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Starbreeze, the Swedish studio that brought the world the surprise hit Chronicles of Riddick and the recent reboot of Syndicate, is attempting an acquisition of Payday: The Heist studio Overkill Software. Pending approval by Starbreeze's shareholders, the move will see Overkill's IP (including Payd...

April 19th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The high action crime caper game, Payday: The Heist, received a long-awaited update last night, adding a number of new features, including presidential masks, an OVERKILL 145+ difficulty, and other enhancements. Fans make out with the update for free.For those catching up: In Payday: The Heist, pla...

April 7th 2012 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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All right guys, here's the plan: You see that game over there, Payday: The Heist? Well we're gonna boost it. First, we have to get past the 18 layers of invisible infrared lasers that line the hallway leading to the safe room. Concord will be introducing his own beams into the system, so if all goe...

March 1st 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We get it: every October, it's all about basketball and bank robberies for us, so naturally the top-grossing games on PSN for the month revolve around similar subject matter. The PlayStation Blog reports that the two top games purchased and installed in October are NBA Jam: On Fire Edition and Pa...

November 10th 2011 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Can you get Payday bars in Europe? We don't imagine there's much of a market for American candy, since our chocolate is so famously lacking -- but Paydays don't have any chocolate! Just nougat and a bunch of peanuts. Delicious. We might not have word on the availability of Payday bars, but we ca...

October 28th 2011 at 9:55am 0 Comments
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The PSN launch of Payday: The Heist will bring the heat and set it off on October 18 in North America. A European date for PSN has yet to be confirmed. The high-stakes robbery simulator features six co-op heist situations, with the Slaughter House scenario featured in the clip above. According...

October 13th 2011 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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Nobody likes to discover that Payday's been moved. The PSN release of Payday: The Heist, the co-op robbery game by Overkill Software, is the subject of a rare release-day delay, bumped from its original date of today to "later in October." According to Steam, the PC version is also due in "Octobe...

October 4th 2011 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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What do you get when you combine the Gorton's Fisherman and Killer Clowns from Outer Space? You get our nightmares (obviously) but now you also get this new media for Payday: The Heist. We guess it's been a rough year for the fishing industry.

October 3rd 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony Online Entertainment has dropped release date details for three of its upcoming PSN titles. Two of them have some elements in common: they're both Scandinavian; and they're downloadable games built by teams recovering from AAA failures. First up is Recoil Games' Rochard, the impressive "ac...

August 18th 2011 at 11:22am 0 Comments
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Hey Payday: The Heist? You seem like a pretty cool idea for an online FPS, and we're looking forward to downloading you from PSN. But if you're going to call one of your scenarios "Panic Room" and then release screens from it and have none of them feature Jodie Foster then what are you even doing...

July 22nd 2011 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Payday: The Heist was just announced earlier this month, but Swedish developer Overkill Software had it on display front and center at Sony Online Entertainment's booth. I wasn't sure what to expect from the downloadable co-op shooter; the elevator pitch is that it's Left 4 Dead where you're stea...

June 9th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments