Max Payne [Game, Plot and the Movie]
Max Payne was initially a BAFTA award winning shooter video gamedeveloped by Remedy Entertainment in 2001 supported by Windows. Later, it camewith XBOX and Play Station 2 also, published by Rockstar games. Max Payne wasthe first video game that introduced “Bullet Time” into its game play thatenables a player to slow down time to dodge bullets.
The game portrays a beautiful story behind it as it progressespresented in the form of a novel to make it more of a film noir style. The gamestarts with Max Payne having a pistol only, but as he progresses and killsenemies, he gets access to more weapons and ammo since each enemy dead leavessome ammo for Payne to pickup.
The story starts with Max Payne (A New York city police officer)returning home to his family finds out that someone has broken into his house.As he runs upstairs to save his family he faces some armed street junkies highon Valkyr (A new drug). After killing them he finds out he was too late and hiswife and new born baby were murdered already.
Max then joins the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) and worked as anundercover operative inside Punchenello Mafia family responsible for thedistribution of Valkyr. One of Payne’s colleagues B.B. Hensley asks max to see Alex,another colleague and a friend from DEA in the Roscoe Street Station. As max arrives on the subway,Alex is shot dead and police held Payne as the prime suspect in Alex murdercase. Also, the Punchenelo family gets to know Max is a cop, they want himdead.
Max kills Jack Lupino who oversees the distribution of valkyr and comesacross Mona, a hired killer. Mona sedates Payne and leaves him for mafia tocapture him. Max escapes the mafia andreaches a shipment of guns after killing one of their traitors. Max discoversthat Don Punchenelo worked for Nicole Horne (CEO of Aesir Corporation). Nicole kills Don and injects an over dose ofvalkyr into Payne. When Payne awakens he follows Nicole to Cold Steel where hediscovers that Valkyr was a result of a US military project to enhance the morale andstamina of the soldiers. He also discovers that his wife accidentally knewabout the drug and its consequences and so Nicole killed her too by loosingdrugged junkies into Paynes home. Payne receives a phone from B.B who asks tomeet him at a garage lot where Payne realizes that B.B is the one behind Alexmurder. After killing B.B, Payne receives a phone call from Alfered Wooden whoassures Payne that if he killed Nicole, he would help him get out of thejudicial system.
Payne chases Nicole to the roof top of Aiser Corporation’s main officebuilding, where Nicole manages to get into a helicopter already present there. Asthe helicopter moves up, Payne shoots the guy wires of the building Antenna andthe antenna comes crashing down on to the helicopter.
NYPD arrives at the site and arrests Payne; Payne finds Alfered Woodenthere and smiles to him as he knows Alfered will provide him a safe passagethrough the legal system.
A pictured filmed on Max Payne 7 years after the realease of game. The plot of the movie differed slightly from the game as Nicole wasnt murdered by Payne in the movie, she escapes instead. However, B.B is killed. The movie is full of action, drama and thriller and is a must watch for all.