April 20, 2001

Max Payne for the Playstation II Announced!

Fans of the PC game title Max Payne have been greatly looking forward to this title from Remedy & 3D Realms, and now fans of the Sony Playstation II console can as well! Officially announced today is the intent to bring this title to the Playstation II platform! The press release announcement that was released today gives little actual details about the game, but does confirm the game's appearance in the Playstation II stable of titles. Here's a bit from the press release:

``As one of the first film noir inspired action games, Max Payne is an innovative and incredible new gameplay experience never seen before on the PlayStation�2,'' stated Sam Houser, president of Rockstar Games. ``The line between special effects in movies and videogames is narrowing. The technology behind PlayStation�2 allows us to take action to a level not yet achieved in videogames. With Max Payne, you will see the evolution of gameplay.''

Max Payne is a stylish, urban, revenge driven action game based in New York City's grimy underground. A groundbreaking rendering engine allows for heart-stopping, photo-realistic visuals and breath taking movie quality effects as Max Payne fights his way to uncover the truth. Max Payne is a dark, searing tale of corruption and murder which combines the most popular elements from today's biggest box office action thrillers with the latest in videogame technology to deliver what promises to be one of the most original gameplay experiences this year.

There's more to the press release, you can read the full release here. Also, for more information about Max Payne, you can check out the official Max Payne website at http://www.maxpayne.com. While you're there, make sure to check out the the Max Payne FAQ, which will answer any question about the game that we're divulging info about.

Posted by Joe Siegler on April 20, 2001 at 10:30 AM | Permalink
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