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This week, a Painkiller retrospective.

Any criticism I find is immediately quashed when I remember that one of the guns shoots shuriken and lightning. So that's Painkiller, more proof that the best way to blow of steam is to blow off someone's nadges.
I may check this game out. It looks quite fun.
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You haven't played it?

It's not that great, very repetetive and quite considerably hard, at least with bosses.

Probably worth a play at least though, shame nobody plays online anymore.
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Shurikens And Lighting
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Failtality, anyone?
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You haven't played it?

It's not that great, very repetetive and quite considerably hard, at least with bosses.

Probably worth a play at least though, shame nobody plays online anymore.
A little repetitive, or OMG!-we-need-another-level-to-make-it-seem-like-we-did-more-work-so-we'll-have-the-player-go-through-the-same-level-backwards-Halo repetitive?
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I personally loved this game back in the day because it was fun. it reminded me of Quake2, just endless killing of various things listening to a good soundtrack, what more do you want???
    
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I personally loved this game back in the day because it was fun. it reminded me of Quake2, just endless killing of various things listening to a good soundtrack, what more do you want???
I hope you don't have access to weapons and an MP3 player.
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The expansion was awesome but I only got to the second level the house in the first level in EXP was dang hard...
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A little repetitive, or OMG!-we-need-another-level-to-make-it-seem-like-we-did-more-work-so-we'll-have-the-player-go-through-the-same-level-backwards-Halo repetitive?
Totally QFT

But I have to admit, I am a fan of the mindless, doom/serious sam mode of gameplay where you have like, 5 types of enemies and each level just incrementally increases their number while reducing the availability of health packs.
Edited by Mjolnir - 5/21/08 at 3:22pm
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painkiller was awesome.. i dotn care about levels as long as it doesnt kick the fun bucket out.... and man... i loved useing that spinning blade thingy.
    
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