150°
Submitted by HanCilliers 1015d ago | news

Far Cry 3 review round-up, best shooter 2012

A Far Cry 3 review round-up on MWEB GameZone

We finally have a review consensus from the world’s best video game journalists; Far Cry 3 is the shiz! In a nutshell, It has a dark story and exciting combat, delivers a strong narrative, it is the new apex predator of open-world shooters, chaotic yet controlled, and a wild ride worth taking.

Also, you do crafting in Far Cry 3, say what now? (Far Cry 3, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

HoldenZA  +   1016d ago
Far cry really the best shooter of 2012? I don't believe it, especially when there have been so many other great shooters released. I am going to have to give this a game a bash!
HanCilliers  +   1015d ago
It's the only shooter so far that got a big YES from all the reviewers
omi25p  +   1015d ago
*COUGH* Halo 4 *Cough*
Mounce  +   1015d ago
@ omi25p

Halo 4 has nothing new, the story was questionable(good and bad to each their own), the music was new and at least cinematically up to a good par compared to this gen, the studio got their foot in the door to prove they can handle the license and series however.....Halo 4 is 'just another Halo game' basically.... Though its CG is definitely praise-worthy as well. Good dedication, and a great passionate team, clearly made it...

But this? The story is unique, the characters and world immerse you into the game and adventure. The visuals are grand and is in an open-world which, CLEARLY everyone can come to love an open world like GTA series or Farcry series. Choices and strategic abilities to play like what would be advertised in Crysis series, but done better due to less linearity.... Halo 4 was Destroyed by its repetitive mission structure of 'Go here, bomb this, twist this, repeat this' of killing a wave, doing a story, finishing a quest that seemed tedious or minimal.

Farcry 3 though?.... Only thing be trashed is Multiplayer. Those kind of things can be updated, revamped and changed for a better experience if the devs want to try or if they have the ideas and time, funding.

Therefore.....No, just no, Halo 4 has nothing on this game... Going to play the shit out of this during the Holidays.
#1.1.2 (Edited 1015d ago ) | Agree(2) | Disagree(1) | Report
Choc_Salties  +   1016d ago
crafting in game? I'm up for that! Have to check this out as well, as Holden says, there have been plenty of shooters out this year
PandaMcBearface  +   1015d ago
This article made me realise how much I need a PC that actually does things! I get very excited about games that let me Role Play while shooting everything <3
MikeMyers  +   1015d ago
The PC is still alive and well for gaming and I love the flexibility of it.
x800  +   1015d ago
i knew its gonna be a smashing game. :)
isyourhouseonfire  +   1015d ago
Black Ops 2 is a tad better than Far Cry 3, but there's no reason not to buy and experience FC3. It's definately a good thing to have as a novelty for when people ask if you have it.
Kinger8938  +   1015d ago
Explain?

I wouldnt compare the 2, 1 is a linear more multiplayer focused game and the other is an open world single player focused game

Both are fps but i think they have enough differences to set them appart from what ive seen anyway
DoomeDx  +   1015d ago
What!?
Why is black ops 'a tad better'?

Black Ops 2 = a Linear first person shooter singleplayer experience, with a mediocre multiplayer

Far Cry 3 = Amazing Single player experience with alot of a freedom, mediocre multiplayer.

Far cry 3 is original and new. unlike Bo2
Kinger8938  +   1015d ago
Exactly what i was trying to say :3 agreed
HanCilliers  +   1015d ago
What I like abt the FC franchise is how Ubisoft isn't afraid to try a new direction with each installment. The changes from 2 to 3 sounds really amazing.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

I’m Sold On VR’s Tech, But Not Its Practicality

40m ago - GI I’m underwater aboard a sunken ship. Rather than swimming and struggling to hold my breath,... | Tech
40°

Konami Gunning For EA’s Spot As Worst Company in the World [Satire]

47m ago - Video Games Made Me Do It: "Electronic Arts, the world’s biggest video game publisher, released a... | Culture
Ad

Top 5 Games To Play in September

Now - August was a great month with many good games. Let's see if this month's game releases can deliver the same amount of excitement... | Promoted post
30°

Feeling the Horizontal Shooting, Genesis-Style, in Xydonia | Hardcore Gamer

47m ago - Everyone likes nostalgia but it’s a hard thing to get right. Apply the retro too much and it’s e... | PC
30°

Will Donkey Kong and Bowser Set Skylanders On Fire?

50m ago - Vicarious Visions had a number of Skylanders SuperChargers Donkey Kong and Bowser amiibo anecdote... | Culture
40°

Watchup leverages two screens in innovative partnership with Nintendo Wii U

50m ago - "..Wii U platform is probably the best realization of the “second screen” experience.." | Wii U