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Score Breakdown Based on 5054 ratings
  1. 10 (811)
  2. 9 (2062)
  3. 8 (1443)
  4. 7 (362)
  5. 6 (129)
  6. 5 (78)
  7. 4 (37)
  8. 3 (18)
  9. 2 (37)
  10. 1 (77)

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  • User Rating 8.1

    A Crazy First Person Shooter - Must Play!

    Rated on December 25, 2005 by pavel_btn

    They say its the FPS of the year (2004), I wouldn't disagree. It is great fun and a must-play for all FPS fans. It is a straight forward shooter with crazy enemies and killer weapons. The game...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Think Shoot 'Em Up but in HELL!

    Rated on April 05, 2008 by jenolie

    If you're looking for realism, tactical challenges, realistic ballistics, blah blah blah, this ain't the game. If you're jonesing to pump virtual bullet after virtual bullet into hordes of demonic ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    This is what Doom I would have been with 3D graphics and ragdoll physics.

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by SinfulSpikey

    It's dark, it's bloody and it's sexy. I firmly believe that if Doom I was made today, it'd be just like this game, but in a different setting. The story isn't very memorable, but who plays an FPS f...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Serious Sam-Sam=Painkiller

    Rated on May 19, 2007 by VercettiTommyy

    Painkiller is a serious Serious Sam clone without Sam.By dieing,take Heaven's side on the battle with Hell's forces. First things first.The graphics are simply superb.Everything beautifly detailed &a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    YOU WILL HAVE FUN, playing this fantastic FPS, that's for sure!<br /> Instant fun, from start 'till the end =)

    Rated on May 19, 2007 by anyoneelse

    The game is quite simple actually, and very intuitive, you won't need much time to understand how it works... The fact that this game is simple, doesn't mean that it's bored, in fact, if you can say ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Rated on April 09, 2004 by Sadiara

    This game is just amazing. Dreamcatcher and People can fly did an amazing job on this game. Its hard to tell how they did it so good |:-D, the graphics are amazing and it will push your system to its ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Rated on April 10, 2004 by PainInnfliction

    Painkiller...well what can i say about Painkiller that no one else has already stated. Well, I guess i will use one of my quotes related to this game. "Oh my God, is that the boss?? Ahhh...I'm alre...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Rated on April 11, 2004 by perquak

    This game is awesome - a Perfect 10. I'm not going to repeat what others have already posted, so here are some additional comments and tips. The game has many, many features that have not been previ...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3

    inventive weapons but repetitive gameplay. Great "look" to the entire game though.

    Rated on April 11, 2004 by dryden555

    Painkiller has some virtues: it has nice graphics that will run on a slower P4 computer. The weapons are inventive and the environments are fairly diverse. But it is basically a smartly-made Doo...

    2 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Rated on April 12, 2004 by russlc

    This game is just pure entertainment and a heck of a lot of fun. The developers should be commended for this title and how good it feels to play a game like this. The graphics are absolutely stellar...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.