'Payday' trailer shows diamond heist level

"Stay low, avoid guards and gunfire," advises the smooth-toned voiceover in a new trailer for bank job game
Payday: The Heist - and then, of course, everything kicks off.

Wannabe safe sackers would be advised to disable cameras, bypass alarms, and generally adopt a cautious approach when approaching lootable locations.

However, when a helicopter loaded with heavily armed security personnel turns up without an invite, things tend to get a bit messy.

Payday: The Heist is set for an October 4 release at a cent less than $20 on the US PlayStation Network Store, so it's not unreasonable to expect October 5 and around €19/£15 in Europe.

That's cheap for a new retail game, yet a bit above average for a download offering.

One way to reduce the cost for PS3 owners would be to purchase each of the four titles included in the PSN Play promotion. Do that, and Payday comes free.

It's a consideration for those who wanted at least three out of Street Fighter III ($15/€15), DeathSpank: The Baconing ($15/€13), Bloodrayne Betrayal ($15/€13) and Renegade Ops ($15/€13), as well as Payday itself.

For those on Xbox 360 or PC players looking for a frugal option, Left 4 Dead 2 remains a standout example of the co-op horde mode done right. Similar modes can be found within Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: World at War and Gears of War 2 (and soon GoW 3), while F.3.A.R. offers an alternative take that is none too shabby.

Watch the "Diamond Heist" trailer at youtu.be/aPJMUm_AIFs or visit the official website at overkillsoftware.com/payday.



 

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