The Stem audio system, as used in Max Payne 3 & Control.

While it received generally positive acclaim by videogame media, fans of the Max Payne franchise remain divided to this day whether or not to like the different tonal direction of Rockstar Games’ Max Payne 3. That game has been with…

The autopsy of a villain.

Nothing makes a hero more heroic than a worthy opponent. Videogames are one of the few mediums that allow you to become the “embodiment” of the hero yourself, with many games allowing you to customize your hero’s appearance and backstory.…

Max Payne 2’s 15th anniversary.

I’m not exactly sure how I feel. Yes, there is delight. But there are also inescapable thoughts that serve as the catalyst for an overall numb feeling. Those thoughts are nothing more than the manifestation of an onward struggle to…

Solo is going dodo.

No, this opinion piece will not be centered around the upcoming feature film ‘’Solo: A Star Wars Story’’. I am going to talk a bit about Star Wars though but in an entirely different context. Yesterday news broke that EA…

The Best Game of Gamescom 2017.

Gamescom 2017 is finally behind us. And what a Gamescom it has been. I have been attending the event for several years in a row now but this time it was really hardcore. During the four days I was present…

The Maze.

You wake up in a dimly lit room. The light is emitting from a candle that has been placed in the center of the room. There is nothing eerie about your whereabouts. You have been in this room from the…

Max Payne: Retribution, the Review.

From the ground up the Max Payne video games were always intended to be cinematic experiences. The first game was heavily influenced by Hong Kong action movies. The sequel was dubbed a ‘Film Noir Love Story’ while the third, and…