Crackdown: Previews and deliveries

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  1. Guns_LotsOfGuns

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    From one of the GTA creators (Dave Jones) comes Crackdown.

    Gamespot blurb:

    Looks like its coming along nicely and itll fill the gap till GTA4 comes out, IGN is doing a special all this week about Crackdown.

    IGN
     
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    This was previewed on Gamer.tv at the weekend. The graphics appeared to be average but the game looked very interesting. Could be one worth keeping an eye on.
     
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    Trust me, this games gonna be very good :)
     
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    I know what you mean about the graphics but that's more to do with the art style. Have you seen the game in motion? It looks insane. An awful lot happening on the screen at once and an incredible draw distance across the game.

    http://streamingmovies.ign.com/xbox360/article/751/751538/crackdown121806_wmvlowwide.wmv

    Dev interview (http://www.msxbox-world.com/xbox/fe...ve-QA-with-the-developers-of-Crackdown.html):
     
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    Just reading on majornelson.com that a demo for this is coming on the 18th January. Should be good to get any idea of what this is like because I don't really know to much about it to be honest.

    The online co-op sounds really good though, but sounds too good to be true that both players can roam independently anywhere on the map.:eek:
     
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    Awesome News! :clap:
     
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    just seen a co-op video on gametrailers, it is now on my list of games for 2007:cool:
     
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    http://crackdownoncrime.com/News/Release_info.htm

    Didnt realise the demo was going to be coop :thumbsup:
     
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    Published by MS so im guessing it will be region locked

    Great hands on review of a pre release version of the game.. http://www.xboxyde.com/news_3921_en.html

    some quotes..

    Sounds like a great game and you can play the whole thing in 2 player coop over xbox live:thumbsup:
     
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    Well, Gears Of War and Viva Piñata were region free. So it's a possibility although the inclusion of the Halo 3 Demo might change that.


    The game does look like fun and the co-op looks excellent. I would have liked a deathmatch type mode as well though, at least we get to try it out with the demo.:thumbsup:
     
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    didn't know about this game until now, looks very tempting.

    Would fill the void until gta4 quite nicely methinks. Is there a euro release date yet?
     
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    I remember them showing the game at E3 and it looked shocking so much has been done in the time and i cant wait i loved co-op on gow this will be great..
     
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    First read about this game in Edge a few months back and it sounded great. The only game I was looking forward to (except Halo 3). Just watched the video and you can tell in the first second this is going to be a top game. Fluid frame rate, handling looks to be good and solid looking physics.
    It's very reassuring to see it running well. Bad frame rate kills fast action games in my opinion - e.g. Saint's Row.

    Particularly like the way co-op works, with people being able to join and leave as an when possible. Makes me wish I knew someone else with a 360.

    Can't wait to play the demo.
     
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    It kind of annoys me that this game is going to well even if it unlikely turns out to be rubbish, simply due to the Halo3 invite incuded.

    Does look good though.
     
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    The graphics look very smart to me, i've got GOW and RS or GRAW for realistic graphics. This is something different, I love the look of the comic book graphics. CO-OP over live, multi-player throwing cars at each other, chasing each other across 100's of feet of skyscrapers, racing round crashing in to each other. I cant find anything not to like, this is looking:smashin:
     
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    Holy S**t! Just checked out some of the trailers of this on www.gametrailers.com, and really can't wait for the demo now. It kinda look like a matrix-style game leaping from rooftop to rooftop.

    The physics and the explosions look excellent too. :eek:
     
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    Hi,

    Saw this on gameplay whilst looking at the game Crackdown

    "This product allows access to a Halo 3 BETA, via the game disc itself. Please be aware that a subscription to Xbox Live, and an Xbox 360 Hard Drive are required to access the BETA."

    This obviously got me hooked anyway of getting onto the BETA and I'm there, but thing is are they banking on Crackdown being a rubbish game and figured out hey lets still make a lot of money bundling this with it or even if the game is rubbish, the lure of Halo 3 is enough for me to buy it, but isn't there something wrong going on here???

    What if crackdown gets bad reviews, am I gonna have to buy a bad game to play a good game and will I have to keep it to continue to play halo?

    Arrrghhh the questions :D

    Cheers

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    All the previews suggest that it is going to be a cracker, however, we all know how misleading previews can be! I don't think your gonna need to worry though as the video clips suggest that it should be pretty good....I dont think you need be worried!
     
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    Yeah from what I have read, it is a lot of fun.

    Looks fairly decent.
     
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    Fair enough, GTA clones aren't normally my thing, but I'm always willing to give anything a go!

    Cheers

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    This game is going to be a smash, thats as long as I get my 360 back before. MARCH:eek:
     
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    Whilst some of the gameplay elements are similar to GTA there are a few twists which make it more than a "clone". IMHO.
     
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    Your right mate, theres no Multi-player in GTA as yet, There no full game co-op in GTA, and you cant throw cars at each other:D in GTA. I'm sure GTA4 will have these things, but untill then this is looking very good, very good indeed.:thumbsup:
     
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    Fingers crossed, i think this could be one of the games of the year! Looks like another cracking console exclusive for the 360. The gameplay really attarcts me, the way you increase your weapons power, agility, strength etc. Also I love the graphic style of the game. Can't wait for march!! :thumbsup:
     
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    This is definately a tough one to predict all previews make it look excellant but wont no till reviews or actually playing it.
     
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    Yeah the comic book graphics, something different. Then you get them people, oh the graphics dont look good, so I aint getting it. Oh well your loss, I just want to throw cars and kick people 50 yards, and I love the way when your powered up, the cars do there transformer bit, Yep this ones got suprise hit all over it.:)
     
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    Agreed. The screen shots at first impressions can look a bit odd, but when you see the game running (in the video demo at least) I think it looks superb. With GoW setting the bar so high for visuals, people are expecting that "style" of presentation all the time. The car - transformer effect is very good. I have high hopes for this one.
     
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    It's possible the Halo3 beta will be on the US discs only, I wouldn't hold my breath for a synchronised release in the UK.
     
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    Whilst caution should be urged regarding the halo 3 beta invites, I think that as the shops are actively selling it as "Crackdown (includes invite to Halo 3 Multiplayer Beta Test)" to quote Play.com, is an indication there is some confidence that the invite will materialise.
     

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