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* (37904)|
|Good fun but too short||Genesis||BeaconBlue (17)|
|Your Sinclair||Arcade||Sep, 1989||78 out of 100||78|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Arcade||Jun, 1989||75 out of 100||75|
|Génération 4||Genesis||Feb, 1991||71 out of 100||71|
|Commodore Format||Commodore 64||Jul, 1992||71 out of 100||71|
|Power Play||Arcade||Jan, 1990||70 out of 100||70|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Apr 17, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Wii||Jan 08, 2010||14 out of 20||70|
|Power Play||Atari ST||May, 1990||67 out of 100||67|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Arcade||Jul, 1989||60|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Wii||Sep 07, 2007||6 out of 10||60|
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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