Summary: Not a bad showing, but without some free DLC or some low cost DLC I think the lifecycle of this game is fairly limited. They say ’endless replayability’ but I only see that as valid if say, you never tire of repetition, or only play it once a month.
Excerpt: Generic multiplayer shooters are a dime a dozen nowadays, but occasionally, a shooter comes along which tries to change the formula slightly. Payday is one of these games, and although it can be a little confusing and needs more polish, it’s a quirky and enjoyable experience.
Excerpt: If you have ever seen the movie Heat, then you know the intensity that can come from that type of scenario. Developer Overkill Software and Sony Online Entertainment are aiming to recreate that with...
Pros: + Fantastic concept, + Great with three friends, + Surprising variety
Cons: Lack of tutorials, Playing solo is useless, Online community is sparse
Conclusion: Concept: Team up with three other human robbers (or AI, if you hate yourself and want to know true misery) to pull off six cinematic heists
Graphics: This looks decidedly last-gen at times, but the presentation gets the job done.
Excerpt: The late and great GRIN studios--now partially reformed under the banner of Overkill Software--is gearing up for one more score with Payday: The Heist. A four-player cooperative shooter unabashedly hewn from the same stock as Left 4 Dead, it replaces its inspiration’s love for the undead for that of...
Excerpt: I think I'm more in love with the concept of multiplayer than the actual form it usually takes. I like the idea of working with other players to accomplish a common goal, which is apparently a foreign concept to a majority of players I run into whenever I play online.