Infernal (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Gameplay
66
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
User Score
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Description

Ryan Lennox is technically dead but still he remains on earth and works for the heavenly organization EtherLight. But also Ryan does a pretty good job, his boss doesn't approve of his not-so-heavenly-methods. So he fires him and puts an assassin on his tail. After the failed murder-attempt, Lennox gets hired by Lazarus, boss of the Abyss - the natural enemy of EtherLight. EtherLight had killed all of his agents and now prepares the final blow to get rid of Abyss once and for all. Ryan now, under the guidance of Black, needs to prevent this from happening.

Black gives Ryan for that task a few powers like teleportation, telekinesis or a way to make his shots more powerful. But those actions require mana and since Lennox is now a creature of the dark and evil, he needs either to stay in the shadows or convict sins (like killing the EtherLight agents) in order for his mana to regenerate. If he comes near holy places like churches or rooms full of light, his mana decreases and he can only rely on his conventional weapons which range from pistols over machine guns to a full-grown rocket launcher. To get ammunition, security cards or to replenish his life-energy, Ryan has to suck out the remains of the enemies he just killed for those things.

Screenshots

Infernal Windows Another infernal power allows you to teleport objects and enemy soldiers (dead or alive)
Infernal Windows Taste like chicken. Special power from inferno.
Infernal Windows Infernal attacks deal even more damage and can be used with every weapon
Infernal Windows Main cloister area

Alternate Titles

  • "Дьявольщина" -- Russian spelling
  • "Infernal: Hell's Vengeance" -- Xbox 360 title
  • "Diabolique: License to sin" -- Working title

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User Reviews

In the purgatory NeoJ (428) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Pelit Apr, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Gamezone (Germany) Feb 28, 2007 8.4 out of 10 84
GamesWEB Jun 23, 2007 83 out of 100 83
PC Powerplay Feb 28, 2007 79 out of 100 79
4Players.de Feb 25, 2007 78 out of 100 78
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 05, 2007 13 out of 20 65
GameSpy May 25, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
1UP Jun 15, 2007 C+ 58
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2007 5.5 out of 10 55
Gamer.nl Feb 24, 2007 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Engine

From the same developer as Archangel, Infernal uses an enhanced version of the same engine.

German version

In the German version it is not possible to shoot at corpses, animals or civilians.

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Sicarius (60818) added Infernal (Windows) on Feb 23, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Cantillon (13802)