Crackdown

The folks had an event last night at the CN Tower to promote the new game Crackdown, and initially I just went out of curiosity, but I have to admit – I dig this game.

Played a lot like some of the coin op games I grew up on, Crackdown pits you against a city filled with competing gangs, regular old citizens, and a police force.

I can’t really go into a full review here (I have to wait until later this month to post a review), but it’s a very cool game that lets you just go run around, shoot guns, drive , and take down evil gangs. My only complaint might be with the simplicity of it all, but it draws you in very quickly.

The co-operative play option means you can also take on Pacific City with a friend, combing the city for bad guys together, or on separate sides of the city.

There’s also another reason to buy the game – if you pick it up you get access to the Halo 3 multiplayer beta program. That’s right – a chance to get in and play the hottest title of the year as the studio refines it.

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W. Andrew Powell
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W. Andrew Powell lives, sleeps, eats, and breaths movies and entertainment. Since launching The GATE in 1999 Andrew has enjoyed being a pest to any publicist who would return his calls. In his "spare time," Andrew is also an avid photographer, and writes about leisure travel and hotels around the world.

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