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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. 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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  2. Feb 17, 2019
    10
    Crackdown 3 is a very different game in the genre and it's all about demanding more and more power and the game delivers that knowing so.
  3. Feb 15, 2019
    9
    Unlike those brazilinas who seem to not know a what a good game is. Its a good game, If your into mindless shooting and action than this isUnlike those brazilinas who seem to not know a what a good game is. Its a good game, If your into mindless shooting and action than this is a game for you. Yes, theres is a downgrade in graphics wise. People just love to complain about graphics but heres some news for you good graphics dont make a good game I mean they are part of what makes a good game but its not the end the world. People seem to like games with awful gameplay but with pretty graphics. Its a good game with a normal plot it wont disappoint you if your into mindless action. Expand
  4. Feb 25, 2019
    7
    An unpolished and often clunky game that still manages to pack enough fun to please most players. It's junk food in video game form, and ifAn unpolished and often clunky game that still manages to pack enough fun to please most players. It's junk food in video game form, and if thats what you're looking for you could do worse. Expand
  5. Feb 19, 2019
    4
    Crackdown 3 is at the moment the greatest disappointment of 2019. Microsoft positioned this project as an exclusive and the unique project.Crackdown 3 is at the moment the greatest disappointment of 2019. Microsoft positioned this project as an exclusive and the unique project. Finally of communal 5 years nothing remained. The gameplay is boring, it was not bad before emergence of Grand Theft Auto Online, there is no plot in a game at all, the same Saints Row looks much better. Also a game which is already necessary to nobody turns out finally, she needed to be let out 3-4 years ago and from the promised collapsibility. There is a feeling that Microsoft released a game not to present the work to people and if only to be counted that next "exclusive" left and to forget about it as a bad dream. Expand
  6. May 16, 2019
    1
    É inconcebível aceitar um game como esse em 2019. Total desleixo e desrespeito aos consumidores.
  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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