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Get Even mixes single and multiplayer in new FPS from Painkiller HD dev

Get Even mixes single and multiplayer in new FPS from Painkiller HD dev

Before Dishonored, Arkane Studios was working on The Crossing, an FPS which was to mix single-player and multiplayer by letting people control enemies in other people's games. While sunk, developer The Farm 51 is raising the idea again with Get Even, announced today for PC and next-gen consoles. It's packing some fancy 3D scanning tech to turn real-world places into pretty levels, too.

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"I don't know. For me it matters how they reward a player for taking on that role and how it ..."
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Painkiller Hell & Damnation Mac and Linux editions following mod tools

Painkiller Hell & Damnation Mac and Linux editions following mod tools

Few games receive mod tools nowadays, partly because they take time and money to make and support but also because mods often offer for free the sorts of things publishers try to sell as paid DLC. While Painkiller: Hell & Damnation offers a few pieces of DLC, it's also letting players make their own stuff for the FPS remake. Publisher Nordic Games today announced that the mod kit will launch in April. Mac and Linux editions will follow, too.

Read more: Launching on Mac and Linux in April or May »

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Deadfall Adventures announced from Painkiller: Hell & Damnation dev

Deadfall Adventures announced from Painkiller: Hell & Damnation dev

Nordic Games and The Farm 51, the publisher and studio behind Painkiller Hell & Damnation, have announced a new first-person adventure coming to PC and Xbox 360 on July 30. Titled Deadfall Adventures, the game is set in 1938 and has you racing against Nazis to obtain the Heart of Atlantis.

Read more: First-person puzzle solving across ancient temples »

"Looks like it might be a better Tomb Raider then Tomb Raider will be. Although that voice actor ..."
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Painkiller Hell & Damnation curses consoles in April

Painkiller Hell & Damnation curses consoles in April

PCnauts have been merrily murdering monsters in Painkiller Hell & Damnation since Halloween, but the consoleers were left hanging until today. Publisher Nordic Games has announced the fast-paced FPS remake will hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on April 5 at the budget price of $29.99.

Read more: Console edition "in line with quality" of PC »

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Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming to PC on Halloween

Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming to PC on Halloween

Your next descent into hell with the Painkiller series is coming this Halloween. Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available on PC on October 31, in both a $20 standard edition and a $30 CE.

The Collector's Edition will include a tarot card power up for single-player, multiplayer skin, posters and postcards from Hell, an art book, stickers, ten tracks from the soundtrack, and a making-of DVD.

Read more: Console versions coming in 2013 »

"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

Painkiller Hell & Damnation coming from NecroVisioN dev

Painkiller has been passed between many developers since People Can Fly's splendid original game in 2004, with largely unpleasant results, but the shooter may now have landed at a developer who can do it justice. Work on Painkiller Hell & Damnation is underway at The Farm 51, maker of the daft-in-a-pleasant-way NecroVisioN, publisher Nordic Games announced at E3.

Read more: "Lightning-fast movement" with "enormo-boss fights" »

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