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Crackdown For Xbox One Looks Incredibly Colourful

By Ishaan . June 9, 2014 . 11:28am

A trailer for the new Crackdown on Xbox One.

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New Crackdown In Development For Xbox One

By Ishaan . June 9, 2014 . 11:00am

Crackdown is coming back, and is in development for the Xbox One, Microsoft announced at their E3 press conference this morning.

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Crackdown And Dead Rising 2 Are Free On Xbox Live Gold In August

By Ishaan . July 31, 2013 . 5:00pm

The next batch of free games for Xbox Live Gold members will be available starting tomorrow, according to Xbox Live’s Major Nelson.

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Microsoft extends the Halo 3 beta four extra days

By Spencer . May 16, 2007 . 10:55pm

While Crackdown was supposedly an easy ticket into the Halo 3 beta, technical difficulties prevented people who had a copy of Crackdown from accessing the beta when it went live. There is a software update for Crackdown in the downloads section that fixes the problem and to make up for the delay the Halo 3 […]

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“Wow, this just doesn’t get old does it?” “No.” – Hours of Crackdown with friends

By Dan . February 27, 2007 . 8:06pm

That’s pretty much the extent of the conversation a friend and I had after jumping into his game of Crackdown. Before playing with him I checked his Xbox Live status to see what he’s playing, and I see the picture you see above. I’m laughing already and I haven’t even started playing the game yet. […]

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Halo 3 beta NOT starting next week

By Spencer . February 18, 2007 . 8:23am

Next week Crackdown is coming out and it’s bundled with an invite to the Halo 3 online beta. However, you’re not going to be able to play Halo 3 right away. Bungie said, “The beta will not start when Crackdown is released. The beta will go live when it’s ready, which should be sometime this […]

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Microsoft changes Gamerscore policies and set rules on achievement points

By Spencer . February 2, 2007 . 8:38am

Recently there has been buzz about the Japanese version of Aquazone, which requires players to spend MS points to unlock extra fish for their Gamerscore. The actual game lets players unlock only 480 points towards their Gamerscore instead of the standard 1000 that most retail Xbox 360 games have. To get the extra fish you […]

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Halo 3 beta invitations bundled with Crackdown in Japan too

By Spencer . January 29, 2007 . 6:30am

It looks like the deal with Halo 3 beta invites packaged in copies of Crackdown (known in Japan as Riot Act) is not exclusive to the USA. Microsoft announced the same promotion in Japan. Just like in the USA you have to have Xbox Live gold membership to use the beta because it’s online only. […]

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Crackdown (not) demo coming to Xbox Live on Thursday

By Spencer . January 16, 2007 . 3:43pm

Microsoft announced that a demo of Crackdown will be distributed over the Xbox Live Marketplace on Thursday, January 18. Gamers can make co-op matches in Pacific City where they can team up with other people and play over Xbox Live. In the final game players will be able to jump in games already in session. […]

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How to promote Gears of War in Japan (hint: models)

By Spencer . January 15, 2007 . 11:55am

At Microsoft’s CERO Z Game for Adults fiesta they premiered Gears of War, Riot Act (Crackdown), the Godfather and Vampire Rain to the public. Gamers over 18 could come to the event and try out the games at game stations. While this isn’t an official party for Gears of War, the CERO Z fest is […]

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Crackdown one ticket to getting the Halo 3 beta, but there is another way in

By Spencer . January 3, 2007 . 12:43pm

Packaging the Halo 3 beta with Crackdown is a brilliant strategy to get people to pick up the game, but thankfully it isn’t the only way to get a hold of the Halo 3 beta. If you’re an active Halo 2 player you’ll have a chance to get in too. Starting February 1, 12:01 AM […]

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Crackdown Comparison: USA versus Japan

By Spencer . December 25, 2006 . 12:37pm

  In Japan the game is known as “Riot Act” instead of Crackdown and has a different marketing approach than the North American release. On top is the USA banner with a realistic looking agent, similar to other crime games. For Japan the game looks like some sort of cartoon. The cel-shaded style is emphasized […]

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Developer inspired diversity in Crackdown

By Spencer . November 26, 2006 . 1:09pm

  Now that Gears of War and Viva Pinata are in stores, Crackdown is the next project coming out of Microsoft Game Studios. The game is a sandbox style urban action game in the style of Grand Theft Auto. Instead of having only one super cop, Crackdown gives players a chance to choose a race […]

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Xbox 360 screens: Blue Dragon, Crackdown and Lost Odyssey

By Spencer . September 28, 2006 . 11:41am

Here are some new screenshots of upcoming Xbox 360 games like Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, Crackdown, Forza Motorsport 2 and Viva Piñata.   Lost Odyssey    

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