Far Cry Series News


How Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon was made in less than six months

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2013 9:00am PDT

"Sure, we could've made another island with new weapons," Blood Dragon creative director XXX said. But instead, he took the opportunity to pitch a concept he's always wanted to do.


"OK I can see that. For $10 bucks, sure why not. $15, I'll hesitate... but the art style is ..."

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon's animated trailer is a retro throwback

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2013 1:16am PDT

The animated trailer for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon will make you want to wear your jammies, turn on some Saturday morning cartoons, and eat some Batman cereal.


"anyone who likes this idea and hasn't played Saints Row: The Third, you're missing out. it's ..."

- thebigbeefsandwich see all 28 comments

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon listing reveals possible date, more 80's references

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2013 9:00am PDT

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon briefly held a detailed description on Xbox Live Marketplace, which revealed a possible May 1 release date and more 1980s references.


"seeing as there is a playable copy on torrent, its not a joke. I havent played it, but Ive read ..."

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This is what Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon looks like

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 05, 2013 6:25am PDT

We're still not entirely sure what the connection to Far Cry is; this odd retro-themed spin-off game has us scratching our heads. Perhaps you can look at the screenshots and make sense of it for us.


"Health packs only work when you can save anywhere. Try playing Call of Duty 1 on the 360 on ..."

- GreggD see all 23 comments

Far Cry 3 technical director on next-gen console development

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 03, 2013 7:55am PDT

Far Cry 3 technical director Cedric Decelles is thoroughly excited for PS4 and the next-generation of consoles. After accepting the award for Best Technology at the GDC Awards, we chatted with him about what he thinks will come from the next-gen.


"That was at the end of the game though. But I hated that part, too. I've been meaning to replay ..."

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon teaser site goes up, is hilarious

By Steve Watts, Apr 01, 2013 9:45am PDT

Ubisoft has unveiled a teaser site for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, or at least a gag of a teaser site with some intriguing hints of what the real game might be.


"I actually wished they went balls-out insane with the Far Cry concept to match Saints Row."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 23 comments

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon achievements imply standalone game

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2013 11:40am PDT

A set of achievements for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon seem to imply that it will be a standalone game.


Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon rated

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2013 12:45pm PST

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is looking to be a downloadable follow-up to Far Cry 3, as evidenced by a new rating.


"I loved the game, but i feel i am kinda done now storywise. And the multiplayer is shit. So i ..."

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Far Cry 3 patch 1.05 rolling out with outpost resets, Master difficulty

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 05, 2013 7:30am PST

Ubisoft has started rolling out patch 1.05 for Far Cry 3, bringing shiny new features including the promised option to reset outposts and the new 'Master' difficulty level. If the archipelago's feeling a little tired and fusty for you, huzzah, you can now explore new and exc...


Far Cry 3 adding optional outpost respawns, Master difficulty

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 18, 2013 11:00am PST

"The definition of insanity," Ubisoft made a point of having Far Cry 3 antagonist Vaas say in most trailers, "is doing the exact same fucking thing over and over again, expecting shit to change." If you like to get a little crazy, though, Ubi is working on an option to reset...


"Yeah, thats my favorite part of the game and I just have one left."

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Far Cry 3 sales 'much higher than expected,' franchise to be one of Ubisoft's 'major pillars'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 07, 2013 9:45am PST

Far Cry 3 was released on December 4th, well after the holiday's heaviest hitters made their debut. Did the strategy work for Ubisoft? Apparently.


"Ubisoft says; "franchise to be one of Ubisoft's 'major pillars'" Wasn't it already?"

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How Virginia Woolf inspired Far Cry 3

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 01, 2013 5:00pm PST

What was the reasoning behind making one of Far Cry 3's most interesting characters leave the narrative so early? Spoiler alert.


"Best game of 2012. Loved Vaas and I like the fact that the development team did something ..."

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Far Cry 3 'Deluxe Bundle' DLC expands single and multiplayer

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2013 12:30pm PST

Ubisoft likes offering a number of digital bonuses through various pre-order promos. If you haven't been able to keep track of all the add-ons available for Ubi's open-world shooter, the "Deluxe Bundle" gives you access to a boatload of content for one flat price.


"Ditto. Multiplayer is shite. Awesome potential. but lack of dedicated servers and a litany ..."

- sebconn see all 3 comments

Far Cry 3 PS3-exclusive 'High Tides' coming January 15

By Steve Watts, Jan 11, 2013 11:30am PST

Far Cry 3's "High Tides" pack, which includes two new chapters to serve as the epilogue of the co-op campaign, will hit PlayStation 3 next Tuesday for free.


"Yeah but if it sells like shit (and It will definitely sell less than on the other platforms) ..."

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Far Cry 3 getting exclusive co-op DLC on PS3

By Steve Watts, Dec 04, 2012 9:30am PST

Far Cry 3 is getting an exclusive co-op DLC pack on PlayStation 3, showcasing the final chapters of the co-op story as the group attempts to escape the island.


"PC got the exclusive PS3 ACIII DLC, but I'm sure this doesn't fall into that category :("

- soundcreepy see all 4 comments