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Payday 2 Preview: The Best just got better I Expansive

Back in 2011, co-operative first person shooter Payday: The Heist presented gamers with an interesting role reversal, placing them in the shoes of one of four career criminals out to make a big score. Unfortunately, the title flew under the radar for a lot of gamers, but thankfully Overkill Software were undeterred and have returned with Payday 2. Expansive had chance to sit down over the weekend to check out the closed beta.

Payday: The Heist was unique in that it offered up a twist on the Left 4 Dead style by adding a more tactical level of gameplay, requiring teams to complete objectives and manage hostages as they survived the onslaught of the police response. The game had a heavy focus on replayability as certain events would turn out differently with each playthrough and a basic levelling system allowed each player to fulfil a certain role for the team, such as a medic or a technician responsible for explosives and safe cracking devices. It was an enjoyable co-operative...

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1874d ago Replies(1)
caseh1874d ago

'Unfortunately, the title flew under the radar for a lot of gamers, but thankfully Overkill Software were undeterred and have returned with Payday 2'

They bodged the release on PSN, I recall having to wait over a month for its release and only ended up getting it as a friend picked it up.

Hopefully they won't have a repeat of that.

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3-4-51874d ago

This game looks legit.