Sam Lake is a games writer and director. Lake has been working with 505 Games, Remedy Entertainment, Rockstar Games and War Drum Studios. Lake's first game was Max Payne published by 3D Realms for PC, PlayStation 4, iOS and Android in 2001. Next, Sam Lake worked on Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne taking on the role of writer. Later, Lake also was part of the team who developed Max Payne Mobile published by Rockstar Games for iOS and Android. Most recently, Sam Lake was involved in the development of Control.