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Review: Max Payne 3
Max Payne 3 makes video-game violence mean something again.
Max Payne's bloody Brazilian getaway
| June 15, 2012
The games of winter
Despite a quiet January, this winter gives gamers much to look forward to: long-awaited sequels, promising original franchises, and even a new handheld system.
Sci-fi, fantasy, and Sony's new handheld
| December 30, 2011
Review: Alan Wake
Alan Wake proves, once again, that developers don’t need to reinvent entire genres to make a good game — they simply need to play to their strengths.
Shadowplay: Remedy Entertainment puts on a light show
| June 04, 2010
No longer the undercover DEA agent of the game, Max oversees NYPD “cold case” files. They don’t come much colder than this one.
Bloodless, PG-13-rated action noir
| October 21, 2008
Shoot ’em up
There’s a great line in the 1992 John Woo movie Hard Boiled : “Give a guy a gun and he thinks he’s Superman. Give him two and he thinks he’s God!”
Stranglehold is a soft-boiled shooter
| September 26, 2007
Ah, the urban-shooter genre. Overcrowded. Stale. Boring. The last thing we need is another one. But I guess if you’re putting out a sequel, you get a pass.
State sequel an honest mistake
| March 10, 2006
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