DreamCatcher announces that Painkiller has shipped in North America (thanks
), and should be now available:
DreamCatcher Games’ Painkiller Now
Available In Stores
Frantic, Frenzied FPS Action for Windows®
Toronto, April 12, 2004. DreamCatcher Games today announced that Painkiller, one
of the most anticipated Windows® shooters of 2004, is now available at major
retailers across North America.
Painkiller puts gamers in the role of Daniel Garner, an unfortunate victim of a
fatal car accident now trapped in a dark and sinister world somewhere between
Heaven and Hell. To find his salvation, Garner must fight through more than 50
species of Hell’s wildest incarnations in an attempt to stop an imminent Unholy
This first-person horror shooter features truly stunning graphics, an amazingly
powerful engine and some of the nastiest level bosses ever seen. Graphically,
Painkiller is unmatched, showing off new levels of texture quality and the
latest lighting and shadowing techniques. The game utilizes the impressive Havok
2.0 engine, achieving new heights of physics-based gameplay.
Painkiller serves up more than 20 huge and completely unique single player
levels with five insane multiplayer modes. The game’s proprietary 3D "PAIN
Engine" puts out 100 times more polygons than other FPS games. An arsenal of
five dual-mode weapons, with varied combination attacks, equips players with all
the power they’ll need to slay Satan’s minions.
Developed by People Can Fly, Painkiller has an ESRB of ‘M’ for Mature and an SRP
of $39.99 USD. Download the demo at