severely repressive actions
Abruptly stern measures or disciplinary action; increased enforcement
Origin: Noun use of the verb “to crack down”
Crackdown is an open world, third-person shooter video game for the Xbox 360. It was released in North America on February 20, 2007, and worldwide by February 23, 2007. Crackdown was developed by Realtime Worlds, and distributed by Microsoft Game Studios. It was conceived by Realtime Worlds' founder, David Jones, who also created Grand Theft Auto and Lemmings. Its sequel, Crackdown 2, was released in July 2010. Set in the fictional Pacific City, the player controls a biologically enhanced Agent, tasked with defeating three crime lords and their organized crime syndicates. The Agent's abilities improve by defeating both crime lords and their supporters, as well as by completing optional activities, such as street races and scavenger hunts. The gameplay is nonlinear: instead of following a rigid mission sequence, players are free to select the approach to completing their missions and activities. The game features a two-player cooperative play mode via Xbox Live. Crackdown, initially planned for release on the original Xbox console, was envisioned as a vast world in which players could experiment and explore freely. Microsoft Game Studios bundled specifically marked copies of Crackdown with an access code to the multiplayer test version of the much-anticipated Halo 3 Beta. The game sold 1.5 million copies in its first six months of release. It received positive reviews and has garnered several awards for its innovative gameplay.
The numerical value of crackdown in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of crackdown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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The crackdown last year was the toughest in history, 2015 is going to be even tougher.
Saudi authorities are ramping up their crackdown on people who peacefully criticize the government on the Internet.
There is no doubt that the crackdown on freedoms and liberties, particularly unions, is certainly one of those factors that are pushing in that direction.
The security crackdown in Sinai may complicate things for Hamas and other factions in Gaza who bring in weapons to fight Israel, It may complicate it, but it will not stop it.
It may complicate it, but it will not stop it, The army's crackdown is fuelling hatred among residents of Sinai. Unfortunately, the impact is being felt in Gaza, whose people are paying the price for an internal struggle.
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