Max Payne series was created by Finnish Remedy Entertainment. When it was announced that Rockstar Games would take over the development, set several gamers energy drink in the throat. Especially when the first photos of Max Payne in colorful Hawaiian-shirt appeared in sunny Brazil. The fans went off the shaft. They were disappointed that the charismatic noir-influenced was gone, that an important part of the game's essence was overlooked. The skepticism was a fact.