Excerpt: In theory, the job was easy. But then again, aren’t they all? Me and three other wiseguys would hit this bank, break into the vault and make off with the cash housed within. Being the people person that I am, my job was to make sure none of the customers got any funny ideas about being a hero, calling the cops or whatever.
Excerpt: Payday 2 is the sequel to the successful Payday: The Heist developed by Overkill and published by 505 Games. Following up on what has to be one of the best ideas of the last generation, Overkill look to improve on Payday: The Heist’s reputation of being a buggy, yet extremely fun game especially in multiplayer.
Excerpt: As much as I like Payday 2 — What else is any serious Payday fan going to say about this sequel? — it’s nearly criminal how badly developer Overkill has mismanaged the overall experience. I just want to play Payday 2 the way I want to play Payday 2. I just want to grind an easy mission. I just want to quickly jump into a game with other people. I just want to play a practice game to figure out how to mix methamphetamines.
Excerpt: Payday 2 , the sequel to the surprisingly fun 2011 cooperative shooter from 505 games and Overkill is a lot like its criminal protagonists - rough around the edges and not too easy on the eyes, but ambitious, visceral and of course, a bit unpredictable. The single player game is still lacking, but if you've got a few friends who are willing to put their time and energy into planning and executing the perfect heist, Payday 2 feels an awful lot like your favorite crime...
Excerpt: Nothing is sweeter, I feel, than a heist without hitch. Except a heist where I get to murder over 60 police officers, who are probably all two days from retirement. But don't get scared, because I'm not talking about real life, but Overkill's latest incarnation of the Payday franchise. And it's amazing.
Summary: Payday: The Heist was an ambitious title that aimed at the niche four-player co-op shooter genre but didn't exactly attract as many people as other similar games, like Left 4 Dead . With Payday 2, developer Overkill wants to improve on the experience and deliver the complex game it wanted with the first title.
Excerpt: Get the bags! People have proven their capacity for idolizing bank robbers, the anti-heroes who take our money with total disregard for the law. "But they're so handsome. It's insured anyway! I wanna be one too!" Yes, yes, what people are really hungry for is the rush. They think of how easy bank-robbing looks and marvel at what they'd do after the adrenaline, once they could roll around naked in the pilfered cash. Payday 2 tries to emulate that rush..
Excerpt: Payday 2 is the new sequel to the hit first-person shooter Payday: The Heist . The popular shooter is already available for PC on Steam and is coming soon to consoles. Players will once again join up with three other criminals to participate in a variety of high stakes robberies, drug deals and more while working their way towards one large Payday .