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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 had listed the title with a May 1st release date, however it is currently unknown what the console release dates are.

Buy now from Green Man Gaming for only GBP£14.99 (USD$29.95 on Steam)!
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Posted 09:28am 12/4/13
that looks awesome, finally something different from m4's and desert eagles
Posted 09:29am 12/4/13
Take my money Ubisoft. this looks so f***** awesome.
Posted 09:32am 12/4/13
Holy s*** that was epic. If this is super successful maybe we'll see 80s era cyberpunk retro shooters become the new thang. Move over modern warfare + zombies, a new boy is in town.
Posted 10:07am 12/4/13
It available for pre-order on steam and according to steam the release date is 2 May.
Posted 10:12am 12/4/13
Thanks TuffNuT, will add.
Steve Farrelly
Posted 10:20am 12/4/13
Played this last night, will have a hands-on update soon. Spoiler alert though: It's RAD
Posted 10:50am 12/4/13
I dunno, it might still be ass.

Points for the concept. Awkward timing for release announcement tho (I thought it was an April Fools thang).
Posted 08:11pm 12/4/13
Sausage pancakes and cream! Need i say more.
Posted 08:36pm 12/4/13
i like the looks! me buy now!
Posted 08:40pm 12/4/13
ugh, ubisoft. pass
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