Max Payne 3 returns from the wilderness today

New York's moet trouble cop is back on the streets

Today sees the release of the long awaited third entry in the Max Payne series after an extended series of delays.

Max Payne 3 sees a Max take early retirement and move into private security in the Brazilian city of Sao Paolo. True to form he is soon embroiled in massive mess that he has no choice but to shoot his way out of.

This is the first entry in the series not to be developed by the Finnish creators Remedy Entertainment and it is also the first Max Payne game to feature extensive online competitive multiplayer modes.

Max Payne 3 is available from today on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 with the PC version arriving on June the 1st.

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