Painkiller Hell and Damnation delayed until April on consoles

Painkiller Hell and Damnation emerge April on consoles
Painkiller: Hell and Damnation was released on PC back in October, but Xbox 360 and PS3 owners are doomed to wait. Originally set for January 22, The Farm 51's remake of the original game will now be released on April 5. It'll be sold in both a "standard" edition for $29.99/29.99/24.99, and a "collector's" edition for $10 more.

"We have been working around the clock to bring the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game in line with the quality and standard of the PC game," Nordic Games Production and Business Development Manager Reinhard Pollice said in the announcement. "There has been a slight delay so that the console communities can enjoy the fiendishly ghoulish experience that we know they want and deserve."
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Painkiller Hell & Damnation console release date confirmed for April

Demon and fiends will be set free for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 5th 2013

Vienna, Austria (January 9 2013) - Nordic Games' spine tingling release of Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available for PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 Entertainment System on April 5th 2013.

Originally released for Windows PC in October 2012, Painkiller Hell & Damnation is the goriest addition to the Painkiller franchise yet.

The game can be played in single player mode or co-operatively across four chapters and several multiplayer modes. A crusade of hellish action will be encountered along the way featuring a variety of devastating creatures born of pure evil.

"We have been working around the clock to bring the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game in line with the quality and standard of the PC game," says Reinhard Pollice, Production and Business Development Manager, Nordic Games. "There has been a slight delay so that the console communities can enjoy the fiendishly ghoulish experience that we know they want and deserve. In taking this additional time to add the final touches, we know that players will realise that the best things do come to those who wait!"

Painkiller Hell & Damnation will be available on April 5th 2013 as a Standard Edition priced EUR 29.99/USD 29.99/£ 24.99 on the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 Entertainment System from Microsoft and as a Collector's Edition priced EUR 39.99/USD 39.99/£ 34.99, respectively.

Painkiller Hell & Damnation offers adrenaline fuelled gameplay with its lightning-fast movements which enables skilful players to get into the heart of the fast-paced action, topped off with stunning enormo-boss fights.

Developed by Polish studio The Farm 51 and powered by Epic's world-renowned and highly-respected Unreal Engine 3, in stunning and painstakingly redrawn high definition.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.