- "Punchinello was burning to get me. The feeling was mutual, he was trying to put out my flames with gasoline."
- ―Max Payne
After acquiring the necessary firepower, Max attempts an assassination on Angelo Punchinello, by setting up a meeting with him at Casa di Angelo; but Angelo, not trusting Max, sets a trap for him and burns down the restaurant with Max trapped inside.Max makes his way through the restaurant, dodging flames and explosions until he reaches a safe area and kills a few mobsters guarding the exit. Max then escapes through a sewer tunnel and is picked up by Vlad and taken to the Punchinello Manor.
On the PS2/Xbox version, this chapter is divided into two sub-chapters: No Payne No Gain and Put Out My Flames with Gasoline.
Complete 'Part II Chapter 4: Put Out My Flames With Gasoline' on any difficulty
- Casa di Angelo is Italian for 'House of Angelo'
- At one point a gas can rockets towards Max and Bullet Time will be automatically enabled for a few seconds.
- After escaping the flames and killing the first guard, there's a service elevator and if you throw a grenade down it, the blast will kill the two mobsters in the basement.