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GTA V Vs Max Payne 3 copied materials not a problem

While the majority of gamers, regardless of platform loyalty will say GTA V is looking amazing, there are some who have played Max Payne 3 and believe that the two games are looking very similar. This week, we give you a chance to see for yourself how these claims match up and whether it is a big problem for you or not.

With Max Payne 3 only having been released in May, you could also say that Rockstar can’t really be blamed for ‘borrowing’ one or two elements from the Max Payne 3 engine. Also don’t forget that GTA V was originally intended for a Spring release before being delayed, so the two games would have basically been developed in line together and released in almost the same release window.

With GTA V now due out in September though of course, we are now starting to see evidence of the Max Payne 3 influence that Rockstar has put into the game, notably in the gun mechanics and combat animations. The video which we have for you above basically shows Rockstar using the exact same formula for a respective GTA V and Max Payne 3 fight scene – so is this a bad thing or not in your opinion?

While some criticisms may come Rockstar’s way for them being ‘lazy’, others will disagree. We actually think the gun mechanics in Max Payne 3 were very good, so isn’t it a very positive outcome that Rockstar are taking arguably the best aspect out of Max Payne 3 and implementing that into GTA V?

It’s all a matter of opinion. Watch the clip and tell us what you think below.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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