- Banned In Canada: It's classified similarly to a porn movie. Not surprising.
- Franchise Killer: The nigh-universally negative reception to Payback and Activision's success with the Call of Duty series has ensured that there will be no new games anytime soon.
- The Other Darrin: For Double Helix, Earl Boen replaces Tom Wyner as Sam Gladstone and Iris Bahr replaces Bridget Hoffman as Taylor.
- Screwed by the Network: Instead of handing the series to Raven Software for a third go, Activision chose to give Payback to a budget-level Eastern European developer best known for making Cabelas Dangerous Hunts, Chaser, and Jurassic: The Hunted, then proceeded to put the franchise down immediately after it predictably tanked.
Trivia / Soldier of Fortune