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PAYDAY The Heist

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PAYDAY The Heist is a dynamic co-op shooter that allows players to assume the role of a bank robber and to try on the criminal life from the first-person view. This game is the first part of the PAYDAY series and the beginning of the story of four outlaws – Dallas, Hoxton, Chains and Wolf. The gameplay is about completing 6 different heists throughout America alone (with bots) or in a team (up to 4 members). Each robbery could be carried out in two separate ways: players should decide whether stealth or a breakthrough attack is more suitable and prepare all the ammunition properly in advance. The squad of criminals searching for another “big score” is set up against easy-to-manipulate civilians and powerful police forces, so players are to try their best to prevent the alarm signals and not to face armed resistance. However, if the heavy combat begins, the best option will be to keep shooting countless enemies down till the money is in the bag and the heist is over.

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Daybreak Games Company
Daybreak Game Company, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Age rating
18+ Adults Only

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
  • Processor: P4 3 GHz or Athlon 3400+
  • Memory: 1 GB Ram
  • Video Card: NVIDIA 7800GTX or ATI x1900
  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo or Athlon x2
  • Memory: 2 GB Ram
  • Video Card: NVIDIA 260 or ATI 4850
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Do it all.
Beat UNDERCOVER with everyone in the crew only using the GL40. To complete this challenge, everyone in your crew will have to have played the heist from the start. Using melee does not count towards this challenge!
Crowd control
Beat COUNTERFEIT without letting any hostage escape or die. To complete this challenge, you will have to have played the heist from the start.
That's the wrong door, again!
Complete NO MERCY on OVERKILL difficulty, having sawed open all three ICU security doors. To complete this challenge, you will have to have played the heist from the start.
Noob herder
Beat any heist on OVERKILL difficulty with three other players who are all using the Noob Lube perk. To complete this challenge, you will have to have played the heist from the start.
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PAYDAY The Heist reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Simpler and average Shooter that you should best play with Friends hardly anyone else plays the Game without having to put the server attempts on a worldwide basis. I recommend buying the Wolf Pack DLC as it brings more Fun in the Form of some new Gadgets and Weapons. Nevertheless, I find Payday The Heist very good as every Mission (heist) is different from the Others and although there are only 9 in total You have the Aspiration to complete them again and again in a higher difficulty as well as in a shorter Time. As I said, I recommend buying this Game if at least a friend is available to play otherwise you have to find your way around eternal Connection times or the Search for Lobbies (or both). If you want to buy it only from Online key stores or at Steam Sales because it is usually more than 50% cheaper than usual on Steam.
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PAYDAY™ The Heist: Technik:7.5/10 (12.5/10)-Grafik:0.5/3-Physik:2/2 + 2-Sound:2/2 + 2-Style:3/3 Gameplay:52,500 80-KI:2/10-GUN-Eplay:5/10-enemy Design:10/10-Waffenbalance:9/10-Skillcap:7/10-Operating:5/5-Missiondesign:5/10-Mapdesign:13/15 (The AI is not Well. The Guneplay is pure Standard. The Opponent Design is very good for a Modern Shooter from the Thaeser to the Tank is all there and all require different Tactics. The Mission design is very continuous on the one Hand, you have to say that most of you just wait in front of a Drill, but the Flow of the Game is terrific no Scripts in between sequences just good Fast Gameplay. The Maps are very large and with many possibilities the Opponents to Flanks and yes hilpsch look the also look.) Long-term motivational:10/20-circumference: 3/10-variation 07 7/10 (There are only 10 maps or were there 8 no matter few of these Differences but neatly.) 68.5/100Points + 4 72.5/100 Point Note: Good (2)
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Product received for free Despite the old Engine and the relative Graphics, this Game is still very handsome and very playable. As with any Coop Shooter, it's really Fun with People. Whether it's Public People or Friends. I got the Game back when it was free for each of the PAYDAY 2 and since I'm a big Fan of the 2nd Part, I hit straight. A big Pro and at the same time a Contra is the DLC. Pro: It's only one, as Opposed to the second Part. Contra: He's too expensive for what I think he's loading, because you can play the Game very quickly. There are only 7 Maps and the DLC adds (among other things) 2 new ones, 9, but they are not very long and can therefore be completed quickly. Overall, PAYDAY 1 or PAYDAY: The Heist is a very nice average Co-op shooter that does a lot right! PRO:-Have Fun (Especially with Friends)-Beautiful and varied Maps-Challenging difficulty levels (Simple, Normal, Heavy, Overkill, Overkill 145 +)-Secret where you have to wait over 30 Minutes for a drill to get a Lot of Gold -Very many Secrets and Eastereggs-You can carry 3 Weapons with you (E.G. Revolver, Shotgun, Grenade Launcher) CON:-Little Maps-VERY Bad In-game Models-DLC too expensive-Bad LVL. System
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