Painkiller Series News


Painkiller developer working on two new projects

By Daniel Perez, May 16, 2016 9:07am PDT

People Can Fly, the studio behind Painkiller, Bulletstorm, and more, have revealed they're back!


"If it works it works, if it doesn't it's a nightmare to get working. GFWL is really troublesome ..."

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation curses consoles in April

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 09, 2013 7:15am PST

PCnauts have been merrily murdering monsters in Painkiller Hell & Damnation since Halloween, but the consoleers were left hanging until today. Publisher Nordic Games today announced the fast-paced FPS remake will hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on April 5 at the budget price ...


Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming to PC on Halloween

By John Keefer, Oct 09, 2012 11:00am PDT

Painkiller Hell & Damnation is coming to PC on Halloween, along a spiffy Collector's Edition. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions--and a scaled back PC version for the squeamish--will be available on January 22.


"Also a lot of the devs left to work on Necrovision (as Farm 51) I believe...and they're doing ..."

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming from NecroVisioN dev

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 8:45am PDT

The Painkiller series is all but dead in our hearts thanks to a string of third-rate sequels and expansions, but Painkiller Hell & Damnation hopes to stir up interest again. It's jumping to Unreal Engine 3, and also a third-person perspective.


"third person? i'm having trouble imagining the doom+quake feel of the original, in third person"

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Painkiller sequel considered as DreamCatcher relaunched

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 17, 2011 6:00pm PST

DreamCatcher, which was acquired by Nordic Games earlier this year, will be relaunched in an attempt to resell its back-catalog and develop sequels to its "bestselling brands and licenses," such as Painkiller.


"It was good but you can tell they did their best to keep costs down so they could accrue some ..."

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