E3 2007: DreamCatcher Announces Painkiller: Overdose

Starting life as a simple mod project by Mindware Studios, Painkiller: Overdose is now receiving full financial and publisher support in order to prep it for retail release thanks to DreamCatcher Interactive and JoWooD Productions.

Painkiller: Overdose, described as the “prequel to the eventual sequel,” brings back the fast-paced, chaotic and gory FPS action of the original game and adds on a new character and storyline, 16 new levels, six new demonic weapons, over 40 wicked new creatures to blast to bits, epic new boss battles, and revamped multiplayer action supporting stat tracking, server options, and full compatibility with the original game’s multiplayer maps and game modes.

“We are thrilled to be endorsing this project and look forward to working closely with Mindware Studios,” said Albert Seidl, President and CEO for the JoWooD Group. “The excitement from Painkiller fans around the world is mounting and we will be happy to deliver what they’ve been waiting for!”

Painkiller: Overdose is scheduled for a worldwide PC release in October. Check out the first official trailer below.

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