So long as it stays close to the original game, more Painkiller sounds like a very good thing to me. That's why Painkiller: Hell & Damnation seems great in theory. If The Farm 51 can deliver fast-paced first-person shooting, monstrous enemy designs, and satisfying weapons -- all wrapped together nicely using the Unreal Engine 3 -- I'm in.
These latest three screenshots offer tentative hope that this could be the one we have been waiting for. A closed beta for Hell & Damnation will start today, so be on the lookout for keys if you want in. Beyond single-player, the beta includes access to network co-op, deatchmatch, and team deathmatch.
"The feedback from fans that played the original Painkiller is extremely important to us," says Nordic Games' Reinhard Pollice. "It will give us a chance to interact with the community, as well as offering them exclusivity of being the first to play the game.”
|1:00 PM on 04.27.2013|
Fourth DLC for Painkiller: Hell and Damnation out now
A little over a month since the launch of Operation 'Zombie Bunker', Nordic and The Farm 51 have launched Hell & Damnation's fourth piece of DLC, which can be downloaded on Steam for £2.99/$3.99/ €3.99. Th...more
|2:15 PM on 03.07.2013|
Painkiller Hell & Damnation gets Steam Workshop support
Painkiller Hell & Damnation is an absolutely ridiculous game. Gigantic bosses, bunny hopping, and wicked weapons are the highlights of a bygone era that live on in Painkiller HD. Now, beginning with a beta in April, ...more
|2:00 PM on 02.24.2013|
Second DLC for Painkiller: Hell & Damnation now available
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation's second piece of DLC has launched and is now available to download on Steam. The Clock Strikes Meat Night will cost you $6.99 and adds three new enemies, a new environmental weapon ...more
|8:00 PM on 08.24.2012|
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation campaign teaser trailer
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation is an upcoming "top-to-bottom" remake of the original Painkiller currently being worked on by Nordic Games and The Farm 51, which launched way back in 2004. Chances are, if you're antic...more
|11:00 AM on 06.17.2013|
Enjoy this 21-minute Killzone: Shadow Fall presentation
Sony's popped a 21-minute demo walkthrough of Killzone: Shadow Fall for your saucy delight, hot from the bowels of E3. The gameplay section is taken from that seen during the original PlayStation 4 reveal, with the Helghast ...more
|7:00 PM on 06.15.2013|
It's Deadfall Adventures Time!
UPDATE: Deadfall Adventures will be $39.99 on PC and $49.99 on X360, not $60. Deadfall Adventures may seem like an Indiana Jones or Uncharted rip-off, however the game is doing the exact opposite: it is engrained in the ...more
|6:00 PM on 06.15.2013|
PS4's DC Universe Online, PlanetSide 2 won't need PS Plus
[Update: Seems there was a bit of confusion and PlanetSide 2 will NOT be cross-compatible between PC and PS4. DC Universe Online is a still a go for cross play, however.] As amazing as the PS4 conference was, Sony was able to...more