Rockstar reveals Max Payne 3’s real world inspirations

By Brenna Hillier
11 January 2012 00:37 GMT

Head on over to the Rockstar Blog for the rundown on Max Payne 3’s real world inspirations, including some side-by-side reference photos from São Paulo and in-game assets. There’s an outline of how the game’s fictional special forces unit, Unidade de Forças Especiais, lines up with real law enforcement groups, as well as the gangs which inspired the baddies. May Payne 3 arrives on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March.

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