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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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  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 16, 2019
    10
    This game is super! The guys that are criticizing it they do not understand what is the kind and what this game has to offer, it is comicThis game is super! The guys that are criticizing it they do not understand what is the kind and what this game has to offer, it is comic based cartoonish action shooter! Expand
  3. Feb 15, 2019
    9
    It's Crackdown 1 but bigger, badder, smoother and way more beautiful. Blow stuff up, collect orb and climb things. It's all I wanted in aIt's Crackdown 1 but bigger, badder, smoother and way more beautiful. Blow stuff up, collect orb and climb things. It's all I wanted in a sequel and I'm having a blast with it so far! Expand
  4. May 18, 2019
    7
    I really do not get all the hate towards this game. Sure there isn't anything particularly innovative going on here, and sure perhaps it doesI really do not get all the hate towards this game. Sure there isn't anything particularly innovative going on here, and sure perhaps it does feel a little out of its time period. But god damn if Crackdown 3 isn't addicting as hell. The controls are tight and precise, the gun play is engaging enough, and the orb collecting is still a pleasing factor.

    Now as far as story goes, there is not much here, but if you walk into this game and accept it for what it is ( a mindless platforming, orb collecting, super hero shooter) then I guarantee you will easily burn through 15 to 20 hours of Crackdown 3 with a smile on your face.

    Again, Crackdown 3 is a bit of mixed bag in terms of innovation, but there is something niche about staying in your element...
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  5. Aug 9, 2020
    4
    Esse jogo foi a maior mentira do século feita pela Xbox Game Studios, como puderam mentir dizendo nos eventos e anúncios que ''Crackdown 3''Esse jogo foi a maior mentira do século feita pela Xbox Game Studios, como puderam mentir dizendo nos eventos e anúncios que ''Crackdown 3'' seria isso ou aquilo, e lançam o jogo todo destruído. Chegou a ser ridículo para eu que tenho Xbox One, que sempre confiei no jogos ''exclusivos'', ter tido que jogar essa porcaria. Por favor, nunca mais façam isso de novo! Expand
  6. Feb 18, 2019
    1
    Realmente es un juego horrible!
    Se ve como un juego de dos generaciones atrás, además que no aporta nada en el mundo de los videojuegos y es
    Realmente es un juego horrible!
    Se ve como un juego de dos generaciones atrás, además que no aporta nada en el mundo de los videojuegos y es impresionante que duraron tantos años haciendolo y entregaron algo realmente mediocre.
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  7. Mar 26, 2019
    0
    This game is a total garbage, first a xbox 360 graphics and a storyline that you can't understand. A game that have more than 5 years withThis game is a total garbage, first a xbox 360 graphics and a storyline that you can't understand. A game that have more than 5 years with delay and is a big flop for the xbox fans. Expand

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