It was as unlikely then as it is now that you’d get bored of shooting mob thugs in the neck in slow motion.
The setting of a city besieged by a blizzard = atmospheric perfection. It just wouldn’t have felt the same on a wussy spring morning.
The double delight of all those brilliantly plummy hard-boiled clichés and veteran Max voice actor James McCaffrey’s gravelly delivery.
No multiplayer, but the Dead On Arrival and New York Minute modes made Max’s two-way manhunt even more ferocious.