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A working guide to understanding the key elements of the original Max Payne for PS5 remake



The world has gone on too long without Max Payne, with us last seeing the nihilistic ex-spy in 2012’s Max Payne 3. Developer Remedy announced last year that the series would be a remake of the iconic first two PS2 entries. above ground

In partnership with Rockstar Games, Remedy has been hard at work in the intervening months. CEO Tero Virtala revealed during the company’s latest earnings call that the project (which will bundle both games for the PS5) is progressing well and has moved into the proof-of-concept phase.

“The development team has worked efficiently in proving the core elements of Max Payne and bringing the game to the highest quality on today’s consoles and PCs. We hope the project continues to progress well, and with it, the team’s The size will increase. Roll out slowly by the end of the year,” says Viratala. Remedy aims to have this ambitious remake ready by 2025 (with Alan Wake 2 following in 2023).

The series gained a cult following after two releases on the PS2, with the debut of the eponymous Max Payne in 2001 and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne A little later, in 2003. While not for everyone, the titular character’s habit Speaking in laconic one-liners And the grim, neo-noir world he inhabits was incredibly shocking at the time, and that’s to say nothing of the actual epic. bullet time Gameplay mechanics.

Are you excited to revisit and visit the wonderful world of Penn The character did justice? Remember it’s fear that gives wings to men in the comments section below.


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