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I've made no secret of my adoration for both Max Payne titles. Even though the gameplay of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne is unquestionably better than its predecessor, I consider the duology to be a "total package" and the first game will hold a special place in my heart as the first game I installed and played on my first-ever PC build in the summer of 2001! A few articles from around the web celebrating Max's 20th birthday: Happy 20th birthday to the original bullet time superstar Max Payne WWW.ROCKPAPERSHOTGUN.COM The original Max Payne game, the first bullet time superstar, came out 20 years ago today! Happy birthday, Max! Max Payne 20 Years Later: Aging Narrative Tropes, Timeless Gameplay, & Life in Slow Motion WWW.ESCAPISTMAGAZINE.COM Max Payne will celebrate its 20th anniversary next month. Going back to it now, particularly in light of its sequels and legacy, feels like picking up a piece of the industry preserved in amber. There is a strange brew of youthful naivety and borderline sociopathy in a narrative replete with tropes and clichés, while the gameplay trades on the cultural zeitgeist established by The Matrix two years earlier. And yet it remains one of the most impressive... 20 years on, Max Payne is still an action masterpiece | PC Gamer WWW.PCGAMER.COM Remedy's slow-motion shooter is still worth playing today. And a special message from Remedy: