Death Jr.: Root of Evil

WII / Platform / Release: May 27, 2008 / ESRB: T

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Ubisoft Montreal Vet Clint Hocking Joins LucasArts

Former Ubisoft Montreal creative director Clint Hocking has joined LucasArts to serve as creative director on a mysterious unannounced project, GameSpot reports.

"We are pleased to announce that Clint Hocking has joined LucasArts as creative director on an unannounced project," LucasArts told the site. Read more »

"Night of the Tentacle (2011) will feature some pretty sweet fire propagation."
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Shack PSA: Weekend PC Deals and Discounts, Including Complete Far Cry Series at $15

With the weekend near, you know the usual discounts on PC digital downloads can't be too far behind. Let's check in with the usual suspects and see what they've got on offer.

From Far Cry to BioShock 2, bundles seem to be the name of the game this weekend. Missed out on Far Cry and Far Cry 2? Playing catch-up will cost you just $14.99. Red Faction? All three can be had for $22.50--that's just $7.50 per explosive action game. Read more »

"Maybe this time, on PC, i will enjoy this game. As much as it pains me todo so, i might turn ..."
- Klebold    See all 22 comments


Shack PSA: Far Cry 2 Fortune's Edition, Four Other Ubisoft PC Games at $5 Each

Doling out some season savings in a festive nightcap, Amazon.com has slashed the prices on five downloadable Ubisoft-published PC games to $5 each, including the "Fortune's Edition" of open-world FPS Far Cry 2, which includes the "Fortune's Pack" add-on.

The following deals and discounts are valid from Tuesday, December 15, 2009 through Wednesday, December 16, 2009: Read more »

"I keep getting an error after the game has been downloaded, which I'm guessing is used to ..."
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Impulse Adds Ubisoft Titles: Assassin's Creed, Heroes of Might and Magic V and Far Cry 2 on Sale

Stardock-run digital distribution platform Impulse has begun adding PC titles from publisher Ubisoft to its catalog, with more slated to arrive in the "summer" timeframe.

Assassin's Creed and Far Cry 2--both from Ubisoft Montreal--and Nival's Heroes of Might and Magic V - Tribes of the East mark the three Ubisoft titles offered thus far. Impulse is currently offering 10% off each game, making them $17.99 a piece. Read more »

"I just tried this impulse digital distribution/community and I gotta say its the biggest Steam ..."
- Seabass307    See all 29 comments


Shack PSA: Far Cry 2 $15 on Steam Today

As Ubisoft and Valve's week of one-day Steam discounts continues, the duo are now offering up a download of Far Cry 2 PC for $14.99--50% off the usual asking price.

Released this past October, Ubisoft Montreal's open-world first-person shooter has players taking missions in Africa whilst trying to fight off a nasty bout of malaria. Read more »

"Far Cry 2 is decent if you don't like FPS games. But if you do, it's not worth it."
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Far Cry 2 DLC Hits Steam, Adds Weapons and Maps

After debuting the ability to sell downloadable content earlier this week, Valve's online storefront Steam is now selling a $4.99 add-on pack for the PC release of Far Cry 2.

Only compatible with the Steam version of the Ubisoft Montreal game, the "Fortunes Pack" adds three new weapons--a silenced shotgun, sawed-off shotgun, and crossbow--two new vehicles and five new multiplayer maps to the open-world shooter. Read more »

"I'd download this pack only and only for Silenced Shotgun. After I watched "No Country For Old ..."
- Kadircan    See all 40 comments


Far Cry 2 Gaining 'Hardcore' Multiplayer via Patch

The next wave of patches for Ubisoft Montreal's Far Cry 2 will bring a new "hardcore" multiplayer setting to the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 open-world shooter.

"The hardcore mode has been designed as an answer to a community request," Ubisoft community developer Atmon wrote on the game's official forums. "Some players were seeking and expecting a more realistic experience. " Read more »

"what the game developers need to do is buila a COOP mode into this game, every game that has had ..."
- CoyoteCDS    See all 41 comments


Free Far Cry 2 PC Bonus Missions Released

Now available at FileShack is the free Far Cry 2 Intel Bonus Mission Pack, which adds two new missions and roughly three hours of gameplay to the PC release.

"Baby, Farcry2, I only played you as a stopgap until my homey GTA4 came home to rule. You gotta ..."
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Far Cry 2 PC Patch Coming Next Week

A patch for the PC version of Ubisoft Montreal's Far Cry 2 will arrive next week, according to publisher Ubisoft, though exact details on its contents are not known.

The update should hit between December 8 and 11, going by a post from representative Ubi_Marc on the game's official German forums. No other details were provided. Read more »

"Hopefully this patch will fix the infamous turret issue, it would be nice to use one and have a ..."
- exaltedchaos    See all 37 comments


Far Cry 2 DLC Priced: Maps, Weapons to Cost $10

Ubisoft has filled in the price point for the upcoming Far Cry 2 "Fortune's Pack" downloadable content. The collection of multiplayer maps, weapons and vehicles will sell for 800 Microsoft Points ($10).

The pack is expected to be released before December on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with tomorrow's PSN update marking the last opportunity to meet that deadline. There is still no word yet on whether the content will see a PC release. Read more »

"Good lord, all these negative comments... Yes, the game takes a while to get into. If you wanted ..."
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Far Cry 2 DLC Adds Weapons, Vehicles and Maps

A downloadable "Fortune's Pack" will add new weapons, vehicles and maps to the PS3 and Xbox 360 editions of Far Cry 2 next week, publisher Ubisoft has announced.

Pricing was not disclosed, nor was the possibility of a PC release for the content. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, the open-world shooter was released in late October, and has since sold over one million units. Read more »

"Haha finding diamonds via transmitter and a silenced shotgun. No Country anyone?"
- thejm4n    See all 45 comments


Far Cry 2 Sells Over One Million Units

Ubisoft Montreal's open-world shooter Far Cry 2 (PC, PS3, 360) has sold over a million units worldwide since its hit North America and Europe during the week of October 19.

"[Far Cry 2] is well on track to achieve our expectations for the year," said Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. "The holiday quarter is off to a solid start with the successful launch." Read more »

"If I could get the friggin game to play on my system I'd be alot happier. I've now uninstalled ..."
- Q-ball    See all 42 comments


Far Cry 2 Version 1.01 Patch Out Now

The first Far Cry 2 patch has been released by Ubisoft, updating the recently released shooter from Ubisoft Montreal to version 1.01. A 42MB update, the patch offers multiplayer, singleplayer and map editor bug fixes.

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"I wish they would fix the toggle crouch. Why is that even a option, drives me nuts."
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New Far Cry 2 Trailer: Getting Paid to Blow Things Up

Ubisoft Montreal's open-world shooter Far Cry 2 (PC, PS3, 360) heads off to retailers today, so publisher Ubisoft has released a new trailer highlighting the sequel's story, guns, vehicles, swordplay, and explosions.

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"Anyone know what that song that starts at 0:53 is? Sounds interesting."
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Far Cry 2 ATI Hotfix Patches Released

ATI has released Far Cry 2 hotfix drivers for Windows XP and Vista, improving DirectX 9 and 10.

PCGH has benchmarks comparing older drivers to these new ones using a Radeon HD 4870 X2, showing significant gains. Read more »

"Years ago I remember reading magazines on the Geforce 3 and how it's "one step closer to Toy ..."
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