The infernal gates of hell have been opened for PC gamers to set Daniel Garner free from Purgatory and escape the evil supernatural powers. Players can now get their hands on the game in both Standard and CollectorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Edition formats, in time for a hellish Halloween.
For those who have pre-ordered the game or purchased during Halloween and activate their product code before 5pm GMT on November 1st, there will also be an extra special reward. Players simply need to activate their product on Steam and automatically claim the goresome free DLC pack. This exclusive pack will provide a unique Halloween themed map that will contain a frighteningly large number of Halloween inspired rewards, enemies, weapons and bosses in addition to a special Halloween achievement. Destroy pumpkins, collect lollipops, battle against Pumpkinhead Ghostriders and fight on a deathly carousel in the perfect addition to the goriest game to blast its way on to PCs in years.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Players will endure the most hair-raising Halloween experience this year with Painkiller,Ã¢â‚¬Â says Nik Blower, Sales and Marketing Director, Nordic Games. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the deadliest incarnation of the series so far, the graphics are stunning and the unique gameplay remains true to old-school FPS ideology that made the original game so well loved.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The campaign features an all-action crusade that can be played in single player mode, co-operative mode across four chapters, and several multiplayer-modes. A vast array of demons and fiends will be encountered along the way.
The bonus CollectorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Edition content will include stickers, postcards from hell, ten tracks from the heavy metal soundtrack, a making of DVD, in-game tarot card for single player power-up and exclusive multiplayer skin. The package will also comprise of all the material from the Standard Edition including game disc and A3 size poster.
The full features list includes:
A modern remake of two Classic shooters, Painkiller and Painkiller: Battle Out Of Hell
14 adrenaline filled levels, including 4 Boss levels
Over 30 of the nastiest, darkest creatures from Hell
Devastating and unique arsenal of weapons
Singleplayer and co-operative campaigns spread across 4 chapters; the entire Singleplayer campaign can be played by two players in co-op mode (Lan or online)
Numerous Player vs. Player (PvP) and Player vs. Environment (PvE)
PvP- Team Deathmatch
PvP- Capture the Flag
The soundtrack is forged in the same furnace as the weapons: Heavy Metal!
Powered by Unreal Engine 3
NO Kill-streak bonuses, airstrikes, or suicide bombings
NO AK-47, NO M16 or other weapons like that; just a healthy dose of .666 calibre weapons!
NO upgraded weapons with scopes, attached rocket launchers and extended ammo clip
Painkiller was critically-acclaimed when originally released in 2004 and continues to offer adrenaline fuelled gameplay that can be experienced across four chapters. Its lightning-fast movements enables skilful players to get into the heart of the fast-paced gameplay, topped off with stunning enormo-boss fights requiring sneaky tactics.
Developed by Polish studio The Farm 51 and powered by EpicÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s world-renowned and highly-respected Unreal Engine 3, in stunning and painstakingly redrawn high definition.
Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available to buy for Windows PC. The console versions for PLAYSTATION 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC cut versions will be available on the 22nd January 2013.