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 Collector’s Edition formats, in time for a hellish Halloween.
For those who have pre-ordered the game or purchased during Halloween and activate their steam 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 an additional 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. An exclusive Halloween achievement is also included.
“Players will endure the most hair-raising Halloween experience this year with Painkiller,” says Nik Blower, Sales and Marketing Director, Nordic Games. “It’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.”
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 Collector’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.
Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available to buy for Windows PC priced USD19.99/EUR19.99/£17.99 and USD29.99/EUR29.99/£24.99 respectively. The console versions for PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft uncut versions, and Windows PC cut versions will be available on the 22nd January 2013.