Painkiller Hell & Damnation console release date confirmed for April

London, UNITED KINGDOM (January 9 th 2013): Nordic Games’ spine tingling release of Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available for PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 Entertainment System on April 5 th 2013.

Originally released for Windows PC in October 2012, Painkiller Hell & Damnation is the goriest addition to the Painkiller franchise yet.

The game can be played in single player mode or co-operatively across four chapters and several multiplayer modes. A crusade of hellish action will be encountered along the way featuring a variety of devastating creatures born of pure evil.

“We have been working around the clock to bring the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game in line with the quality and standard of the PC game,” says Reinhard Pollice, Production and Business Development Manager, Nordic Games. “There has been a slight delay so that the console communities can enjoy the fiendishly ghoulish experience that we know they want and deserve. In taking this additional time to add the final touches, we know that players will realise that the best things do come to those who wait!”

Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available on April 5 th 2013 as a Standard Edition priced £24.99 on the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 Entertainment System from Microsoft and as a Collector’s Edition priced £34.99, respectively.

Painkiller Hell & Damnation offers adrenaline fuelled gameplay with its lightning-fast movements which enables skilful players to get into the heart of the fast-paced action, topped off with stunning enormo-boss fights.

Developed by Polish studio The Farm 51 and powered by Epic’s world-renowned and highly-respected Unreal Engine 3, in stunning and painstakingly redrawn high definition.

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About Nordic Games GmbH

Nordic Games GmbH is a wholly owned publishing subsidiary of Nordic Games Holding 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.

About The Farm 51

The Farm 51 is a Polish video game developer focused on high quality action games for both the PC and current generation of gaming consoles. Founded in 2005 by industry veterans, The Farm 51 currently employs persons responsible for such titles as the original Painkiller, The Witcher and Two Worlds II.

The Farm 51 is best known for its first person shooters NecroVsioN and NecroVisioN: Lost Company as well as, the extremely successful PC casual game StoneLoops! and Time Ace for the Nintendo DS. Currently, the company is headquartered in Gliwice, Poland with additional offices in Katowice and employs nearly 50 people. The Farm 51 is listed on NewConnect (a share market run by the Warsaw Stock Exchange) as of March, 2012.


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