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November's Games with Gold month has awesome Xbox 360 titles

Microsoft has been killing it in terms of game selection for its Games with Gold service. Last month may have been a bit of a drag, but November has two stellar Xbox 360 titles on offer. Subscribers to Live Gold will be getting The Secret o...   read

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Not gonna happen

Yeah, you're probably not going to win a free copy of Trials of the Blood Dragon

When Ubisoft announced earlier this month that it was running a skill-based promotion where players could win a copy of Trials of the Blood Dragon, it seemed like a neat idea. Don't get me wrong -- Trials of the Blood Dragon isn't a ve...   read

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Blood Dragon

Ubisoft's Trials of the Blood Dragon leaked by Taiwan ratings board

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is a rare example of Ubisoft having a cool idea, it being well-received, and then not immediately being ran into the ground with sequels and spinoffs. In fact, people have been clamouring for some new Blood Dragon fo...   read

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Far Cry update

Far Cry Primal adds Survivor Mode and 4K textures

A hella-of-a-lot of video games came out yesterday, from Dark Souls III to Ratchet & Clank, but perhaps you're short on cash, barely making rent, waiting on a tax refund (or, in my case, owe the IRS way too much). Maybe you want to take...   read

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Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal is down to $35 on Amazon today

"That's a good price for that game," Destructoid's leading laser beam manufacturer Jordan Devore commented upon being informed that Far Cry Primal is discounted to $35 on Amazon today. Jordan has only been wrong once in his life, and i...   read

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Far Cry Primal update

Far Cry Primal is adding Survivor mode (and 4K textures on PC)

Aside from a few specific animal encounters that went real south, I didn't find Far Cry Primal to be a challenging game. By the end of it, with all of the skills unlocked, I might as well have had a metal endoskeleton buried underneath my c...   read

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Firewatch beats Far Cry Primal, Street Fighter V on PSN chart

Last week, Firewatch studio Campo Santo revealed its first game had outsold the team's, "wildest expectations." It turns out Firewatch also outsold a couple of last month's most high-profile games -- Far Cry Primal and Street Figh...   read


Ubisoft recycled Far Cry 4 map making Far Cry Primal

When it comes to saving the environment, Ubisoft has taken a unique approach. The publisher has been caught red-handed recycling map layouts and topography in the Far Cry games. As spotted by (pictured below) the ...   read

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PS4 bundle deals: $50 off or a free copy of Far Cry Primal

No need to wait for the holidays for a PlayStation 4 deal. If you're eyeing a machine for some big upcoming titles, there are two decent PS4 bundle offers on eBay this week. Your choice in deal-grabbing involves a $50 discount, or a $6...   read

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Far Cry Primal
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An intimate moment from Far Cry Primal

Hold on a sec. What's that grunting? I thought I cleared this entire area of enemies already. Oh. OHHHHH. Uh, sorry to interrupt. Carry on then. Gotta max out that tribe population progress bar!   read


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All Far Cry Primal PC deals before next week's release

On Tuesday Ubisoft's Far Cry Primal released on consoles with a mostly positive reception. The PC version is scheduled to launch a week later on March 1, and as of writing can be found cheaper than the standard $59.99. Four r...   read

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Podtoid 325: The Far Cry Primal Special

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or download it here. A lot of the Destructoid staff has been playing Far Cry Primal over the past week, so a few of us decided to get together and have an in-depth discussion about Ubisoft'...   read

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How to...tame animals
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When Far Cry Primal animal taming goes wrong, wrong, wrong

Looks like the egg cracking, chicken breast slapping How to Basic is taking some time to play Far Cry Primal (provided by Ubisoft, says the video description, though there's no indication that this is the same kind of "sponsored content" U...   read

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Far Cry Primal
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There's a Blood Dragon easter egg in Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal turns the clock back to the Mesolithic, but the smallest sliver looks ahead to the cyber-dystopian 2007. Ubisoft managed to sneak a relic from Blood Dragon into one of Oros' many caves. At least it's thematically c...   read

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Review: Far Cry Primal
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Review: Far Cry Primal

Diamonds played a pivotal role in the story of Far Cry 2. In a war-torn African state on the brink of collapse, these jewels were prized items of great importance. They could be used to broker a false peace between two warring factions, all...   read

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Far Cry Primal
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Video Review: Far Cry Primal

And we're back with video reviews! This time we're looking at Far Cry Primal, a game that I've been side-eying for a while now. Kyle did a lovely job reviewing the game -- and if you'd like to see some dope gameplay while hearing Kyle's wo...   read

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Mammoth DLC
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Play as a mammoth in Far Cry Primal with pre-order

Ride the mammoth? Sure. I could do that at any 4th rate carny show or middle America bar on one of those mechanical mammoth rides. But be the mammoth? Only Far Cry Primal is going to let you do that. The "Legend of the Mammoth" pack is pre...   read

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Humble Bundle

The Humble Ubisoft Bundle adds Blood Dragon

I'm with Brett: the lowest tier in the Humble Ubisoft Bundle is worth springing for if you haven't played Call of Juarez: Gunslinger or Grow Home or Rayman Origins. It's one dollar for all three! The bundle's next tier up (around $8) is als...   read

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Far Cry Primal
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Get up to speed on Far Cry Primal with this '101' trailer

Some people follow news on Far Cry closely, taking in every nugget of information out there. Others might be vaguely aware of Far Cry Primal's existence and premise, but don't know much else past that. This video is for the latter group. It...   read

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Rocky Horror Far Cry Show
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Far Cry Primal does the Time Warp

Far Cry Primal has a new trailer and it's really well-produced. It's a reverse look at some of the major eras of combat in human history, all culminating in a showdown with a CGI sabretooth tiger. But, it also reminded me of "Time War...   read

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Far Cry Primal
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Check out the first hour of Far Cry Primal

Hey folks, are you excitedly awaiting the release of Far Cry Primal? Are you eager to see for yourself how being set back twelve thousand years affects the gameplay loop of Far Cry? Well, we have a very special treat for you today. Yep...   read

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Far Cry Primal and Rise of the Tomb Raider will use the Denuvo anti-tampering system

The PC releases of both Far Cry Primal and Rise of the Tomb Raider will make use of the controversial Denuvo anti-tampering software. Denuvo isn’t technically DRM because it doesn’t manage content licenses. However, it does prov...   read

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Far Cry Primal trailer
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Drink eyeballs, get power: Far Cry Primal introduces its main character

Ubisoft has cut a new trailer for next month's Far Cry Primal, which you can read about in-depth over at Brett's preview from last month. The short of it: Far Cry's wanton violence contextualized in the brutal Stone Age instead of with som...   read

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Ubisoft's sending a 'lucky' contest winner to spend the night in a cave

Good things don't happen in caves. A best-case scenario has some bats buzzing through your hair. A worst-case scenario? Ummm, bears or dragons or satanic cults. OR, satanic bears riding dragons. Yeah, fuck that. Ubisoft wants to send two pe...   read

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GOTY 2015

Mike Martin's picks for games that he picked in 2015

Hello everybody! Your (not so) favorite, foul-mouthed, perverted, shit-posting Community Manager here. 2015 was a helluva year for games. All bullshit aside, we are starting to see some truly amazing games come out. When I was a babby, play...   read

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Formerly known as PhilKenSebben. He is now 34 and old and one of your Community Managers. Focusing on community playdates, contests, streaming and modding. He will never be Andy Dixon. He probabl...



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