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#26540 25-Sep-2008 13:51
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24th October I believe. I for one will be partaking. Looks like no DX10 though but I guess that means settings can all be higher :)

Coming out on X360 & PS3 at the same time

Any fans here?

HD Trailer: http://www.gametrailers.com/download/34491/t_farcry2_ubidaysparis08_h264.wmv





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  #167049 25-Sep-2008 14:08
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Huge fan (of gaming generally)

The question is, whether to get it for the PC or the 360.

If there is any serious multiplayer potential, then for me it's 360 -otherwise PC.




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  #167060 25-Sep-2008 14:26
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Quidam: Huge fan (of gaming generally)

The question is, whether to get it for the PC or the 360.

If there is any serious multiplayer potential, then for me it's 360 -otherwise PC.


Well I only have a pc so it will be that for me. What's the situation for mods, expansions, etc with the consoles? I would have thought it limited compared to PC (noob question, I have neither ps3 nor 360)

According to this: http://au.pc.ign.com/articles/877/877842p1.html

"Ubisoft's upcoming open world shooter set in Africa, will feature 16 player multiplayer in addition to its single-player game. Eurogamer reports that Far Cry 2's multiplayer game will feature "persistent rewards and experience levels like Call of Duty 4."

Gamers hoping for online co-operative play will be disappointed to learn that co-op is not in Far Cry 2. Patrick Redding, the game's designer, said that the online multiplayer will have different classes to choose from, but there is no word yet on how extensive and different these classes are from one another. "




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  #167062 25-Sep-2008 14:30
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ooh exciting, something to fill the void that the force unleashed left in its shortness!

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Ultimate Geek


  #167145 25-Sep-2008 18:41
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Hi.  Well you typically have downloadable content, such as new levels; patches; etc.  But yes, it is far more tightly controlled, and you wouldn't really call it mods, like what you can get in the PC community.

I have to say though, Xbox Live is (in my opinion) the superiour platform for online gaming.  Having said that, being in New Zealand we are not ideally located -suffering lag/drop outs when gaming with people from overseas.  That's not an issue limited to just consoles though.

Anyway, I've made an instant liar out of myself as I've just pre-ordered FC2 for the PC (collectors edition).  I'm also picking up Crysis Warhead tomorrow.

Perhaps oddly, I prefer to use the 360 controller, so am very hopeful the FC2 will support it (Crysis does)




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Master Geek


  #167293 26-Sep-2008 11:00
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That looks awesome. Had fun playing Far Cry looking forward to this one. PC is the way to go imo when it comes to first person shooters. Nothing bets aiming with the mouse.

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Ultimate Geek


  #167676 29-Sep-2008 09:27
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charley: That looks awesome. Had fun playing Far Cry looking forward to this one. PC is the way to go imo when it comes to first person shooters. Nothing bets aiming with the mouse.


Problem is, I don't game while sitting at a desk.  A mouse/keyboard is completly impractical.   Also, I've been using gamepads for quite a few years, so for me, that is what I'm used to -I will agree though, that a keyboard/mouse provides far greater accuracy -but that is only really important if you are playing against other people using the same interface.




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  #168023 30-Sep-2008 15:49

Nice photoshopped screenshot there. :)

 
 
 
 




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  #168316 1-Oct-2008 13:21
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CraigC: Nice photoshopped screenshot there. :)


lol, is it? I just pulled a random one off google




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  #168381 1-Oct-2008 16:10
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It looks insane :D. Will be fun to play after my ncea exams.

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  #168399 1-Oct-2008 17:10
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Although it looked fantastic Far Cry was quite the boring game. However, if my laptop can run FC2 then I would buy it.

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  #168568 2-Oct-2008 10:52

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CraigC: Nice photoshopped screenshot there. :)


lol, is it? I just pulled a random one off google


Yip


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Wannabe Geek


  #168949 4-Oct-2008 08:44
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How did you do that

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  #169341 6-Oct-2008 16:40
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I have played Far Cry, I love it. Too bad my old laptop can't run Crysis, so not even Far cry 2.
Im suck with CS or CS:S



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#171583 16-Oct-2008 16:03
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Well, its been pushed back another week to October 31st , but I suppose I can wait!

http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/news/132399.20080926.Far-Cry-2-gets-NZ-release-date/

Im looking forward to free roaming the African savannah with a chain gun :)

Apparently you can set things on fire too. Torch your enemies camp and flush them out into a machinegun ambush Tongue out

Gameplanet give it a good preview

http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/xbox-360/previews/132320.Far-Cry-2/




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Ultimate Geek


  #171704 16-Oct-2008 22:04
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I'm kind of disappointed that Jack Carver from the first one isn't in it. Aparently, Ubisoft did some studies and found that not many people took a liking to him.

Maybe those people only saw the Ewe Bol movie :P

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