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Far Cry 3 was originally poised to tie the franchise's story together

But hey, at least we got Blood Dragon
Aug 05
Raphael van Lierop, in a recent interview with USGamer, revealed that his original vision of the game would have tied all three entries in the series up to that point together. As narrative director at Ubisoft Montreal for Fa...

Far Cry 3's map editor updated with Blood Dragon content

Sadly no Blood Dragons
May 23
Mark IV style mutha f*ckas! Far Cry 3's map editor was just updated to include Blood Dragon's neon packed designs. This is just for the buildings and stuff, and doesn't include the creatures like the actual Blood Dragons. The...

First Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon screens have surfaced

I want it! I want it!
Apr 04
NeoGAF discovered the first few handful of screenshots and concept art for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. A couple of the screens lineup with the little bits of gameplay we got to see in the teaser video, and overall the screens ar...

Listen to these badass Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon songs

Please be real
Apr 04
We really, really, really want Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon to be a real thing. Everything we've seen so far screams amazing. Well whatever Blood Dragon is supposed to be, the mystery continues as these three retro '80s tracks we...

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon gets teaser video and goofy site

Grab your promotional Far Cry 3 banana carriers while they last!
Apr 01
It's April Fools. This is my disclaimer stating so. Regardless, I have a pretty good feeling about this announcement being real, since an achievement list and box art leaked recently. The teaser video above is an '80s VHS th...

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon leak suggests 80s radness

Slay dragons and collect VHS tapes, according to leaked achievement list
Mar 27
Details on a Far Cry 3 downloadable expansion continue to come out. Previously hinted by lead writer Jeffrey Yohalem and Ubisoft registering rights to "Blood Dragon," we now have the juiciest details yet: An Xbox Live Arcade ...

Far Cry 3 writer suggests upcoming content

Maybe a downloadable game named "Blood Dragon"
Mar 06
Far Cry 3 was one of the darlings of the gaming world in 2012 and, according to lead writer Jeffrey Yohalem, Ubisoft plans to capitalize on its popularity. In an interview with Joystiq, Yohalem said ""Yes," I'm working o...

Far Cry 3 gets new difficulty mode and outpost respawns

"Worse than malaria"
Feb 18
In comparison to previous games, Far Cry 3 was fairly easy on the highest difficulty. Ubisoft is planning to change this with the addition of a new Master difficulty and a menu option that will reset all conquered outposts. M...

See how Ubisoft made Far Cry 3

One of my favorite games of 2012
Jan 23
The latest episode of The Creators Project took a behind-the-scenes look at how Ubisoft brought life to Far Cry 3. The video goes over how Ubisoft wanted to constantly distract the player with the wealth of options available within the game. They also touched on the amount of play testing that went into designing island.

Grab Far Cry 3 for $34.99 today from Amazon

Gold Box Deal of the Day
Jan 22
If you've been waiting to pick up Far Cry 3, today might be a good day -- it's $34.99 as Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day. The sale is going on for 360, PS3, and PC, and you can opt for the physical or digital version of the...

Far Cry 3 Deluxe Bundle DLC now on sale

New DLC has monkeys. Sold!
Jan 17
Far Cry 3 might have been one of last year's biggest surprises, what with its return to the tropical setting of the original and its late-in-the-year release. Despite the seemingly ham-fisted approach to gaming satire, its op...

See what Far Cry 3's Vaas used to look like

Captain Burn Face
Jan 10
IGN sat down with Far Cry 3's executive producer Dan Hay to talk about the creation of one of the best characters of 2012, Vaas Montenegro. Originally, Vaas was a big bald dude named Bull. He essentially looked like a generic...

Far Cry 3 patch optionally removes most of the HUD

Be as free as a bird, now
Dec 25
If you were clamoring for a less intrusive HUD for Far Cry 3, you can have it: if you're a PC owner that is. Just download the latest patch, go to the options menu, and look for the new HUD toggle options under "Gameplay." Cu...

Far Cry 3: The creative failure of industry 'commentary'

How a writer thinks critics didn't 'get' what wasn't there to get
Dec 18
Far Cry 3 has been accused of racism, sexism, and relying too heavily on exploitative narrative tropes. Lead writer Jeffrey Yohalem, however, thinks the critics have missed the point, and told Penny Arcade that Far ...

Far Cry 3 patch will enable toggle for 'most' UI elements

No ETA, but it's currently in the works at Ubisoft
Dec 08
Oh, Far Cry 3 -- why couldn't you have come out a bit sooner than during the first week of December? Perhaps it's for the best that some of us get through our current lot before diving into what will likely be one of the year...

PS3-exclusive 'High Tides' DLC hitting Far Cry 3 in Jan.

Two additional co-op chapters
Dec 04
As announced on the PlayStation Blog, those of you hunting down wildlife in Far Cry 3 on PlayStation 3 will have exclusive content to play this January with the arrival of High Tides, a cooperative DLC pack. While few specifi...

Uplay causing server issues in Far Cry 3

Set Uplay to 'offline' mode before booting!
Nov 30
[Update: Ubisoft says it has now gotten the servers back and you can play. Also, some people are responding to that by thanking Ubisoft. Don't do that. You just paid for that friggin' game, and you're owed a working one. They...

Review: Far Cry 3

Tropikill taste
Nov 29
Far Cry 2 and I have a very special relationship, as I don't think I've ever enjoyed a game that I hated so much. I've played it many times, loving and loathing every second of it. For as much as it infuriated me with its gli...

Going native: Far Cry 3's multiplayer explored

As well as two new gameplay modes
Nov 20
Far Cry 3 keeps looking better every time I see it, and this introduction to it's multiplayer component is no different. The folks over at Ubisoft have got the staples of most modern first-person shooters covered with a XP a...

Don't play poker or go drinking with Far Cry 3's Vaas

Far Cry intoxication with the Corridor Digital crew
Nov 19
Because if you do, you'll have a sweet barroom firefight in your mind. Actually, that doesn't sound all too bad! Freddie Wong offered his own Far Cry 3 tribute the other week, so of course the Corridor Digital boys would want a crack at it as well. Enjoy, you filthy monkeys! Far Cry Happy Hour [YouTube]

Ubisoft's unveils 'Far Cry Experience' web series

Gorgeous babes and bad disco dancing
Oct 25
Ubisoft has announced a four-episode web series (set to launch around the same time as Far Cry 3) developed internally called Far Cry Experience that, according to them, is going to be "a big gift to fans." If you'...

Far Cry 3 'tyrant' Hoyt seems like a nice guy

What a gentleman!
Oct 24
Far Cry 3's Hoyt seems like a nice guy, even though some are calling him a tyrant. The name does not fit. In this trailer you'll see that Hoyt's job is to find people and help them get work, and he apparently runs the l...

Far Cry 3 gets a Minecraft twist with this free PC mod

"You got Far Cry 3 in my Minecraft!" 'You got Minecraft in my Far Cry 3!'
Oct 16
I'm not sure about most players, but when I hear people talk about the Far Cry series, what comes to my mind are the scenic locales, the interesting level design and the awkward massacre of zebras. In an unique marketing...

Preview: How cassowaries saved my life in Far Cry 3

Oct 10
The original Far Cry was an incredibly fun experience, with a varied deadly tropical landscape and relatively intelligent A.I. opponents for the time. The gameplay was both challenging and continuously engaging, and made me a...

Get acquainted with the allies of Far Cry 3 in this video

Oct 09
The trailer above details two of your main allies in Far Cry 3. Dennis Richards is a Liberian National who has found a home among the Rakyat tribe that lives on Rook Island. During my own playthrough that will go up tomorrow...

Far Cry 3: The jungle is home to some real nutters

Sep 26
This newest Far Cry 3 trailer shows off two of the jungle's craziest and most savage residents, Vaas and Buck. These chaps look like they'd ruin anyone's holiday in a tropical paradise; well, them and the tigers.  At le...

Far Cry 3 is a great game with a horrible release date

Sep 22
Far Cry 3 is coming out on December 4 and I think that's a horrible time to release a game, especially something as big as a Far Cry title. The worst part is that it's coming after Black Friday here in America, one of the mo...

'Island Surival Guide' video sells me on Far Cry 3

Aug 29
Much of what I've seen from Far Cry 3 has been centered around either lots of people being violently killed, the concept of insanity, or both. Which is fine, though the open-ended locales have always been what pulled me into...

gamescom: Far Cry 3 is a beautiful, violent game

Aug 15
Far Cry 3 is easily one of the prettiest first-person shooters to date. Usually you expect dark, murky visuals, but the team at Ubisoft opted for making a lush, bright world that can easily be filled with the corpses of local...

gamescom: Here's a new Far Cry 3 trailer for you

Aug 15
Man, gamescom sure knows how to drown us in undbridled stuff. Here's a new trailer for Far Cry 3, giving us a deeper look at the characters available in co-op. Those expecting their fix of lush jungles and that weird man talking about insanity will be disappointed. This is pretty dark and gritty compared to the usual vids.  Anyway, check it out if you want. You have that freedom!

Here's what you need to know about Far Cry 3's co-op

Aug 01
Ubisoft has released a little walkthrough detailing all the key points you'll need to know on the four-player co-op mode of Far Cry 3. The co-op is its own story focusing on four characters out for revenge. You'll be able to...

Far Cry 3 release date is even more far now: December 4

Jun 25
Ubisoft has pushed back Far Cry 3 to the very end of this year. Fans in the U.S. will have to wait until December 4 now for its release (Xbox 360, PS3 and PC), while Europe gets their painted nipple action on November 29. Thi...

E3: Far Cry 3 drives me to the brink of sanity/boobs

Jun 06
“Yeah, more of that, then. Cool.” This is me on just about every first-person shooter at E3 2012. It takes effort to discern what separates the new Crysis, Medal of Honor, and Call of Duty from their previous i...

E3: Kill foreigners with friends in Far Cry 3 co-op

Jun 06
Far Cry was never a series I thought I’d want to play in four player co-op, but, then again, there aren’t many games that don’t benefit from it. While I’d hate to see three online chuckleheads ruin the...

E3: Far Cry 3 to feature four-player co-op campaign

Jun 04
With its insane cast of characters, impressive visuals, and increased focus on narrative, Far Cry 3 has been shaping up to be a very impressive sequel for Ubisoft Montreal's first-person shooter franchise. Well...

E3: New Far Cry 3 trailer slips into madness

Jun 04
I'm rather looking forward to Far Cry 3, having enjoyed its predecessors despite their less-than-subtle flaws. If absolutely nothing else, these games offer locales that I always find myself wanting to explore for a little w...

Far Cry 3 'Insane Edition' features bobblehead, DLC

May 23
Ubisoft has today announced an obligatory collector's edition for Far Cry 3. It intends to milk the pre-release popularity of the game's main antagonist, as the centerpiece of the so-called Insane Edition is a crossdressing ...

Far Cry 3 gameplay trailer burning at seams with tropes

May 20
A new video of Far Cry 3 surfaced on GameTrailers yesterday, complete with action-movie white knight antics. Of course, wouldn't you know it, with the building on fire and on the verge of collapse Jason B...

Ubisoft details Far Cry 3 closed beta

May 17
For two weeks this summer, 360 and PS3 users will have the opportunity to play through Far Cry 3's multiplayer beta. Ubisoft has detailed some of what you can expect. Up to 16 players can merrily shoot the crap out of each ot...

Get a tattoo or mohawk from Ubisoft at PAX East

Mar 23
To promote Far Cry 3 at PAX East, Ubisoft is giving fans the opportunity to get a (totally real) tattoo or mohawk. As Hamza would say, this is happening "because videogames!" Suze from The Hourglass Tattoo Parlor will be at t...

Say no to drugs, say yes to Far Cry 3 gameplay footage

Feb 19
We recently received our first good look at Far Cry 3 since E3 with a gripping cinematic that shed some light on the protagonist and his motivations for waging a guerrilla war on a hostile island far from home. But...

Allow this Far Cry 3 trailer to excite your brain

Feb 15
Far Cry 3 has exploded back into the spotlight with an incredible new trailer, one that I think you need to see. No gameplay yet, but it seems like the story is going to be excellent, and whoever is providing the voice for t...

Far Cry 3 gives us the definition of insanity

Aug 21
Following the Far Cry 3 presentation and demo at the Ubisoft booth at gamescom, I got to interview narrative director Jason VandenBerghe, who is without a shadow of a doubt a most amazing man. We don't only ta...

Far Cry 3 screens: Yup, that's a tropical island

Aug 17
In case there was any doubt, at least part of Far Cry 3 will take place on a tropical island. This has been completely confirmed today by a set of screens coming out of gamescom that show off leaves, sand, and water. Yup… that's a tropical island. Far Cry 3 is set for a release in 2012, so prepare for malaria accordingly.

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Jul 06
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Far Cry 3 boasts 'ten times' the scale of Far Cry 2

Jul 05
Far Cry 2 was a pretty big game, full of zebras and guns that jammed every two minutes. Far Cry 3 isn't going to be happy with matching that experience -- it wants to make it even bigger. "If you look at the vistas and the sc...

Interview: Everyone's crazy in Far Cry 3

Jun 16
One of the biggest surprises to come out of E3 this year was that Ubisoft is working on a new Far Cry game! I don't think people really saw it coming but it was a nice to see the return of my favorite animal killing simulato...

E3: Far Cry 3 demo footage with developer commentary

Jun 08
Here is the Far Cry 3 footage that Ubisoft showed earlier at their press conference, but this time with some commentary here and there on what we're looking at. There's a lot of different types of action going on, with the a...

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