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Originally Posted by GiantStickManI think some people are taking this article too seriously, like the people claiming they wasted their money based on the positive reviews at the time. Craig obviously thoroughly enjoyed the game, the fact he wrote this article about it long after its release is testament to that, and at the end of the day any review is just the opinion of the person writing it - much like this article.
Though to say this game was under-appreciated was perhaps a bit of a stretch?
Personally I'd take this game over Crysis any day but again - that's just my opinion and I wouldn't say you were wrong for not agreeing with it.
Originally Posted by Gunsmiththats what i wanted, instead i got cod in africa with some shitty open world mechanics, adhd pacing and a rubbish engine. :|
Originally Posted by corzairMoan Moan Moan lol
Oops - shall I say it - oh go on then - Great Article and I Like the new look of the Website.
And err yes the game has some issues - but I really enjoyed it and got wrapped up in the narrative so much that by the end I was emotionally drained.
And I played it on the 360 too.
My major grip is the lack of civilians but the game was just gorgeous to look at and play and in places was fun and quite interesting - I also did a lot of driving to edges of areas to avoid those patrols which in a war torn country of million would be many.
Its a long game and I really enjoyed the 2nd half also bombing about in a boat etc. In many ways the is a better experience and feel objectively more realistic and fun the dying a trillion times in games - which I also enjoy at times - like halo and modern warfare 2.
I for one hope they iron out the problems and give us a FarCry 3!
its definitely my cuppa chae.
Originally Posted by gavomatic57Huge open world...
...destructable terrain objects, fire propagation, realistic physics,
Originally Posted by mastorofpuppetzdid the guy above say most diverse game ever? LMAo, its the most repetitive game ever, many games do diverse ten times better.
Maybe if they didn't ALL want you dead. One of the most annoying things about FC2 was that no matter where you were going you had to stop at every single intersection and kill all the black people.
Originally Posted by FractalFarCry2 Gameplay:
1: Get Target.
2: Drive to target.
3: Shoot everyone.
4: Drive back to safehouse.
5: Repeat steps 1 through 5.
I'm sorry but I have never played a more dull and repetitive RTS.
Originally Posted by RoganSome of the missions are good, but you'd think fast travel was the devil's work.
If you're going to make the hardcore guys trundle around the map endlessly then so be it. But give normal human beings with normal attention spans a chance. Playing Far Cry 2 all the way to completion's worse than an MMO where you work a virtual job in your spare time.
God forbid you actually ever get to your job to do some virtual work. In Far Cry 2 you get to commute in your spare time, endlessly. It's like being a sales rep, but instead of driving up and down the M1 you spend all your time driving around the sodding lake in the middle of the map.
Originally Posted by smc8788So are you saying you didn't use the buses at all when you played FC2? No wonder you hated it
Originally Posted by mastorofpuppetzLMAO, using busses does not change the fact the game was still forgetable.
The buses didnt change the fact a lot of missions still had long repetitious trips through the same boring check points and the same tshirt wearing enemies with super fast jeeps. yawn.
Originally Posted by fablerI've farcry 2 a PS3 version. And after buying it I found it very disappointing. Boring and Repeated missions. Doesn't have a great story like in farcry 1. Malaria is one of the bad concept of the game. I don't know why it is there.
Originally Posted by tuperaFar cry 2 was so bad I couldnât even bring myself to finish itâ¦even though I shelled out $50 for it.
Oh, and you forgot to mention the part where you could unload an entire clip into a man wearing nothing but a T-shirt and he would just stand there and laugh at you!
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