Bits 'n' Bytes writes: "I never thought I’d ever play a game in which I felt so blatantly disrespected, but Gameloft’s Urban Crime has done the impossible. With a history of often-lame ripoffs, Gameloft have created a name for themselves in the game industry – not always cheered, but followed with healthy curiosity. Sometimes their games have impressed, and other times they just haven’t gone the distance. But that, my friends, is all part of being a games developer. Sometimes you’re successful, and other times you’re just not."