You can enjoy playing this game only in single player mode. According to the storyline this game is all about Max Payne who is detective and belong to NYPD whereas on a mission to take revenge on the murder or his family. The storyline of this game is very interesting that is the reason it is very popular and favourite game of its lovers. At the beginning stage all you will get in this game is automatic pistol whereas as the level increases step by step you will get advanced and latest weapons.
The gameplay is heavily influenced by the Hong Kong action cinema genre, particularly the work of director John Woo, and it was one of the first games to feature the bullet time effect popularized by The Matrix.