Max Payne Remake Announced From Remedy Entertainment and Rockstar Games

Remedy Entertainment, original creators of the classic third-person shooter series max paynehas announced that they have reached an agreement with Rockstar Games to develop completely new remakes of the original. max payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne for next generation systems and PCs.

The announcement was made in a press release announcing that Remedy and Rockstar have agreed to a new publishing deal that will see the original studio behind the franchise return to the shadowy streets of the series once again to reimagine these classic titles for modern hardware. . Remedy will develop the remakes, while Rockstar will provide the funding. The budget for this remake project will be financed by Rockstar Games and “will be in line with a typical production of a Remedy AAA game”. The game is in development for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. “We were excited when our old friends at Remedy approached us about remaking the original. max payne games,” he said. sam houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “We’re huge fans of the work the Remedy team has created over the years, and we can’t wait to play these new versions.”

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The press release also confirms that the remakes of these classic games will be released as a single title and will use the Northlight Engine, the same engine that Remedy used in its last two titles. Quantum Pause and Control and will also be used in his next game. alan wake 2. this will be the first max payne game to launch since 2013 Max Payne 3, which was developed by Rockstar Games and not Remedy. “max payne has always held a special place in the hearts of everyone at Remedy, and we know millions of fans around the world feel the same way,” said Remedy CEO, Tero Virtalá. We are very excited to be working with our partners at Rockstar Games once again for the opportunity to bring the story, action and atmosphere of the original game to life. max payne games back to gamers in new ways.”



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The original max payne was released in 2001 and was praised for its john woo-Inspired gameplay and “bullet-time” style, which made time slow down as players jumped through the air to shoot enemies. The game’s revenge-driven story and writing were also praised, aided by its dark atmosphere and elegant presentation, all of which are still held in high regard today. The sequel, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Paynewas released in 2003 before the series went on hiatus for almost a decade, returning in 2013 with the aforementioned Rockstar-developed one. Max Payne 3. Rockstar Games published the console ports of the original game, leading its parent company, Take-Two Interactive, to purchase the rights to the game. max payne IP in late 2001, and Rockstar owns the rights to the series to this day.


The remakes for both max payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne they are currently in the concept development stage and do not have release dates or windows available. The games will be released as a single title for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.


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