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Games Preview: Far Cry New Dawn feels like Ubisoft’s way of owning past mistakes

January 23, 2019

I’d been playing Far Cry New Dawn for about an hour when a dusty neuron in the back of my brain began to fire, two thoughts connecting in real time. New Dawn is a spin-off title in the Far Cry series, but is a direct sequel to 2018’s Far Cry 5. The cynical view of […]

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Custom Made: A reflection on my painful desire to look good in video games

November 27, 2018

I have a crippling desire to look good in video games. It’s an unfathomably stupid impulse, but creating the most beautiful possible avatar in any given game is a habit I regularly give in to. I am certain I am not alone in this. To preface this piece – the two games I really threw […]

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Games Review: Far Cry 5 (PS4, 2018): Ain’t no easy way out

March 26, 2018

Far Cry 5 has been something of a curiosity since it was announced. While an unquestionably brave move to set this new installment of the 14 year old franchise in the United States, many were curious about the game’s motives — given the political and social turmoil in which the US currently finds itself, would […]

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There is a ton of DLC for Far Cry 5 on the way

February 2, 2018

Ubisoft have unveiled their DLC roadmap for upcoming survival shooter Far Cry 5 with three complete self contained expansions and an HD version of Far Cry 3 for current-gen consoles.

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Games Preview: Far Cry 5 feels very familiar. Whether that sounds like good news or bad is up to you

December 18, 2017

The moment I jumped into Far Cry 5 at E3 this year, the thing that struck me was how familiar it felt. Ubisoft have been pushing a very particular vision for the series since Far Cry 2 comprehensively reworked Crytek’s 2004 original action adventure title into something more akin to survival adventure, a design template they’ve been gradually […]

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Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2 cop delays

December 7, 2017

Ubisoft have announced that their two major Q1 2018 releases have suffered delays. Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2 will both miss their launch dates by up to a month according to a blog post by the publisher.

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PAX Aus 2017: Our 5 Favourite Things From This Year’s Show

November 1, 2017

Let me say first off, that PAX Aus 2017 was my first PAX ever. For a gaming fan like myself, I can’t even begin to explain how this is the case, as stepping onto that show floor for the first time made me truly feel like was home. It was a glorious feeling, and one […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: Far Cry 5 (PS4, 2018)

June 15, 2017

As we’ve seen in the lead up to its announce trailer, Far Cry 5‘s premise is a timely one — a church of religious fundamentalists in an isolated town in middle America who wish to remake their nation in their bold new vision of conservativism. That’s where you and your arsenal of weapons come in.

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New Far Cry 5 teaser puts game setting in Hope County, Montana

May 22, 2017

Ubisoft have released a short teaser trailer for the upcoming Far Cry 5 via their social media accounts this morning. The video, which plays like a tourism ad for smalltown USA is overlaid with tolling bells and anguished cries.

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