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Strict planning and randomized robbery in Payday 2

Hollywood heist movies typically give equal billing to the planning phase and the execution of the robbery. The original Payday offered players one half of the traditional blockbuster heist experience, throwing players into a heavily-scripted level against a seemingly relentless tidal wave of AI en...

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Payday 2 web series continues in 'The Vault'

This second episode of the live-action Payday 2 web series picks up where the first one left off: the crew is in the middle of robbing a bank and is about to make its escape from the vault. Payday 2 will launch on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC in August....

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Payday 2 secures pre-order loot on Xbox 360, PS3

Those who sign up early for Overkill's latest heist, Payday 2, will net themselves some additional in-game perks. Pre-ordering on either the Xbox 360 and PS3 will yield the Lootbag DLC pack, which includes a red dot weapon sight attachment, a trio of exclusive masks and a fistful of in-game cash. ...

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Payday 2 planning an August heist, web series starts in two weeks

Payday 2, the Overkill-developed crook sim, is set to launch in August. The news comes at the end of the trailer above, which teases a new web series set to start in two weeks. We have yet to see any actual Payday 2 gameplay beyond a brief teaser issued in March, but feel free to case our gall...

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Payday 2 wants unmarked, non-sequential bills this August

Starbreeze-owned developer Overkill Software will launch Payday 2 this August on consoles and PC. Publisher 505 Games announced this morning the game will no longer be limited to digital distribution networks, with retail versions planned for Xbox 360 and PS3. "We're expecting great things from ...

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Payday 2 trailer and the importance of cutting eyeholes in your mask

Hey. Hey, guys. What day is it? Hmm? What day is it? Well, it's Wednesday. Obviously. What were you going to say? Whatever; it doesn't matter because Wednesday is boring and we wish it were Friday because Friday is usually Payday, and next Friday will be Payday 2, even....

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Payday 2 will feature a 'contract database,' coming this summer

Starbreeze has revealed new features, game upgrades, and a release window for Payday 2, the sequel the Overkill-developed multiplayer shooter Payday: The Heist. According to a new fact sheet released today, Overkill's latest is due out this summer as a downloadable game on Xbox Live Arcade, the Pla...

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Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel takes out baddies with Overkill mode

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel will include a new Overkill mode, which can be activated to allow you and your buddy to dole out extra damage for a limited amount of time. Players can activate Overkill mode by taking down enemies. EA showed off a split-screen demo of The Devil's Cartel, including ...

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Ex-Battlefield lead David Goldfarb now at Starbreeze, working on Payday sequel

Last month, we heard that Battlefield 3 lead designer David Goldfarb exited EA's Sweden-based DICE studio. It seems that Goldfarb is staying in the country, as he's accepted a job at Starbreeze-owned developer Overkill Software. Goldfarb announced as much on Twitter, donning the above Payday: The H...

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Payday: The Heist 'Wolfpack' DLC coming next week in US, available now in EU

It may not be a zombie-filled hospital, but Payday: The Heist's "Wolfpack" DLC does include new weapons, missions, and what appears to be some kind of fog-spewing basement or stairwell. You also get two new heists, a new crew member called "The Technician," a raised level cap and a few extra weapo...

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