Payback

Published by
Developed by
Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
...
3.4
Amiga
...
4.1
iPhone
...
3.0
Not an American user?

Description

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.

Screenshots

Payback Game Boy Advance You get the 'Irony Bonus' when you run over people with their own vehicle.
Payback Game Boy Advance Causing havoc with a school bus!
Payback Game Boy Advance You get the instructions for your missions on the phone.
Payback Game Boy Advance A bit of monetary reward for your hard work.

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

GTA just received some Amiga love Amiga *Katakis* (37874)

Critic Reviews

Obligement Amiga Dec, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Freaks 365 Game Boy Advance 2004 8.6 out of 10 86
TouchGen iPhone Jan 29, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Appletell iPhone Feb 04, 2009 4 out of 5 80
AppGamer.net iPhone Mar 15, 2009 7 out of 10 70
DS-x2 Game Boy Advance Oct 01, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Mar 17, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Game Boy Advance Oct 22, 2004 6 out of 10 60
JeuxMac.com Macintosh Mar, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Macworld Macintosh Jun 26, 2003 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Contributed to by Hervé Piton (1860), Kabushi (133100) and Martin Smith (63068)