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Ubisoft: Far Cry 4 launching this November  photo
Ubisoft: Far Cry 4 launching this November
by Kyle MacGregor

Far Cry 4 will launch on November 18 in the United States and November 20 in EMEA territories, Ubisoft announced today. The open-world first-person shooter is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Sorry, Wii U fans.

Here's Ubisoft's synopsis:

"Taking a sharp turn away from the lush island jungles of the top-rated Far Cry 3, Far Cry 4 is set in Kyrat, an untamed region currently ruled by a despotic self-appointed king. But don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by the achingly beautiful views; Kyrat is a wild land full of perils. Once again, players will be able to craft their own stories as they travel through this exotic open world teeming with wildlife – using their wits along with an assortment of powerful weapons and diverse vehicles."

The publisher also revealed the follow-up to Far Cry 3 and Blood Dragon is being developed by Ubisoft Montreal in association with Red Storm Entertainment and the publisher's Toronto, Shanghai, and Kiev studios. We'll have more details come E3 time.

Far Cry 4 will have a limited edition, (because of course it will) which includes a trio of single player missions featuring Far Cry 3's Hurk. To get in on that action and acquire Hurk’s harpoon gun, "The Impaler," you need only pre-order the game. Pre-order now! Sigh.

On a more personal note... YES! Far Cry is the best! I love Far Cry!

Ubisoft FY14 Earnings Presentation  [Ubisoft, UbiBlog]

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3:45 PM on 05.02.2014

Ubisale: Bunch of Ubisoft games on sale on GOG this weekend

GOG has GOT a Ubisoft sale this weekend. 60% off a whole host of games. A lot of Might and Magic, along with some Rayman games (you've played Origins, right?), Tom Clancy games, and Prince of Persia games. Most are the price ...

Steven Hansen



DTOID News: Max's April Fool's 2014 Post-Mortem photo
DTOID News: Max's April Fool's 2014 Post-Mortem
by Max Scoville

I have to go to the zoo for the rest of the week because my step-sister is getting married (that's not a stupid joke, that's actually where the wedding's being held) so here's some funky-fresh two-day old news for you regarding April Fool's Day 2014, and the amount of harm it caused our collective psyche.

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12:45 PM on 04.02.2014

Deals! Ubisoft is doing a huge PS3 sale

Are you somehow in need of more games to play? Perhaps you float around in a jelly filled sac, sleeping only three hours per day, and spend the rest of your waking life playing videogames to stave off the debilitating pain of...

Steven Hansen

1:15 PM on 04.01.2014

Is Blood Dragon III: Vietnam War 2 just an April Fools' Day joke?

Look, my attitude to April Fools' Day is that if it looks like bollocks and it sounds like bollocks, then it probably is bollocks. However, after last year's reveal of the amazing Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon on April Fools' Day, ...

Alasdair Duncan



DTOID News: GDC wrap-up, Morpheus Vs. Oculus, Assassin's Creed Unity and Far Cry 4 photo
DTOID News: GDC wrap-up, Morpheus Vs. Oculus, Assassin's Creed Unity and Far Cry 4
by Max Scoville



GDC has come to a close, and it's certainly been a busy week for news. Sony announced Project Morpheus, their entry into the virtual reality race, as well as some crazy eye-tracking tech. The second Oculus Rift development kit is up for pre-order, Ubisoft announced their Frenchest game yet, Assassin's Creed: Unity, which might be accompanied by another AC title, "Comet." There's a rumor about Far Cry 4 involving yetis and elephants, and we got our first look at Borderlands 2 on Vita.

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1:00 PM on 03.21.2014

Ridable elephants in the Himalayas rumored for Far Cry 4

As much as I truly am down for more Far Cry, I don't have it in me to play through another tropical island setting. There's been talk before that the still-unannounced Far Cry 4 will travel to the Himalayas -- a much more com...

Jordan Devore

2:30 PM on 02.28.2014

Ubisoft lead writer doesn't expect gay protagonists soon

Lucien Soulban, Lead Writer at Ubisoft Montreal, did an interview at the Ubisoft Blog, talking about transitioning from tabletop games to videogames, and then from foot-in-the-door licensed projects to full-fledged AAA develo...

Steven Hansen

1:45 PM on 02.07.2014

Far Cry Classic coming to US, launch date revealed

Ubisoft announced Far Cry Classic quite a while ago, but things quickly went quiet -- which is understandable, seeing as how most people were too focused on news coming out of E3 to really care too much. That change...

Harry Monogenis

2:30 PM on 01.28.2014

Blood Dragon creative director working on dream project

The creative director of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is working on his next game at Ubisoft, which he's described as "the dream project. It's the one all of us have always wanted to make and it seems like they're gonna let us do...

Jordan Devore

1:15 PM on 01.09.2014

Europe is getting a much better Far Cry bundle

Ubisoft's Far Cry Compilation for PlayStation 3 -- which includes Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon -- has been outdone by ... Ubisoft. Europe is getting a bundle of its own, dubbed Far Cry: The Wild Expeditio...

Jordan Devore

12:45 PM on 01.07.2014

Ubi celebrates ten years of Far Cry with PS3 compilation

Say you're saddled with the unfortunately specific desire to play a series of videogames on one disc where you catch Malaria, watch your brother get killed, and run through a neon-swathed post-nuclear warscape collecting VHS ...

Brett Makedonski

10:00 AM on 10.19.2013

The Blood Dragon soundtrack goes great with everything

I used to like Key and Peele until this nightmare I had recently in which they were the leaders of a terrorist organization and they had handcuffed a suitcase bomb to me. I was trying to get free while attempting to convince...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:34 PM on 10.08.2013

Composer C. Martinez says that he's working on Far Cry 4

Sharp eyes on Reddit caught that this interview from Lost in the Multiplex has composer Cliff Martinez spilling the beans on the existence of Far Cry 4, it seems. The article seems to have been edited recently, though. Hmm. B...

Dale North

4:00 PM on 09.08.2013

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sales surpass 1 million mark

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has been quite the success for Ubisoft. Speaking with Game Informer at Gamescom 2013, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed the first-person shooter has found its way into more than one mi...

Kyle MacGregor

11:00 PM on 07.26.2013

So just what was Ubisoft on when it made Blood Dragon?

Far Cry 3's Blood Dragon DLC is like the greatest straight-to-VHS movie that never was. So why did Ubisoft take such a big thematic leap from the Far Cry 3 template? Game Informer talked with creative director Dean Evans abo...

Alasdair Duncan