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All posts tagged "Far Cry 3"

  • Valve’s Steam Summer Sale comes early, has added Adventure mode

    Gamers upset that Valve hasn’t actually officially launched its Steam Machine platform yet, can today take comfort in the company’s massive annual Steam Summer Sale. Valve, through its Steam store, is offering discounts on “thousands” of gaming titles for the next ten days. Although the sale is earlier than last year’s, the company will still be offering its customary daily deals, community choice sales and a sales-orientated meta-game, allowing members to win additional titles. This year, eight-hour flash sales also join the fold, because waiting sucks. Current daily deals on offer include the dark DayZ, cut by a measly 15% to US$25.49....

  • Ubisoft says Far Cry 4 and Assassin’s Creed 4 planned for 2014

    The exemplary performance of Far Cry 3 and Assassins Creed 3 have prompted Ubisoft to announce that both installments will be planned for 2014, according to Cinema Blend. These two core games for Ubisoft shipped a massive 12 million and 4.5 million copies respectively. This represents units shipped to retailers as well as copies sold digitally. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot related to investors that Far Cry 3 is “one of the major pillars of our offering for core gamers” and performed “way better than expected”, so expect that Far Cry 4 is definitely in the making. As Guillemot went on...

  • Far Cry 3 review: a holiday from hell

    Over the boom-boom of M.I.A.’s Paper Planes, Far Cry 3 opens in the cheesiest way possible. It begins with a group of Santa Monica rich kids exploring the coastline of a South Pacific island. They cheer the trust funds that brought them to Rook Island, then swim with its oceanic wildlife and skydive from a plane. Rook Island is vast and untamed – and seemingly deserted. Yet in a flash the camera pulls back to reveal the glinting eyes of a tattooed, devilish visage with a cellphone pressed to your face. “I like this phone,” says Vaas as he...

  • Far Cry 3 preview: the best deer-skinning game you’ll play all year

    Here’s the skinny. Far Cry 3 is going to be the shooter you’ll play this year. We spent some time with it, and in a nutshell: you’re going to want to buy this one. It’s beyond gorgeous Watching a video doesn’t do Far Cry 3 justice. Powered by the new CryEngine, Far Cry 3 bleeds graphical power. Blades of glass sway realistically in the wind, animations are realistic and textures sharp as all hell. Even the sky, the goddamn sky is a piece of art with realistically swelling clouds and gods own lens-flare. And it moves at a silky 60fps....