Originally Posted by Xan
Rockstar intentionally extended the "LOADING" screens to fit the cutscenes in. There is no way this game should take almost two minutes to load on a SSD. Something tells me 500MB/s read and 10k IOPS isn't required to load a single level in Max Payne 3, so I find it funny how you can't skip it because the "LOADING" process rarely finishes.
Yes but normal loading screens are only an image, I can imagine loading takes longer when you're trying to make the cutscene play smooth as well. Everything runs very smoothly, also the transition to gameplay, maybe they needed a longer loading time to make it like that.