E3 09: Crackdown 2 announced, son!

It was an inevitability, and now it’s finally come! Crackdown 2 is in the HOUSE, my friends! The long-awaited sequel to Realtime Worlds’ critically acclaimed open-world superhero game is getting its sequel and good times. In Crackdown 2, the city is “infected” by some mysterious … well, infection, and it’s naturally up to your super-powered musclemen to clean the streets.

Microsoft certainly took its sweet time, but I’m sure you can join us in being incredibly glad to see one of the most fun Xbox 360 games getting a grand return. We shall be tapping our fingers like crazy until more information comes. Keep checking out our liveblog for more from Microsoft’s press conference.

Jim Sterling