New footage from a 1998 build of Max Payne.

A few months ago we reported a story which revolved on the sudden appearance of an image that looked to be originating from a very early Max Payne build. As it turned out, after reaching out to Remedy for a…

The Hong Kong Massacre.

One of my most favorite isometric games is Ruiner, a ruthless twin-stick, cyberpunk shooter that featured an amazing soundtrack. It had great pacing and smooth gameplay and managed to revitalize my interest in twin-stick shooter games. I was quite amazed…

Max Payne ESRGAN.

Have you ever heard of the term ‘ESRGAN’? Neither did I. ESRGAN stands for “Enhanced Super Resolution Generative Adverserial Networks” and it translates to an up-scaling method that takes a low-resolution image and adds realistic details to it. It is…

Half-Payne.

Thanks to our friends at The Sudden Stop, I have learned about the existence of a mod that is so bizarre it left me in awe for a considerable amount of time. This is something I just had to share…

James McCaffrey involved in making Control!

UPDATED – Shortly after Remedy announced they would make an appearance at Comic Con, the Finland based studio started to reveal the names of the cast and crew they would bring along. Courtney Hope and Sam lake were the first…

Max Payne turns 17 today.

On this day, 17 years ago, Max Payne was released to the public. Max Payne was one of the first games to introduce us to the concept of Bullet time. Bullet time was one of the core gameplay mechanics of the…

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…