Crackdown Series News


Crackdown 3 Loses Series Creator Amid Developer Shakeup

By Chris Jarrard, Jun 20, 2018 1:40pm PDT

No word yet if cloud computing servers were used to enhance the destruction of the development team.


"I loved Crackdown, and to a lesser extent Crackdown 2, so this is a letdown. Is that trailer ..."

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E3 2018: Microsoft Releases New Crackdown 3 Gameplay Trailer

By Chris Jarrard, Jun 10, 2018 1:41pm PDT

Team up with Terry Crews to crack some heads next year.


Crackdown 3 Rumored to be Delayed to 2019

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2018 8:05pm PDT

Ahead of this year's E3, the rumor is that Crackdown 3 has suffered yet another setback.


"I wouldn't mind. Maybe they would then be able to split up Steam development and game ..."

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E3 2018: What to Expect from Microsoft & Xbox

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2018 12:00pm PDT

With the first-party console makers about to hold their annual E3 press conferences, Shacknews is keeping track of what to watch out for, starting with Microsoft.


Crackdown 3 Delayed to Spring 2018

By David Craddock, Aug 16, 2017 3:30pm PDT

Publisher Microsoft Studios and developers want more time to 'deliver the right game, with the right quality.'


E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.


"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

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E3 2017: Crackdown 3 Interview With Clint Bundrick

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 4:25pm PDT

We get more background on the game's story and how it affects gameplay.


"This is the one where we hear that Terry Crews is a playable character, folks. :D"

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Crackdown 3 Will Be a Play Anywhere Title for PC

By John Keefer, May 24, 2017 10:00am PDT

The 'hyper-powered sandbox of mayhem and destruction' is supposed to be out this year.


Crackdown 3 jumps past 2016 release due to ongoing campaign work

By Daniel Perez, Jul 18, 2016 8:07am PDT

Don't worry, Agents. It appears Crackdown 3's campaign will be 'the most fully featured campaign' in the history of the series.


"I figured that was the case when we haven't seen any game footage yet. "

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Gamescom 2015: Crackdown 3 flexes its muscles in new gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2015 7:18am PDT

During Microsoft's Gamescom media briefing, Crackdown was finally shown off after missing its E3 2015 showing.


"Is there a benefit to Shacknews for watching it embedded in the site? Because I always ..."

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E3 2015: Crackdown, Quantum Break, and Scalebound won't be at E3

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2015 2:40pm PDT

Microsoft has announced that a few of its big exclusives are going to miss E3 this year, and instead be shown at Gamescom in August.


E3 2015: Most Anticipated from Xbox

By Daniel Perez, Jun 10, 2015 11:00am PDT

This week, Shacknews is looking at a handful of the most anticipated games from this year's E3 across each of the major platforms. Today, we look at exclusive offerings on Xbox.


Xbox Games with Gold offers Crackdown & Dead Rising 2 in August

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 31, 2013 10:30am PDT

Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download Crackdown and Dead Rising 2 in August.


"Hm I have wanted to play DR2 for a while but I'm tempted to wait and play Off The Record instead ..."

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Crackdown may return with 'right team and time'

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Crackdown might return someday, "given right team and time," according to Microsoft's Phil Spencer.


"Q: Seriously, How much money does Microsoft have to give Volition to make Crackdown 3? A: I ..."

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