Number of Players
Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 29th Nov 2007, $9.99
  • EU 20th Mar 2008, £6.29
  • JP 26th Feb 2009
Controller Support
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  • Review PAIN (PlayStation 3)

    No pain, no gain!

    Televisions all across the globe have humans inflicting pain and injury upon each other every day. Martial arts, reality bloopers and viral videos fill the airwaves, and millions of viewers find enjoyment in this type of entertainment. The creative developers at Idol Minds know that some gamers crave the chance to inflict pain on...

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  • Random Oddball PS3 Catapult Game PAIN Celebrates 15th Anniversary

    Feelin' it

    The early days of the PS Store were drastically different from what we all know and love today; the plaza was, effectively, a web page in those very early PS3 days. But it represented an important period of experimentation for Sony, and its output in that inaugural era of digital downloads reflected as much. One such game released...

  • News Sony Flinging PAIN onto the PSN for Free

    Bring the pain

    In 2007, agony was brought upon the PlayStation Network in the form of PAIN, a ludicrous yet hilarious title which enabled you to chuck a human being at buildings, vehicles, and various surrounding landmarks with the objective of causing as much mayhem as possible. At the Brazil Game Show, Sony announced that the injury inducing...

  • News Get a Sneaky Advantage with The Fight: Lights Out DLC

    Leading the charge in this week's US update

    So you've bought The Fight: Lights Out and you're finding it a bit tough – why not download some extra content from the PlayStation Store to give you a fighting chance? For $0.99 a pop you can buy yourself the ability to wriggle from grapples, extra stamina and harder punches, amongst other combat...

  • News Plenty of Move Videos and Themes in This Week's Store Update

    Head on in to see what's up

    A bumper crop of Move content this week, with trailers, videos, a patch for PAIN and even a full game to download. Sports Champions gets a reverse disc golf course, High Velocity Bowling gets a digital compendium of all content and TV Superstars themes jump up and down screaming "pick me! Pick me!" in a manner...

  • News Patched for Move: PAIN (Free)

    Shake to ooch

    If you're a fan of PAIN – the game, that is – you can now grab a free update to let you use the Move controller in game. It seems from the official description that you won't be able to use Move in every level, but it compensates by adding new stages and gameplay modes. There's more information over at the official PAIN blog. We'll...

  • News PlayStation Store Updated with Move Content A-Go-Go

    Demos, patches and more good stuff

    Today's the day that users all across Europe – except the UK, that is – can Move into the next generation of motion controlled gaming, with the controller and games launched across the mainland continent. If you haven't made it to the shops yet, or your pre-order hasn't popped through the post, consider whiling...

  • News Move-Enabling Patches May Cost You

    Don't expect them all to be free

    Looking forward to the Move-capable updates of Heavy Rain and Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition? We imagine there are several more updates on the horizon, but you'd imagine having already bought the game and controller you wouldn't have to shell out again to use them together. Well, you might be wrong. The Official...

About The Game

It’s the funniest game in town!

Load characters into a super-sized slingshot and launch them into active environments filled with funny situations. Score points by stringing together PAINful collisions and unleashing chaos in the environment. Challenge others online (trash-talking encouraged), and compete worldwide on the Global Leaderboards.

Get ready to experience PAIN in a totally different way, in 3D! That’s right, the new "3D Modes Pack" Add-on gives you two all new PAIN game modes specially created for 3D TV sets: Alien Toss and Ice Breaker. As a bonus included with this Add-on, certain modes you may already own or intend to purchase will automatically become compatible with 3D TVs too! Download this pack to see the most immersive PAIN experience available, with improved depth perception and accuracy. Feel the Ooch!

Variety of characters each with distinct personalities and attributes as well as character specific in-flight poses.
Plenty of Single and Multiplayer modes, including Spank the Monkey, Mime Toss, PAIN Bowling, Fun With Explosives, and even more to come in future additions.

Online Multiplayer for 2 players (4 players in Fortress Mode - Smack Pack sold separately)
Relive every cringe-worthy smash and crash with the replay system in PAIN. Use the free camera to get the best angle on your best "ooches".
Unique physics model created on Havok powered events allows for amazing ragdoll animations, while ensuring that nearly every incident is different and game play stays fresh!
Robust online community to compete with other players around the world on Global Leaderboards, track your friend's scores, and connect to the PAIN website, where you can participate in polls, get developer updates, and provide feedback towards a more PAINful experience in future expansions.
Use the Jukebox to listen to your favorite MP3's while playing PAIN.
Earn Platinum Trophies in Spank the Monkey, Fun With Explosives, and Mime Toss, and take on a new level of difficulty in the Naughty Bits Challenges, each with their own leaderboard.