GameTrailers: Crackdown 2 Review

"The devastation of Pacific City continues as Crackdown is unleashed for the second time!"

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silkrevolver2999d ago

....frowney face. Too bad. Someone should have told Ruffian that sequels are meant to improve upon the first...

Danja2999d ago

they made minor improvements this seems to me like MS asking them to make another Crackdown because 360 software was lacking this year.. its not a bad game..

DarkTower8052999d ago

Yeah, since when is 7.9/10 bad? It's not a steller game, but for any fans of the original, this should be fun. BTW, nobody slated this as GOTY, just an all around fun game, which it is.

Godmars2902999d ago

Sorry, but how isn't it a bad game if it was rushed?

lzim2999d ago

@godmars290, it isn't bad if it sells to multiplayer and co-op players. It might not even be that bad for single players who aren't looking for story.

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mike90772999d ago

yea it looks like a really good ps2 game

Serjikal_Strike2999d ago

stoppped about halfway? WTF

oh well...score is below anyways:p

DelbertGrady2999d ago

7-9/10. Flop confirmed right?

On a serious note: Can't wait to try out that flying suit.

King Hippo2999d ago

Flopped like a fish out of the water.

gamer20102999d ago

Kind of like MAG and Mod Nation Racers, right.

Sitris2999d ago

So what was your point exactly? Oh that those games 'flopped' right, because games that get above 7s are bad games. That is stupid, 7 is good, so therefor MNRs, MAG and Crackdown 2 are all good games. Play them, enjoy them, don't fight about them.

heroprotagonist2999d ago

I think that was the point. You can't say Crackdown 2 is a flop without saying that MAG was a flop.

I would say that they are all good games, but not great games.

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ChronoJoe2999d ago

MAG, at least pushed something new. It doesn't matter the meta, it has a good USP. CD2 has no decent USP.

Modnation, also has a fantastic USP. CD2... nope... (not to mention Modnations meta is 'good'.


Shouldn't have to defend unrelated titles like this. CD2 sucks, if it had a good Unique Selling Point (USP) then at least people could justify purchase, regardless of reviews, but it doesn't.

SOAD2999d ago

Sitris, MAG's metacritic score is a 76.

Crackdown 2's metacritic score is a 72.

Both have average reviews. Don't defend one mediocre game to spite another.

Biggest2999d ago

But this is about Crackdown 2, SOAD. Who brought MAG and MNR into the equation? Looks like it was gamer2010 with the deflection. Crackdown 2 should have been better than this. Some people here told me about the superior 360 line-up for the second half of 2010. They told me that PS3 has shown all their big guns and now it was the 360's time to shine. Crackdown 2 and that Dynasty Warriors game aren't looking too hot right now. My fanboyism can't avoid taking the bait!

Dacapn2999d ago

Wait, THAT'S Crackdown 2? It looks like a damn flash game. I doesn't matter what the score is. That game should be free.

Sitris2999d ago

I never intended to bring down Crackdown 2, the game is good for what it is, thus the scores in the 7s which is a good score, i liked MAG, I loved WKC, LOVED Heavenly Sword, and i think Lost Odeysey is underatted. I was not bringing down Crackdown 2, i was replying to gamer2010s comment about MNR and MAG, if you read my comment again you will see i was not being fanboyish i was in fact complementing all those games!

SOAD2999d ago

I apologize Sitris. My eyes aren't what they used to be.

I still think these games are mediocre. Not bad, just not great.

Crackdown 2 deserves a lot of criticism.

How can Ruffian double dip like this?

lzim2999d ago

@SOAD, lack of a budget and they are working on old hardware and didn't want to 'risk' coding the game from scratch (more than likely another budget issue).

pixelsword2999d ago

MAG got a low scores because it got technically and artistically picked-apart where games with similar or worse graphical and technical flaws like MW2 or pricing issues were brought into the fray and yet were not picked apart.

Happens all of the time with exclusives, eh?

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Danja2999d ago

remember the days when 7.9 was a a Good game....

Cant Imagine next gen ...if a game scores below 9.5 it will be called a flop

AllroundGamer2999d ago

"Can't wait to try out that flying suit." i said that to myself too when i started playing the game and when i got it i was like "this is it?!?!", so don't get your hopes up too much... anyway the first game was way better IMHO.

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RXL2999d ago

since when was a game that's practically an 8 a bad game?..

lol god some gamers are too fickle now a days..

T9X692999d ago (Edited 2999d ago )

Since you visited, didn't hear shit when MAG received these kinds of scores. What's funny is MAG is actually a really good game, but since this is a 360 exclusive it gives haters a reason to hate.

EDIT: @gamer2010 - Hey there is nothing wrong with Modnation Racers, that game is fucking awesome.

talltony2999d ago

T9x crackdown 2 is the same as the first game but in a new box. Mag is in another league. Mag should have been priced at 40 bucks like warhawk, then the reviews would be much higher. It has nothing to do with being a xbox 360 exclusive. It's worth the hate because it's nothing new.

pixelsword2999d ago

"Since you visited, didn't hear shit when MAG received these kinds of scores."

Are you serious? You still hear degrading comments on the game.

gamer20102999d ago

Seems like a pretty good game. I had a lot of fun with the first one and I think this one could be fun as well.

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