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Painkiller
6.5 out of 10

Painkiller

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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

Matseb2611, Metacritic
12 August 2011
  • Summary: A rather unusual mix of horror and fast action gameplay, Painkiller is gory and atmospheric, but really all it is is just action. The Purgatory setting and in fact the idea of fighting demons is very great. However the idea itself simply is not enough.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

BitBurn, Metacritic
15 April 2004
  • Summary: It's aiight... Reminds me of Quake 1 but with much better graphics! I dig it...
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Overall 8
8.0

Painkiller (PC)

Rex Inego, Verdicts
30 September 2012
  • Excerpt: A game that has been out for some whil,e Painkiller is a classic. To most veterans, it's a standing memory of the good ages, where FPS games would consist of a massive amount of mindless killing, which was, in fact, preffered over tactic-using.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Lastability 4
4.0

Heaven's got a new Hitman

shinu86, Ciao
9 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Back in 2001,people had got tired of first person shooters (F.P.Ses for short) and started to uninstall quake3 arena and unreal tournament wondering if they would ever lay their hands on a shooter again.
  • Pros: Great engine ,Huge bosses and lots of monsters to shoot and kill
  • Cons: Repetitive Gameplay, Reminiscent of other games like Serious Sam, Nitro Family etc .
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Overall 8
8.0

This might hurt a little...

dnpttrsn, Ciao
20 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Holy ****, these things are coming from everywhere! This is an almighty game, quite unlike almost any other. In short, its a first person shooter where you blast all manner of horric monsters that Hell regurgetated into the next dimension (no pun intended) in levels varying from a prison to the pits...
  • Pros: Fantastic, scary, thrilling, this list is endless
  • Cons: According to some people its too linear .  But they are boring .
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Overall 8
8.0

Daniel Garner is PAINKILLER!

Spyke_Mar..., Ciao
5 April 2008
  • Excerpt: Daniel Garner is a guy almost as normal as the others. Why? He's dead. Car accident. His wife Catherine didn't survive. Like him. People will think that they're together in death. Beautiful, isn't it? Reality is different. Catherine is in Heaven... but not Daniel. He's stuck in Purgatory.
  • Pros: graphics, soundtrack, black tarot, weapons
  • Cons: only  5 weapons, useless cards
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Overall 8
8.0

Intermediate

"bongadoo", Amazon
19 June 2006
  • Summary: If you need some hack'n'slash action while waiting for Doom III and Half Life 2 then this is the game for you. Good multiplayer action even with the intial release which is uncommon these days.
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Overall 8
8.0

played the demo & loved it !

Amazon Customer "mr_andersonuk", Amazon
19 June 2006
  • Summary: I downloaded the single player demo version of this game and have to say it looks and plays fantastic!The graphics are sublime and the lighting effects amazing.The gameplay is repetitive but for a 1st person shooter this is not uncommon.This game is certainly not for the young as its theme is of an...
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Overall 8
8.0

Horror shooter

Amazon
19 June 2006
  • Summary: Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy a gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. It's an adrenaline addict's nightmare, where hellish monsters swarm in seemingly endless mobs.Graphically, Painkiller is unmatched.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Unadulterated Slaying Fun!

Amazon
19 June 2006
  • Summary: This is an unpretentious shoot-em-up fest which is great fun to play and I heartily recommend! Looks good, sounds good and plays good!
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