Excerpt: Presented with Pain without any expectations, it's easy to expect a futurist violent racer with a heavy metal soundtrack, or perhaps a horrific adventure with lashings of blood and fantastical orc-like creatures.
Excerpt: At heart, I think nearly everyone who plays videogames is a closet designer. I challenge you to find a player who hasn't at least one time or another uttered the phrase, "Wouldn't it be cool if there was a game where you..." As it relates to Pain , the question ends with, "..
Excerpt: Slowly video game companies have become aware of a strange newcomer to the gaming playground. His lunch box said "Casual Gamer." He arrived on a cool afternoon in the fall, shuffling his feet and looking distinctly out of place.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Since its launch, the PS3’s Playstation store has offered some great content, with everything from move trailers, game add-ons, demos, and themes for players to download and enjoy.
Excerpt: Pain was first shown off to the press at Sony Gamers' Day 2007. The concept of the game came from one of the marketing teams at Sony. But with a limited amount of content for the price tag and already additional content the player much purchase, is Pain worth a purchase?
Conclusion: If you're looking for a cheap way to amuse yourself on a rainy day, PAIN might do the trick -- unfortunately, you're out of luck if the week's forecast calls for thunderstorms. We can't help but wish for a slightly lower price point.