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December2018

August2018

  • News Far Cry 5 Gains New Game + Mode in Latest Major Update

    Visit Hope County once again

    As has become the fashion recently, Far Cry 5 is the latest major game to receive a New Game + mode in a post launch update. It operates as you'd expect -- once you've finished the story, you'll be able to carry all your character's progression over to a new run. This includes, money, skills, equipment, weapons, and...

  • News Far Cry 5 Goes to the Movies with Final DLC, Dead Living Zombies

    Available soon

    The season pass for Far Cry 5 has been pretty crazy. Not only does it give you Far Cry 3: Classic Edition, but the first two DLC packs have both massively changed things up, going from the Vietnam war all the way to Mars. The third and final DLC, Dead Living Zombies, is yet another wildly different experience, and it's available...

July2018

  • News Far Cry 5's Barmy Sci-Fi Expansion Has Lost the Plot

    In the best possible way

    You’ve got to love how Ubisoft has started going bananas with add-on packs for its biggest hits. The French publisher appears to be having a whole lot of fun with expansions like Lost on Mars, a new DLC episode for Far Cry 5 due out on 17th July. It’s the second of three premium content drops, after the previous one...

  • News Latest Far Cry 5 Update Brings Photo Mode to Hope County

    Shoot-em-up

    For those who are still enjoying Far Cry 5 and its modern Montana setting, Ubisoft has just put out an update that brings a robust Photo Mode. You can snap some pictures during any solo content, meaning the main game, the DLC, and any solo missions in Far Cry Arcade. Accessing Photo Mode is as simple as pausing the game, and it gives...

April2018

March2018

February2018

  • News Far Cry 5 Season Pass Detailed, Is Typically Mental

    Far Cry 3 included

    Ubisoft is gearing up the Far Cry 5 marketing machine, it seems. In addition to a new story trailer, the publisher has released details of the game's season pass, and it's kind of bonkers. It includes three new campaigns in three very different settings. The first is Hours of Darkness, which takes you back to the Vietnam war;...

  • News New Far Cry 5 Trailer Reacquaints us With Cult Leader Joseph Seed

    Holy moly

    We haven't heard an awful lot about Far Cry 5 of late, so it's good to see a brand new trailer crop up ahead of its launch next month. This video focuses on the game's story, which sees a violent religious cult take over Hope County, with you helping to form a resistance and fight back against it. The main antagonist Joseph Seed plays a...

June2017

  • E3 2017 Walk the Dog with Far Cry 5 Gameplay Demo

    Eat lead

    Sony’s uploaded a meaty chunk of unedited Far Cry 5 gameplay running on the PlayStation 4, which shows one full combat encounter from start to finish. As is tradition for the franchise, it’s all about approaching the scenario how you want to, and in this clip the dog Boomer plays a big part in scouting out enemies – and even has a...

May2017

February2017

  • Rumour GameStop Lists Far Cry 5 as a 2017 Release

    Shady

    Rumours originating from GameStop are always a little shady so take this one with a grain of salt, but a listing for a Far Cry 5 has appeared on the retailer's website. The post comes with a release date of 26th November, which puts the title's launch on a Sunday, another nail in the coffin of this rumour. Despite the lack of plausibility,...

February2016

January2016

  • News Far Cry Primal Looks Anything But Prehistoric in PS4 Gameplay

    Primal carnage

    Ubisoft tends to rattle these open world games out like they're in danger of becoming unfashionable, but Far Cry Primal certainly doesn't look rushed in this hour or so of PlayStation 4 gameplay footage. In the video, key personnel from the development team outline some of the main mechanics from the Stone Age spin-off, and it all...

November2015

October2015

May2015

  • News Far Cry 4: Complete Edition Conquers Kyrat on PS4

    No word on the PS3, though

    'Tis that wonderful time of the year where every blockbuster gets repackaged and re-released, and today it's the turn of Far Cry 4. Ubisoft has announced that a Complete Edition of its dictatorial overturning escapade will deploy on the PlayStation 4 in the UK from the 19th June. Bizarrely, there's no word on the...

March2015

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    Review Far Cry 4: Valley of the Yetis

    Different, Yeti the same

    The latest piece of downloadable content for Far Cry 4 – Valley of the Yetis – serves up another sizeable slice of action for the Kyrat faithful, and sees protagonist Ajay Ghale crash landing in the titular valley while investigating reports that Pagan Min's forces are on the hunt for a mysterious relic. After waking...

  • News Here's the First Six Minutes of Far Cry 4's Valley of the Yetis DLC

    Not over yeti

    Far Cry 4's relatively crazy Valley of the Yeti DLC is out in just a couple of days, and as such, Sony's stuck a six minute walkthrough of the download onto YouTube. A nice introduction to the add-on, the video shows off the opening scenes and what sort of gameplay you can expect. Aside from battling big hairy monsters, you'll also be...

February2015

  • News This Is No Hoax, Far Cry 4's Yeti Expansion Is Coming Soon

    Fur real

    Better get geared up and back out into Kryat's wilderness, because Far Cry 4's latest expansion is hitting the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 next month. On 10th March in North America and 11th March in Europe, you'll be able to take the hunt to the Valley of the Yetis, as protagonist Ajay has to survive against the mythical...

  • News You Terrible People Have Hunted 1,630,255,159 Animals in Far Cry 4

    Think of the children

    It's time for another round of open world video game statistics, and up today, we've got mountainous mayhem simulator, Far Cry 4. Posting on Twitter, publisher Ubisoft has revealed some shockingly massive numbers. For starters, you lot have killed 6,512,562,667 things, and scored 1,367,205,865 headshots in the process. You're...

January2015

  • News Far Cry 4's Permadeath DLC Escapes onto PS4 and PS3 Right Now

    Prison break

    Far Cry 4's Escape from Durgesh Prison downloable content is available to download right now, Ubisoft has announced. As the name suggests, you'll be tasked with escaping from a highly secure jail using all of the tricks and trinkets that you've mastered during the main game. Oh, and you'll be able to do so both in solo and co-op...

November2014

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    PS4

    Review Far Cry 4

    Take a walk on the wild side

    Far Cry 3 managed to blend a near perfect mix of open world and first-person shooter, taking players to the darker side of a Pacific paradise, where many of the inhabitants were the definition of insane. For its sequel, there’s a definite feeling that Ubisoft took the view 'if it’s not broken, don’t fix it', so Far...

  • Round Up Far Cry 4 PS4 Reviews Scale the Highest Mountains

    Ghale of a time

    With the fallout caused by Assassin’s Creed Unity still very much fresh in everyone’s memory, there’s a little extra pressure on Far Cry 4 to not fall foul to the horrible flaws that plagued Arno Dorian’s inaugural adventure. Fortunately, that doesn’t appear to be the case, as Ubisoft’s second holiday sandbox has scored a...

October2014

  • News Get Set for Valley of the Yetis in Far Cry 4's Season Pass

    Fur-person shooter

    Ubisoft’s gone and put its Bigfoot in it again. The French firm has announced a Season Pass for its upcoming Himalayan first-person shooter Far Cry 4, which will come with a selection of additional missions and objectives for the most ardent adventurers. Costing a pricey £23.99/$29.99, one of the extra tasks will see you take...

  • News Sorry Ubisoft, But This Is the Worst Unboxing Ever

    Taking the unboxing out of unboxing

    Ubisoft, when you label your video as an unboxing, please understand that it comes with a set of standards attached. It’s a bit like the PlayStation TV – people thought that they’d be able to watch Netflix on that thing, and were understandably irritated when they couldn’t. So, while this Far Cry 4 Kyrat...

August2014

  • Gamescom 2014 Far Cry 4 Still Looks Stunning on PS4

    Wish you were here

    The majority of Sony’s big Gamescom 2014 press conference this week hinged on new and original ideas, but there were a few known quantities throughout the media briefing, too. One of those was Far Cry 4, which popped up as part of a quick cameo – honestly, most likely due to contractual obligations between Ubisoft and the...

  • News This Is What the Folks Behind Far Cry 4 Call Work

    Green eyed monster

    Making games is not easy. In addition to the excruciatingly long hours, technical challenges, and budget-based pressures, you also have to deal with idiotic online forum posters tossing obscenities at your title when given the opportunity. For the folks behind Far Cry 4, however, things aren’t all bad, as key members of the team...

July2014

June2014

  • News You'll Play as This Trendy Man in PS4 Shooter Far Cry 4

    Just your average psychopath

    Protagonists often play a big part in new game announcements, but it’s perhaps telling that Ubisoft has opted to wait until after Far Cry 4’s big coming out party to introduce you to Ajay Ghale – the character that you’ll be playing as in the forthcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 first-person shooter...

  • E3 2014 Far Cry 4 Unleashes An Utterly Chaotic PS4 Gameplay Trailer

    Mt. murder

    Far Cry 3 was a rather chaotic game at times, and Far Cry 4 looks to settle into an equally ridiculous rhythm with its very first gameplay walkthrough. Shown at Sony's E3 2014 press conference without the accompanying commentary, we get a good look at just some of the trouble you can get yourself into within Ubisoft's upcoming open...

  • News Game Informer Takes to Kyrat with Far Cry 4 Cover Feature

    All of the colours

    With a frighteningly large North American readership, Game Informer magazine gets some of the best cover reveals each and every month. Heading into E3 last year, it unveiled Titanfall, the next first-person shooter from Call of Duty creators Respawn Entertainment. This time around, it’s not breaking news of an unannounced title,...

May2014

March2014

  • Rumour You'll Be Riding Elephants in the Next Far Cry Game on PS4

    Howdah like that?

    Open world games always seem to have the same traversal options. The most common is a car, but planes, hang gliders, and superpowers are also repeat offenders. Fortunately, the unannounced Far Cry 4 is aiming to change things up, by allowing you to ride elephants through the Himalayas. Oh, and it’s all purportedly happening on...

February2014

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