His life in ruins, Max Payne finds himself back in the NYPD. During a routine murder investigation he runs into Mona Sax, a woman he thought dead, a femme fatale murder suspect. She holds the keys to the questions that haunt him. But nothing is simple in the dark and tragic night of New York City. An army of underworld thugs stands between Max and the answers he seeks. His journey deep into his own personal hell continues.

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Hy guys! I'm finally proud to release the Enhanced Edition of my Payne Evolution mod! It's been a looong time I know, but real life hit me hard and I had to prioritize things making difficult choices, sadly I was forced to miss several release dates that I had internally planned, but now everything has settled well and I'm finally able to give you the most polished version of my mod, with the best and most requested enhancements, everything while still struggling with the 15 years old Max Payne 2 engine. :D


HERE'S A QUICK OVERVIEW OF THE MAIN ENHANCEMENTS:

- Automatic ammo collection (weapon "teleporting" on first touch is expected and unsolvable)
- Replacing a weapon now drops the old one (all ammo still disappear, but now one single mag stays)
- New weapons sound system (whole different BT specific sounds for both player and enemies)
- Implemented Last Stand also in the two levels where it wasn't working (Upper East Side and Ending Manor)
- Replaced the Chow Yun Fat skin with John Wick skin (thanks AndersenTheMuss!)
- Implemented shootdodge slowmotion canceling (just press the bullettime button again, exactly like in MP3)
- More last stand surviving speech (with proper subtitles obviously)
- Improved Fal/ColtCommando muzzleflash (closer to the MP3 one)
- Replaced Max's jump sound with hopefully better sounds (still from MP3 like the old ones)
- Ported Marty's bar radio musics (Vinnie have it playing in his parking lot where you escort him)
- Now cough sounds plays along with the cough anim (when near a big fire like in Condemned Building B)
- Improved whirl reload effects (BulletTime reload feels more like in MP3 now)
- Fixed cinematics audio shots (Max's apartment intro have MP3 sniper sound, last level intro have hammer cocking sound, etc)
- New piano play sound (enemy now plays a real recorded custom piano version of MP theme played by a fan)
- Improved shootdodge background noise (falling/slowingdown sound effect like in MP3)
- New mpk first person overlay (I still prefer the old one, but a lot of people complained so...)
- Tweaked bullets speed and BulletTime values to improve gameplay (even cooler slomotions action now)
- Countless of fixes to audio, textures, models, subtitles and so on
- Hud hidden when unneeded (now screeen is completely clear in exploration part of levels)
- Replaced original MP2 musics with appropriate MP3 musics
- Added LOD and Framerate Smoothness sliders to video options menu

Payne Evolution Enhanced Edition Full Final


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Here's the v1.5 FINAL FULL release the Payne Effects 3 mod for Max Payne 2 made by The Silver, check out the new unique features of the final version...

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HonScottoSolo
HonScottoSolo

Hey those who are have trouble play the game!
1. You should have one core to use it for the game. (create a bat named MaxPayne.bat or MaxPayne2.bat.) with the text in it it should be "start /affinity 1 MaxPayne.exe" or "start /affinity 1 MaxPayne2.exe" if that doesn't work, get a new exe that has no-cd patch on it. (NO LINKS HERE OF THE NO-CD PATCH)
2. You should run it under windows xp sp2 compatibility if you have trouble with xp sp3.
*NOTE: IF YOU ARE RUNNING IT ON THE MODDED VERSON OF THE PUNISHER MOD STANDALONE YOU CAN RUN THE GAME STILL WITH OUT ANY TROUBLE. (DON'T RUN ANY OTHER MOD WITH IT!)
Then It should work.
3.(EXTRA) But I also want you to check which version you have like steam or any website with this game. IF it is STEAM, IT'S UPDATED GO AND GET another exe of NO-PATCH.EXE(THE UPDATED VERSION ONE!)

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Avoozl
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In my honest opinion the games started to take a nosedive with MP2, then crashed and burned with MP3, but I still like MP2.

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I'm hoping that one of these days when I take a peek here, there'll be a mod/addon available, that gives the game a graphical overhaul resembling SUPER HOT.

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Marcomix
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Hello! I am a modder who wants to edit the cutscenes of max payne 2...how can I do that?

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when a new version of Payne evolution?

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mohammedmeshal
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Hi Guys.
I'm tired search any solution for max payne 2 won't launch on win7
i'm very tired apply anything to fix the game
i was search almost 40 site and nothing.
Any ideas?

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FreedomStudios
FreedomStudios

Compatibility mode rarely works for Max Payne 1 & 2. If you have a quad a duel core processor it can't cope. The process opens in Task Manager but won't actually start.
Follow this fix:
Create a batch file (.bat) in the Max Payne directory and open it in Notepad
Type: start /affinity 1 MaxPayne2.exe
or for Max Payne 1: start /affinity 1 MaxPayne.exe

This means it runs on a single core of the processor... Just open the batch instead of exe.

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netherflames
netherflames

follow this video. Youtube.com
it works for max payne 2 and 1

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mohammedmeshal
mohammedmeshal

Dosen't work unfortunately :(

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