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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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Latest Far Cry Primal trailer features brutality, mammoths and more

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