Max Payne 1 2 And 3

Video game series

Video game series

Max Payne
Genre(due south) Tertiary-person shooter
Developer(s) Remedy Entertainment
(2001–2003; 2022–present)

Rockstar Studios
(2012)
Publisher(s) Gathering of Developers
(2001, PC)

Rockstar Games
Writer(s) Sam Lake
(1–ii)

Dan Houser
(3)

Michael Unsworth
(3)

Rupert Humphries
(3)
Composer(due south) Kärtsy Hatakka
(i–two)

Kimmo Kajasto
(1–two)

Perttu Kivilaakso
(two)

Health
(3)
Platform(s)
  • Microsoft Windows
  • PlayStation 2
  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation v
  • Xbox
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox 1
  • Xbox Series 10/S
  • Mac OS
  • Game Boy Advance
  • Android
  • iOS
Offset release Max Payne

July 23, 2001
Latest release Max Payne 3

May 15, 2012


Max Payne

is a neo-noir third-person shooter video game serial adult by Remedy Entertainment (Max Payne
and
Max Payne two) and Rockstar Studios (Max Payne 3). The serial is named after its protagonist, Max Payne, a New York Metropolis police detective turned vigilante afterwards his family was murdered by drug addicts. The series’ first and second installments were written past Sam Lake, while
Max Payne 3
was primarily written by Rockstar Games’ Dan Houser.

The commencement game of the series,
Max Payne, was released in 2001 for Microsoft Windows and in 2002 for PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Apple Macintosh; a different version of the game was released for the Game Boy Advance in 2003. A sequel entitled
Max Payne two: The Fall of Max Payne
was released in 2003 for PlayStation 2, Xbox and Microsoft Windows. In 2008, a movie adaption, loosely based on the original game, entitled
Max Payne, was released, starring Marking Wahlberg and Mila Kunis in the roles of Max Payne and Mona Sax, respectively.
Max Payne three
was developed past Rockstar Studios and released on May 15, 2012 for PlayStation iii and Xbox 360, and on June 1, 2012 for Microsoft Windows.

On November 15, 2021, Microsoft announced that in celebration of 20 years of Xbox, they would be adding over 70 more games to their backwards compatibility programme.[ane]
Headlining these games was the
Max Payne
trilogy, making the games available to play on Microsoft’due south Xbox One and Xbox Serial X/S consoles.

The franchise is notable for its use of “bullet time” in action sequences, besides as beingness positively received by critics, although
Max Payne 2
southward sales were considered underwhelming.[two]
[3]
As of 2011[update], the
Max Payne
franchise has sold over 7.5 one thousand thousand copies.[4]
The picture rendition received negative reviews only was commercially successful.[five]

On Apr half dozen, 2022, Remedy announced that a remake of
Max Payne
and
Max Payne two
is in development, in a development agreement with Rockstar Games.[6]
The two games will be released as a single title.

Games

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Max Payne


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Renegade DEA agent and old NYPD officer Max Payne attempts to hunt down the ones responsible for murdering his wife and child, as well as framing him for the murder of his NYPD partner, Alex Balder. Every bit the story unfolds, he gains a number of “allies”, including Vladimir Lem (a suave, old-fashioned Russian mobster) and Mona Sax (a vigilante who is out to avenge the expiry of her twin sister) and uncovers a major conspiracy involving the trafficking of a narcotic called
V, or Valkyr—subsequently the mythological figures in Norse mythology—which is somehow connected to the death of Max’s family.


Max Payne ii: The Fall of Max Payne


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Two years later on the first game, Max Payne has rejoined the NYPD and has been cleared of the charges for his killing spree thank you to his connectedness to Senator Alfred Woden, the leader of a undercover social club called the Inner Circle. During a routine murder investigation, Max finds himself face-to-face with the avoiding Mona Sax, who reluctantly joins him in his investigation. Every bit the two work together to uncover the truth, they begin to develop feelings for each other, and come beyond another major conspiracy, which this time involves Vladmir Lem, the Italian Mob, and the Inner Circle.


Max Payne 3


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Nine years after the second game, Max Payne has left New York and is working on a private security particular in São Paulo, Brazil. When the wife of his employer is kidnapped by a local street gang, Max and his erstwhile friend Raul Passos join forces in an effort to rescue her, igniting a war that volition pb them to face a larger conspiracy.[17]

Additional titles

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Remedy, with funding from Rockstar who holds the rights to the series, appear plans to remake
Max Payne
and
Max Payne 2
for personal computers, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X and Series Due south in April 2022. At the time of the announcement, the remakes were at an early on development state, and no planned release date was announced.[xviii]
Information technology was confirmed that the two games will be released as a single title.[19]

Film adaptation

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Early in 2003, it was confirmed that 20th Century Fox had bought the rights to accommodate the game to film.[twenty]
The
Max Payne
moving picture went into production in 2008 and was directed by John Moore. The movie was produced by Collision Entertainment and Firm Films in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[21]
Marking Wahlberg and Mila Kunis[22]
play the roles of Max Payne and Mona Sax respectively.[23]
Fellow Bridges, Chris O’Donnell, Nelly Furtado and Ludacris accept roles as B.B. Hensley, Jason Colvin, Christa Balder and Jim Bravura respectively.[24]
On July 10, 2008, a teaser trailer was released, featuring an instrumental version of the Marilyn Manson vocal, “If I Was Your Vampire”.[25]
The film was released to theaters in the U.Due south. on October 17, 2008 with a PG-13 rating.[26]
While information technology was ranked start on its opening weekend, grossing United states$eighteen meg at the box office,[27]
the film received mainly negative reviews, having a 16% rating at Rotten Tomatoes, based on 129 reviews.[28]
In June 2022, 20th Century Studios announced that a Max Payne reboot motion picture is in development.[29]

Characters

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Annotation:
A greyness cell indicates that the graphic symbol does not appear in that medium.

Character Games Flick
Max Payne Max Payne two: The Fall of Max Payne Max Payne 3 Max Payne

2001

2003

2012

2008
Cast
Max Payne James McCaffrey Mark Wahlberg
Mona Sax Julia Murney Wendy Hoopes Mila Kunis
Vladimir Lem Dominic Hawksley Jonathan Davis
Senator Alfred Woden John Randolph Jones John Braden John Randolph Jones
Vinnie Gognitti Joe Dallo Fred Berman
Lt. Jim Bravura Peter Appel Vince Viverito Ludacris
Nicole Horne Jane Gennaro Kate Burton
Michelle Payne Haviland Morris Character is silent Marianthi Evans
Alex Balder Chris Philips Donal Logue
B.B. Hensley Adam Grupper Beau Bridges
Don Angelo Punchinello Joe Ragno Joe Ragno
Jack Lupino Jeff Gurner Jeff Gurner Amaury Nolasco
Joey & Virgilio Finito Tye Reign
Rico Muerte Joe Maruzzo
Candy Dawn Joanie Ellen
Frankie “The Bat” Niagara Bruce Kronenberg
Boris Dime Peter Appel
Vince Mugnaio Character is silent
Pilate “Big Brother” Providence Graphic symbol is silent
Joe “Deadpan” Salem Character is silent
Lisa Punchinello / Natasha Sax Graphic symbol is silent Olga Kurylenko
Det. Valerie Winterson Jennifer Server
Kaufman Gregory Sims
Mike “The Cowboy” Gary Yudman
Annie Finn Kimberly Howard
Senator Sebastian Gates Character is silent
Corcoran Graphic symbol is silent
Raul Passos Julian Dean
Rodrigo Branco Frank Rodriguez
Victor Branco Robert Montano
Marcelo Branco Dillon Porter
Fabiana Branco Benedita Aires Pereira
Giovanna Taveres Shirley Rumierk
Wilson Da Silva Stephen Girasuolo
Serrano Babs Olusanmokun
Armando Becker Bira Castro
Álvaro Neves Gil Cardoso
Bachmeyer Gilberto Romagnolo
Milo Rego Daniel Bittencourt
Anthony DeMarco Ray Iannicelli
Tony DeMarco Charlie Semine
Arthur Fischer Marconi de Morais
Anders Detling Wayne Duvall
Jason Colvin Chris O’Donnell
Christa Balder Nelly Furtado
Owen Green Joel Gordon
Lincoln DeNeuf Jamie Hector
Tattoo Artist Stephen R. Hart

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External links

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  • Official website
  • Max Payne
    franchises at MobyGames
  • The History of Max Payne,
    The Escapist, May 12, 2012
  • Gloat xx years of Xbox with over 70 new Backward Uniform Games, Xbox Wire, November 15, 2021



Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Payne