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Overkill's The Walking Dead release delayed to H2 2017

By Daniel Perez, Jan 22, 2016 8:11am PST

We assume the delay is due to actual the use of actual Walkers to help develop the game. Get it? Because they're slow. Ahhhh....


Payday 2 and Goat Simulator crosses over because, sure, why not?

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 14, 2016 4:11pm PST

It's the crossover nobody expected or ever knew they needed.


"First they shoot themselves in the foot with their horrible pay 2 win content, and now this?"

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Payday 2 pays homage to Point Break with new DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2015 12:49pm PST

Payday 2 takes inspiration from a number of heist films. One of them is Point Break and it's the subject of the game's latest batch of DLC.


"Pays homage to a classic? Those heists are from the crappy remake, and have nothing to do with ..."

- Motoryogurt see all 2 comments

Payday 2 'Crimefest' adds classic First World Bank; addresses microtransaction safes

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 2:48pm PDT

On the sixth day of Crimefest, Overkill gave to Payday 2 players a new heist in the form of a revamped classic heist. Also, those microtransaction drills are now being thrown into the game as regular drops, in an effort to quell the ongoing outrage from the Payday 2 player b...


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."

- shirif see all 14 comments

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...


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. "

- Downforce see all 2 comments

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.


E3 2015: Eyes-on with StarVR and Overkill's The Walking Dead

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2015 9:00am PDT

The marriage of a Walking Dead game and a virtual reality headset boasting the tech specs of StarVR sounds like a fantastic idea on paper. In practice, it showed that there's still a lot of work to be done before StarVR can stand alongside its competitors.


"Thanks for the hands on Ozzie! I'll be looking forward to your other impressions!"

- spazzium see all 4 comments

E3 2015: Overkill's The Walking Dead will run on Starbreeze's new VR headset

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2015 9:37pm PDT

A new, unexpected challenger has emerged in the VR wars.


"This thing is going to cost like $2,000! It's going to be the Titan of VR headsets I'm guessing?"

- Gwyndion see all 66 comments

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.


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."

- Nerdsbeware see all 6 comments

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 ..."

- rtricoche see all 7 comments