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

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2014 10:00am PST

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 that sunk, developer The Farm 51 is raising the idea again with Get Even, announced today for...


"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

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 07, 2013 6:45am PST

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 letti...


Deadfall Adventures announced from Painkiller: Hell & Damnation dev

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2013 1:15pm PST

Deadfall Adventures is coming to PC and Xbox 360 on July 30. The first-person adventure game is being developed by the developers of Painkiller: Hell & Damnation.


"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

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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