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23rd December 2018
Win a Copy of Max Payne on Steam!
[Advent Calendar 2018]

Released in 2001, Max Payne was Remedy's first AAA title. Prior to the project, the developers had only released one other game, a top down racer called Death Rally. This new game was much bigger and more ambitious for the team. Influenced by Hong Kong action movies, film noir and graphic novels as well as Norse mythology, on launch Max Payne became an icon in the games industry and even won a BAFTA for it's Bullet-Time mechanic.

So, why not a giveaway for those fans who want to relive the Max Payne's first adventure? The giveaway is targeted at both gamers who have played the series before, and those who are new but are interested. 
The Prize

The prize is a copy of the Max Payne EU version (retail price £5.99) on Steam. 

Official Synopsis for Max Payne: Max Payne is a man with nothing to lose in the violent, cold urban night. A fugitive undercover cop framed for murder and now hunted by cops and the mob. Max is a man with his back against the wall, fighting a battle he cannot hope to win. Prepare for a new breed of deep action game. Prepare for pain... 

For this competition there will be one (1) winner. (Don't worry we'll be offering more prizes in future competitions and giveaways. So if you don't win in this competition, there will be more chances!) The winning entry will be chosen at random by The winner will be contacted within one week of the competition finishing.

The competition will end 30th December 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
How To Enter:

To be in with a chance of winning Max Payne on Steam, tell us why you want to play/replay the game.

For this giveaway there is a maximum of one entry per person, but an option of five ways to enter:
  1. EMAIL
    You can send us your answer at alanwake.thesuddenstop (at) gmail (dot) com
    Write your entry in the comments section of THIS post or as a Private Message.
    Send us your entry as a reply to THIS post or as a Direct Message.

Boring (but important!) Fine Print:

  1. This competition is not sponsored. The prize was purchased by myself a few months ago. 
  2. Maximum of one entry per person.
  3. This is open worldwide, but restrictions may apply on countries with limits on internet competitions.
  4. Entry is free. 
  5. No cash prize alternative will be available.
  6. You must have a Steam account to enter so that the prize can be sent to you. (Setting up an account is free, and you don't need to have one at the time of entry, but you will need it to play the game.)
  7. A new winner may be picked if the first does not respond to the email after two weeks. Although this is only a last resort after three weeks with reminders and alternative methods of communication e.g. through social media posts.
  8. Competition begins at 23rd December 2018 at 14:00 BST and will end on 30th December 2018 at 23:59 GMT.
  9. Please note that this is an unofficial competition and is not connected to Remedy, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Steam and Rockstar.
  10. There will be 1 (one) winner who will receive a copy of Max Payne Bundle on Steam. The game is rated +18, and to legally enter, you must be able to play the titles.
  11. Entries collected through Facebook follow the rules stated on 23rd August 2013, HERE.
  12. Entries collected through Twitter follow the rules stated in their Guidelines, HERE


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