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Far Cry 3

The third installment in a popular first person shooter franchise. This game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal Studios in cooperation with Ubisoft Shanghai, Ubisoft Reflections, and Massive Entertainment.

Action | FPP | sandbox | FPS | RPG elements | co-op | shooters

Far Cry 3 Release Date

29Nov2012

PC X360 PS3

developer: Ubisoft publisher: Ubisoft Official website

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Far Cry 3 for PC, X360 and PS3 is the third installment of a popular first-person shooters series, which focuses on exploring open worlds and engaging in fights with groups of intelligent opponents. The game, just as the second installment, was developed by Ubisoft Montreal Studios, although this time the studio was aided by the teams from Ubisoft Shanghai, Massive Entertainment, and Ubisoft Reflections.

Story

You take on the role of Jason Brody, whose vacations were brutally interrupted. As a result of an unfortunate parachute jump he lands on an island dominated by a group of psychopathic pirates. What is worse, some of his friends remain in captivity, and all around there are armies of unscrupulous and mentally unstable murderers. To save his close ones and get out of this cursed place Jason has to quickly learn how to kill.

Gameplay

Far Cry 3 for PC, X360 and PS3 is a first person shooter. Most of the time you spend eliminating enemies by any means available. What makes this game different from most of competitive FPS games, is its freedom. Levels are usually open, giving you freedom to choose any tactics. You can either quietly assassinate your opponents or play in Rambo style, i.e. jump into the middle of an enemy camp with a battle cry on your mouth and a rifle in your hands. Another interesting element, is a simple RPG system. The progress in the campaign is rewarded with experience points that can be spent on new skills, grouped into the three paths: The Heron, The Spider, and The Shark. Each of these supports different combat style and makes the exploration of the archipelago somehow easier.

Game modes

An addition to the solo campaign is multiplayer, created by Ubisoft Massive, a Swedish studio known for amazing real-time strategy games (e.g. Ground Control, World in Conflict). The developer opted for easy-to-learn gameplay, scenarios with specific objectives, and an extensive development system. In one of the modes, each team has to set the enemy resources on fire, which can drastically change the situation on the battlefield. Another interesting addition, is a cooperative mini-campaign, where up to four players try to survive 6 linear missions of increasing difficulty.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet   Player counter: 1-14  

Media type: 1 DVD

User score: 9 / 10 based on 11174 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 9 / 10 based on 2553 votes.

PEGI rating Far Cry 3

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence. Games that encourage or teach gambling. Online Game.

Far Cry 3 System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Core i3-530 2.93 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM - Vista/7)
  • graphic card 1 GB (GeForce GTX 560 or better)
  • 15 GB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8
  • Internet connection
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