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Next PS2-on-PS4 Game Revealed

Remedy's 2001 shooter Max Payne is apparently coming to PlayStation 4 this week.


It looks like the first Max Payne is coming to PlayStation 4. The European PlayStation Blog today listed the PlayStation 2 title as coming to the PS4 later this week, on April 22 (via VideoGamer). An announcement for North America has not yet been made, but we'll update this post when more details become available.

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Max Payne was originally released for PS2, Xbox, and PC in 2001. It was developed by Remedy Entertainment, which later sold the franchise rights to Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two.

It will become the 22nd PS2-on-PS4 game, joining the likes of Rockstar Games titles such as Bully and Grand Theft Auto III, as well as Star Wars Bounty Hunter and Jedi Starfighter.

In December 2015, when the first PS2-on-PS4 games were released, PlayStation boss Shuhei Yoshida said Sony will work "tirelessly" to release even more PS2 games for PS4 "on a regular basis." The company is also asking for your suggestions for which games should be added.

On the subject of price points for the PS2-on-PS4 games, Yoshida said the emulation technology that makes it possible, among other things, doesn't necessarily come cheap. That's why Sony is charging $10-$15 for games you might already own.

PS2-on-PS4 Games:

  • Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
  • Bully
  • Dark Cloud
  • Dark Cloud 2
  • Fantavision
  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • GTA: The Trilogy
  • Max Payne (April 22)
  • Manhunt
  • Okage: Shadow King
  • PaRappa the Rapper 2
  • Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
  • Rise of the Kasai
  • Rogue Galaxy
  • Star Wars Bounty Hunter
  • Star Wars Jedi Starfighter
  • Star Wars Racer Revenge
  • The Mark of Kiri
  • Twisted Metal Black
  • War of the Monsters

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