Read These Noir Comics Masterpieces to Get Ready for Max Payne 3

When Max Payne 3 » 5/08/12 3:30pm 5/08/12 3:30pm comes out next week, it'll be the long-awaited return of video games' best example of work done in the film noir tradition. There's been some concern that the franchise might lose some his its shadowy edge by moving to the tropical climes of Sao Paolo. But the change in scenery for presents a great…

Before LA Noire, There Was This 1996 Noir Adventure Game

Part of the appeal of Rockstar's LA Noire » 3/20/12 11:00pm 3/20/12 11:00pm was the fact it was set in a time period that video games normally avoid like the plague. The hats, the music, the black & white, it should be poison to a generation of gamers accustomed to wars, aliens, sports and fast cars.