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    Painkiller (Series) Alternatives

    Painkiller is described as 'The game is inspired by such classic titles as Quake and Doom, with the emphasis on killing large numbers of monsters. The game is divided into five chapters, each about five levels long' and is a First-Person Shooter in the Games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Painkiller for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and BSD. The best alternative is Xonotic, which is both free and Open Source. Other Painkiller like games are Counter-Strike (Freemium), Unreal Tournament (Free, Open Source), Doom (Paid) and Quake (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 11, 2022
    • Windows
    The game is inspired by such classic titles as Quake and Doom, with the emphasis on killing large numbers of monsters. The...
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    1. Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself.
    2. Counter-Strike (CS) is a series of multiplayer first-person shooter video games, in which teams of terrorists battle to perpetrate an act of terror (bombing, hostage-taking, assassination) and counter-terrorists try to prevent it (bomb defusal, hostage rescue).
      Counter-Strike vs Painkiller opinions
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      Countersrike has no campaign
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    3. Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games. Represent entire series of Unreal Tournament games.
    4. Doom (Series)

      • Windows
      • Steam
      • Nintendo Switch Online
      • Xbox
      • Stadia
      Doom is a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game in which players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as "Doomguy", who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from Hell. Represent entire series of Doom games including Doom , Doom II: Hell on Earth, Final Doom, Doom 64, Doom 3, Doom (2016), Doom Eternal.
      Doom vs Painkiller opinions
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      Painkiller was based off Doom
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    5. Quake (Series)

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Steam
      Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software. Represent entire series of Quake games.


    6. Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets.
    7. Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.
    8. OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player models to choose from and 12 weapons.

      Discontinued

      Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.

    9. Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.
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