Don't Buy The New Crackdown 2 Add-on (Yet)

Crackdown 2 players who downloaded the newly released Toy Box add-on for the Xbox 360 game are finding their games on lockdown. Reports from readers and the official Xbox support forums indicate today's DLC is a bit broken. » 9/02/10 9:00pm 9/02/10 9:00pm

Grab The Keys To The City In Crackdown 2

Ruffian Games and Microsoft detail the Toy Box add-on for Crackdown 2 today which adds the eagerly anticipated Keys to the City cheat mode for free, as well as a handful of new content for those willing to pay the price. » 8/23/10 1:20pm 8/23/10 1:20pm

Crackdown 2 Review: Shoot First, Leap Buildings Later

Crackdown 2 poses a question players have subconsciously been answering since their first contact with a controller or joystick: Would you rather spend your time in a video game jumping? Or shooting? » 7/05/10 9:00am 7/05/10 9:00am

How To Play The Crackdown 2 Demo FOREVER

Microsoft may have slapped a time limit on the new Crackdown 2 demo, but that won't stop the internet, with users seemingly finding a way to play it for as long as they want. » 6/23/10 11:00pm 6/23/10 11:00pm

The Crackdown 2 Demo Has A Facebook Twist

The Crackdown 2 demo goes live today, giving players a jump on their retail version achievements and extra goodies for those who play the tie-in Facebook game. » 6/21/10 12:20pm 6/21/10 12:20pm

Crackdown 2 Gets A Cartoon Series

Crackdown looks like a cartoon. I guess. With the cel-shading and everything. Not sure it needed an animated prequel series, though. What is this, 2008? » 5/22/10 1:30am 5/22/10 1:30am

Reminder: Prepare To Call The Crackdown 2 Creators And Ask Them Stuff

Kotaku Talk Radio will be recording live from CBS Radio on Wednesday. 11am Kotaku Time. 1pm ET. 10am PT. Hosts: Crecente and me. Guests: Top guys making Crackdown 2. Call-in and live-streaming details will be on Kotaku at showtime. » 4/27/10 4:00pm 4/27/10 4:00pm

Crackdown 2 Preview: In The Name Of Fun, They've Risked Disappointment

My morning Crackdown 2 appointment started awkwardly last week. Double-booked. Game not running properly due to a technical mix-up. And then, those things rectified, I cheerfully mentioned one my favorite Crackdown features: Oh, the sequel's creators said. We cut that. » 4/06/10 1:40pm 4/06/10 1:40pm

Crackdown 2 Is Kind Of A Sausage Party

Ruffian Games' sequel to Xbox 360 hit Crackdown will feature scores of mutants and highly customizable playable agents, but one thing it won't feature is the option to play as a female. » 4/01/10 10:00pm 4/01/10 10:00pm

Crackdown 2 Screens, Only 492 More To Collect

Crackdown's Pacific City sure ain't what it used to be. The buildings got crummier, and the cop's armour got better. Those delicious green orbs, however, look unchanged. Just goes to show, you can't improve on perfection. » 3/27/10 1:00am 3/27/10 1:00am

Crackdown 2 Multiplayer Preview: I Don't Have Your Goddamned Orb

It's hard to get an accurate feel for the Rocket Tag online multiplayer mode for Crackdown 2 when every time I try to get a word in edgewise - oh dammit I'm dead. » 3/26/10 8:00pm 3/26/10 8:00pm

Gliding Through Crackdown 2's Latest Build

Crackdown 2's X10 showing last week wasn't rife with new information or details, but it did give us a, surprisingly, hands-off look at some neat new elements of free falling. » 2/15/10 1:00pm 2/15/10 1:00pm

Yup, Crackdown 2 Will Have A Demo

The first Crackdown had one of the best demos of all time. So it stands to reason that its sequel will also let players get their hands on it prior to the full game's release. » 1/20/10 8:00am 1/20/10 8:00am

Crackdown 2 Blows Up First Half of 2010

You're already likely well aware that 2010 should be a better year for Xbox 360 games and exclusives, but did you know that one of those, Crackdown 2, may be coming sooner than you had expected? » 12/21/09 6:40pm 12/21/09 6:40pm

Crackdown 2 Dev Wants Your Graffiti

Developer Ruffian Games is calling for user-made "awesome" graffiti to include in their upcoming game, Crackdown 2, because they're too lazy to make it themselves. » 11/25/09 8:30pm 11/25/09 8:30pm

Crackdown 2 Campaign: Mutants, Revolutionaries and Explosions

Before getting my hands on Crackdown 2's multiplayer and learning about the fun new ways you can use a jump pad, the guys at Ruffian Games walked us through what the game's single-player campaign was going to be about. » 9/29/09 12:00pm 9/29/09 12:00pm