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  • Blog Post: Square Enix Launches ‘Collective’ Crowdfunding Platform

    In October, we reported on Square Enix’s new foray into crowdfunding . The Collective program pairs the community voice aspect of Steam Greenlight with crowdsourced funding. Today, the first three titles are available as part of a 28-day pilot. Those games that make it through the voting and funding... More
  • Blog Post: Footage Of Canceled Streets Of Rage Remake Appears Online

    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 ] More
  • Blog Post: What Is Ruffian Games Up To?

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Opens The Toy Box For Crackdown 2

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Scales To The Top Of The UK Sales Charts

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2’s Paid DLC Unofficially Unveiled

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2's Agent Surfaces In Perfect Dark

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Licensed Soundtrack Revealed

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Demo Bug Unlocks Unlimited Play

    Half an hour with an awesome-looking game that isn’t even out yet is a real treat. However, this sneak peek just doesn’t cut it for some players. Savvy Xbox 360 users have found a way to finagle the Crackdown 2 demo to allow more than 30 minutes of play time. Here’s the scoop: Start... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Achievements Reveal Ridiculous Gameplay

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Hits The Streets This July

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Gets New Features Via DLC

    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... More
  • Blog Post: New Crackdown 2 Screens Highlight Return Trip To Pacific City

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Coming Late This Year, Pre-Order For Exclusive Armor

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Crackdown 2 Trailer Packs In The Action

    Microsoft has released a new trailer for Crackdown 2, and unlike the one from E3, this latest video actually shows off some gameplay. The trailer opens with an Agent peacefully gliding to the city from above. That’s about the only quiet moment shown. The Agents have some serious new tools at their... More
  • Blog Post: Ruffian Announces Crackdown 2 Graffiti Contest

    Pacific City needs your help. In the ten years since the original Crackdown, chaos has reclaimed the streets. “Deranged freaks” roam the ruins of once prosperous hubs and abandoned cars litter the highways. But it’s not your responsibility to clean up the mess – yet. Instead,... More
  • Blog Post: Torrent Of New Crackdown 2 Media

    Thanks to Ruffian Games we’ve got a massive influx of Crackdown 2 assets, showcasing everything from character armor to weapon renders. There is also some concept art and sparkly new screens for you to gander at. Check out the gallery below. We haven’t seen or heard much about Crackdown 2... More
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