Max Payne 3 PC Specs and New Screens released

Rockstar Games have released new screens of the PC version of Max Payne 3 along with the game’s system specifications.

Developed in parallel with the game’s console versions, Max Payne 3 for PC supports DirectX11 including tessellation, as well as a number of additional advanced graphics options and is optimized to run across a wide range of PC setups.

Max Payne 3 PC System Specifications

Operating System:
Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 32/64 Service Pack 2, Windows XP 32/64 Service Pack 3

Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ –  i7 3930K 6 Core  x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ – FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ

2GB – 16GB

Video Card:
NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM – Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM

Sound Card:
100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

HDD Space:
35 GB

The level of detail in these new screenshots are quite something and judging by the fact that the game needs 35 GB of HDD space and the Xbox version requires two discs, we should have a very detailed and lengthy adventure on our hands, come next month!


Original Max Payne 3 Comic Series Coming Soon

The Rockstar Newswire has revealed that it will be teaming up with Marvel (Custom Solutions) for a 3 part Max Payne 3 comic series.

The original Max Payne 3 comic series will delve into Max’s troubled past – exploring the events that occurred in and around both Max Payne and Max Payne 2, leading up to Max Payne 3 while also shedding new light on Max’s early years.

There are two aspects of this announcement which should excite fans of the series.

Firstly this original comic series will be co-written by Rockstar Games’ own, Dan Houser. Secondly issue #1, entitled “After the Fall”, will be free via the Rockstar Newswire upon release, in several weeks time!

Max Payne 3 Design and Technology Video : Bullet Time; Coming Tomorrow

The latest video in the Max Payne 3 Design and Technology series will be making its debut tomorrow at 12 noon, eastern time (which is 2am or 4am, here in Australia and New Zealand respectively). It is entitled: Bullet Time.

Be sure to visit RockstarLasia, for this sure to be explosive video, shortly after its debut.


Max Payne 3 Shotguns Screens

The Rockstar newswire was updated earlier with new screens and renders of Max sporting various shotguns.

The force of a shotgun is undeniable at close range and Max Payne 3 will include devastating combinations of the weapon, ranging from the semi-automatic two-handed Super Sport with its gas-reloading mechanism, to the dual-wield-able Sawn-Off which can double the damage.

For the renders themselves, visit Rockstargames