Painkiller: Overdose Devs Working on Dreamkiller

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Mindware Studios, developer behind PC FPS Painkiller: Overdose and stealth game Cold War, has a new “fast, frantic and mega-bloodbath first-person shooter” in the works continuing in the spirit of People Can Fly’s Painkiller series. It’s called Dreamkiller and it’ll be out this fall on PC and Xbox 360 courtesy of publisher Aspyr Media.

Dreamkiller is set to pull gamers “inside the dark and twisted nightmares of tortured souls possessed by unknown forces.” The game will follow the story of Alice Drake, a psychologist capable of delving into the minds of her patients and fighting off the demons turning their dreams into nightmares. As Alice you’ll fight off these dream demons with a host of crazy weapons and special abilities through 12 single-player story missions, and then once that’s over you’ll be able to hop online for some intense multiplayer mayhem.

I adore the Painkiller games and thought Mindware did an admirable job with Overdose, so I’m stoked for this.

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