Excerpt: Far Cry 2 was one of the first games I bought when I got my Xbox 360. A clerk recommended it and Army Of Two, which makes that day the single worst day of buying games that I’ve ever had, especially since he recommended both titles over the vastly superior Battlefield: Bad Company. Although Far Cry 2 isn’t as abysmally depressing and cynical as Army Of Two, it’s pretty damn close.
Excerpt: Dead Rising 2: Case Zero review Game Over Online - http://www.game-over.com This is something I'd like to see more companies do. Instead of releasing a demo, which often winds up being a slightly repackaged version of whatever was running on the E3 demo kiosks, Capcom has released a short prologue to Dead Rising 2 .
Conclusion: Dead Rising 2: Case Zero is a great snippet of back story to prepare gamers for the upcoming sequel. With the same arcade-like Zombie massacre as in the previous game, players will also be able to test out some of the new combo weapons that will be present in the sequel. Though the game's identity seems to be caught somewhere between a demo on steroids and a pint-sized full game, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero finds the perfect balance with its immensely cheap price tag with a...
Excerpt: If Far Cry 2 was an advert for holidays in Africa, then the sun, the heat, zebras and nice grass certainly proves to be appealing elements of a relaxing vacation. The deal breaker comes in the form of not being able to drive around without being pursued and shot at, but then again some people do like living on the knife edge, I don’t, so I’m certainly not planning to visit sunny Africa any time soon.
Excerpt: What's best about Far Cry 2? Is it the astonishingly beautiful African environment, so alive with movement, sound and realistic reaction to your actions that it might just be the best shooter sandbox of all time? Is it that the potential for eye-popping explosions, flying vehicle chassis and spiralling wood splinters awaits around every corner, above every ridge and in every chasm of the huge 50km square open world?
Conclusion: You get diamonds to upgrade your classes in multiplayer. There is a commando class with your basic assault rifles and pistols, and a grenade launcher, for example. And a grenade launcher! The MGL-140 I believe! But beware, most hosts have a hard time admitting the get owned off guard by the MGL will kick you, it's annoying! But it's not a big deal.