Ubisoft announces Far Cry 4

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  1. Gahars
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    Far Cry 3, despite receiving the dubious moniker of "Skyrim with guns," was quite well received upon its release by critics and audiences alike. Naturally, another installment in the franchise was inevitable.

    Well, here we are.

    :arrow:Eurogamer

    The game will be released for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

    No word yet if there's any plans for a followup to the Blood Dragon DLC/expansion, but one can only hope. Hold on to the vision, my friends.
     
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    Hoping they do end up doing a follow up to Blood Dragon, that expansion was the tits.

    Cool news for FC4, though, too.
     
  3. chartube12

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    what? no skyrm with guns is fallout not far cry. what idiot wrote that article!
     
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    Here's hoping for easier modding capabilities. Far Cry 3 was tokenly detailed, with very shallow mechanics (crafting, base-taking, random encounters, explorations) that got old and predictable fairly quickly. Some mods have tried to make these aspects more demanding and chaotic, which requires more attention, and thus potential for player expression, in order to accomplish various tasks.

    Far Cry 4 hopefully won't be an even easier account of Far Cry 3's gameplay, but if it is, I only hope modders can do the game justice.
     
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    FC3 was very good, one of the best games I played in 2013. Really loved the environment and especially the story.
    Looking forward to this, will have to update my PC though :/
     
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    I hope they won't advertise the shit out of "Rideable Elephants" for this game.

    It's not like PC modders haven't done it in other games before.
     
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    I do hope they go more in-depth with the gameplay mechanics this time around. Far Cry 3 was a solid game, and gorgeous. But at the same time it was way too shallow and linear, despite what it tried to do. I guess it IS an FPS first, so that's what should be expected.
     
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    Farcry 3 was badass but not much like Skyrim at all, like mentioned above Fallout is Skyrim with guns. I recently just purchased and beat Farcry 3 and I couldn't believe I waited so long because it was a great game. Can't wait to see what 4 is all about on the next gen systems.
     
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    once i get over nausea during gameplay, i'll play the entire series
     
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    Are you on consoles? The low FOV can contribute a lot to it, but Far Cry 2 and 3 are very visceral about their animations, which I can see as triggering some uncomfortableness. There's a lot of momentum and swinging of the camera space :(
     
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    Exactly the arthuer above clearly is mistaken. Fallout NV is the game that has been coined as Skyrim with guns by fans. How a person confuses fallout game with far cry is beyond me.
     
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    Do people really not remember this?

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    It was a quote pulled out of context from an interview and plastered all over the promotional material. People were upset and made a stink about it, but in the end it didn't really matter.
     
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    *Cough cough* No, Skyrim is Fallout with swords. Sorry, that's just the way it is. :)
     
  14. calmwaters

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    Oh yay, yet another reason for people not to buy a Wii U. And for those of you who'll cite hardware limitations and supply/demand as excuses explanations, don't. My mind can only take so much bullshit knowledge before it shatters into a million pieces. On a side note, how do you guys feel about Bayonetta 2? Was the first one a good game? I heard it was. And if so, do you think a sequel to it would be good?
     
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    Bayonetta was an alright game, but it had its quirks when it comes to artificial difficulty. If you like beat-em-up's, you'll like Bayonetta, however it's not exactly a game to sing praise into the heavens about - at the end of the day, it's a niche title. That said, this is a thread about Far Cry 4, not Bayonetta 2 - we don't have to pretend that the Wii U is getting gaems here. O;


    //Master_Trole_2014

    As for Far Cry 4, I'm interested. I quite enjoyed Far Cry 3 and if it's going to be anything like that, I'm sold. :)
     
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    Where were you during last gen?
    You should be used to this by now.
     
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    Just finished the single player and thought it's really good, but the weapons and exploration wasn't impressive at all, it wasn't bad but it was still disappointing.
     
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    I am used to it. Not only that, but my anger management classes haven't been working out so good because I'm still pissed. Guess you can't make everyone happy.
     
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    Poor Wii U... :(
    Nodoby cares for it :/
     
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    Because it is easier to port between the PC, PS4 and XBone, I really do believe 7th generation systems will be getting even less games than the 6th generation received when the 7th generation launched.

    The Wii-U is in a situation like the Wii was. Last gen it was somewhat easy to port between the ps3 and xb360. To make a Wii version, in many cases devs had to remake the game entirely from scratch. PC's can simple do more and besides MACs and PCs are where game dev-ing happens, thus making a pc port was an easy choice. The wii not so much.

    The install base was big enough on the Wii however to occasionally risk money on a wii version of a game or even risk a wii exclusive game. The Wii-U has no where near the install base the Wii has however. Plus super easy porting between the other 3 is only going to get easier and faster the more familiar people and teams become with the 8th generation hardware.

    I will argue eventually porting between the other 3 and making different versions for them from the beginning, will reach a point of ridiculous cheapness. With so much money saved, they maybe willing to do bigger risk, either those risk be; new motion features, VR features, other new game features, even new game types or Wii-U ports. I would go as far as arguing cheaper season passes or DLC or true old expansion packs could be on the menu too.

    Maybe the Wii-U versions of games will remain barebones but hey at least they will eventually get something. That's all assuming porting between the main 3 becomes omega cheap (because it will ) and Nintendo starts trying better with the Wii-U.