PAIN PlayStation 3

  • Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Nov 29, 2007
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Mixed or average reviews- based on 37 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 37
  2. Negative: 8 out of 37

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  1. JasonH.
    Dec 6, 2007
    Unbelievably addicting! Been playing everyday since it came out and not even sick of it yet.
  2. PaulS
    Jul 29, 2008
    Very fun game but I didn't think it was worth $10 so I didn't buy it. It is now $5 and I bought it!!! It is worth $5 and there is a new level coming soon. Question is how much?
  3. PeterC.
    Jan 12, 2008
    A pretty fun game and a great way to relieve some stress, but at 10 bucks, they could've added a LOT more stuff. They could've at least thrown in a couple more levels (you only get one), game modes, and characters. As it is, I wouldn't pay more than 5 bucks for this game. Wait for the price to go down or something.
  4. WordyWordword
    May 29, 2008
    Waiting for the new level is a major downer for me. I cant seem to get anywhere near the hundreds of millions some people get (25m tops) and swiftly getting bored. Hurry up Idol Minds.
  5. MitchelB
    Sep 2, 2009
    this game was crap its fun for five minutes but only three people to chose from. One map gets boring quickly you could sped another 6 dollars to get more maps but dont do it i thought there would be more of a flatout time of game i was wrong ohh well it was only ten dollars
  6. CoryR.
    Dec 2, 2007
    For a $10 downloaded game - it's pretty awesome. Fun and addictive.
  7. SteveW.
    Jan 13, 2008
    The game should have been the demo, as there is only an afternoon's worth of entertainment available from the single level. It's a great example of PS3-candy, but for those looking for a game with replay value Pain falls critically short.
  8. T.G.
    Jan 27, 2008
    Incredibly fun and addictive, although you should be able to enjoy things that are somewhat stupid.
  9. J.M
    Aug 29, 2008
    This game is highly addicting i got the full version for free and i am still trying to unlock the three more levels and the multiplayer is awesome overall this is a great game.
  10. SteveR
    May 23, 2009
    Simple, fun and just plain out awesome. Love they keep adding more to it that you can download. On-line fortress game rocks but not many people on-line to play with. I play this game all the time.
  11. Feb 20, 2011
    Great multiplayer party game, controls seem slow but that may be by design. Don't expect deep story (or any) but that is ok. My favorite part was getting to knock granny down the subway stairs and getting her run over by the train.
  12. Oct 26, 2011
    Are you one of those people who like pain and explosions, this is for you. Fling a ragdoll across a city, museum, or amusement park. It's a strangely satisfying way of passing the time, but nothing to play like a game, more like a mini-passtime.
  13. Mar 11, 2013
    It just feels like a ragdoll physics demo that you are charged $10 to buy, yes i know its cheap but there are much better games out´╗┐ there you can get for a tenner!

Mixed or average reviews - based on 37 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 37
  2. Negative: 0 out of 37
  1. It may not be chock full of stages to visit, but it's certainly great for a quick diversion, as its pick-up-and-play traits are rather welcoming.
  2. An unfinished game that will likely see improvements over time.
  3. Overall Pain is a very addictive game that not only looks and controls well, but it also demonstrates how the Havok physics engine can be utilized for some pure gaming craziness.