Far Cry

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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January’s Xbox Games With Gold features Celeste and the best Far Cry game ever made

December 20, 2018

It’s almost 2019, and that means a whole new year of free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. With December’s Games With Gold lineup finally winding down, January’s selection have been announced and they are very bloody good indeed. The month’s selections are four games, divided as always into two Xbox One titles and two […]

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A love letter to the humble video game grappling hook

December 3, 2018

Think about all the video games you’ve played. Now think about how many of those titles didn’t have a grappling hook in them and how lame that was. The grappling hook is one of the most iconic tropes in video games history. It has such longevity that people are still making games built around it […]

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The ten greatest video game soundtracks we’d love to hear live

September 4, 2018

This year at Gamescom, the Video Games Live orchestra performed selected arrangements from the Overwatch original soundtrack. The performance was amazing, its heroic themes accompanied by some of the game’s iconic cinematic shorts. A video game soundtrack played live, particularly by a full orchestra, is something that’s only come into vogue in the last decade […]

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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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Latest Far Cry Primal trailer features brutality, mammoths and more

January 22, 2016

There’s a couple of moments in the new Far Cry Primal trailer that made me wince in a great way. One involves your character being fed a skull full of blood and eyeballs in first person (sure to make for a visceral VR experience). If that sounds like your thing (and it was weirdly mine), hit […]

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Update: Far Cry Primal confirmed, releases February 23

October 7, 2015

Ubisoft have confirmed Far Cry Primal following a leak from IGN Turkey yesterday. The game will launch on PS4 and Xbox One February 23, 2016 with the PC release to follow in March. Hit the jump to see the first trailer!

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Far Cry heads to the Ice Age in Far Cry Primal

October 5, 2015

Overnight, Ubisoft started a livestream on their website showing nothing more than a cave painting and promising that they had something exciting to share. It’s been hours now and though there’s been no announcement as yet, it seems IGN Turkey inadvertently beat them to the punch.

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