Max Payne, a cop in the NYPD, returns home one day to find his wife and baby daughter murdered at the hands of drug addicts, high on a designer drug called Valkyr. After 3 years of working on the case, Max and his best friend Alex go undercover to bust a V-deal. However, things go wrong: Alex is suddenly killed, and Max is framed for his murder. Hunted by the cops and driven by determination to avenge his family, Max Payne sets out to uncover the truths behind his family's murder. Written by
Max Payne. A man with nothing to lose.
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Did You Know?
Finish the game on the Dead On Arrival difficulty level to reach The Last Challenge ("End Combat" on Playstation 2) stage right after the end cinematic. Complete this stage to open up the Remedy "Art Gallery" room in the back. See more
A .50 AE caliber Desert Eagle holds 8 rounds (7 in the magazine 1 in the chamber), not 12. See more
You play, you pay, you bastard.
After the credits, when you complete the game, the following text appears on the screen: Max Payne has only started his journey through the night. The pain has only just begun. More will follow. See more
References King Kong