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GF Rating
6.7

8964 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
5

Fair

Do you like collectables?

posted by XboxFan200 (HIALEAH, FL) Aug 14, 2010

Member since May 2008

8 out of 10 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

I will sum this game up as short and simple as I can.

These are the things you can do:
-Collect 500 agility orbs
-Collect 300 hidden orbs
-Collect 30 renegade orbs which run away from you when you get close
-Collect 30 renegade driving orbs which run away when you chase after them in a car
-Complete 15 rooftop races
-Complete 15 driving races
-Go through 40 stunt rings
-Go through 40 wing suit rings
-Close 25 freak breaches
-Turn on 28 beacons
-Set off 9 sunburst bombs
-Gain control of 28 tactical locations

Do you like collecting in a video game? If you do, there's a lot of stuff for you to do. If not, avoid this game at all costs.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Mediocre

posted by DeksOne (BRONX, NY) Aug 5, 2010

Member since Aug 2010

4 out of 5 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

actually liked the original Crackdown more then this, I felt the variety in gangs as well as the boss battles was better. Also the fact the cars got better with your skill was cool in part 1. However the game wassn't terrible. The wingsuit was a nice add for this game but I cant think of much else that wowed me. Glad I didn't buy this game.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Crackdown 2, A Letdown?

posted by Koovo3314 (NEVADA, TX) Jul 12, 2010

Member since Jul 2010

4 out of 5 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

When I first played this game it reminded me of the first Crackdown with a few changes. Instead of challenging you with hunting down crime bosses and fighting them in ways relevant to your skills, you will be fighting only two groups this time around: zombies and terrorists. The weapon choices are fun as you combine multiple weapons for different effects as you jump into a horde of zombies and watch them explode and dissolve into the wind. The vehicles from the first game are back along with the addition of a buggy with a turret attachment and a tank. The driving can be overlooked, though, as you jump through Pacific City, leaping up the tall building and fall back to earth, landing on a terrorist vehicle to soften your landing. And the story, the little of which exists, is not even worth remembering it was ever there.
Overall the scores go as follows:

Story = 1/10
Graphics = 5/10
Gameplay = 6/10
Multiplayer = 6/10
Orbs = 10/10

The game is a disappointment to anyone who has not played Crackdown before but fans of the first game will find some joy in seeing all of the old locations from the first game and hunting the new Renegade Orbs across the rooftops or through the streets packed with undead foes.

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