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Footage Of Canceled Streets Of Rage Remake Appears Online
on December 05, 2012 at 09:36 AM
Ruffian Games, the developer behind Crackdown 2, was working on a new downloadable Streets of Rage game, but it was canceled. Some footage from the game has snuck its way online though, giving all of us a chance to look at what may have been. [via NeoGAF and Eurogamer ]
Update: Complete List Of Avatar Awards
on September 12, 2012 at 09:48 AM
The list has been updated with new Avatar Awards for Halo 4, Joe Danger 2: The Movie, Darksiders II, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. If you'd rather spend your hard-earned cash on games rather than clothing for your Xbox 360 Avatar, yet still like the idea of dressing him or her in video game...
Joanna Dark, Baird Get Minecraft 360 Skins
on August 10, 2012 at 05:00 PM
A slew of new Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition skin packs are slated to hit the Xbox Live Marketplace and there might just be a few familiar faces. There are 45 new skins on the way for the popular Mojang title. Some of them will be from other games. Agent Level 5 from Crackdown 2, Joanna Dark of Perfect...
What Is Ruffian Games Up To?
on November 29, 2011 at 04:24 PM
Earlier today a job posting on the website for Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games read the studio signed a “major contract with one of the biggest publishers in the industry to create a AAA game for current generation consoles," but that appears to have been an error. "It’s a story...
Crackdown 2 Gets A Deluge Of DLC
on November 01, 2010 at 02:33 PM
If Crackdown 2 wasn’t enough to satisfy you, get ready for a deluge of extra content. Microsoft is prepping another package of downloadable content for this summer's open-world, super-cop title. The newest batch of DLC includes a new Horde-style co-op mode called Deluge, which pits four players...
Microsoft Opens The Toy Box For Crackdown 2
on August 23, 2010 at 04:19 PM
Microsoft and Ruffian games are giving players who have hung onto their copies of Crackdown 2 a new reason to put their disc back in their 360s for another spin. Crackdown 2’s first set of downloadable content, called Toy Box, gives players a few free goodies, but the premium content will cost...
July NPD: Industry Sales Slightly Dip, 360 Takes Top Slot, Football Reigns Supreme
on August 12, 2010 at 07:00 PM
It's about that time again. The latest NPD numbers are out. Here's what's going on in the industry. This month the NPD numbers stayed relatively flat over last year. Video game sales as a whole (non-PC software, hardware, and accessories), slightly dipped from $850.6 to $846.6M. "While...
Crackdown 2 Scales To The Top Of The UK Sales Charts
on July 12, 2010 at 02:00 PM
Crackdown 2 may have been a wee bit of a disappointment, but one thing's for sure: It's selling well in the United Kingdom. The game has taken the top slot in the UK's Chart Track figures in its first week of availability, which ended July 10. Ruffian Games' title knocked Lego Harry Potter...
Rants 'N Raves: Crackdown 2
on July 06, 2010 at 05:07 PM
Not everyone has the time to read or write a full review of every game that hits the market. Rants 'n Raves is your chance to read a quick breakdown of a game's strengths and weaknesses, as well as provide your own analysis. The concept is simple: put your pros and cons in a bullet point format...
Crackdown 2’s Paid DLC Unofficially Unveiled
on July 06, 2010 at 12:28 PM
Those who picked up and enjoyed Ruffian Games’ Crackdown 2 (read our review ) are in for a real treat. Two sets of premium DLC for the game have been discovered in the achievements. The two DLC packs are Toy Box and Deluge. Each is tied to two existing achievements. If you earn achievements such...
Crackdown's Sequel And Portable RPG Crack - Weekly Round Up 7/5
on July 05, 2010 at 05:04 PM
This week sees the release of a highly anticipated 360 sequel, a JRPG of heroic proportions, and the portable version of a beloved Shin Megami Tensei game. That's right, Crackdown 2 (read our review ) hits the Xbox 360, Dragon Quest IX Sentinnels of the Starry Skies finally comes to America, and...
Crackdown 2's Agent Surfaces In Perfect Dark
on July 02, 2010 at 12:30 PM
Crackdown 2 hits store shelves next week, and gamers who buy it will get a nice little bonus – assuming they've also bought Perfect Dark on Xbox Live Arcade. As a hidden easter egg, an agent from Crackdown will automatically become a playable character in Perfect Dark's multiplayer mode...
Crackdown 2 Licensed Soundtrack Revealed
on July 01, 2010 at 06:00 PM
The new Crackdown game will feature a wealth of classic songs and remixed tracks for your listening pleasure. Crackdown 2 includes a full original score by composer Kevin Riepl, but there's also a wealth of licensed tracks included in the game, along with remixes of some truly classic tunes. There...
Blood Suckers – Weekly Roundup 6/28
on June 28, 2010 at 09:41 AM
EA’s APB, Sin & Punishment, Naughty Bear, and Lego Harry Potter all hit retail this week. We’re more excited about downloadable deals, though; PB Winterbottom will be available at a greatly discounted rate of 400 Microsoft Points for a limited time. But the above releases aren’t...
Crackdown 2 Achievements Reveal Ridiculous Gameplay
on June 03, 2010 at 03:30 PM
In just over a month, budding Agents will return to Pacific City to rid the beleaguered metropolis from even more gang lords, evil corporations, and mutated freaks. But what can players expect, besides jumping across rooftops and hurling cars at puny opponents? If the game's achievements are anything...
New Crackdown 2 Developer Diary
on April 19, 2010 at 03:00 PM
Microsoft and Ruffian Games just released the second part of a three-part video developer diary called “Nothing is Sacred.” If you’re interested to see how the new developer is handling the game's sense of humor check out the video below.
Crackdown 2 Hits The Streets This July
on March 15, 2010 at 11:20 AM
Your return trip to Pacific City has a concrete date now . You’ll begin delivering rocket launcher justice on July 6 when the game hits the U.S. Asia, Australia, and New Zealand will receive the game on July 8, and Europe will get it on July 9. If you’re interested in getting a taste of the...
Crackdown 2 Gets New Features Via DLC
on March 09, 2010 at 10:40 AM
Crackdown 2 is coming out this summer, and developer Ruffian Games is already talking about DLC for the title. Fans of the first Crackdown took full advantage of the game's open world structure and came up with their own ways of having fun and causing mayhem around Pacific City. Fan-made YouTube...
New Crackdown 2 Screens Highlight Return Trip To Pacific City
on February 11, 2010 at 06:00 PM
Thanks to news coming from Microsoft's X10, we now have a better idea of when to expect Crackdown 2 in our Xbox 360s, but that's not the only batch of Crackdown 2 goodies coming from the big M. We've also got a new batch of screenshots showcasing some of the baddies you'll be fighting...
Crackdown 2 Coming Late This Year, Pre-Order For Exclusive Armor
on February 11, 2010 at 05:36 PM
Looking forward to slipping into the armor of an Agent in Crackdown 2? Well the game may not be releasing until late this year, but you can start looking forward to your pre-order bonuses now. If you pre-order Crackdown 2 you’ll receive four suits of exclusive Agency armor for your super-powered...
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