Sonic tops favorite game character poll

LONDON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog has been voted the favorite video-game character of British players, the Daily Telegraph reported.

'Max' maxes out debut at No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The crime drama "Max Payne" shot to the top in its first weekend in U.S. theaters, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.

Wahlberg: 'Payne' was nice change of pace

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg said starring as the title character in the action film "Max Payne" was a welcomed change of pace.

Toronto offers cameras for guns

TORONTO, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Toronto police are hoping gun owners can be persuaded to exchange gunshots for photographic shots in an upcoming gun amnesty exchange.

Wahlberg in talks to star in 'Payne'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg is in talks to play the title character in "Max Payne," a live-action film version of the blockbuster "Rockstar" video game.

Google: search engine of the masses

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Like a number of famous Internet search engines, Google had its start in a dorm room. It opted, however, not to take itself public earlier in life like some of the other noted engines.
T.K.MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor


PlayStation 2 and Xbox

Max Payne is a BAFTA award winning third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment, produced by 3D Realms and published by Gathering of Developers in July, 2001 for Windows. Ports later in the year for the Xbox and PlayStation 2 were published by Rockstar Games. A Macintosh port was published in July 2002 by MacSoft in North America and Feral Interactive in the rest of the World. There were plans for a Dreamcast version of Max Payne, but they were canceled due to the discontinuation of the console. Max Payne was re-released on April 29, 2009 as a downloadable game in the Xbox Originals program for the Xbox 360.

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