Summary: Max Payne puts you in the role of well, Max Payne, a cop who gets involved in some serious business. You start off finding his wife and baby murdered by unfamiliar men. The cutscenes are mainly executed through comic book-like stills, with a few in-game ones. You get a great variety of weapons to slay your enemies with. Some of the best levels in the game are Max's dream sequences. About the only flaw this game really has are the graphics.
Summary: A true masterpiece. Atmospheric (one of the best adaptations of the Unreal Engine), great development team, and challenging game play. The only downside I see with it is the excessive save times (up to four seconds for a quick save even on modern systems) when this is an otherwise fast paced game.
Summary: I haven't played this game in forever. It was amazing though. The story is told really well and the gameplay is above average for ps2 games. If you are young like when i first played it, it may freak you out a little. This game gets pretty dark in lighting and enemies come out of nowhere a lot. I would prefer this game to anyone looking for a nice, easy thriller game for ps2.
Summary: This has got to be one of the hardest games I have ever finished... but it is also one of the greatest. Remedy made a masterpiece, they brought us Bullet Time in Max Payne which is a mechanic that works perfectly and it's totally **** awesome! The game has one of the best storylines I have ever saw and the way the game tells the story is one of the most original ways I have seen in a long time.
Summary: This is a great game but it isn't for everyone. This game is very disturbing. The first mission is the most disturbing thing I've seen in a video game. The violence is strong. There is a lot of blood and it is a little creepy when Max Payne goes after a man who worships almost every form of the devil there is. For those hardcore gamers who can get past the disturbing, bloody, and creepy parts of the game, I recommend this game. The gameplay is awesome.
Summary: Max Payne is one of the greatest examples of a developer taking a video game seriously, and that they, too, can be a form of art. With it's amazing writing, top-notch voice acting, and one of the best combat systems in a PC game at the time, it's easy to see why Max Payne was such a hit.
Summary: Great environments, however, the graphics aren't top notch. Great to play if you're wanting to remember the good times in gaming and have at it with gun play and listening to max payne's narrator tone and stories. Also the length of the story line is outstanding which is hard to find in a lot of games nowadays.
Summary: I'm surprised I never played Max Payne until now--what a treat. A third person shooter with an intriguing story, engaging narrative, and excellent music. The game play is on the linear side, but there are a decent variety of weapons and the slow motion evasion really makes killing bad guys fun. Although not completely horrible, the game does suffer from dated graphics, but it was nice to see it at least had support for widescreen resolutions.