"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
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"
I loved Far Cry 2, and I love Far Cry 3 even more. The story is great, so are the characters. There are 2 beautiful islands to explore, and there are many missions to do in addition to the main missions. There are more weapons to choose between, you can choose to do missions the stealthy or loud way, and there is also 3 skill trees. All this gives the game depth that was missing in the previous installment.
I have heard of that game for so long, I finally decided to play it. If you have played an Assassin's Creed game, you will be in something that you know. You can climb on radio tower to disable them, then zipline down from it. You can hunt animals to build some equipments upgrades. There are some missions that are nothing more than useless. For the story, it is quite good. There is no punch at all though. You see everything coming far in advance. The combat is good, other than healing yourself which is painful and you often die trying to heal yourself because it does not work as you want. The bosses fight are so bad. They only consist in some quick time events and that's all. I was very disappointed of them. However, what you have to do to get there can be really hard and challenging. There are several bugs with the maps. There were several times where I had to close the game and launch it back in order to be able to fast travel. Overall, this is a good game, but far from being perfect.
As a fan of Far Cry 2 and a hater of Far Cry1, I loved this game. It was chock full of fun things to do, fun missions and great gameplay. The game is beautiful and often you find yourself just sitting there watching the world. I don't like multiplayer so I cant comment on that, but I would assume that none is still playing this online at this point (2016). But who cares, single player is where this game is at. Gameplay-wise, its a fantastic game. The game length is surprisingly short with not that many missions. 2/3 of your play time until the ending will be just exploring around and capturing outposts, doing small side missions, etc. The actual missions in the game only took me about 8 hours of gameplay time. The rest of the 38 hours was playing around. Sound is amazing and the controls are great also. I think that covers the game. A definite must-buy.
Far Cry 3 is a jewel, regardless of what critics may say. The antagonist is original and ruthless. The combat is intuitive and engaging. The environment is beautiful, lush, and open. There is something for everybody in this vast tropical getaway that turns quickly into a deadly environment of piracy and death. Do you like stealth? Do you like shooting? Do you like killing moves? Do you like vehicles? Or do you just want to do everything the game has to offer? You play the way you want when you want. It's pretty accurate to say Far Cry 3 is "Skyrim with guns," because it has a lot of those RPG elements and the open world feel. Some folks hate on the story for being racist, but I see that as unintentional and certainly not the point of the game. The same critics will make the same arguments against Tarzan and other similar types of stories. The whole premise is to be an unassuming young adult who is thrusted into a deadly environment where you must become a predator. By the end of the game, your transformation is complete and I believe Ubisoft Montreal did a great job ending the game. My only criticism is that the multiplayer was lackluster with a cookie cutter death match and poorly conceived coop that the next game rectifies. This game is worth playing and I'd highly recommend it for how all-encompassing the experience really is.
Who doesn't love being able to explore a island and finding all of the fun things you can do within it? Well thanks to Far Cry 3 you are able to get to do exactly that! The freedom of being able to explore all over the huge map was my personal favourite part of this amazing game. Whether it was going on a off-roading adventure or hunting the wildlife or flying around on a paraglider, I couldn't help but do it with a smile on my face! Although the story isn't the greatest part of the game, the gameplay more than makes up for it with smooth, easy to learn controls and combined with the great graphics that the game has to offer makes for a awesome experience.
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