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Score Breakdown Based on 597 ratings
  1. 10 (65)
  2. 9 (61)
  3. 8 (149)
  4. 7 (154)
  5. 6 (67)
  6. 5 (38)
  7. 4 (16)
  8. 3 (15)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (25)

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  • User Rating 1

    They Are Kidding, Right?

    Rated on February 18, 2009 by InternetDJ

    To say that this Game is not even worth buying would be an understatement. While I did enjoy the first painkiller, this Game is just all wrong. This was actually a Gaming Mod at first?(According to fr...

    8 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    It deserves a better score...

    Rated on October 22, 2012 by oc_ta_vi_an

    It's the struggle between good and evil and you're the good or what? You have all you've ever wanted from a shooter. Fast-pace, deformed enemies which come in waves to put you down. You have freaky si...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    ohh painkiller what fun you are and what joy you bring to weird kids like me hehe but seriously not a perfect game but

    Rated on December 26, 2009 by Darksonic666

    the first painkiller and its expansion were fun and almost perfect but this one was missing some thing but I am not sure what but it was ohh well I did have fun playing it and well again someday and ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Shame on creators..

    Rated on September 11, 2008 by Brucius

    I don't understand how can game creators nowadays spend so much time making game that in the end turns out to be disastrous as this one is. Intro animation starts with so so neat story so u wonder th...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    PK Overdose just does not have that stuff what makes the original Painkiller a superb game in it's class.

    Rated on January 28, 2011 by Artas1984

    The developers of the game, Mindware, started out by making this game without the intension of releasing it under the ownership of the publisher, in other words, more like a mod. But in the end it tur...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    This game looks like Painkiller and plays like Painkiller, but it is not Painkiller!

    Rated on November 07, 2007 by Warpld

    You know how sometimes something is just much more than the sum of its parts? That's what Dreamcatcher managed to do with its original Painkiller and suplemented it later with its magnificent expansio...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3

    BAT OUT OF HELL...

    Rated on November 25, 2008 by monowasp

    I really enjoyed the first Painpiller, sorry, "Painkiller" game. It was fast-paced, no real story, just FPS, nice graphics and some huge, huge foes that you could break down with your peashooter or ar...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4

    Painkiller?????Yeah sure, it KILLED me with the PAIN for buying this game.

    Rated on November 08, 2007 by reddevilofhell

    UNLESS you lunatically love a dumba$$ shooter and the PAINKILLER series, or do not have a high end computer for games like COD4 or Gears of War, its better if you stay away from this game.And next t...

    5 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Purchase in question!

    Rated on November 22, 2007 by Geminidevine

    I just brought Painkiller Overdose last night but before i opened the game to play it i had to read the reviews. I own the original Painkiller along with the expansion pack (Battle out of Hell). Paink...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    While the single play is a bit funky, the online maps kick butt!

    Rated on November 28, 2007 by 195948

    The single player maps are cool but have just a bit of a funky feel to them. Yeah I will agree, it is a bit mindless. But a great stress reliever! However the online play maps are very cool and that i...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.