Max Payne 3 Brings More Gloomy Screens

By Mark Delaney, 6 years ago
Though New York City is normally regarded as the primary and almost exclusive city for all things noir -- rain, cigarettes, inner monologues, etc. -- Rockstar has been out to challenge that notion lately. After they visited Los Angeles circa 1947 in, they've now taken Max Payne out of New York (mostly) and into Sao Paulo, Brazil. So you think Max's Hawaiian shirts can't be noir? Try telling that to Max. Go ahead. I dare you. See how he responds.

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The wait is nearly over, if you can believe it. After countless delays, rumors, and assets, is finally due for release next month on May 15th in North America and May 18th elsewhere.
Mark Delaney
Written by Mark Delaney
Mark is a Boston native now living in Portland, Oregon. He's the Editorial Manager on TA, loves story-first games, and is one of three voices on the TA Playlist podcast. Outside of games he likes biking, sci-fi, the NFL, and spending time with his fiancée and son. He almost never writes in the third person.