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Aspyr Announces Dreamkiller
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Aspyr and Mindware Studios today announced Dreamkiller, a " fast, frantic and mega bloodbath first person shooter" that "takes gamers inside the dark and twisted nightmares of tortured souls possessed by unknown forces."

"Gamers will take on the role of Alice Drake, a psychologist with the extraordinary ability to enter the minds of her patients and combat the ravenous foes haunting their dreams. Utilizing a host of fantastic weapons and her own special abilities, Alice confronts our common demons only to discover an even deeper menace reigns within. The ultimate showdown becomes inevitable between that which would torment and she who will protect, and only one force will prevail amidst a variety of dreamscapes as varied and bizarre as the human mind itself."

"Dreamkiller features 12 rich levels of single-player gameplay each laced with swarms of hideous and disturbing enemies reflecting the mind’s infinite palette of fear. The onslaught continues with numerous multiplayer modes and a host of over-the-top weapons and supernatural abilities. Stay awake, Dreamkiller will be available this fall."

Judging by the screens released with today's announcement, the game certainly seems to be coming from some writer's warped and disturbed mind ... which by the way, we're more than okay with.

Check out the 5 accompanying release screens in the Dreamkiller screenshot gallery here.




 
 

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Comment #1 by notimetoinhale
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:01:58 AM
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that sounds pretty crazy


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Comment #2 by The Mau5
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:05:45 AM
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Looks like Serious Sam meets Painkiller?


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Comment #3 by berserkerninja
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:11:44 AM
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@2
thats what i was about to say XD


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Comment #4 by Mattymace666
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:16:55 AM
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@2
youre spot on with that one


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Comment #5 by Draconic Lord
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:32:29 AM
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@2
couldn't say it better myself.


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Comment #6 by Swain
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:35:11 AM
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What a sweet concept, can't wait to see how it turns out.


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Comment #7 by Dr Popodopolus
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:37:07 AM
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@2

BULLSEYE!

Looks fun.


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Comment #8 by exe67
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:37:15 AM
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I'll join the club.
#2, couldn't say it better myself.


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Comment #9 by SCOTTIBATOUS
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:38:39 AM
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This looks pretty interesting


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Comment #10 by adriano28
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:42:31 AM
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is this gonna an XBLA or retail game? looks cool btw


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Comment #11 by Reginaldted
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 06:07:54 AM
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Sounds like a messed up physconauts


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Comment #12 by Webb [STAFF]
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 06:08:56 AM
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@#10 - Retail


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Comment #13 by willberry88
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 06:09:37 AM
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Sounds perdy awesome. Graphics aren't looking too hot though


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Comment #14 by Oultranator0731
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 06:17:59 AM
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reminds me of Bioshock the pics do.


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Comment #15 by UltraAmoeba
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 06:49:14 AM
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Looks at bit tacky if you ask me....


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Comment #16 by MakoBallistic
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 06:57:19 AM
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and againa @2 your spot on mate, looks exactly like that.


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Comment #17 by XxX Egner XxX
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 07:01:06 AM
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@15 i agree... looks a tad tacky


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Comment #18 by IamD1sturbed
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 08:23:50 AM
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Good idea hope its made well


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Comment #19 by DiegoTan
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 08:50:31 AM
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@2
I'm just responding you, because everyone else does.


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Comment #20 by Schism
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 09:02:54 AM
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looks sorta like JERICHO...


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Comment #21 by tishy19
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 09:12:13 AM
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I'm always up to try a game with a strong female lead. Don't get enough of them sometimes.

@2


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Comment #22 by Fire Mage
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 10:14:33 AM
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It can't be a serious retail game! It better not be.

Everything about it screams freeware shooting game on the computer -- I don't know about this.


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Comment #23 by DaChiefOfOwnage
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 10:18:54 AM
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@2, absolutely right although you forgot to add a bit of Prey into it.


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Comment #24 by zr122
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 10:20:39 AM
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The plot reminds me of the movie The Cell, with the whole "I'm a woman and I can enter people's minds" schtick, although this is more in depth and actually has action instead of endless dialogue and landscape panning.


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Comment #25 by Zmoke
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 01:39:43 PM
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Looks fun, this kind of games are good once in a while.


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Comment #26 by AToMiiK
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 03:10:45 PM
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@2 (LOL) I don't think it could be described any better as that to is the first thing I thought of =O


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Comment #27 by OblivionsRow
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:17:10 PM
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#2 spot on description. took the words right out of my mouth


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Comment #28 by Spartan C37
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @ 05:22:53 PM
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#2 OMG! i know i was like :O when i read ur comment like OMG! wowwww :D


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Comment #29 by FX114
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 @ 01:27:09 AM
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Sounds like Psychonauts without the creativity...


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Comment #30 by NeotericDope
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 @ 03:08:39 AM
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If those are game play graphics they look quite crappy. That third picture looks like something straight ripped from Oblivion in The Arena or the Nightmare Quest. The picture with the four legged monster looks like a Silent Hill rip off. And the second pictures background looks like a horrible rendition of the scraps you cut off of a game. I can't judge the game b/c I've never played it, but seriously if that's what it's coming packed with it needs to get a bigger boom.


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Comment #31 by KIDDRAGON67
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 @ 04:16:04 AM
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to me it's like, serious sam, bioshock, fallout 3 n silent hill


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Comment #32 by artphobia
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 @ 06:16:49 PM
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for as creepy as it sounds like it should be the screenshots are pretty tame


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Comment #33 by Phenoviral
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 09:11:28 AM
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I think I'll get this when it comes out.

It's been a while since I've had a bit of wild, nonsensical fun in the form of a mindless FPS.


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Comment #34 by SleepWalker
Thursday, October 14, 2010 @ 06:56:19 PM
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Looks Awesome like a chick version of serious sam. But has it released yet ?


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Comment #35 by Nevander
Sunday, March 24, 2013 @ 04:14:16 AM
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So sad this game was canned.


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