PS3: 'Pain' a real pleasure

There's a certain undeniable pleasure people take from seeing others hurt themselves in spectacularly stupid ways, as long as no one gets killed or permanently disabled. What's surprising is that no one has turned this kind of joyous and idiotic mayhem into a video game. Until now.

Pain, unveiled at the recent Sony Gamer's Day in San Diego, is essentially birthed from the YouTube moron/Jackass phenomenon. It's also one of two small and relatively inexpensive coming games that could give Sony a much-needed boost in PlayStation 3 sales.

The goal of Pain is simple: you load your chosen character into a Wile E. Coyote-style slingshot device, take aim at a bustling downtown neighbourhood, and fire. Thanks to the game's high-tech physics simulation software, the hapless dude will crash, bounce, tumble and slide like a human pinball, ricocheting off billboards, being blown back into the air by exploding crates and getting dragged under speeding cars...

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drtysouf214751d ago

and was going back to submit it and you did it right before me. LOL you got eagle eyes!

Anego Montoya FTMFW4751d ago

is there a release date for this yet?

and it`s a PSN game right?

Ps30074751d ago

Cant wait to buy it... Hopefully 9.99 or less

Vojkan4751d ago

Yes it is confirmed to be 9.99. I dont know 1UP guys and GameSpot guys that were there, they were not impressed

fenderputty4751d ago

It's not something that will have hours of playing value. However, this is going to be one hell of a fun game with a couple friends a more then a couple beers.

Cartesian3D4751d ago

it seems we will have many fun games comin' :)

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