Excerpt: Life can be bliss sometimes. Sailing on a boat with a good-looking babe, beneath a magnificent blue sky, in the vicinity of a deserted isle, while the sun is shining. Paradise on earth, so it seems…until your boat is hit by a bazooka rocket and you are violently thrown overboard.
Excerpt: It’s always a pleasure to review a game that brings something new and interesting to an otherwise over done genre. After reading what Far Cry was going to offer the FPS community, I wanted to give it a go and see if it was worth its weight in advertisement.
Excerpt: Most FPS's have the common space station, spy flick, or military shooter theme. FarCry deviates completely from the known formula and instead puts you into a beautiful island environment, which is definitely a far cry from paradise.
Excerpt: Ubisoft has been on a roll for the last year or so. Even when their games don't sell (example: Beyond Good and Evil), they're still critically hailed as excellent titles. They've had a few misses, sure, but they are doing pretty well.
Excerpt: I know you're wondering why you ask such stupid questions, but your ignorance is acceptable. All year the gaming press had led you to think that there were only a few PC games coming out this year that mattered.
Summary: snuck up on me. Maybe it was the distraction/anticipation of that has this one under my radar. It could have been the multiplayer mayhem of that distracted me from this game but whatever it was I was certainly surprised when I fired up the game for the first time.