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  • Summary: Stop crime as a super-powered Agent of justice in Crackdown 3's sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Explore the heights of a futuristic city, race through the streets in a transforming vehicle, and use your powerful abilities to stop a ruthless criminal empire. Developed by original creatorStop crime as a super-powered Agent of justice in Crackdown 3's sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Explore the heights of a futuristic city, race through the streets in a transforming vehicle, and use your powerful abilities to stop a ruthless criminal empire. Developed by original creator Dave Jones, Crackdown 3 delivers cooperative mayhem and an all-new multiplayer mode where destruction is your ultimate weapon powered by Microsoft Cloud. Expand
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  • Developer: Sumo Digital, Elbow Rocket
  • Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Third-Person, Shooter, Action Adventure, Open-World
  • # of players: Up to 10
  • Cheats: On GameFAQs
  • Rating: M
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 82
  2. Negative: 9 out of 82
  1. Feb 18, 2019
    90
    This is a good and relaxing game for older gamers who want to unwind and enjoy a fast paced world that is also casual, either alone or with friends. ‘Crackdown 3’ is perfect for anyone who only has short amounts of time to spare or is looking for a game with lots of replay value.
  2. Feb 14, 2019
    70
    Crackdown 3 is a great rendition to the franchise roots. This third game takes back the essence lost in Crackdown 2, and still can provide a fun and addictive gameplay.
  3. Feb 22, 2019
    70
    Ultimately, none of the flaws in Crackdown 3 are deal-breakers but they hold it back from being truly great. If you can look past them, and just enjoy Crackdown 3 for what it is: a game that gives you a wacky toolset to blast enemies away for 10-20 hours or more, then you'll definitely find value and fun here.
  4. Feb 14, 2019
    60
    In the end, Crackdown 3 isn’t a bad game. It’s just... fine. It’s largely inoffensive, the combat is generally OK, the driving is harmlessly average. Graphically, the game looks alright and retains the finely cel-shaded look adopted by the 2005 game. It’s a fun enough to spend a couple hours with at any given time, be it hunting orbs or taking down Terra Nova facilities. I imagine it’d be even better with friends, being one of those games that’s fun to meet up and just goof around for a little bit. The thing is, though, Crackdown 3 feels stuck in 2005. Hero-based open world games, like Spider-Man, Just Cause, hell, even Skyrim and Grand Theft Auto, have either pushed the genre further in their own ways or made playing around in sandboxes fun, fast, and thrilling. Crackdown 3 isn’t bad, it just drives aggressively down the middle of the road.
  5. Feb 14, 2019
    60
    The game isn’t the visual masterpiece one would expect from a AAA production, but it isn’t without its charm. It’s with Wrecking Zone that Sumo Digital stretches their wings thanks to the chaos of destructible environments, but the glaring lack of content and missing features makes it more of a curiosity rather than a fully fleshed out mode.
  6. Feb 19, 2019
    50
    When it comes right down to it, everything in Crackdown 3 is by-the-numbers game design, and the end result is not more than the sum of its parts. There are hints of good ideas in Crackdown 3, but the end product isn't worth the $60 purchase. Unless you're getting it free with your Game Pass subscription, you're better off downloading the original game (currently free for all) and playing that instead.
  7. Feb 14, 2019
    40
    Crackdown 3 is a severely outdated sandbox title that neither pushes boundaries or evolves itself in any way. While it puts an emphasis on gameplay, the game does the absolute bare minimum to provide any entertainment for the player and, instead, creates a 20-hour-long headache.

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  1. Mar 22, 2019
    10
    Un juego superdivertido donde no prima el tema grafico sino que puedas hacer el gamberro por la ciudad.Aquellos que les ponen un cero esUn juego superdivertido donde no prima el tema grafico sino que puedas hacer el gamberro por la ciudad.Aquellos que les ponen un cero es porque ni lo han jugado ni lo van a jugar,que no os engañen,los videojuegos estan hechos para divertirse y este es un claro ejemplo Expand
  2. Feb 16, 2019
    10
    10 hours in and its still fun and challenging. The only bad thing i can say is the camera angles are a little dicey. Also wouldnt have hurt to10 hours in and its still fun and challenging. The only bad thing i can say is the camera angles are a little dicey. Also wouldnt have hurt to have mr. Crews record some funny rage induced one liners. This game is what it advertised itself as. Run around blow stuff up 3rd person shooter. I read reviews ive noticed the complaints. You need to accept things as they are rather than say it wasnt what you expected. This game is exactly what i expected fun to play solo or with friends. Expand
  3. Feb 15, 2019
    10
    The internet strikes again! Everyone loves to hate a game but this is genuinely REALLY GOOD, SOLID FUN! The weapons are great and it doesn’tThe internet strikes again! Everyone loves to hate a game but this is genuinely REALLY GOOD, SOLID FUN! The weapons are great and it doesn’t take itself too seriously. It was never going to be RDR2, but for good reason. It’s a game that indulges in collecting and powering up! Simple, clean, good solid fun.

    ...and coop is a blast :) should have made it 4 player though
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  4. Feb 16, 2019
    7
    So there's obviously kids review bombing this game for no reason at all.
    Is it the best game to ever exist? Hell no. Was it worth the wait?
    So there's obviously kids review bombing this game for no reason at all.
    Is it the best game to ever exist? Hell no. Was it worth the wait? Hell no. Is the game meant for Crackdown fans? Hell yeah. if you loved Crackdown 1 and 2 you're likely to love this one as well. It's not a bad game, certainly not a 0.

    Most of the review bombs are probably "PS4 EXCLUSIVE MASTER RACE" kids, or people who have never touched a previous entry. This is what crackdown is.

    This game isn't a God of War, or a Spiderman. It's Crackdown. It's not bad...

    If you didn't play or enjoy previous Crackdowns, the game isn't for you.
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  5. Feb 15, 2019
    4
    This might be rude but I really hope some people lose their job for how this game turned out. With it taking SO MANY years to be developed andThis might be rude but I really hope some people lose their job for how this game turned out. With it taking SO MANY years to be developed and still turn out like this, highlights some real issues in either the management or production staff. You've been given a huge budget and a VERY long time. If your game still turns out like this, then that shows people were not doing their job and not being held accountable. I usually don't like saying someone deserves to be fired, but there are plenty of developers out there that actually LIKE to do their job and make good games. Expand
  6. Feb 15, 2019
    1
    um dos piores jogos ja feitos.selo de qualidade MS! essa trilogia nao deveria existir.
  7. Mar 24, 2019
    0
    Es una mierda vendio mucho humo con el ''PODER'' de la nube mas de lo mismo que sus anteriores entregas

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