30°
Submitted by Emilio_Estevez 967d ago | review

Far Cry 3 PC Review | Atomic Gamer

Atomic Gamer writes:

German Studio Crytek started a really interesting movement in first person shooters when they released Far Cry back in 2004; compared to the style of then-upcoming id Software shooter Doom 3, Crytek's effort was about as different as you could get while staying in the same genre. id went to the darkest depths in a corridor-limited, horror-themed shooter, while Crytek brought FPS games out into the sunny glow of a tropical island, inviting players to attack the sandbox-based objectives how they wished. Crytek has since gone on to do the Crysis games that have had their own successes and failures, while Ubisoft, owner of the Far Cry property originally, has taken this franchise in its own direction entirely. Crytek has delivered some of the best visuals the video game world has seen, but their insistence on using mutants and aliens as enemies has drastically affected their style and stories of their games. Meanwhile, Ubisoft took the sandbox style and expanded it into a true open world in Far Cry 2, but the game was flawed enough that it was often more frustrating than fun. What I'm happy to report is that after years of wishing one of these "Cry" games could do everything I wanted all together at once, Ubisoft Montreal has pretty much delivered it in Far Cry 3." (Far Cry 3, PC) 9/10

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Gunpowder Review - Quality Over Quantity is the Key to This Game | COG

19m ago - COG Writes: We take to the wild west and blow up a safe or two in what really boils down to a wes... | PC
40°

Ironkraft - Road to Hell Announced - A New Car Combat Game

19m ago - An action-packed car-brawler to arrive to PC this year - cars, combat, WWII...this could be mayhe... | PC
Ad

VII Things That Final Fantasy VII Cannot Lose!

Now - We’re going to see a lot of changes before the upcoming FFVII - Remake sees the light of day and we should be okay with that. But here is our list... | Promoted post
40°

Star Wars Battlefront's multiplayer power-ups explained

27m ago - Power-ups in Star Wars Battlefront can be found across the map and are used to unlock aircraft as... | PC
40°

Out this week: King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, The Swindle, N++ and more

49m ago - GamesAsylum looks at the week's new UK releases, including King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, Th... | Xbox 360
40°

Dragon Ball Xenoverse Now Available For A Lower Price On Best Buy

49m ago - The latest Dragon Ball game released earlier this year, Dragon Ball Xenoverse, is now available f... | PS4