Crackdown 2

XB360 / Action / Release: Jul 6, 2010 / ESRB: M

Crackdown 2 Short Films Continue with 'Evil Seed'

By Chris Faylor, Jun 01, 2010 10:20am PDT

The second entry in the five-episode animated prequel series to Crackdown 2 has arrived from publisher Microsoft, further detailing the events that transformed Pacific City from a bustling metropol


"I enjoyed to play the first one on my friend's xbox, since I don't have one. I was looking ..."

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Crackdown 2 Trailer Supplies Wonderful Toys

By Jeff Mattas, May 25, 2010 3:00pm PDT

A new trailer for Ruffian Games' upcoming sequel, Crackdown 2, shows a host of new weapons and gadgetry awaiting players when the game comes out this July. Apparently, helping The Agency restore order to Pacific City involves causing a lot of crazy mayhem


"Crackdown was my 1st 360 game and I can't wait for "2" I am a bit bummed about the cars not ..."

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Crackdown 2 Short Films Start with 'Home Truths'

By Jeff Mattas, May 24, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Ten years have passed in Pacific City, Crackdown's chaotic metropolis. With Crackdown 2 slated for a July release date, Ruffian Games has announced...


"I knew it! A woman can be credited for destroying the west coast, such dangerous agents roam the ..."

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Crackdown 2 Trailer Talks Ultra-Violence

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 19, 2010 7:40am PDT

The second Crackdown 2 video documentary reveals more of Ruffian's sequel to Realtime Worlds' super-powered open-world crime-buster, focusing mostly on how players can still be monstrously violent brutes to criminals and innocent bystanders. Cra


"Was this video directed by Guy Ritchie? It almost needs subtitles. "

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Crackdown 2 Multiplayer Impressions: The Orb Has Been Captured, Dropped and Captured Again

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2010 4:45pm PDT

The goal of Rocket Tag, one of the two Crackdown 2 multiplayer modes availa


New Crackdown 2 Media Shows High-Flying Fun

By Brian Leahy, Mar 26, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Crackdown 2 is in full effect at PAX East 2010 and Ruffian Games and Microsoft Game


"I've seen this footage before recently. Maybe it was part of the viddoc they produced? In any ..."

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Crackdown 2's July Release Date Revealed, Multiplayer Trailer Explores 'Fun With Friends'

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 15, 2010 8:12am PDT

Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games today announced that the open-world crime-busting sequel will be released exclusively for Xbox 360 on July 6 in North America, July 8 in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and July 9 in Europe. The news is celeb


"should just rename it to 4 player crackdown since thats all anyone cares about. unsure about ..."

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Crackdown 2 X10 Preview: Taking It Higher

By Garnett Lee, Feb 11, 2010 4:30pm PST

I got a look at Crackdown 2 led by the game's producer James Cope here at Microsoft's X10 showcase. In his introduction, he talked about their hope...


Crackdown 2 Screenshots Issued, Pre-Order Bonus Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 11, 2010 2:16pm PST

Microsoft's X10 event has seen the release of new screenshots for Crackdown 2 as well as the revelation of the super-powered sandbox crime-buster's...


"Played the first one, wasn't interested enough to play through to the end IMO. Didn't think it ..."

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Crackdown 2 Demo Due Before Release

By Chris Faylor, Jan 19, 2010 12:30pm PST

Good news, agent. While the Crackdown series has switched hands, freshly-founded start-up Ruffian Games plans to follow in the tradition of series...


"I enjoyed the first Crackdown demo before its release so much that after purchasing the game I ..."

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Crackdown 2 Coming First Half of 2010

By Chris Faylor, Dec 21, 2009 2:40pm PST

While Microsoft has remained rather quiet as to when exactly Ruffian's Xbox 360-exclusive sequel Crackdown 2 is due, thus far only specifying a...


"I am REALLY looking forward to Crackdown 2. I had a blast (sometimes literally) with the co-op ..."

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Crackdown 2 Trailer: 'Would You Like to Blow It Up?'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 14, 2009 8:12am PST

While it's not as vulgar as the version that aired during the Spike Video Game Awards--that one asked "would you like to blow sh*t up with me"--the underlying message of this old timey trailer for Ruffian's super-powered sequel remains the same.


"Does anyone else agree that fighting zombies is totally stupid? i liked fighting gangs in ..."

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Crackdown 2 Contest: Get Your Grafitti In-Game

By Chris Faylor, Nov 25, 2009 2:20pm PST

Asking gamers to help make their mark in Crackdown 2, developer Ruffian has opened a contest that will ultimately see some user-created artwork...


"before I go to sleep tonight I'll be adding a request for Phil to submit something to this contest"

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Band Hero Gets Full Tracklist, Song Export Details

By Chris Faylor, Oct 19, 2009 8:33am PDT

With just over two weeks to go until Band Hero hits North American store shelves, publisher Activision has listed all of the songs in the...


"I cant wait until they start to develop "Guitar Hero Forever" and the game gets lost in ..."

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First Crackdown 2 Screenshots Debut

By Chris Faylor, Sep 23, 2009 7:06pm PDT

Kicking off its media blitz for Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft has released the first screenshots of Ruffian's superpowered open-world action game...


"When I "finished" Crackdown (I still have some orbs as yet unclaimed... maybe I should go get ..."

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