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The new "Deluge" DLC for Crackdown 2 adds a co-op arcade mode where players must protect designated city zones from Pacific City's worst. It'll set Agents back 560 points ($7) and also adds several Achievements, Avatar awards and a "Capture the Orb" mode for up to 16 players, spanning six arenas.

November 17th 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has announced that a new batch of Crackdown 2 DLC will be released later this month. The "Deluge" add-on will add two new multiplayer modes to the game, as well as new Achievements and Avatar Awards. Deluge mode is a new co-op mode that sees up to four players defending "against increasin...

November 1st 2010 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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A new, bug-free version of Crackdown 2's "Toy Box" DLC pack was released yesterday morning on Xbox Live Marketplace, according to Ruffian Games. Unfortunately, rather than a patch, the DLC has been re-issued, meaning that folks who downloaded the content will need to delete it and redownload. The n...

September 5th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In today's fast-paced world, we don't always have time to read everything. You've got things to do, places to be -- you expect a high quality video showing you what will be available in an upcoming DLC pack. That's why we've posted this video showcasing Crackdown 2's "Toy Box" DLC. You're welcome!

September 1st 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Anxious to 'splode more stuff in Crackdown 2? Well, on September 2, you'll be able to access the "Toy Box" DLC pack. The DLC will come in two different flavors: as a free download, players can access the "Keys to the City" cheat unlock, the "Thruster" ability and a new multiplayer mode called "Vehi...

August 31st 2010 at 12:27pm 0 Comments
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Ruffian Games is making good on last month's promise of Crackdown 2 DLC, with the announcement this morning of a forthcoming add-on for the game titled "Toy Box." The free version of the content pack will come with a rethought "Keys to the City" cheat unlock, the "Thruster" ability (described as "j...

August 23rd 2010 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Crackdown 2 just barely held off Dance on Broadway last week to maintain the top spot on the UK all formats chart for a second week in a row. According to Chart-Track, "Orb Collector 2" sales dropped 36 percent and only sold about 800 units more than Ubisoft's show tune-themed Just Dance successor...

July 19th 2010 at 12:40pm 0 Comments
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Crackdown 2 has broken the "petrificus totalus" spell cast upon the UK sales charts for the last couple weeks. Skills for broken spells, agent? Ruffian's compulsive orb-collecting sequel leaped ahead of Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 and Red Dead Redemption, which found comfortable homes on the range...

July 12th 2010 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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We might not have loved Crackdown 2 as much as anticipated, but we're glad to see that's not stopping developer Ruffian Games from supporting the game post-launch with downloadable content. Speaking to MTV Multiplayer, producer James Cope revealed two (tentatively titled) packs already planned for...

July 7th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Crackdown 2 left us with the feeling we were missing something -- like, an entire sequel's worth of content. It appears we weren't alone for the most part. Then again, if you've got AOO (agility orb obsession), you'll be too busy to care. Chase down the review orb links below for the full content:...

July 6th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As the always astute Chris Hecker once pointed out, the thing video games do best are power fantasies. While we're literally trying to rescue our family or kill the evil guy, the metaphorical (and arguably more important) journey is in watching our character grow from weakling to demigod, whether t...

July 5th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Can't wait to earn 'Cheevos for the many, many heads you'll be busting in Crackdown 2? You can get an early start today -- the 1GB demo of the game, now available on Xbox Live Marketplace, features accelerated character leveling, four-player co-op and the ability to start earning Achievements, whic...

June 21st 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments