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Remedy’s Sam Lake Shares Max Payne Forged Picture That is a Heat however Wistful Reunion After 22 Years

by Ethan Marley
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Some 22 years after it first launched, the solid of Max Payne not too long ago reunited for an odd however good Alan Wake 2 second, absent one key member.

Remedy co-founder Sam Lake captured the second in a photograph posted to X/Twitter, referring to the solid as “household and mates.” The group included Jani Niipola (Alex Balder), Carol Kiriakos (Mona Sax), Lake’s mom and father (Nicole Horne and Alfred Woden respectively), Aki Järvilehto (BB), and naturally Lake himself, who was the unique face of Max Payne.

Absent from the gathering was James McCaffrey, the voice of Max Payne, who died in December. His last position was Alan Wake 2, the place he performed Alex Casey. Lake paid tribute to McCaffrey on the time, calling him a “beautiful man and a pricey pal.”

Spoilers for Alan Wake 2

The Max Payne solid was available for a 15-minute Finnish brief movie contained inside Alan Wake 2 known as Yötön Yö (Nightless Night). The optionally available sequence contains a ballroom dance scene that features the unique solid of Alan Wake.

Upon seeing the picture, Alan Wake followers had enjoyable going by means of the sequence to search out solid members, with one poster managing to identify Lake’s mom and father.

End spoilers for Alan Wake 2

The unique Max Payne was praised for its revolutionary implementation of bullet time mechanics, then a comparatively new movie machine, and helped launched Remedy to mainstream audiences. Actors like McCaffrey who featured in Max Payne would go on to seem in lots of extra Remedy video games, together with Alan Wake 2.

Alan Wake 2 was praised at launch for its revolutionary storytelling, profitable Best Game Direction on the Game Awards 2023. We awarded it a 9 in our overview, calling it a “very good survival horror sequel.” For extra, take a look at our look again on the greatest video games of 2023.

Blogroll picture credit score: Sam Lake

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