Control takes home four D.I.C.E. awards!

Control managed to win four awards last night at the D.I.C.E. awards. It won “Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction”, “Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction”, “Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition” and last but not least “Action Game of the Year”.…

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 The crew’s production journal has been replaced by a sleek, modern-looking website.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…

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…

Control wins ‘Best Art Direction’ at The Game Awards.

Last night, Control managed to win the ‘Best Art Direction’ award at The Game Awards 2019. Ikumi Nakamura had the honors of announcing the winner in this category. Remedy’s Thomas Puha (Communications Director) and Mikael Kasurinen (Game Director) rushed to…