Anyone planning to try Max Payne 3 and his bullet time-enabled beard before committing to a purchase is out of luck, as Rockstar has confirmed it will not be releasing a demo.
"There are no plans for a demo of Max Payne 3," said Rockstar on Twitter.
But wait, good news. That thing called the "media" still exists, and we have played it, so totally check out our hands-on preview. It was written by one bearded man about another, so you know it's legit, following the unspoken code of the beardies.