X360 Friday, September 1, 2006 | 9:09 PM

Images and trailers of Crackdown

Images and trailers of Crackdown

Crackdown is back already with a 5 images series, one showing some funny coop action.
Update: Two new trailers online.


Car madness
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Shooting madness
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Car madness
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Commented on 2006-09-01 21:43:01
as i've said before, this game has potential, but it's gonna take a demo to really prove itself, it's a wildcard and a solid demo could easily turn it into a huge hit, that and some decent advertising.
Commented on 2006-09-01 21:44:44
wow thats some pretty far draw distance, look at the people way off in the back of the first picture...

if this game was photoreal instead of styalized im sure people would be going nuts, it takes gameplay to make styalized games like this more sellable
Commented on 2006-09-01 22:02:45
Draw distances like that are childs play with all the LOD methods developers can just pick and choose these days. A game like Saints Row pops entire cars in your face without a single LOD level, while some games have tens of LOD levels.

Add in geometry instancing and you can draw huge crowds with cloned geometry for absolutely free (kameo fight, n3).. some devs just dont have an effin clue.

This game most definitely has the technology down to the T, its the game I'm worried about. But whatever the game itself will be, the more quality technology and engines we get onto the market the more opened people's eyes will be to the kind of crap some devs are pushing down our throats.

(LOD = level of detail, where each level is progressively less detailed as the distance grows).
Commented on 2006-09-01 22:22:09
I'm really not liking the cel shading at all for this game. I don't understand the point of putting black outlines around everything just to be different. If they were going for a comic book feel, they are way off.
Commented on 2006-09-01 22:28:25
I think this game looks much better in motion than in screenshots stills. I had no interest in it before these videos. It just needs some better physics (particularly for the vehicles--refer to the gametrailers.com video to see what I mean), and a little more dynamic AI for NPCs.

I hope they don't rush this game. Between the open environment, some of the great technical features shown in the videos posted above, and the co-op, I think that with some more robust environments (with sharper physics and AI) and steadier framerates, this game has some potential indeed.
Commented on 2006-09-01 23:37:52
The best thing about this game for me the the full two player coop for the whole game.. oh and obviously that you can pickup cars etc and throw them :-)
Commented on 2006-09-02 00:24:39
I have one question...can you customize your own character and play as you want?
I have no intention of buying this game at all, but I just want to know.
Commented on 2006-09-02 01:51:58 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
I have one question...can you customize your own character and play as you want?
I have no intention of buying this game at all, but I just want to know.
strange question as you are notconcidering buying it... why do you care

the answer is no but you will be able to download other 'agents' from XBLM in the future post release
Commented on 2006-09-02 07:23:00
In Saints Row i keep wanting to super jump around and throw cars. So Crackdown can't come soon enough for me.
Commented on 2006-09-02 15:10:07
After playing the demo for JUST CAUSE, i dunno..i just can't get anything open ended in my mind anymore.
Commented on 2006-09-02 16:04:15
one thing about this game worrys me..by the videos i have seen, when he is walking or jumping..lol about in the street it seems everyone has a gun and it seems like everywhere u go, u in a gun fight...
Commented on 2006-09-02 18:21:02
I've just read review Saints row and I like better it but maybe this game also will be cool.
By the way when this game will be released.
Commented on 2006-09-03 12:00:09
saints row RULES! the more i play it the more i love it more than gta! no joke. hard to belive i know'


BTW has anyone figured out what crackdown's gamepl;ay is yet
Commented on 2006-09-03 23:04:04
The co-op is going to be great i have faith in this game.
Commented on 2006-09-04 19:44:01
Looks great as usual. I think it will be a game that divides opinion right up until reviews and release.

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