Max Payne 3 Multiplayer Will Have Story Elements

We already know that Max Payne 3's multiplayer maps will be "altered dynamically" during the matches, and now Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser revealed that it will include elements from the story as well.

"We wanted to put some elements of single player into the multiplayer so the multiplayer will have a lot more detail and have elements of story in it and have a sort of an immersive quality," he told Variety. "We think that's something that is underexplored in multiplayer."

Houser then admitted that the reaction of the series fans to the inclusion of multiplayer in Max Payne 3 has been mixed, but he argued that it is impossible to please all fans of a popular franchise such as Max Payne.

"I think the challenge of nostalgia is a profound one, because one thing about videogames is your memory tends to remove the horrendous," he mused. "(The games) become these great, perfect experiences. ... It's definitely a challenge to get the right pitch when you want to appeal to the fans of the original and bring in a new audience."

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simple if games hav full

simple if games hav full online co op story lines for 2/3/or 4 players they will sell well.every 1 wants to play with ppl online but not just multiplayer running around killing each other, being able to play along side a friend is so much betr ang keeps ppl playing the game longer. if every one who buys the games tells a friend 2 buy it so the can join and play online together then that just doubled games sales and profit. its what we all want full game online co op for most games

"We wanted to put some

"We wanted to put some elements of single player into the multiplayer so the multiplayer will have a lot more detail and have elements of story in it and have a sort of an immersive quality," - Yea, the name for that in its complete form is called campaign co-op. Something most game devs refuse to do even though many people want it. Enough with the half assed mp crap, either full co-op or just pure mp (dm, ctf etc...).

Co-op in Max Payne wouldn't work

Co-op in Max Payne wouldn't work. Who would the other player play? Some unknown side kick? A second Max? No, it's a dumb idea. Max was always meant to be about the story. It's what made the first two games. So why not try something new and implement an actual story line into multi. Doing dm, cf etc would be half baked, not only totally un-original for a game like this, it's done EVERYWHERE else, why do it here.

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