The co-op horror first-person shooter Killing Flooris getting a makeover for Christmas, and it sounds rather absurd. The event kicks off next Tuesday as a free download and continues to January 4. I never thought a nutcracker could be legitimately terrifying, but that's the Internet for you. Here is what's in store:
All new level -- Santa's Evil Lair
All creatures in game replaced with Christmas themed monsters including the Gingerfast and the Nutpound
More than double the achievement count with over 130 total achievements
13 new Christmas achievements
Unlockable "Baddest Santa" playable character
All new difficulty level beyond suicidal -- Hell on Earth
What's more, Tripwire and Valve are doing some cool cross-game promotion. The Pyro from Team Fortress 2 will be a playable character in Killing Floor for owners of both games, and similarly, TF2 is getting Mr. Foster's gas mask and tie as new equipable items.
Lastly, the game is getting the "London's Finest" add-on pack while these Christmas shenanigans are taking place. Now that I own a computer -- one that can play games released after 2006 -- I'll need to get in on this fun. Drat! Their marketing ploy worked!
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