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Far Cry 3
Far Cry 3

PC | PlayStation 3 | Xbox 360
Genre: First Person Shooter Players: 1 to 0
Developer: Ubisoft
Publisher: Ubisoft Classification: TBC
Release Date:
29th November 2012
Far Cry 3

Genre: First Person Shooter
Players: 1 to 0
Developer: Ubisoft
Publisher: Ubisoft
Classification: TBC
Release Date:
29th November 2012
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Friday, 19 April 2013
Post by Eorl @ 10:48am 19/04/13 | 3 Comments
Ubisoft has today revealed a new video for their upcoming standalone '80s-inspired title Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, this time with Creative Director Dean Evans meeting action icon of the 80s Michael Biehn.
In the role of Sergeant Rex Colt Hollywood action icon Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss), returns in this explosive 1980s style sci-fi vision of a dark future. Have a behind the scenes look in this kick ass dev-diary and meet Michael Biehn, the voice of Sergeant Rex Power Colt.

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Far Cry: 3 Blood Dragon lets players get the girl, kill the bad guys and save the world in a VHS-era vision of the future! As Sergeant Rex Colt, you are part man, part machine, all American. You are a state-of-the art Mark IV cyber-commando on a mission...of vengeance. You’re out to bring down your old commanding officer and his battalion of ruthless killer cyborgs and you’ll stop at nothing to get the job done.
It isn't everyday that you'll hear this many curse words censored in a trailer, so check it out below alongside two new screenshots which really capture the neon-filled title's style.

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon will be available on May 1 for PlayStation Network, PC and XBox Live Arcade, with PC digital pre-orders gaining a a free copy of the soundtrack by Melbourne duo Power Glove. A retail copy of the PC version will also be giving away the soundtrack and a poster.



Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Post by Eorl @ 09:27am 17/04/13 | 2 Comments
Ubisoft has unveiled a new live action trailer for their upcoming standalone FPS Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon in what is definitely a unique way of advertising your game. Developed by the hit YouTube group Corridor Digital, the team behind various gaming related shorts, The Cyber War runs in at just under five minutes and includes neon-infused guns, cyborg ninjas and an awesome soundtrack to boot.
You are Sergeant Rex Colt: Mark IV Cyber Commando. The year is 2007 and Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war which erupted in the 90s. The east vs. west conflict has raged for generations, and humanity continues to struggle to progress after a disastrous decade. New paths for peace must be found, and the US cyborg army may have found a solution: a powerful bioweapon on a distant island. Your mission is to gather information and figure out what the hell is going on.
If you feel like you need to go back in time, check out the short film below which is definitely proving Ubisoft wants to make Blood Dragon its own franchise.

Friday, 12 April 2013
Post by Eorl @ 09:23am 12/04/13 | 10 Comments
Ubisoft has revealed the first official gameplay of their upcoming standalone title, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, complete with a very awesome '80s-styled cartoon. Earlier this week the title was accidentally leaked to the public a month before release after a Russian website gained access to the entire uPlay catalogue, Ubisoft's digital service shop. Various gameplay videos were posted to YouTube however a majority have since been taken down.
Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon is THE Kick-Ass Cyber Shooter taking place on a bizarre open-world island crawling with evil. Welcome to an 80's VHS vision of the future. The year is 2007 and you are Sargent Rex Colt, a Mark IV Cyber Commando who's fighting against a cyborg army gone rogue. Your mission: get the girl, kill the baddies, and save the world. Experience every cliché of a VHS era vision of a nuclear future, where cyborgs, blood dragons, mutants, and Michael Biehn (Terminator, Aliens, Navy Seals) collide. Playing Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon doesn't require a copy of Far Cry 3.
The retro title will not only see giant lizard's firing lasers from their eyes, but also see the addition of Michael Biehn, known for his roles in Terminator, Aliens and Navy Seals.

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is now available for pre-order on Steam for PC (thanks TuffNuT) with a release date of May 2 and price of $17.95 USD. The pre-order is also offering the enigmatic soundtrack for those who jump in early, which offers the soothing sounds of Power Glove, a Melbourne-based band. A recent slip up at Xbox.com had listed the title with a May 1st release date, however it is currently unknown what the console release dates are.



Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Post by Eorl @ 09:26am 09/04/13 | 3 Comments
The very retro and very neon-styled '80s title Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has been accidentally unveiled according to a recent listing on Xbox.com, bringing with it details that the title will be standalone and coming out as early as May 1st. With a "VHS era vision of nuclear future," the standalone title will also see the addition of Michael Biehn, known for his roles in Terminator, Aliens and Navy Seals.
Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon is THE Kick-Ass Cyber Shooter taking place on a bizarre open-world island crawling with evil. Welcome to an 80's VHS vision of the future. The year is 2007 and you are Sargent Rex Colt, a Mark IV Cyber Commando who's fighting against a cyborg army gone rogue. Your mission: get the girl, kill the baddies, and save the world. Experience every cliché of a VHS era vision of a nuclear future, where cyborgs, blood dragons, mutants, and Michael Biehn (Terminator, Aliens, Navy Seals) collide. Playing Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon doesn't require a copy of Far Cry 3.
It is currently unknown how exactly Blood Dragon will fit into the story of the original Far Cry 3 story, however official details on pricing and availability shouldn't be too far away.

Friday, 5 April 2013
Post by Eorl @ 10:20am 05/04/13 | 3 Comments
Ubisoft has revealed several new screenshots of Far Cry 3 in what looks to be a heavily-themed '80s spin-off, complete with neon-infused designs reminding us of an earlier time on the Internet. Earlier in the week a new website had appeared giving people the impression that it was simply a elaborate April Fools joke, however this doesn't seem to be the case and actually looks like a legitimate DLC pack.
The year is 2007. It is the future. Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war and new paths for peace must be found. A U.S. cyborg army may have found a solution: a powerful bioweapon on a distant island. A Mark IV Cyber Commando, Sergeant Rex Power Colt has been sent over to gather information and figure out what the hell is going on.
No other information has been given on what exactly this new content will have to offer, but it will definitely be something out-of-this-world.

Alongside the quite old-school website over here, Ubisoft also released a three-track, '80s styled soundtrack from Melbourne electronica group Power Glove on the free SoundCloud service.

Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Post by Eorl @ 02:00pm 04/12/12 | 0 Comments
Ubisoft has today revealed two new trailers depicting the actors behind the insanity for their open-world first-person shooter Far Cry 3. Introducing Vaas and Dr. Earnhardt, the "Voices of Insanity" videos give a quite eerie view at just how real the actors were for their parts, especially Michael Mando who plays Vaas.
Prepare yourself to meet Vaas and Alec Earnhardt in person! When Ubisoft looked for actors to record the Far cry 3 characters, we searched for performers who could bring more than just a voice. We found them. This is the story of the voices behind Far Cry 3.
If you haven't already, you can check out AusGamer's review of Far Cry 3 to see what we thought of the tropical FPS and you can also check out the trailers below.



Thursday, 29 November 2012
Post by Eorl @ 10:55am 29/11/12 | 47 Comments
While not officially available yet, Ubisoft has today revealed their launch trailer for the hotly anticipated open-world first-person shooter Far Cry 3, running in at just shy of 10 minutes long.

Featuring an introductory into just what you can expect from the tropical island adventure, the launch trailer is narrated by one of the first friendly faces you see, Dennis. With a wealth of danger on the island, including tigers and bears, it's safe to say you'll need the knowledge before diving in.
In this savage paradise where lawlessness and violence are the only sure thing, players will dictate when, where and how the events of the game unfold. Players will slash, sneak, detonate and shoot their way across the island in a world that has lost all sense of right and wrong.

From a massive and living open world and a gripping storyline to standalone Coop and Multiplayer modes, Far Cry 3 is going to bring you hours and hours of fun and discoveries.

Welcome to the Rook Islands: shoot first, ask direction later.
Ubisoft has also revealed a critical day 1 patch (1.01) for PC is now available for download, which you can find locally here. The patch notes include fixes to multiplayer, co-op and singleplayer, which you can find over here.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Post by Eorl @ 10:19am 28/11/12 | 0 Comments
As the release for Ubisoft's open world first-person shooter nears closer, details about the upcoming four player co-op mode for Far Cry 3 have been revealed in their latest trailer.

Introducing the four castaways that players will take control of - Leonard, Mikhail, Tisha and Callum - the events of the co-op storyline take place six months after the singleplayer portion of Far Cry 3. Players will find the campaign reeking with revenge, as the apparent captain of their ship has stolen their "stash", and the only way to get it back is to kill the thief.

You can check the trailer out below for the cinematic overview that introduces each character, and you can also check out our recent review for those still wondering what all the fuss is about.

Far Cry 3 will be available on November 30th for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Post by Eorl @ 04:06pm 27/11/12 | 0 Comments
Ubisoft has reminded us that tomorrow they will be hosting a free M9 Laser Skirmish in Darling Harbour, Sydney to celebrate the upcoming launch of Far Cry 3. Entry is completely free for those who turn up at the event, which begins at 10:30am and finishes at 10:30pm.
Entry is completely free for anyone who turns up on the day and the M9 Laser Skirmish will be open from 10.30am – 10.30pm. There is a limit to how many people can take part in each game so turning up early is recommended. Prizes will be on offer for the most skilled players and there will also be the opportunity to play Far Cry 3 before release and see one of the most unique, thrilling and downright spectacular shooting games of the year.
The event is taking place at Level 3, Harbourside Shopping Centre and will also include prize giveaways during the day.
Post by Eorl @ 10:23am 27/11/12 | 1 Comments
Ubisoft has today revealed their latest feature for Far Cry 3, the in-game map editor that will allow players to create and share their own imaginative ideas to the world. With tools like shaping the land, creating different weather systems and tinkering with time, the map editor looks to give players that added uniqueness to their own designs through both the multiplayer and single-player.
Discover the Far Cry 3 island map editor in which you can create, shape, share and play your very own island for free.

Access to a large variety of tools: buildings, landscapes elements, weather or time and learn how to create your island and customize it. Create your own insanity with Far Cry 3 map editor!
You can check out the trailer below which has Level Design Director Mark Thompson discussing just what you'll be able to do in the new map editor, including a variety of direct assets from the game that you can position around your map.