wasn't exactly a smash with the critics when it launched last year, but Nordic games is eager to reclaim their honor with a full DLC program for 2013. The second in a series of five DLC packs,
, is now available on Steam for $6.99. The new pack includes the expected selection of single player maps, new enemies, character skins and expansions to both the solo and co-op campaigns.
Not only that, Nordic has announced a retail collector's edition for the game's PS3 and 360 release on April 5th. This package will include stickers, postcards, a selection from the soundtrack on CD and a poster. Here's hoping fans of the original series can get a more complete HD package with the ongoing DLC.
Nordic Games and The Farm 51’s collaboration stronger than ever as Painkiller Hell and Damnation’s Second DLC is Released Today
Vienna, Austria, February 22nd 2013
– Nordic Games and The Farm 51 is pleased to announce that over the next year they will release a series of DLC content for Painkiller Hell & Damnation. The publisher has also revealed that they have begun working on a new project with The Farm 51, which is soon to be announced.
A DLC roadmap for Painkiller Hell & Damnation has been laid out – two horrifying DLC’s have already been released and there are five more to go throughout the year. The next available is “The Clock Strikes Meat Night” which is available on Steam (http://store.steampowered.com/app/229210
) today for just USD 6.99/EUR 6.99/GBP 5.99.
The DLC is packed full of new enemies, a unique character set, three new single player maps, new environmental weapons, dual weapon upgrades, a new health tarot card and the single player and cooperative gameplay have also been expanded. So join Daniel Garner on his carnivorous mission to break himself free from purgatory today.
Both the publisher and developer are fully committed in creating further updates that will improve and expand PKHD to give players the best painful experience possible:
“The working relationship between ourselves and The Farm 51 is growing stronger and we’re dedicated in providing content that players can really get their teeth into,” said Klemens Kreuzer, Managing Director Nordic Games. “The Farm 51 has a great vision of what things should look like and they always exceed our expectations.”
“Working with Nordic Games is an absolute pleasure and they have really bolstered the presence of Painkiller,” said Wojciech Pazdur, Development Director at The Farm 51. “At the same time as working on a string of DLC’s we’re also excited to be a part a fantastic new project that we cannot wait to be announced.”
Painkiller Hell & Damnation for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will be available on April 5th 2013 as a Standard Edition priced USD 29.99/EUR 29.99/GBP 24.99 and as a Collector’s Edition priced USD 23.99/EUR 39.99/GBP 34.99, respectively.
The Collector’s Edition will include stickers, postcards from hell, ten tracks from the heavy metal soundtrack, a making of DVD and a second A3 size poster. The high value package will also comprise of all the material from the Standard Edition including game disc, manual and an A3 size poster.
Developed by Polish studio The Farm 51 and powered by Unreal Engine 3, Painkiller Hell & Damnation recreates the sensations and hardcore gameplay of the original Painkiller. Released in 2004, Painkiller won high praise and many accolades and fans for its fast and unique gameplay. Keeping true to the old-school FPS ideology, lightning-fast movement enables skilful players to get into the heart of the fast-paced gameplay, topped off with stunning enormo-boss fights requiring sneaky tactics.
About Nordic Games GmbH
Nordic Games GmbH is a wholly owned publishing subsidiary of Nordic Games Group AB. Founded in 2011, the Vienna/Austria based company Nordic Games GmbH puts great emphasis on its extensive game catalogue. The core portfolio comprises products and brands which have recently been acquired from JoWooD Entertainment AG and DreamCatcher Interactive Inc., and further IPs and trademarks will follow.
The company will pursue the long-term goal of delivering quality products that live up to expectations of gamers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.nordicgames.at