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GC 2008: Far Cry 2 Screenshots Detail Map Editor

Continuing today's flood of media from the Leipzig Games Convention, publisher Ubisoft has released several batches of screenshots from Ubisoft Montreal's open-world shooter sequel Far Cry 2 (PC, PS3, 360), due out this fall.

In addition to the gameplay shots above, screenshots of the map editor from both the PC version and console editions were provided, along with some new artwork. Read more »

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Plenty of Gameplay in New Far Cry 2 Trailer

A new four minute long Far Cry 2 (PC, PS3, X360) movie has been released by Ubisoft, showing off the shooter sequel in development at Ubisoft Montreal. The video offers mostly gameplay footage.

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Far Cry 2 System Requirements Seem Reasonable

Publisher Ubisoft today issued the minimum and recommended system requirements for the PC edition of Ubisoft Montreal's open-world shooter Far Cry 2, which is also due out on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this fall.

"It has always been our intention to make Far Cry 2 as accessible to everyone as possible, and we have worked continuously to optimize Far Cry 2 to achieve this goal," noted lead technical director Dominic Guay. Read more »

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Far Cry 2 Interview: Ubisoft's Clint Hocking on Missions, Multiplayer Maps and Discarded Features

The Far Cry 2 level on display at E3 was the same one we got a look at months ago, and I managed to play through it in an almost identical fashion.

After embarrassing myself with a flamethrower for a few minutes, I had a chance to talk with Far Cry 2 creative director Clint Hocking, who took me through a few detailed examples of what we'll be doing in the open-world shooter.

We also touched on a now-discarded feature, as well as the expansive multiplayer features set to appear on both console and PC platforms. Read more »

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Far Cry 2 Media Released

Just can't get enough of Far Cry 2 (PC, PS3, X360)? We have new screenshots and a trailer which you can stream below.

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Ubisoft Demonstrates Over 20 Minutes of Far Cry 2

At this week's DreamHack computer festival in Sweden, Ubisoft Montreal showed off more than 20 minutes of its upcoming shooter Far Cry 2, currently in development for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

If 20 minutes simply isn't enough of the game, be sure to check out our other videos and trailers from Far Cry 2 including Ubisoft's Ubidays 2008 presentation, also available in HD. Read more »

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New Far Cry 2 Screenshots, Trailer Released

Accompanying the deluge of Ubisoft media and news today is a brand new batch of Far Cry 2 screenshots, as well as a new trailer.

Far Cry 2 is in development at Ubisoft Montreal without the involvement of series creator Crytek, which sold the Far Cry rights to Ubisoft in 2006. Crytek moved on to Crysis (PC) and other projects while Ubisoft Montreal was tasked with Far Cry 2. Read more »

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Far Cry 2 Hands-on Preview

"I can't even be showing you this. You're totally out of the demo area. But the world is there."

Is it ever. Lead artist Alex Amancio is taking us off the beaten path near the end of my look at Far Cry 2. I see thatched roof huts, brightly colored graffiti sprayed across the walls. Sun-soaked stones line the clear river behind me, a jagged cliff to my front. Far below is a yellow grassland that stretches on for miles. A few convincing water buffalo stand grazing off in the distance, a shot right out of No Country. Read more »

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Far Cry 2 Trailer Released

Ubisoft has released what the company calls the first official trailer for Far Cry 2, showing cinematic and gameplay footage from the Ubisoft Montreal developed shooter. The game is expected to be released later this year for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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New Far Cry 2 Video Released

A new Far Cry 2 movie is now available, offering three minutes of interview and gameplay footage from the Ubisoft Montreal developed action game sequel.

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Ubisoft Joins Steam with Far Cry and Splinter Cell, Plans Over 40 Steam Releases

French publisher Ubisoft has revealed that it is latest publisher to make its PC titles available via Valve's digital distribution platform Steam, with the upcoming PC release of Assassin's Creed: Director's Cut Edition currently available for pre-purchase.

The stealth title Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell and Crytek's non-linear shooter Far Cry mark Ubisoft's initial offerings, with Far Cry priced at $9.95 and Splinter Cell going for $19.95. Both will sell at a 10% discount until April 8. Read more »

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Far Cry 2 Confirmed for Fall 2008 Release

Far Cry 2 (PC, PS3, X360) is now scheduled for release in the fall of this year, Ubisoft revealed in a production video released today. The title had previously been slated for a vague fiscal year 2008-2009 release.

Made without the involvement of series creator Crytek, which sold the Far Cry rights to Ubisoft in 2006. Crytek moved on to Crysis (PC) and other projects while Ubisoft Montreal was tasked with Far Cry 2. Read more »

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Crysis Movie Planned; Crytek CEO Discusses Possible Buyout, Far Cry 2, Faster Development

A feature film based on Crytek's platinum-selling sci-fi FPS Crysis (PC) is in the planning stages, reports Kotaku. "A Crysis movie is definitely planned," revealed Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli. "We are in active talks already. I think we will close this topic before the end of this year."

A film based on Crytek's previous title, Far Cry, is currently in post-production. It was directed by the ever-reviled Uwe Boll before he resigned from big-budget projects, and guest stars Anthony Bourdain, the world-traveling maverick chef. Read more »

"Lol at Anthony Bourdain in Far Cry. He and the lead hero will eat some exotic lizard penis together."
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Far Cry 2 Preview

Also on IGN is this preview of Far Cry 2. The article offers three pages of combat impressions.

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Far Cry 2 Teaser: Wild Fucking Animals

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