DescriptionCrack Down is a time-limited action game. The two heroes, Ben and Andy, have to get through the levels as quickly as possible placing bombs on X marks scattered around the levels. Although the levels are heavily defended, the player has an array of weaponry including a cannon, machine gun, and superbombs.
The game may be played as either a one or two-player game.
- "Crackdown" -- Copyright title
- "クラック ダウン" -- Japanese spelling
|Set the bombs and get the hell out of there||Genesis||*Katakis* (37853)|
|Good fun but too short||Genesis||BeaconBlue (17)|
The Press Says
|The Games Machine (UK)||Atari ST||Apr, 1990||90 out of 100||90|
|The One||Atari ST||Mar, 1990||88 out of 100||88|
|ST Format||Atari ST||May, 1990||81 out of 100||81|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Apr 17, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Power Play||Arcade||Jan, 1990||70 out of 100||70|
|All Game Guide||Genesis||1999||60|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Commodore 64||May, 1990||7 out of 12||58|
|Video Games||Genesis||Mar, 1991||57 out of 100||57|
|SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA)||Genesis||Jun 30, 2008||4 out of 10||40|
|Amiga Power||Amiga||May, 1991||33|
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Amiga versionA mastering error on most copies of the Amiga version causes the final level to crash. A working version is preserved by the SPS project.
Copy protectionThe manual had got words from the game ("Dockyard, Atari, Bio-bot", ...) printed on each of the four edges of each page. The copy protection scheme asked questions from these words.
Information also contributed by Martin Smith