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Closed beta for Painkiller: Hell & Damnation has arrived


11:30 AM on 08.02.2012
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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.”

Closed beta for Painkiller: Hell & Damnation has arrived photo
Closed beta for Painkiller: Hell & Damnation has arrived photo
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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

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8:00 PM on 08.24.2012
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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





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