiplayer.
    Posted by loco alien 505 on 26 Jul at 21:03
    Sgt Steve EsqStrangely enough, popped at exactly at 112 for me as well. Just a heads up, 100% of my melees were done with RT, 0 with Y and it still counted. Still positive for the rest of the solution!
    Posted by Sgt Steve Esq on 28 Jul at 05:12
    HeatCreedMine unlocked at 130 as well. Pretty much all RT melee kills.
    Posted by HeatCreed on 10 Sep at 17:56
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  • MaurickShepherdMaurickShepherd344,018
    19 May 2012 19 May 2012 15 Aug 2012
    20 2 10
    Chapter XIII - Checkpoint 2

    Just keep meleeing all three of the guards. To mix things up, melee the first guy, take cover at the door, blindfire the sap in the back, and then run around the corner and melee the closer guard in the office. This can get you so many different grinds, I maxed out the melee because of this. Hope this helps!

    Edit: The achievement will not unlock at the 100 mark, for clarification. However, it's not a big deal at all, for you just keep doing it until you get it. I put it at around 110. If you get the platinum grind for 150 melee kills before this, I am lost on what to do for you.
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    Iceman2pnt0Good checkpoint location, this solution really helped me out.
    Posted by Iceman2pnt0 on 15 Aug 14 at 19:56
    efbehI got it long after 150 (felt like +30 or so). Beacuse in the beginning I have done multiple melees on one enmy. Don't do this, use the first melee and finish him off. So if you got 150 already, don't give up. Sonner or later it'll pop!
    Posted by efbeh on 13 Sep 14 at 12:33
    Julz D 01Gave up on 200 something...
    Posted by Julz D 01 on 24 Dec 14 at 04:50
  • IagoguleBRAIagoguleBRA110,809
    23 Jun 2012 23 Jun 2012 24 Jun 2012
    12 1 1
    An easy and quick way to achieve this, is loading Chapter 1, Checkpoint 2. There will be 3 enemies right in front of you and 2 more at the room in front of you. Just run to them and press Y or RT. I did pressing RT and it worked. Pause and reload the checkpoint.
    You will have 4 Painkillers, so use them when need it.

    Keep in mind that this achievement is a little glitched. For instance, I unlocked it with 131 melee.

    PS: You can use this same method while completing the grind. It's quick and very simple.
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    Posted by Deeskool on 12 Dec 12 at 03:18
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