"Far Cry 3 is important for the same reason as Far Cry 2. It's a shooter that considers shooters thoughtfully, both in the way they're designed and the way we play them, and then asks us to do the same." - IGN.com
"All of it is entertaining, and it gives you a sense that the island is little more than your plaything- a feeling that's only emphasized as your skills increase and you become a badass cross between Turok and Rambo. It's for that reason that Far Cry 3 comes across as a fresh experience and ranks up there as one of the best shooters of 2012." - worthplaying.com
Far Cry® 3 Deluxe Edition INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING EXTRA IN-GAME CONTENT:
The Monkey Business Pack: Meet Hurk and his explosive bomb-carrying monkey in four heart-pounding missions and get two bonus ways to humiliate your friends in multiplayer
The Lost Expeditions: Discover the secrets of the island’s lost World War II ruins in two suspenseful action missions, and unlock the power of a shotgun in a one-handed flare gun in multiplayer.
The Warrior Pack: Strike fear in your enemies with an exclusive dagger and get an early unlock of the tattoo editor in multiplayer.
The Predator Pack: Hunt four ferocious animals with the M-700 Predator Rifle in single-player and silently kill opponents with the unlocked Predator Bow in multiplayer. Also included: the Survival Guide (pdf file): Discover unique artwork and insider information to help you survive the insanity of the island.
Players step into the shoes of Jason Brody, a man alone at the edge of the world, stranded on a mysterious tropical island cut off from civilization. In this savage paradise where lawlessness and violence are the only sure thing, players will dictate when, where and how the events of the game unfold. Players will slash, sneak, detonate and shoot their way across the island in a world that has lost all sense of right and wrong.
Unique and Fully-Realized World The island of Far Cry 3 will drop the player into a rich and stunningly well-realized environment, full of intriguing characters to meet, locations to explore and explosive fights to jump into.
Narrative-Driven Experience Alone on a tropical island, the player will have to confront the dark side of humanity. As Jason Brody, gamers will be impelled to act as he learns more about the horror and corruption that is taking place on the island.
Modern-Day Setting & Context Far Cry 3 exists within a world of conceivable reality, where the events could have been ripped straight from the headlines of the news.
Environment Rich with Opportunities The natural environment is a tool to be used for survival, improvising your attack or deception of the enemy. Gameplay will reflect the range of opportunities and variety only this type of environment could provide.
© 2011 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Far Cry, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Based on Crytek's original Far Cry directed by Cevat Yerli. Powered by Crytek’s technology "CryEngine"
The story? yah, great. Wonderful. Barely completely fell apart 2/3 of the way through at all. It's a Ubisoft sandbox attached to a good game. Possibly forcibly. You die if you kill civvies; you hunt animals with a bow, you climb towers for no good reason - it's assassins creed 3, but good. The bad: Boring towers, boring gunplay, boring stealth, mandatory stealth, awful boss fights. Yet I still loved it. Everything meshed together perfectly: all the mediocre elements combined to make a legitimately incredible game. The performance is nowhere near perfect, and some elements of the port indicate a lack of care, but overall the game looked amazing, and the framerate hits were justified by the amount of stuff on screen.
Do you love open world games? Do you love first person shooters? Do you love role playing games? This game has been dubbed "Skyrim with guns," and that's not too far off from the truth. Far Cry 3 is an amazing game. You go from being a typical middle class American to being transformed into the ultimate predator of the jungle taking on pirates and drug lords. My only criticism is that the online is very disappointing. The multiplayer is lackluster and the coop is halfbaked (thankfully Far Cry 4 fixed this). Other than that, this game is worth playing for the single player. I highly recommend it.
Far Cry has always been one of the most discussed games, since its very first appearance, which was a breakthrough in visual side of gaming. Now the third Far Cry is not any worse than the first was in its time. It is probably the best open-world, sandbox-like shooter, with much exploration, collecting items, crafting and upgrading weapons and excellent gameplay. Add to this absolutely excellent characters and great acting and you have one of the best games ever. And for such games I like expanded versions, and deluxe editions. If you like the base game, you will love the deluxe edition, which comes with four extra packs: The Monkey Business Pack, The Lost Expeditions, The Warrior Pack, and The Predator Pack. While some of them add some extra content for multiplayer, single player gamers will surely enjoy the rest of the content which makes an excellent game even more exceptional.
The game is great! I played it for 30 hours now and it still doesn't get boring. Far Cry's storyline is great. It has a lot of tension in it. The graphics is one of the best that I have seen, playing on GTX 780 Ti they look great! The main character is good! I like his personality. Also the bad guy! Oh My God! He is crazy as hell, and I like it! The option of customizing guns is a great addition to the game. Being able to add a silencer to the sniper rifle, helps me kill the soldiers from a distance, without them noticing me. The enemies in the game are balanced. The open world is great! There's a lot to explore, find new areas, animals, and relics. Overall the game is outstanding. It grabs your attention from the start to the end.
Far Cry 3 is one of the best games of the franchise, a really change from Far Cry 2. The singleplayer is okay, it has it's moments but it was kind of expected what's gonna happen next, pretty unique though. The co-op, really fun to play, doesn't matter if playing with randoms or with friends, fun is really guaranteed. The multiplayer has it's moments, but it's only good when you just got enough modifications to kinda beat your advanced players. Overall Far Cry 3 is a must-have if you like open world sandbox FPS.
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