Patrick

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

Early production footage of Control was released.

“Making games is hard!” is an expression we’ve frequently heard Sam Lake say. All games start as merely an idea. To bring those ideas to life a dedicated and talented team of developers is needed. They will have to create…

The Last of Us Part I.

The Last of Us is one of the best narrative-driven experiences released in gaming. Naughty Dog’s fan-favorite is almost a decade old now, and many will agree its story managed to hit a nerve. Its sequel, The Last of Us Part 2, was…

Celebrating Control’s third anniversary!

This month marks the third anniversary of Remedy’s Control! Can you believe the game has been out for three years already? I still remember the release as if it were yesterday. Back in the day, we were absolutely blown away by…

The new Playstation Plus.

A few weeks ago, Sony launched a brand-new iteration of their PlayStation Plus subscription service. The new version of the service is essentially a merger of PlayStation Now and PlayStation Plus but comes packed with additional benefits for those willing…

Strange transmission…

– Is my transmission being received? – Or am I still shouting into a cave where no one will hear? – Echoes masquerade as other voices in this place – Last month a breach appeared in this world – A…

Remedy shares an update on Alan Wake 2 development.

Today is Alan Wake’s 12th anniversary! To celebrate the occasion, Remedy released a video with a development update on Alan Wake 2, among some other news. In the video, Remedy’s community manager Vida Starčević is joined by Sam Lake, Illka Villi…

Celebrate the Max Payne 3 10th anniversary with Rockstar Games!

Here’s one to make you feel old; later this month Max Payne 3 will celebrate its 10th anniversary! Oh boy. Contrary to our titular hero, time moves forward anything but slowly! To celebrate the milestone, Rockstar Games announced over at…