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Painkiller: Resurrection

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Publisher: Jowood (EU), JoWood / Dreamcatcher (US)
Developer: Homegrown Games
Release Date: Oct. 27, 2009 (US), Feb. 12, 2010 (EU)

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'Painkiller: Resurrection' - New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2009 @ 8:04 a.m. PDT

In Painkiller: Resurrection you play William 'Wild Bill' Sherman, an ex CIA Agent and specialist for dangerous missions in the Black Ops Special Unit has a big problem: during his last job, he has managed to not only kill the head of an illegal drug operation and a slew of innocent civilians, but himself in a fatal mistake.

Once more, it is up to the protagonist to find a way out of a grotesque world between heaven and hell, trapped between life and death. The development of Painkiller: Resurrection is based on the technology of the Painkiller engine, but with several improvements, including improved shadows, a higher texture resolution, moveable light sources, post processing, motion blur and ambient occlusion were implemented. In addition to these added features, the PK++ development team, lead by Steven “blowfish” Wilkins, has set up a coop-multiplayer campaign mode.

The pure shooter is back, so be prepared for some fast paced and adrenaline-fueled action! There is no complexity of reloading or puzzling, just action! Grab your stake gun and go straight to hell!

As with every journey into purgatory, the journey in Painkiller: Resurrection starts with death and pain. William 'Wild Bill' Sherman, an ex CIA Agent and specialist for dangerous missions in the Black Ops Special Unit has a big problem: during his last job, he has managed to not only kill the head of an illegal drug operation and a slew of innocent civilians, but himself in a fatal mistake. Trapped in a hostile place between heaven and hell, his soul flickers between the millions of faceless infidels and good and evil forces start to use Wild Bill for their own needs. But, it turns out that nothing is as it seemed at the beginning… solve the m ystery and give the equilibrium between heaven and hell a little flip!


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