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Payday 2 DLC plan extended to 20 months

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 27, 2014 9:00am PST

"The new improved contract, worth six million US dollars, gives us the security to, for the next 20 months, focus on developing and refining Payday 2 so that it becomes the best co-operative gaming experience available on the market."


"I'm really hoping that is the next focus now that the new difficulty level is out. They just ..."

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Rekoil launches on PC with new heavy metal trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2014 5:00pm PST

Rekoil has arrived, bringing a decidedly old-school atmosphere to PC with a fresh new metal trailer. (Not to be confused with a fresh nu-metal trailer, of course.)


Payday 2 steals prestige by adding 'Infamy'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2014 9:00pm PST

If you think you've master the art of the heist in Payday 2, maybe it's time for you to get infamous with a few new update for PC.


"resetting once gives you a 0.5% increase on loot chances (up to a total of 1.0%) and -25% on the ..."

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons creator talks inspiration and a grander world

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2014 12:00pm PST

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons creator Josef Fares discusses his debut game with Shacknews, talking about the unique control scheme, the grander world surrounding the two brothers, GOTY conversation, and answering questions from Chatty.


"Great stuff! I loved the way you implemented our questions, I hope we will see more of that in ..."

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Rekoil opens fire on PC and Xbox 360 on January 28

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 06, 2014 1:00pm PST

505 Games and Plastic Piranha are releasing their built-for-eSports/classic throwback arena shooter, Rekoil, on January 28 for PC and Xbox 360.


How To Survive Wii U version still alive for 2014 release

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2013 6:00pm PST

505 Games has acknowledged a delay for the Wii U version of How To Survive, noting that it's now slated for a 2014 release.


Payday 2 lets you rob a bank as Santa

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 16, 2013 12:00pm PST

Santa is a master at breaking in to places he shouldn't be. But what if instead of giving gifts to little children, he was robbing banks?


"ya I've liked the games a good amount in the beginning and then the fun just drops really quick."

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Terraria tunnels into Vita next week

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2013 9:45am PST

There is a light at the end of the tunnel for the Vita version of Terraria, and how quickly it's approaching! The celebrated dig 'em up will arrive next week, on December 17, publisher 505 Games has announced. It'll cost $14.99, and sports cross-platform play with the PS3 ed...


"was wondering too since i think there is a sale on it for 3.49 that ends tonight. i think the ..."

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Tiny Brains now puzzling on PS4

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2013 9:00am PST

After a few hiccups, the cutesy super-animals of Tiny Brains have arrived on PlayStation 4. Spearhead's co-op puzzle-platformer was supposed to be a launch title, but slipped and took a while to secure a firm release date. Formulating a plan to escape from a dastardly labora...


Rekoil preview: back to basics

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Rekoil is a multiplayer FPS that aims to go back to simpler times before prestiging, kill streaks, and big budgets became all the rage. Here's our hands-on preview.


"So it's a drunk FFA game, as I won't be able to find my friends or live long enough to think ..."

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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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