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Crackdown delayed into 2017

[Update: Reagent Games provided the following statement: "Today, we are excited to confirm that Crackdown 3 will be available for both Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, and will be an Xbox Play Anywhere title so you can buy one and play across e...   read

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Crackdown 3

Crackdown 3 has a teaser site, and it hints at a beta soon

Now there's basically no doubt that Crackdown 3 will be shown tomorrow in some capacity for Microsoft's E3 press conference. An astute reader sent us a teaser site for the game, which has multiple "missions" (complete with dates). Base...   read

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Microsoft debuts Crackdown 3 gameplay at gamescom

Microsoft gave us a bit of info on Crackdown 3, which is starting to take shape. It takes place in a new city which was once a "glistening metropolis now filled with crime." It's described as an ecosystem where you have more freedom to do ...   read

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It looks like even more Xbox One exclusives will skip E3

We already knew that Quantum Break would be skipping E3 this year, but now thanks to Microsoft, we have information on a few other games that will not make an appearance. According to Xbox Wire, both Crackdown and Scaleb...   read

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We saw Crackdown for Xbox One earlier this year as a tech demo

Microsoft unveiled a new Crackdown project this year at E3, but apparently we've already seen the game in action. Back in April, Microsoft held a small conference at San Francisco and showed off its cloud processing technology with tons of...   read

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Xbox exec: New Crackdown will be a showcase for evolution of cloud power

Microsoft's long sang the praises of the power of the cloud, especially with regard to Xbox One. One of the games announced yesterday during the Xbox press conference may be a shining example of what the cloud can do. Today, I sat down wit...   read

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Crackdown back on Xbox 1
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Crackdown is coming back on Xbox One

Crackdown is back, series director and Cloudgine co-founder Dave Jones revealed at Microsoft's E3 presser. A new title in the open world shooter franchise is targeting a 2015 launch on Xbox One.   read

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White Xbox One coming this year, update coming this March

I don't want an Xbox One, but if I did, I'd want One in white. An anonymous NeoGAF poster let loose a flood of leaks, including word that October would see a white Xbox One bundled with Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive. A 1TB console is rumored...   read

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The Crackdown 2 devs are working on a next-gen project

The developer of Crackdown 2, Ruffian Games, is evidently working on a "next-gen console project" due in 2014. The news comes by way of the Scottish Games Network, which has a posting for a "large project" in need of two programmers and aud...   read

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Crackdown, Dead Rising 2, and Case Zero free on Xbox Live

With July nearly over, it's time for the next set of free Xbox Live games to be swapped in. Following Assassin's Creed II, the Games With Gold titles are Crackdown on August 1, and Dead Rising: Case Zero and Dead Rising 2 on August 16. Whil...   read


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'I don't think Crackdown is dead at all,' says Spencer

Continuing in line with previous comments about open-world franchise Crackdown returning with the right team and time, Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer has again professed love for the property. "[It's] one of my favori...   read

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Microsoft: Crackdown might return when the time is right

Microsoft's E3 came and went without any mention of Crackdown, a franchise that many thought might return to help bolster the Xbox One's software lineup. It looks somewhat likely that there may be some hope for future installments of the se...   read


PSA: Crackdown 2 'Toy Box' content no longer borked

Yesterday we told you that the "Toy Box" downloadable content for Crackdown 2 was totally broken and not to buy. Today we say, go right ahead. According to the game's developer, Ruffian Games, everything is all better now. It says the issue...   read


Crackdown 2 DLC is broken, don't buy it

Ruffian Games has given players another reason not to play Crackdown 2 today, as its just-released DLC pack, the Toy Box add-on, seems to only take things away from the game. Namely, its ability to function. Ruffian has pointed to a po...   read

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Crackdown 2's Toy Box DLC is out now!

 Crackdown 2 may have proven rather divisive with the critics and gamers alike, but that hasn't stopped Microsoft and Ruffian Games from releasing some new toys for those who enjoyed their second stint in Pacific City, in the form ...   read


Crackdown 2 to get Toy Box DLC, paid upgrade

Two new DLC bits are coming to Crackdown 2 to keep it fresh for you. It starts off with a freebie called the Toy Box. It includes lots of things to pull out and have fun with, like God Mode, Infinite Ammo, weapons, gadgets, time tweaks and ...   read


Crackdown 2 paid DLC revealed

Crackdown 2 was released yesterday, and those who bothered to check out the game's Avatar Awards will have discovered that plans are already in place for premium DLC. This content will be required in order to unlock certain Awards that are ...   read


Review: Crackdown 2

Gamers have been begging for a sequel to Crackdown for years. The original game, developed by Realtime Worlds, became a cult hit due to its surprising and empowering gameplay, not to mention the fact that it came packed with a beta code for...   read


Crackdown 2 demo now harder than it was yesterday

By now, you should have already downloaded the Crackdown 2 demo if you have an Xbox 360. Agents, we need all of the help we can out there on the field. Agility orbs need to get collected, freaks need to get shot, zones need be secured. Now,...   read


Crackdown Agent playable in Perfect Dark XBLA

Rare has announced that Perfect Dark XBLA will be hopping aboard the Crackdown train with a new playable character. Agent 4 will be available for free to anybody who has a Crackdown 2 save file on their 360's hard-drive. Pefect Dark de...   read


Crackdown 2's licensed tracks, remixes revealed

While hopping around and collecting orbs in Crackdown 2, you'll be treated to the dulcet tones of Kevin Riepl's original score. But as Microsoft points out today, the game also features a handful of licensed tracks. The soundtrack features ...   read


Jimpressions: Crackdown 2 demo

So, I played Crackdown 2 this morning. I've been looking forward to this game since long before it was announced, and even though I've always known it'd be more of the same, I haven't once considered that a bad thing. Anyway, it's time for ...   read


Reminder: Crackdown 2 available for download now

The demo for Ruffian Games’ Crackdown 2 is now available to all on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Go download it now; you don’t even have to get up and go to your Xbox 360, you lazy fool -- just queue it up here. The demo is capped at 3...   read

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E3 10: Take a look at this sweet Crackdown 2 gameplay

Crackdown 2 might not have been a focal point of Microsoft's E3 keynote, but it's still on the show floor in playable form. Though the series has shifted developers from Realtime Worlds to Ruffian Games, all the things that made the first ...   read


Crackdown 2 is 'finished' which is nice

Crackdown 2 is officially finished, folks. Developer Ruffian Games has announced that the long awaited sequel has finally ended development and the game's ready to go. Those who are excited for the game (including yours truly) doubtless hav...   read

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