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'Painkiller: Black' Now In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT

DreamCatcher Games today announced that Painkiller: Black, a limited edition package of Painkiller featuring the original, the expansion pack and some additional goodies, is now available at major retail stores across North America.

The limited edition Black DVD includes both the full original game, its expansion pack; Battle out of Hell, and special bonus features including over a dozen Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) enhancements. Painkiller is the official 1-vs-1 tournament game of the $1,000,000 CPL World Tour 2005.

Other exclusive bonuses include "The Making of Painkiller" video packed with behind the scenes developer interviews, the Painkiller title track music video, Mapping and Editing tools, and never before seen artwork.

Trapped in a dark and unwelcoming world awaiting purification for earthly sins, players must fight through an endless number of hellish enemy warriors as they attempt to stop the imminent unholy war and overthrow Lucifer. But even if they win this insane battle, players must still take out hoards of howling devils, eager to avenge their master.

Game Features:

  • FRANTIC SINGLE PLAYER CAMPAIGN: 34 levels of non-stop action crowded with 80 different enemy species and gigantic final bosses.
  • ADRENALINE FUELED GAMEPLAY: Blast your way through 15 maps and 7 Multiplayer modes using 14 incredible weapons, including the mythical Painkiller.
  • IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE: Furious soundtrack and insane real-life physics using the world's most advanced physics engine Havok 2.0.
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART GRAPHICS: Thanks to the updated PAIN engine, pin hyper-detailed enemies to the walls or blow everything up in completely unique and varied environments including the highly acclaimed "Hell" level.

Developed by People Can Fly, Painkiller: Black is rated 'M' for Mature in North America and '16+ PEGI' in Europe. An Xbox version of Painkiller will be released on November 8, 2005.

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