DreamCatcher sends word of the following announcement:
DreamCatcher Games announces Painkiller: Gold Edition
Toronto, Canada – February 9, 2005 – DreamCatcher Games today announced Painkiller: Gold Edition, a special edition package for Computer Gaming World’s “Single-Player Shooter of the Year,” Painkiller. Available in March 2005, the special DVD set will include both the award winning original version and its expansion pack, Battle out of Hell.
As a special bonus, the DVD will also contain a “Making-Of” video feature with developer interviews, the Painkiller title track music video by rock band Mech, the upcoming Painkiller Xbox® trailer, Mapping/Editing tools and documentation, as well as over a dozen Cyberathlete® Professional League (CPL) enhancements.
“As the official title of the CPL World Tour, Painkiller is speeding along on its journey of becoming an extremely successful franchise,” says Byron Gaum, Product Manager at DreamCatcher. “With the Gold Edition, we are excited to offer gamers everything the original game had to offer, as well as the added features from the expansion.”
Trapped in a dark and unwelcoming world awaiting purification for earthly sins, players must fight through an endless number of 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.
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, named “Best Weapon” as part of Computer Gaming World’s ‘2004 Games of the Year.’
IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE: furious soundtrack and real-life physics using the world
s most advanced physic 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.