CrossfireX delayed to 2021.

First look at the CrossFire X campaign.

In the last few weeks, it has been awful busy here at PayneReactor. You might…

CrossFire X makes an appearance at X019.

During X019 that occurred earlier tonight, the annual global celebration of all things Xbox, CrossFire…

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,…

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 –…

Remedy announces autumn season streams.

Control’s latest expansion, AWE, has been out for some time now. I hope most of you have gotten a chance to play it. If not or still in doubt, I’ve prepared a small review that covers my experiences and might help…

Remedy’s Death Rally free on Steam!

Last Friday Remedy announced, as part of their 25th-anniversary celebrations, their very first published videogame Death Rally is now free on Steam. And it will remain free, forever! Death Rally was developed by Remedy and published by 3D Realms in 1996. It was…

Control: AWE.

For more than ten years fans of Alan Wake have been waiting to see the light-wielding hero return. In previous videogames, Remedy has been teasing fans with a possible imminent return of the character. Quite fitting, that not long after…

The Stem audio system, as used in Max Payne 3 & Control.

While it received generally positive acclaim by videogame media, fans of the Max Payne franchise remain divided to this day whether or not to like the different tonal direction of Rockstar Games’ Max Payne 3. That game has been with…

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…

Who is Ahti?

Gaming University is a YouTube channel with the intention to comment on the role of videogames in modern literature. The videos are made not only to discuss aspects of a game but also to delve deeper into a game’s lore…