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.
Continue reading Games Preview: Far Cry 5 feels very familiar. Whether that sounds like good news or bad is up to you
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 the jump and check it out. Continue reading Latest Far Cry Primal trailer features brutality, mammoths and more
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! Continue reading Update: Far Cry Primal confirmed, releases February 23
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. Continue reading Far Cry heads to the Ice Age in Far Cry Primal