ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Max Payne 3 REVIEW ( Xbox 360)

Updated on December 24, 2014

Features

HOW MANY PLAYERS: 1 Local // 8 players possible but only online with other consoles

IS IT ONLINE?: Yes

Genre: Third-Person Shooter

Publisher: Rockstar Games

Developer: Rockstar Studios

Release Date: May 15, 2012

MSRP: 19.00 USD

M for Mature: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs and Alcohol


StoryLine 7/10

Well The Story line in short;

Max had a shitty life, He's moping unemployed at a bar, When a Hispanic guy walks into a bar and saves his life. He Offers him a Job as a Fellow Bodyguard with a high end client he knows.

As he becomes employed , the whole story begins to escalate more and more with Kidnappings,Murders, and Shit Going Sour.


Game Play 7/10

The Game is pretty well moderate, it may stimulate your mind here and there because of the smooth combination of Good Direction and Decent Action Moments.

You will die a couple times if you turn off the Aim Assist

Though the game contains a fair challenge, the most appealing part would be the Comic style Sin City esque presentation throughout the game, ALL throughout the Game, but it can be rather annoying due to its frequency

Sound 8/10

The Music and Backround, along with the Voice Acting are good.

Whoever wrote the script, really wanted to keep this dialogue realistic.

The Music in the Backround runs smoothly with the Action,Killing,Surprise, and Ambushes

Its definitely worth noting

Controls 6/10

The Maneuvering can be solid and fluid sometimes, but the only thing that really gets ya, is the sloppy transitions from getting to cover-fire to aim and shooting

And there will be cases where you wont be able to crouch cover fire unless the certain object allows it.... AUTOMATICALLY. The enemy's can do it, why can't you have the choice too?

I guess the Balance to this is that when you get killed, you get a "Last Stand" Slow Motion moment where if you shoot who ever finished you, You'll Recover your life(using a Painkiller) and fight on.

Graphics 8/10

The Picture is Crisp and Tact

The Comic mixed with vague blurs to show the Headaches from loud sounds that Max Receives during his constant hangover throughout the Scenes

Multi-player 7/10

Your Probably Wondering, "Are they still gonna enable the Slow motion Thingy?"

Yes,....along with online players on your team. but only if your gain the Adrenaline meter up with your teammates.

Pretty much the multiplayer is hide and go shoot. it can be slick and there is some customization for your character.

There's also a sweet level up system to keep it fresh, but its pretty much "the longest playing player gets the better guns" how sad.


OVERALL 8/10 (Rent It First)

The Game is Quick, its 2 Disc Long

But 2 hrs in, and I'm already at the 2nd disc.

Its definitively not for everyone, but If your a Max Payne Fan, then its pretty damn good.

Even if your new to the series, you really don't need to know jack about the other games to fully enjoy this game.

Its stimulating, right now its pretty cheap. I say it's worth the action pack little thrill for 19.00 bucks.

3 stars for OVER-ALL RATING

Rate This Review

Was This Review Helpful?

See results

Tell me What You Think?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • josh3418 profile image

      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Ok sounds good, you should also come visit my hub on best video games of 2011, and see what you think, I will be following you.

    • Real Messenger profile imageAUTHOR

      Real Messenger 

      6 years ago from One Foot From The Sun State

      thank you for the comment, I'll continue to help gather info on upcoming games.

    • josh3418 profile image

      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Very thorough and informative review on the game! Great job, voted up and useful!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)