Next-Gen.biz via Edge writes: Far Cry exchanges lush tropical paradise for the red dirt and mosquitoes of central Africa. We catch up with the creative director, producer, and technical director of Ubisoft Montreal's true sequel to Crytek's open-world shooter.
"The original Far Cry is The Island Of Dr Moreau, a story of a mad scientist that has unlocked the inner savagery in man and created literal monsters," says Far Cry 2's creative director Clint Hocking. "But at the same time HG Wells was writing Moreau, Joseph Conrad was writing Heart Of Darkness, which actually has very similar themes. It's about someone in the jungle that has discovered and is leveraging man's inner madness, and become a metaphorical rather than literal monster. This is Far Cry 2."
Let's confirm something right now: "Don't expect mutants as some surprise later on," producer Louis-Pierre Pharand tells us.