505 Games News


Payday 2 cracks the safe with Xbox 360 demo

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2013 3:45pm PDT

505 Games and Overkill are releasing an Xbox 360 demo for Payday 2, giving players a chance to try out each of the game's classes until level 10.


How To Survive preview: undead island

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 03, 2013 11:30am PDT

How To Survive takes a top-down dungeon crawler and mixes in elements of basic survival and an intuitive crafting system. Oh, and zombies. Lots of zombies.


Why Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is not meant for co-op

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 30, 2013 2:45pm PDT

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons looks like it would make a great co-op experience, but game director Josef Fares says that would be missing the point of the game entirely.


"I disagree with game director Josef Fares! I played the game by myself and I had fun, it's a ..."

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Payday 2 sells 1.5 million, director says versus possible for sequel

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Payday 2 has sold 1.58 million copies, and its director says the team has talked and will continue to consider a cops-versus-robbers mode, possibly for the sequel.



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Takedown: Red Sabre coming to PC and Xbox 360 September 20

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2013 9:45am PDT

The crowdfunded tactical shooter Takedown: Red Sabre will hit PC and Xbox Live Arcade on September 20 for $14.99.


"I backed this one, and they sent beta codes out a few weeks ago, just haven't gotten around to ..."

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Takedown: Red Sabre preview: a tactical love letter

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 16, 2013 9:00am PDT

Serellan's love letter to classic tactical shooters is finally hitting the home stretch and showed off some of Takedown: Red Sabre's action.


"Awesome but I dunno if I have the patience for this kind of thing anymore"

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Payday 2 launches with some features missing, to be patched later

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Fans have noticed that Payday 2 is missing safehouse customization and Cloaker enemies, but Overkill promises those features are still coming.


"Not that I agree with the angry ranting, but come on, any game developer has to have thick skin ..."

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Payday 2 planning a year of DLC, including female robbers

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Payday 2 game director David Goldfarb said the studio has a year of DLC planned, including plans to make a playable female character.


"ohai Framing Frame screenshot 8) yay for new models, hopefully we might even get more ..."

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Payday 2 devs attempt the perfect heist in new video

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Payday 2 Steam pre-orders will net you the "Armored Transport Heist" DLC for free, developer Overkill has announced.


Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons moves to PC on August 28, PS3 in September

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 07, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Starbreeze's Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons kicks off Xbox Live's Summer of Arcade today. And it is apparently fantastic. But what if you want it on PC or PS3?


Payday 2 raids PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 next week

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2013 6:45am PDT

Planning is everything in a heist, but that's a mite difficult when people drag their heels on confirming dates. So, good news: Payday 2's release date has been narrowed from some time this month to next Tuesday. The heist FPS is hitting PC via Steam, and is getting both dig...


"Looks fun! I have the 1st one, but never played it. I should dust that off and prep myself for ..."

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Payday 2 CE includes insta-cosplay kit with mask and gloves

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 09, 2013 2:30pm PDT

What's does $20 get you nowadays? Back in my time, you pay for flowers, dinner and a movie with a pretty girl, and the week's groceries, and still have change to pick up a shiny new automobile. These days, the $20 premium you pay for the console-exclusive Collector's Edition...


PayDay 2 pre-order bonuses announced

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2013 9:30am PDT

505 Games detailed the pre-order bonuses for Payday 2 today, with different sets available at retail stores and Steam.


"Yeah, Payday 1 is kind of flawed. Felt really janky. The team has picked up the BF3 lead ..."

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Wii U Sniper Elite V2 missing multiplayer, DLC

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2013 7:20am PDT

Sniper Elite V2 launched on Wii U last week, and it didn't take players long to notice something was missing. Namely, the multiplayer modes and leaderboards.


"Call it how I see it, yeah. Having this game on there in any form is surprising and a turn ..."

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How to Survive crafting zombie nightmare on PC, XBLA and PSN

By Alice O'Connor, May 29, 2013 9:30am PDT

If you're upset over video games still using zombies, imagine that zombies are simply a convenient antagonist to create tension and give an excuse for loads of gore. In shambles the announcement of How to Survive, a crafty zombie survive 'em up coming for download on PC, Xbo...


"In a way, the arcade original Tapper could be considered a zombie survival game."

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