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Max Payne 3 [Online Game Code]

by Rockstar Games
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews) 87 / 100

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Platform: PC/Mac Download | Edition: Standard
  • Online Code: Currently, this item is available only to customers located in the United States and who have a U.S. billing address.
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  • ASIN: B008FPV88U
  • Release Date: June 1, 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #80 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
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Platform: PC/Mac Download | Edition: Standard

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For Max Payne, the tragedies that took his loved ones years ago are wounds that refuse to heal. No longer a cop, close to washed up and addicted to pain killers, Max takes a job in São Paulo, Brazil, protecting the family of wealthy real estate mogul Rodrigo Branco, in an effort to finally escape his troubled past. But as events spiral out of his control, Max Payne finds himself alone on the streets of an unfamiliar city, desperately searching for the truth and fighting for a way out.

Featuring cutting edge shooting mechanics for precision gunplay, advanced new Bullet Time (R) and Shootdodge (TM) effects, full integration of Natural Motion's Euphoria Character Behavior system for lifelike movement and a dark and twisted story, Max Payne 3 is a seamless, highly detailed, cinematic experience from Rockstar Games.

In addition to an expansive single-player campaign, Max Payne 3 will also be the first entry in the series to introduce a thorough and engrossing multiplayer experience. Max Payne 3 multiplayer brings the same cinematic feel, fluid gunplay and sense of movement of the single-player game into the realm of online multiplayer. Using the fiction and signature gameplay elements of the Max Payne universe, Max Payne 3 features a wide range of new and traditional multiplayer modes that play on the themes of paranoia, betrayal and heroism, all delivered with the same epic visual style of the single player game.

A feature debuting in Max Payne 3 and carrying over to Grand Theft Auto V and future appropriate titles is Crews, which go beyond traditional online clans by allowing players to join large public Crews or simply create a private Crew that members can customize. In this way, Crews help players keep the fight alive from match to match - and even across titles - through the Rockstar Games Social Club, which will keep track of Crew stats, including Feuds.


  • Developed by Rockstar Games for a seamless, highly detailed, cinematic experience
  • Advanced Bullet Time and Shootdodge and Final Kill-cam mechanics for stylish shooting action
  • Cutting edge aiming, targeting and animation processes for precise, fluid gunplay
  • A dark, twisted story chronicling the return of Max Payne, one of the most iconic characters in videogames
  • Tight integration between Natural Motion’s Euphoria Character Behavior System and a brand new iteration of the Rockstar Advanced Game Engine (RAGE) for lifelike movement and a new level of environmental awareness
  • A wide range of weapons rendered in incredible detail: hammers cock back, shells eject from the chamber and each bullet is individually modeled from the split second it’s fired to the moment of impact.
  • Advanced particle physics and destructible environments set the stage for dramatic and chaotic gun fights
  • New to the series, a compelling and addictive multiplayer experience to match the dark and relentless atmosphere of the single-player game
  • Retired Feature: Online Multiplayer for Max Payne 3 on Mac will no longer be available in-game as of 5/31/14.

You must accept the license available online at Non-transferable access to special features such as exclusive, unlockable, downloadable or online content, services, or functions may require single-use serial code, additional fee and/or online account registration (13+). Violation of EULA, Code of Conduct, or other policies may result in restriction or termination of access to game or online account. Access to special features may require internet connection, may not be available to all users, and may, upon 30 days notice, be terminated, modified, or offered under different terms.  The content of this videogame is purely fictional, and is not intended to represent or depict any actual event, person, or entity.  The makers and publishers of this videogame do not in any way endorse, condone or encourage engaging in any conduct depicted in this videogame. Unauthorized copying, reverse engineering, transmission, public performance, rental, pay for play, or circumvention of copy protection is strictly prohibited.

PC System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 32/64 Service Pack 2, Windows XP 32/64 Service Pack 3
  • Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ - i7 3930K 6 Core x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ - FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ
  • Memory: 2GB - 16GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 35 Gigs
  • Video Card: NVIDIA 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM - Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM
  • Sound Card: 100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live
  • Additional:Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and for current compatibility information. Some system components such as mobile chipsets,
    Integrated, and AGP graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher.
  • Other Requirements: Initial activation requires internet connection and a valid Rockstar Social Club account (13+ to register); Online play requires log-in to Rockstar Social Club (13+); software installation required including GameShield IronWrap; DirectX and Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86).

Mac System Requirements:
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion
  • Processor: Intel Dual Core Xeon / Core i Series 2.4 GHZ or greater
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 32GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA® 8800GT 512MB VRAM / AMD Radeon HD 4870 512 VRAM

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Old School Max Payne meets modern gameplay July 29, 2013
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I have played the original two Max Payne games. This is not more of the same. But, it does keep enough flavor of the original games that fans of the originals can get something out of it and enjoy the world and story. The slow mo bullet time never gets old (even after all these years).

The locales are well-realized (from Brazilian favela's, to corporate office buildings, to fancy yachts). I have always enjoyed Max;s hard-boiled, fatalistic narrative. Since Rockstar is the publisher, the production value is high and the music is great.

The gameplay is adequate if you are into the story. Otherwise, the game does suffer from occasional repetitive gameplay and sometimes gimmicks.

Finally, maybe I didn't play the game the way the developer's intended, but I found myself using Slow-mo dive shooting a whole lot more than crouching behind cover.

Again, if you are a fan of the Max Payne series, or have heard about it and want some of that in a modern game, this is a recommended buy. I see the game regularly discounted, so at a reduced price this is definitely a buy.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Alright I guess, but too "shooting gallery" December 3, 2013
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Looks good and runs well on the pc, but its very shooting gallery. Console games are always like this - no feeling of strategy or meaning, just shoot a bunch of guys with very slightly different guns.

Got about halfway through and got bored
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4.0 out of 5 stars Rockstar delivers! August 27, 2013
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I never doubted a Rockstar game on its surface, but after the question port of GTA4 to pc I was ready to be disappointed, but that feeling never came.

Gameplay features a third person view, a variety of guns (of which you're only limited to 2 at a time) and the series staple 'bullettime'. I enjoyed the camera angle (which I commend for allowing the player to switch from left shoulder view to the right side with a button press, too many 3rd person shooter don't allow that and I hate that). Gunplay is fun, but a tad stale. Once you've shot a virtual Ak you've shot them all. I also very rarely used the bullet time, I found it a tad frustrating to aim whilst in mid-air.

Storywise it does a great job wrapping up the 10+ year legacy of Max Payne games, and for those they haven't played a game in the franchise before you won't feel lost. The narrative fills in the player on past events very well, and stands on its own merits just fine.

Visually the game is impressive and very detailed. Just looking around Max's apartment for the first time you can see the care and time that went into its creation.

I would highly recommend this to any fan of shooters,story lovers, or Max Payne follower.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Would be a "shayme" to not try Max Payne! February 11, 2013
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This game is very much unlike most games I've played.
It feels more like an interactive movie, than a regular game, to me.
That's not a bad thing, in this case. There's plenty of hands-on action to keep pulling you into the twisted world of lies, deceit, drugs, and murder, that is Max's world.

This is a guy who has been through a lot. And it seems like he just can't catch a break, when the world around him seems to just continue to crumble away, not knowing who to trust.

Fantastic story, lots of replayability, gorgeous graphics, movie-quality cutscenes and voice work.
I also appreciated the ability to replay sections of the game, since I died.... a lot.
But it doesn't make you feel bad about dying. (I guess, maybe it depends on what difficulty you're playing on. I played more toward a normal, casual difficulty. Call me a lame-o.)

If you're looking for something fresh and exciting, check this out.
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I was a big fan of MP and MP2 when they came out years ago.
I had been looking forward playing the 3rd opus... quite deceiving!
It is somewhat easier, and the bullet time really lost it's original charm.
I realized afterwards that the license had been picked up by rockstar (I used to play the GTAs, so I like them), and the gameplay is definitely different, more like GTA. The game is more like a movie, but I guess rockstar's developer are less "deranged" than the original MP developers, which far lessen the awesomeness factor of the game...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 14, 2014
By Adrian
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grat game !
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4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed this game July 7, 2014
By bikesh
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Enjoyed this game, as a first person shooter. Only the drawback of this game are loads ofcutscenes...
As a gaming experience 4/5
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5.0 out of 5 stars I loved this game June 24, 2014
By R. Ault
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Despite the negative reviews, I feel the Max Payne 3 successfully delivered a great story, visuals, gameplay, bullettime, graphics, etc...
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