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Payday 2 is getting the 'Ultimate' treatment

It seems like Payday 2 just won't go away. After a surprise announcement for the Switch, Overkill Software is now giving the PC version an "Ultimate" edition. Set to launch on June 8 for $45, this version of the game will, naturally, bundle...   read

 
 
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Payday VR is on the way with standard PC cross-play

So, this is a good idea. Overkill Software is working on Payday VR for a beta release later this year, and as shown in this debut trailer, it'll support co-op play with the existing version of Payday 2. Outside of what you can glean from t...   read

 
 

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Starbreeze is hosting a streaming event for System Shock 3, Overkill's The Walking Dead, and more

Remind me not to overdo it on the snooze button next Wednesday. Starbreeze is putting on a streaming event with "first looks and previews" for a bunch of games, a few of which -- like System Shock 3 and Psychonauts 2 -- you're pro...   read

 
 
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Humble Bundle is offering John Wick: Chapter 2 tickets alongside Payday 2

I know Humble Bundle has offered things like books in the past, but I don't believe I've ever seen them pre-selling tickets to an upcoming film. There is a first time for everything, though. Humble, alongside Starbreeze Studios, is giving u...   read

 
 
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Review: Payday 2: The Big Score

About two years ago, I fell in with a bad crowd. A gang of thieves that would conspire together to rip innocent people off and goad each other into more and more brazen and dangerous crimes. It was a great time. At our peak, we were working...   read

 
 
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Payday 3

Starbreeze acquires Payday IP, confirms Payday 3

In a release published today celebrating Payday 2's 100th balance update, Overkill Software announced that it has fully acquired the rights to the Payday franchise from publisher 505 Games. Any future installments will be the exclusive...   read

 
 
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Payday 2 is getting paid Goat Simulator DLC

Remember last year, when Payday 2 developer Overkill introduced microtransactions to its game, despite promising it never would? Remember the long trail of blunders and screw-ups it made after that? Well it wants you to forget all tha...   read

 
 
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Payday 2

Overkill: 'For all the distress we've caused the past few weeks... we're sorry'

Last week Payday 2 developer Overkill had a sit down to discuss various things with their Steam community moderators, who had gone on strike following even further tweaks to the game’s controversial new microtransactions. Now Overkill...   read

 
 
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Overkill: Payday 2 microtransactions are 'not a success if people are angry'

Sit down and get comfortable, ladies and gentlemen, for the next gripping chapter of the ‘When Will Overkill Stop Being Shitty’ Chronicles begins now! You may remember a while ago that the Payday 2 Steam community moderators we...   read

 
 
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Payday 2

Overkill made the Payday 2 microtransactions worse: cash and XP boosts

Oh Overkill. Overkill, Overkill, Overkill. It may have been a few weeks since the fiasco surrounding you introducing microtransactions to Payday 2, despite making extensive promises you wouldn’t, but trust me when I say people are sti...   read

 
 


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Payday 2

Payday 2 dev insists that microtransactions are here to stay, community isn't having it

There's a shitstorm going on at the Payday subreddit today, and for good reason -- the devs have recently implemented microtransactions after they promised they wouldn't. This particular Category 5 is based on an AMA held by Overkill p...   read

 
 
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Payday 2's latest update addresses complaints about the microtransactions

Remember last week, when Overkill went back on its multiple promises that it would never add microtransactions to Payday 2? Remember the uproar that happened because of it, and rightly so? Well, it looks like Overkill has listene...   read

 
 
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Payday 2
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The utterly broken Xbox One version of Payday 2 is getting fixed

For a lot of people, Payday 2 is a fantastic game. Pulling of the perfect heist with a bunch of friends, unlocking new tools and guns, and more often than not quoting lines from Heat while you do it, Payday 2 is a hell of a lot of fun&hell...   read

 
 
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Steam Sale haul

Steam Summer Sale, an embarrassment of riches

I still firmly believe that one of the greatest upsides of being a PC gamer are the twice annual fire-sales hosted by Steam. Those sales, alongside the multitude of other deals and bargains that can be scooped up from Humble Bundle, GoG, an...   read

 
 
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Payday 2: Crimewave

Payday 2: Crimewave Edition is yet another competent port

Much like the president from Resident Evil 6, the last generation of games has risen from the dead to feast on the living. We’ve seen so many remasters, remaster collections, and straight ports in the past year that it feels like the ...   read

 
 
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Payday 2's next heist takes on Vegas

Don’t blink, or you might just miss Overkill release some new content for Payday 2. Whoops, there goes another... and another... Sod it, let’s just look at this newest one: The Golden Grin Casino. With swanky as hell music, pro...   read

 
 
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Payday 2 goes on a current-gen crime spree in June

Payday 2 developer Overkill has had long-standing plans to take the game's bank-robbing ways to current-gen consoles. This new trailer serves as confirmation that those ambitions are finally coming to fruition sometime in June. Actual...   read

 
 
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Payday 2 Jacket DLC

Payday 2 welcomes Jacket from Hotline Miami to the crew

You might not know this, but murderers love cross-brand synergy. That's why hot on the heels of some John Wick co-marketing, Payday 2 is getting a rash of neon-soaked DLC to celebrate the release of Hotline Miami 2. Remorseless spree kille...   read

 
 
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Payday doesn't have much to be thankful for in its Christmas carol

Crime doesn't have a slow season. You strike when opportunity presents itself. If that means getting your ass out of bed on Christmas morning and proverbially crossing the Delaware River, you do it. But, all that doesn't mean there isn't r...   read

 
 
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Keanu Reeves is playable in Payday 2

Later today you'll find a surprise waiting in Payday 2 -- Keanu Reeves. To promote Reeves' newest film, John Wick, Lionsgate has partnered up with Starbreeze to release a John Wick character as free DLC on Steam. He'll come with a new ...   read

 
 
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Free Payday

Payday: The Heist is free on Steam today

We told you way in advance that Payday: The Heist would be free to download (and keep!) on Steam for 24 hours, but the original date has since been moved up to ... today! Claim your free copy here. You know what this game is already, right?...   read

 
 
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Payday 2

Hotline Miami's masks are a great fit for Payday 2

Overkill Software has teamed up with Dennaton Games for Hotline Miami-themed DLC for Payday 2, which releases tomorrow on Steam for $6.99. Here's more info in the mean time. Besides the screenshot above, there's a mini website for the colla...   read

 
 
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Payday x Hotline Miami

Killer collaboration: Payday 2 is getting Hotline Miami DLC

Overkill Software and Dennaton Games are teaming up for Payday 2 DLC based on Hotline Miami. It's unclear what all is included here beyond a heist -- they can get away with offering the slimmest of details and we'll still be interested -- b...   read

 
 
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The Walking Dead

Overkill is making a co-op shooter based on The Walking Dead

Payday creator Overkill Software is the next developer to try its hand at adapting The Walking Dead for videogames. The studio is currently working on a cooperative first-person shooter planned for release in 2016 called Overkill's The Walk...   read

 
 
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Heads up: Payday will be free on Steam in October

It feels silly to tell you about a game that's going to be free months from now, but maybe, just this once, it'll prevent someone from buying said game right before the promotion begins. With that in mind, Payday: The Heist will be free for...   read

 
 


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