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

Max Payne 20: The theme by Petri Alanko.

Back in 2016, I was lucky enough for a chance to interview Petri Alanko. At the time, Petri had just wrapped up work on Remedy’s Quantum Break. The composer, who’s intrinsically linked to Remedy, managed to capture the hearts of…

Max Payne 20: Making of the artwork by Anebarone.

Today is the twentieth anniversary of Max Payne! To be writing that sentence feels incredible. Apart from underlining I’m getting old, it feels special to be part of a community that is still inspired and talking about this game as if…

CrossfireX dev shows graphical improvements and new maps.

It was a while ago since we last heard about CrossfireX. Back in November last year, developer Smilegate Entertainment announced it was forced to postpone the release of the multiplayer shooter due to challenges that arose as the pandemic raged…

Remedy announces Control multiplayer game.

While we were already suspecting Remedy to be working on a new entry in the Control franchise, today’s news was still a huge surprise! Remedy and 505 Games have officially announced they’ve signed a co-publishing and development agreement for a…

Alan Wake Remastered to be announced soon?

Alan Wake is by far one of the most beloved characters Remedy has created. Last year, the community celebrated the game’s 10th anniversary by sharing memories and moments they hold dear. Fans have been wildly speculating whether or not our…

Max Payne 3 online services about to end.

This just in: Rockstar Games announced it’s ending the online services for GTA V, Max Payne 3, and LA Noire on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This means the multiplayer modes for these games will be unavailable after the specified…

Grab Control for FREE on the Epic Store (Offer ended)!

If you’re not feeling hot already because of the rising temperatures, perhaps this news will light you up! Until June 17th you can grab Remedy’s award-winning game Control for absolutely nothing (That’s F-R-E-E) at the Epic Store! No strings attached.…