1UP: Far Cry 2 Review

Review by Thierry Nguyen:

"The easiest way to describe the hectic nature of Far Cry 2 is either as a first-person Grand Theft Auto with a crazy African backdrop, or a more polished, easier-to-play S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. As an unremarkable mercenary, you're sent to a fictionalized African nation engulfed in civil war. Somewhere in this conflict -- which takes place in 50 square kilometers of game world -- is an arms dealer known as the Jackal, and you're tasked with hunting him down.

The structure's akin to the aforementioned S.T.A.L.K.E.R. or Grand Theft Auto -- a variety of individuals provide missions to further your progression in the search for the Jackal. Completing these missions rewards you with conflict diamonds, which you can spend at the weapons dealer for firearms, upgrades, and optional equipment. In between missions, you'll cover a whole lot of African terrain -- the fictional nature of Far Cry 2's backdrop allows for desert, savanna, and even verdant jungle -- and you can either attempt to hoof it (which generally takes too long), jack a Jeep, or use specific bus routes for faster travel."

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n4gzz3438d ago

Okay, gta with first person gets B+ but GTA gets 100/100 ??

SL1M DADDY3438d ago

The swag bags for FarCry 2 got held up in the mail...

FailStation33438d ago

oh, yeah, you're right. gta 4 totally sucked.


FailStation33438d ago

HAHAhahAAHAHAhahahAAAHAHAHA REVIEWED BY THAT SAME DUMBASS WHO SAID DEADSPACE SUCKED ASS ON THE LAST 1UP SHOW? LOLOLOOL. THEY GAVE FARCRY 2.....TO HIM?!?!?!?! LOOOL!!!! he is such a pathetic nerd. he gave the game a B+, now I know I'm going to LOVE IT if he hated it! awesome.

Looks like 1up just joined the ranks of IGN for biggest joke in gaming!

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MetalProxy3438d ago

I wouldnt be suprized if you are using two accounts! Get a life a play video games. Or keep doing what your doing and not enjoy some of the best games in gaming history,on BOTH systems.

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