Cheats for Max Payne (XBOX)
Start a game. Press Back during game play to display the main menu. Then, hold L + R + click Left Analog-stick + click Right Analog-stick, and quickly press White, Black(2), White(2), Black at the main menu. A cheat option will appear. The cheat menu will have "All Weapons" and "Refill" (restores ammunition, painkillers, and bullet time) options. To use these cheats, press Back during game play and select the desired options at the cheat menu. Then, press Back to resume game play. Note: Other cheats in the cheat menu must be unlocked during game play.
Successfully complete the game and unlock the rest of the difficulty levels to unlock the "All Weapons" cheat.
Press Start during game play. Then, hold L and press Black(4), X(6), Y(3), Back. When you are at the main menu, go back and a sound will confirm that the current chapter has been completed.
Additional difficulty settings:
Successfully complete the game under the "Fugitive" difficulty setting to unlock the "Dead On Arrival" and the "New York Minute'' settings.
Second bloody maze:
To get to the end of the second bloody maze easily, follow the trail until you see the first trail off the to the right far below. Jump down there and follow it right and you will see the candle platform in the distance to the right.
When you see a small box in some of the chapters, shoot it. Sometimes painkillers will be inside.
When you get a painkiller(s), do not use them immediately. Wait until someone starts shooting you. This will help save health.
When you find boxes that are not very big or steel, swing your baseball bat or lead pipe at it. This will open those boxes easily without wasting bullets.
Slow motion dive:
Press A to shoot, then press L to do a slow motion dive.
Successfully complete the game in "New York Minute" mode to unlock a new bonus level where you have to kill a lot of enemies, all in bullet time.
Last Challenge bonus level:
Successfully complete the game under the "Dead On Arrival" difficulty setting to unlock the Last Challenge bonus level.
Secret programmer room:
Successfully complete the Last Challenge level. The doors in the back of the room will open up to the Remedy Room.