Patrick

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As big fan of narrative-driven videogames, Patrick Streutjens started writing news and articles for PayneReactor in 2003.

CrossfireX delayed to 2021.

As we try to continue our everyday lives as usual as possible, it’s sometimes easy to forget the world is in crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is still at large. A vaccine might be on the horizon, but we’re not out…

We’ve changed some things.

If you haven’t visited us for a while, you might have noticed things are looking a bit different. Behind the scenes, I’ve been hard at work to make sure some overdue maintenance finally got done! Maintaining a website is easily…

Control is out now for Nintendo Switch!

Well, here’s a headline I wasn’t expecting to be writing today. Control: Ultimate Edition is out now for Nintendo Switch. Quite unexpectedly, 505 Games and Remedy announced their award-winning game would be available on Nintendo’s handheld platform. Until now, never before has…

Control fan art competition announced!

A new fanart competition was announced today by Jade Nicole from 505 Games. In the latest blog entry on the Control website, she invites players based in the US and UK to send in their fan art creations. Dubbed #CreateWithControl,…

The Perfect Screenshot.

Allow me to take you back to October 2003, a few days after the release of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne. I vividly remember how I’ve spent my winter holiday that year. For days, I had locked myself…

Smilegate hires Remedy’s Paul Ehreth.

Smilegate and Remedy have been closely working together for quite some time now. As you might recall, Smilegate is the developer behind the immensely popular online shooter CrossFire. Although that game is mostly played in South-Korea, with their upcoming video game –…

An offer you can’t refuse.

We’re nearing the end of the current generation of videogame consoles. In about a month from now, many of us will be switching to a newer and more powerful console. The new hardware will allow us to experience our games…