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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 80
  2. Negative: 8 out of 80
  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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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 97 out of 267
  1. Mar 6, 2019
    10
    Crackdown 3 is a blast. I thought there would be zero story, zero dialogue but there is enough to push you forward in the story. And theCrackdown 3 is a blast. I thought there would be zero story, zero dialogue but there is enough to push you forward in the story. And the gameplay is a blast. It's classic Crackdown with great visuals. The music is great too. Expand
  2. Feb 15, 2019
    10
    me parece un juegazo divertidisimo al mas puro estilo gta con borderlans y algo de toque ciberpunk
  3. 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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  4. Feb 19, 2019
    8
    I wasn't expecting much, given all of the negative press. The thing is that I'm having a lot of fun with the game. The first 30 minutes were aI wasn't expecting much, given all of the negative press. The thing is that I'm having a lot of fun with the game. The first 30 minutes were a bit slow, but after that it picks up. The graphics are pretty nice and there's a lot of unique things to do. I've played the past two Crackdowns, and this is my favorite one yet. I'm not sure where all all of the hate comes from. I couldn't care less how long the game took to develop, as long as I have fun playing it. Expand
  5. Feb 28, 2019
    5
    The game itself is a great weekend game, you buy and finish less than a weekend and then you put it away. for a game that people have beenThe game itself is a great weekend game, you buy and finish less than a weekend and then you put it away. for a game that people have been waiting for so long for I was disappointed at the lack of content and how small it was.

    No matter how hilarious it was to play as Terry and it was like a blast to the past reminding me a lot of the original you shouldn't be able to beat a blockbuster title in less than a weekend. (This was also splitting my time with the new Civ6 expansion)
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  6. Feb 15, 2019
    1
    im not a crackdown fan but i want to give a chance to crackdown 3! I play the game for 3-4 h on my pc but is a BIG NO!! Multiplayer is totalim not a crackdown fan but i want to give a chance to crackdown 3! I play the game for 3-4 h on my pc but is a BIG NO!! Multiplayer is total trash and campaign take me back in 2011 **** graphic even on extreme setting and gameplay do not feel good! Expand
  7. Feb 22, 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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