The 17 Best Gritty Games Inspired by 'Max Payne'

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It's been a year full of remakes and remasters, and finally, the legendary Max Payne is getting its fair due.

The first two games are set to receive their own remakes, and the gaming community couldn't be happier. There's a lot to love about the Max Payne games, and we know it. So much in fact, that this title went on to inspire a slew of others.

Of course, we don’t just mean the beloved slow-down bullet mechanics from the series, but also the strong storyline, complex characters, and fantastic cover systems that all came together to create a wonderful gaming experience. If you’re looking for more titles like that, then you’ve come to the right place.

Here are 17 games inspired by Max Payne.

1. 'Watch Dogs 2'

Buy Now, $17.95

2. 'The Saboteur'

Buy Now, $19.99

3. 'Mafia 2: Definitive Edition'

Buy Now, $19.99

4. 'Scarface: The World is Yours'

Buy Now, $39.95

5. 'True Crime: Streets of LA'

Buy Now, $24.99

6. 'The Godfather: The Game'

Buy Now, $59.95

7. 'WET'

Buy Now, $51.95

8. 'True Crime: New York City'

Buy Now, $49.89

9. 'Stranglehold'

Buy Now, $9.99

10. 'Sleeping Dogs'

Buy Now, $19.99

11. 'Wanted: Weapons of Fate'

Buy Now, $24.99

12. 'Total Overdose'

Buy Now, $1.49

13. 'Chili Con Carnage'

Buy Now, $90.99

14. '10,000 Bullets'

Buy Now, $22.20

15. 'Made Man'

Buy Now, $3.49

16. 'El Matador'

Buy Now, $3.99

17. 'Spec-Ops: The Line'

Buy Now, $29.99
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