Patrick

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As big fan of narrative-driven videogames, Patrick Streutjens started writing news and articles for PayneReactor in 2003. He also has a career at Taiwanese computer manufacturer MSI as an International Marketing & Communication Officer.

GTA IV’s 10th Anniversary.

“Some guys do rubber ducks, some guys do tattoos.” It was with these words Peter Moore (back then Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Xbox division) underlined the fiery competition the new generation of consoles found themselves in. The release of…

Exploring hidden camera secrets.

Do you remember back in the day when cheats were still widely supported in games? While cheats are often used as a tool for developers to test out mechanics or ideas, it also provides a lot of gamers some breathing…

Max Payne 3. Six Years Later.

After a thorough analysis of Max Payne and Max Payne: The Fall of Max Payne, Raycevick wraps it all up with his latest analysis featuring Max Payne 3. Yet again, it is staggering to see how accurate and elaborate his analysis…

Early Max Payne build out in the wild.

Today one of our longtime followers, Remi Cassan, pointed me towards a thread on the popular discussion board 4chan that seems to focus on unreleased (versions of) videogames. One particular user is stating he is in the possession of early…

Battallion 1944.

War-themed shooters have long set the standard in the land of multiplayer games. Spear of Destiny was one of the first games to introduce us to the first-person perspective and the Call of Duty franchise has introduced a plethora of…

Remedy’s P7 expected to release in 2019.

In a recently released financial statements report by Remedy, the company revealed it is expecting to release their yet untitled game project (codenamed “P7”) in 2019. CEO Tero Virtala is stating in supportive writing that development on the title is…

Rise of Industry.

Kept you waiting, huh?! Well I’m glad to be able to finally share with you that after a period of over 6 months, renovations on my new apartment are about finished. All that is left now are some minor tasks,…