@squirrelnacho: I really don't know what you want from me. It was never about entitlement, it was about not expecting Rockstar to copy Remedey's style note for note. Once again I never claimed I was right, only that those disappointed with the game for those reasons don't have a claim on "the truth" about the game either.
And nice job on dodging that semantic loophole for two posts now. It is indeed objective fact that the game is missing elements from the previous two. It is not objective fact that that is bad. I still don't get how "the bombcast is right" when the whole point of the site is a personal take on each game. It seems like you expect me to defend a point I never presented, that you gathered from this one sentence; "Too many folks feel Rockstar owed them a Remedy game and that was never going to happen". That was a comment on realistic expectations, not an insult to fans of the old Max Payne.
Anyway, I don't know why you're taking such a nasty tone. Like I said I'd happily discuss my opinion of the game but you still ask me to prove a point I'm not even sure I made. I don't know if you know, but there is no absolute truth in reality (paradox). But that's metaphysics, not really for everyone.
Edit: Okay I just read back a bit, your first words in this thread are "the bombcast is right", then you proceed to call others sour grapes for having a differing opinion using ad hominem and phrases like "...and many people agree with them" like that should mean anything to me or others who do like the game for their own reasons. Can you handle that people like Max Payne 3 and that they are not wrong? Your arguments won't negate the fun they had with the game or their involvement in the story or aesthetics, right?