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

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 honing ever since.

But it’s actually 2016’s Far Cry Primal with which the forth coming Far Cry 5 has the most in common. Both games display a willingness to throw an interesting setting at the franchise and see how it can apply its very fine-tuned game loop to it.

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

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 that I was kicking myself for not having experienced before. But nonetheless, it’s safe to say that my first experience was a truly memorable one, and rain hail or shine, I’ll most definitely be making an effort to get back to next year. Continue reading PAX Aus 2017: Our 5 Favourite Things From This Year’s Show

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

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