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GOONL!NE Review: Crackdown 2

Posted in Reviews, Xbox 360 with tags , , on October 18, 2010 by David Pitchforth

Developer: Ruffian Games
Publisher: Microsoft
Also on: N/A (Xbox 360 exclusive)
Release Date: Friday July 9th 2010
Age Rating: PEGI: 18, BBFC: 15, ESRB: M
Reviewed By: David Pitchforth

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GOONL!NE Advent Calendar 2010: #15 – Crackdown 2

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 22, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

By Jonathan Cullen.

Nearly three years ago, Real Time Worlds released a game that’s biggest selling point was a beta code for the multiplayer beta of Halo 3. However, in it’s own right, Crackdown was a fantastic game. It showed a crazy side of open world games, not even seen in either GTA: Vice City or San Andreas.

It was just a downright bonkers game: full stop.

Now, three years later – with RTW handling the release of their PC MMO APB next year – development duties for the sequel has been handed over to upstart developer Ruffian Games, who actually pretty much consist of former RTW staff.

But can Crackdown 2 be twice the game it’s prequel was in 2007? In one simple word: yes.

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Crackdown 2 Gameplay Trailer

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 14, 2009 by James Love

First shown at the VGA’s on December 12th, we’ve got our hands on the first official gameplay trailer of Crackdown 2 for ya all!

Trailer and PR after the jump. Crackdown 2 will be on Xbox 360 sometime during the first half of 2010.

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VGA 2009: Crackdown 2 Trailer

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 13, 2009 by James Love

Straight from the VGA’s we’ve the brand-new Crackdown 2 trailer for you, which let’s just say isn’t short of explosions.

For gameplay footage, check out our article from TGS. Crackdown 2 will launch on Xbox 360 sometime in the first half of 2010.

For now, enjoy the new trailer after the jump.

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First Gameplay Footage of Crackdown 2 at VGAs

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 2, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Look. A gameplay tease of Crackdown 2.

The first gameplay footage will be shown at the VGAs next week according to GTTV host Geoff Keighley.

Find it here.

TGS 09: Crackdown 2 – First Gameplay Footage

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Tokyo Games Show 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , on September 25, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

crackdownGameVideos have put live a full ten minute video of the first gameplay footage of Crackdown 2.

It’s off-screen from TGS, but it looks so good.

It’s after the jump. 2010 is when it is out.

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TGS 09: Crackdown 2 – First Gameplay Shots

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Tokyo Games Show 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , on September 25, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

crackdownMicrosoft’s put out a couple of new shots of Crackdown 2.

Knowing the first game, chances of this being crap are nill.

They’re after the jump. Out next year.

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