Someone had a look at the Max Payne 2 executable in Notepad and found the old ASCII logo of warez group Myth
- looks like someone at Rockstar was lazy and just found a cracked executable for the game rather than making one themselves.
This doesn't seem to be an isolated incident either - people probably remember Ubisoft recommending a cracked Rainbow 6 .exe to a user having problems, and another post on Blue's
(where I saw this) showed a couple of games at GOG that did the same thing (Arcanum and Flatout AMP
Kind of makes you think about companies promising to remove DRM a few years down the line when their servers are no longer up: if they don't have the resources to do it due to bankruptcy or whatever they can always just load up Google and type "maxepayne2 crack" and then send you that version. promoted/edited forum item