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Payback (iPhone)

Critic Score
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Influenced by Grand Theft Auto, Payback is set across 4 different cities totaling 100 square kilometers of landscape. You can perform all manner of illegal activities to try to achieve wealth, including carjackings, murders, shootings and run-overs.

Stealing vehicles is the real meat of the game, as these must be used for the various missions, which are obtained by walking over to phone boxes, as in GTA. There are dozens of these, all with different handling characteristics, and include trucks, buses and even boats.

The mission structures are non-linear, meaning that how you perform in one part can affect how later parts unfold, and the game includes Perspective Corrected 3D graphics with realistic shadows and rotational effect, as well as a full 3D soundtrack of aggressive rap and mid-tempo rock.


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Critic Reviews

Appletell Feb 04, 2009 4 out of 5 80
TouchGen Jan 29, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Slide to Play Feb 01, 2009 3 out of 4 75
IGN Feb 03, 2009 7.2 out of 10 72
AppGamer.net Mar 15, 2009 7 out of 10 70


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Kabushi (143882) added Payback (iPhone) on Jan 31, 2009
Other platforms contributed by Hervé Piton (2074), Kabushi (143882) and Martin Smith (63028)