Max Payne is a series of third-person shooter videogames that were developed by the Finnish computer game developer Remedy Entertainment, and, currently, by Rockstar Vancouver and other studios owned by Rockstar Games, the main publisher of the series. The series is named after the main protagonist, Max Payne, introduced as a troubled DEA agent-NYPD detective waging a revenge-fueled one-man-war against various criminal organizations. The first two scripts of the games were written by Sam Lake.
The first title in the series, Max Payne, was first released in 2001 for the PC, and later for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox in 2002. A sequel entitled Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne came out in 2003 for PC, Xbox and PlayStation 2.
In 2008, a film based on the series was released. In 2009, Rockstar Games announced Max Payne 3. The game was fully released in May 2012 for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
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