Patrick

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

Payne & Redemption has a new website!

The British independent film Payne & Redemption, inspired by the works of Sam Lake (writer of Max Payne and Max Payne 2 ), has a new website. The crew’s production journal has been replaced by a sleek, modern-looking website. Fans of…

Control coming to the big screen?

Videogames, while often very potential, generally don’t translate well to the big screen. It would write for hours on end explaining why that’s the case, but that’s perhaps something for another time. Both forms of entertainment keep evolving and they…

The dawn of a new generation.

Two of the three major players in the videogame console industry will soon be taking it head-to-head. We’re referencing to Sony and Microsoft here. The two iron giants both revealed plans late last year to release their new console platforms…

Why I keep wasting time in Destiny 2.

Something unprecedented happened this week. I’ve hit a major personal milestone. Since release, I’ve spent over 500 hours with Bungie’s Destiny 2. It’s by far the most amount of time I’ve ever put into one videogame. My playtime is in stark…

How Control’s Ashtray Maze level was made.

One of Control’s ambitious levels is, without a doubt, the Ashtray Maze. If you’ve played Control from start to finish this level will leave a lasting impression. In the game, the maze functions as some sort of “lock”. Preventing you…

PayneReactor turns blue!

Welcome to a new year! 2020 is going to be an exciting year for Remedy fans. Rachel over at The Sudden Stop has written an excellent article called “What to look forward to in 2020“, which is but a preview…

The Control expeditions speedrun competition.

The newly released Expeditions mode for Control is being well received by the community. Expeditions require the player to complete a visit to The Formation within a limited amount of time. Once you’re in, you have 25 minutes to complete…