Originally Posted by Ash_735
James McCaffrey is actually back now, I guess Rockstar done a U-Turn when they got all that negative feedback from the original preview, from that they've also added flashback sections which feature Max with hair. But yeah, worried, ditching the comic books and noir feeling was quite daft, but the biggest insult has to be them shoving Cover Based Shooting into the game, Max Payne 1 and 2 were more akin to the keyboard and Mouse style gameplay and it worked well, instead, with Max Payne 3 we get an overused cliche of this generation.
Bullet time and slow mo are overused just as much as cover and to this day they're still fun gameplay mechanics.
In every shooter you will eventually take cover when health gets low, does it really matter if you're facing a wall (MP 1/2) or if your back is against it?