With a long press release Remedy Entertainment and Rockstar Games announce that they are officially working on the remake for the first two Max Payne.
Max Payne, especially in the first two chapters, released on various consoles such as the PlayStation 2, on Windows / macOs, for the handheld Game Boy Advance, and for Android / iOS, has marked a bit the history of video games. The first chapter, developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Gathering of Developers, tells the life of a former NYPD agent who three years before the opening sequence finds that his wife Michelle and her newborn daughter have been massacred by some criminals under the effect of a new synthetic drug, Valkyrie.
The first chapter ends quite openly and, thanks above all to the incredible success achieved by its predecessor, “Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne” comes out, also developed by Remedy but distributed by Rockstar Games and Vienna, which continues just as the first adventure is over. A few years later the third chapter also comes out, called Max Payne 3, but not getting the same success as the first two TPS.
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Yesterday Remedy announced that it was working on Max Payne Remake with a statement published on their website: “Remedy Entertainment, the creators of Max Payne, are pleased to announce that they will remake the iconic video games Max Payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne in a new development deal with Rockstar Games. Under the development agreement signed today (April 6), Remedy will develop games on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S using its proprietary Northlight game engine. The development budget of the game – it is explained – will be financed by Rockstar Games, whose dimensions will be in line with a typical triple A game production of Remedy “.
Sam Houser, co-founder and president of the video game manufacturer Rockstar Games, in the long release from Remedy, announced his enthusiasm for this agreement: “We were thrilled when our longtime friends from Remedy asked us to remake the original games. by Max Payne. We are fans of the work the Remedy team has created over the years and we can’t wait to play these new versions ”.
At the moment, however, a release date is not yet known, as the press release states that the game is still in the “concept” phase. Among other things, from Remedy fans are also waiting for the release of “Alan Wake 2” (2023), the multiplayer spin-off of “Control”, and “Project Vanguard” developed with Tencent Games.