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

Control’s Remedy’s fastest-growing new IP since Max Payne.

Remedy’s highly praised videogame Control has sold over 2 million copies worldwide since its launch last year. A staggering achievement for the company, as the title has now become their fastest-growing new IP since Max Payne. The sales numbers were…

Control now available on Xbox Game Pass.

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass service, which provides excellent value for money, just got even more valuable! Microsoft and Remedy both announced Control is now available on the service! Start your engine, gamers. There’s absolutely no excuse to not play Control anymore! If…

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…

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 –…