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...
All the fast and furious gameplay of the PC version is even more accessible using console controllers!
The story-driven gameplay is interwoven with a searing tale of corruption, murder, and addiction, told through superbly acted voicework and stunning storyboards. No first-person or third-person shooter to date matches the magnitude of Max's highly involved story, which continuously drives the action forward, revealing new plot twists and details throughout the entire game. With Max Payne, the story and the game are inseparable and engrosses the player like a good book.
Acrobatic maneuvers such as the ability to dodge in any direction and shoot simultaneously.
Bullet Time action use special effects and slow motion techniques to bring down Max's many enemies. Max can dive horizontally into a room in slow-motion, giving gamers an offensive edge, while also presenting thugs with a hard-to-hit moving target. Bullet-time is the game's key gameplay innovation is arguably the biggest single-player mode gameplay advancement in shooters since the genre began in 1992 with Wolfenstein 3-D. Max Payne doesn't use bullet-time as a gimmick, it's a fully integrated gameplay feature.
Over a dozen weapons meticulously modeled after real world counter-parts.
Stunning environments lit with full Radiosity lighting, providing an unprecedented level of detail.
Self-adjusting difficulty keeps you in the sweet spot of gameplay bliss.
200 graphic novel screens and cutscenes make the game’s film-noir storyline rich in cinematic detail.
As gamers guide Payne through the deep bowels of New York City, the storyline unfolds in "John Woo style" cinematic detail. The cinematic quality of Max Payne is unmatched.
Groundbreaking rendering engine allows for heart stopping photo-realistic visuals and breath taking movie quality FX.