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Payday 2 Crimefest begins today; goes free-to-play for the next 10 days

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2015 1:58pm PDT

The 'Road' has been completed. Payday 2's annual Crimefest has begun and now everyone can get in on it.


"Why are people angry? I ask almost rethorically, it's the internet after all."

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How Payday 2 is preparing for this week's Crimefest

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Payday 2 kicks off its Crimefest event this week. To help prepare for it, Shacknews spoke to Starbreeze Global Brand Director, Almir Listo, about what players can expect, as well as the recent collaboration with the devs behind Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and a future collabo...


Indivisible Hands-On Impressions: An Unstoppable Force

By Steven Wong, Oct 09, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Indivisible is a new side-scrolling action role-playing game being developed by Lab Zero (of Skullgirls fame) that recently started its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. We got to play the early prototype while at the New York Comic Con, and we're already hooked.


Indivisible prototype now available for download

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2015 9:52am PDT

The upcoming action-RPG from Skullgirls creator Lab Zero Games is still in development and to help the crowdfunding effort along, publisher 505 Games has released a playable prototype on PC.


Payday 2 begins the 'Road to Crimefest' today

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2015 12:38pm PDT

It's almost time to celebrate Payday 2's annual Crimefest event and that means it's time to hit the 'Road to Crimefest' with a new event that takes the heisters into some unfamiliar territory.


"this sounds glorious. that team is so great. can't wait to play. "

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Payday 2 and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare each get crossover content this weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2015 10:58am PDT

Payday 2 is about to get some Chivalry and vice-versa with each game getting new content from the other.


Abzu pre-E3 2015 preview: swimming the ocean blue

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2015 8:00am PDT

Giant Squid, comprised of former developers from Journey developer ThatGameCompany, are looking to capture the majesty of the ocean. Shacknews recently had a chance to take a dive and go hands-on with Abzû.


505 Games' E3 2015 lineup features Overkill's The Walking Dead

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 10, 2015 9:55am PDT

Not much has been revealed about Payday 2 developer Overkill Software's take on The Walking Dead, but that's about to change next week when 505 Games brings it to E3 2015.


Payday 2 can't stop raving with Alesso Heist DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2015 11:40am PDT

It's a good night to hit the club and pick up some goodies with Payday 2's 23rd DLC pack, a collaboration with DJ Alesso.


Payday 2 on PC has a 'Meltdown,' gets permanent price drop

By Ozzie Mejia, May 07, 2015 1:40pm PDT

The latest free update for Payday 2 on PC has arrived and along with it has come a permanent price drop.


Payday 2: Crimewave Edition schemes for June 16 release

By Daniel Perez, May 07, 2015 10:50am PDT

505 Games and Overkill have revealed Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will be earning its biggest score ever when it releases on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 16.


Expect two more years of Payday 2 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Mar 25, 2015 8:25am PDT

Overkill has signed a deal with 505 Games to deliver two more years of content for Payday 2. You hear that? It's the hype train a-comin'!


"IDK, I've never had an issue with the movement in the game but that’s just me."

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Co-Optimized: PayDay 2

By Steven Wong, Mar 18, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Welcome to Co-Optimized, where we highlight some great cooperative games worth rounding up your friends to play. Today, we celebrate the year of heists with Payday 2, the game where you team up with a crew, pull off elaborate jobs, and make off with the cash.


"Does this game have good sp option. I understand its coop based. Just asking if this is a viable ..."

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Adr1ft Impressions: Just Breathe

By Steven Wong, Mar 12, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Adr1ft drops you out in space amid a destroyed space station, with no sense of who you are or what happened. It's up to you to survive, repair the station's critical systems, and find your way back to Earth. How is the game, where every breath could be your last, lookin...


"This sounds really really cool. I'm looking forward to checking it out."

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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition releasing on PS4 and Xbox One in June

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 7:46am PST

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners will finally get in on the mayhem of Payday 2 later this year.


"I totally missed this last generation so I am looking forward to giving it some time now."

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