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 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…

Expeditions are available now, first DLC arrives March 2020.

Sneakily announced during The Game Awards ceremony, the Expeditions mode for Control is available starting today! The new end-game mode is free & part of the ‘December Update’ (1.06 on PlayStation, 1.06 on the Epic Games Store, and 1.0.0.8 on…

Max Payne 3 updated: all DLC for free.

Rockstar Games has issued updates to both LA Noire and Max Payne 3 on PC. Both games no longer support 32-bit operating systems but all DLC released now comes free of charge! Max Payne 3 and LA Noire were released…

A Decade of Max Payne 3.

When Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne got released, the future of the franchise was unclear. Even though the game’s credits mentioned Max Payne’s journey through the night would continue (something akin to the older Bond movies), it…

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…