Payday 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original Payday crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they descend on Washington D.C. for an epic crime spree. The new CRIMENET network offers a huge range of dynamic contracts and players are free to choose anything from small-time convenience store hits or kidnappings, to major league cyber-crime or emptying out major bank vaults for that epic Payday. While in D.C., why not participate in the local community and run a few political errands? Up to four friends co-operate on the hits and as the crew progresses the jobs become bigger, better and more rewarding. Along with earning more money and becoming a legendary criminal comes a new character customization and crafting system that lets crews build and customize their own guns and gear.
When PAYDAY: The Heist was released two years ago, it was a strange kind of breakthrough for the video game industry. Granted, it certainly didn't offer any technological leaps forward — in fact, quite the opposite — but it did manage to carve out a niche that, confusingly, hadn't previously been tapped. The thing is, every dude who was born after 1988 has a deep-seated love for elaborate heists, and until PAYDAY hit the market, only the film industry had taken advantage of this classically male obsession. Die Hard may not have been the first heist movie ever made, but when it hit the theaters in 1988, something changed. That movie altered the structure of our DNA forever, and I for one, wouldn't have it any other way. But, for some reason it took 25... Read Review