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* (37895)|
|Good fun but too short||Genesis||BeaconBlue (17)|
|Génération 4||Atari ST||Apr, 1990||92 out of 100||92|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Commodore 64||Mar, 1990||91 out of 100||91|
|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|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Arcade||Jun, 1989||75 out of 100||75|
|Commodore Format||Commodore 64||Jul, 1992||71 out of 100||71|
|Génération 4||Genesis||Feb, 1991||71 out of 100||71|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||May, 1990||8.2 out of 12||68|
|Video Games||Genesis||Mar, 1991||57 out of 100||57|
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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