In this "design and technology video," Rockstar takes a dive into the mechanics and game design choices behind the upcoming action shooter' Max Payne 3's targeting, movement, animation and enemy intelligence.

This is a video about the guts of design, the things that the developers use to try and eek a little innovation out of a genre.

That's right, Max Payne 3 isn't just a game about angry bald men shooting in bullet-time, it's also about innovative mechanics and angry bald men shooting in bullet-time.


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