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9.7 out of 10

FAR Cry 3

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
24 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Embrace Insanity "Did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?" These words of satire from Far Cry's villain, Vaas prove to be more ironic than intended. Vaas demonstrates to you in one of Far Cry 3's most powerful scenes that the definition is in fact doing the same thing over and over (and over) again. In doing so, he highlights Far Cry 3's greatest accomplishment and most glaring weakness.
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The Easy Way Out

GameCritics.com
18 February 2013
  • Conclusion: Can I please face one major boss I don't kill in an apparent hallucination?
  • Pros: Taking out an entire encampment of privateers at close range without being detected.
  • Cons: The final mission in the "Buck" sideplot is just gross.
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Bloodbath Island

GameCritics.com
18 February 2013
  • Conclusion: Okay, that's a lot of Komodo Dragons all in one place.
  • Pros: Leaping off a zipline and driving a machete into one pirate, then slashing his friend's throat before he realizes what's happening.
  • Cons: Being asked to make one of the stupidest endgame choices in history.
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Overall 8
8.0

Far Cry 3 Deluxe Bundle

oxmonline.com
8 February 2013
  • Excerpt: An awful lot of content's packed into Far Cry 3 's bullet-riddled open world, but we're sure many of you are hungry for more. Unlocking all of the game's preorder bonuses, the Deluxe Bundle DLC is more substantial than it sounds, adding six single-player missions, a few new weapons and multiplayer features, and four new animals to hunt in the wild.
  • Pros: + Delving into secret Japanese facilities is a fun departure from tropical exploration., + Hurk is just likable enough to make his missions memorable.
  • Cons: ? Why, for all his talk about primates, doesn’t Hurk seem to keep many of them around?
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Overall 8
8.0

Far Cry 3: Deluxe Bundle DLC (Xbox360)

EL33TONLINE
4 February 2013
  • Excerpt: . With hundreds of items to collect, dozens of side-missions to take part in, lots of equipment to craft, hours of singleplayer story missions to complete, a full-featured multiplayer offering and miles upon miles of tropical islands to explore, Far Cry 3 was packed with things to do and sights to see.
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Far Cry 3

Talking About Games
26 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Pirate skulls and bones, sticks and stones and weed and bombs. Running when we hit ‘em, lethal poison through their system no one on the corner has swagger like us. Hit me on my burner, prepaid wireless. We pack and deliver like UPS trucks, already going to hell, just pumping that gas. All I wanna [...
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Overall 9
9.0

Far Cry 3

Gaming Evolution
21 January 2013
  • Conclusion: Far Cry 3 explores the world of Rook Island, a tropical locale that seems like a great vacation spot until you get there and have to fight for your life. It explores how a man can go from normal everyday living to a monster who relishes killing people, but in the back of his mind he’s doing it for a reason.
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Overall 9
9.0

A Far Cry From This Year’s Releases – Far Cry 3 Review

newgamernation.com
7 January 2013
  • Conclusion: As with every game, there are one or two bugs. The occasional graphical glitch might interrupt your play for a matter of seconds, but on the whole, Far Cry 3 is well-polished. If you’re looking for a slightly different take on the open-world game, then look no further. Far Cry 3 ’s main quest is enough to keep you entertained for hours, and the numerous side quests and mini-games are just added bonuses.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Original-Gamer
24 December 2012
  • Conclusion: “Do you know the definition of…”, ah hell, is it really worth repeating? After countless ads pegging Far Cry 3 for the theme of “insanity”, I’m happy to share it fits the title perfectly, but sadly, I’m not quite sure in the way the developers intended. Meeting the criteria for the franchise (jungles, guns, wild animals), FC3 follows a group of friends during a vacation on an island in the pacific that takes a turn for the worst when crazy pirates kidnap them… and I mean...
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Far Cry 3 Review

VideoGamer.com
24 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Far Cry 3's campaign begins with a quote from Lewis Carrol's Alice In Wonderland bleeding onto the screen, dark blobs morphing into letters like ink spots forming a Rorschach on a handkerchief. As a curtain raiser to the story the subtext here is effective, if hardly subtle: this way madness lies. But the reason behind this lunacy, and you'll excuse me here for dipping into German philosophers, is summed up perfectly by Nietzsche.
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