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.
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.
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 .
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 .
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.
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.
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...
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.