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Far Cry 2 Trailers: A Day in the Life

Ubisoft has released a series of trailers from Far Cry 2, the shooter sequel for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Five videos come together to show one day and one night of in-game time while dispatching roughly 30 bad guys and handing out at least 25 exp

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Ubisoft has released a series of trailers from Far Cry 2, the shooter sequel for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Five videos come together to show one day and one night of in-game time while dispatching roughly 30 bad guys and handing out at least 25 explosions.

The demo-less open-world game, in the works at Ubisoft's Montreal studio, will hit North America on October 21 and Europe on October 24.

For sunset, night and sunrise videos, follow through.

From The Chatty

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    September 23, 2008 12:03 PM

    this looks boring as fuck, best thing in there was the rocket launcher reload animation.

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      September 23, 2008 12:06 PM

      To each his own I guess. Looks like boiling point: road to hell without the glitches to me. So I'll be picking it up soon as I have my new rig.

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        September 23, 2008 12:44 PM

        I agree with Kaboomzzz...this looks incredibly dry. What a horrible trailer to showcase your game. Yawnage.

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          September 23, 2008 2:15 PM

          I totally want this game. When I was a teenager with an attention span of 14 seconds I wanted games that involved constant carnage and spastic color schemes, but as an adult with a life that has enough excitement I really enjoy some nice murder at my own pace wander through the forest type game play.

          I really enjoyed the new stalker clear sky until it turned into a lame fps 60% of the way through. They clearly shipped that thing early and cut 40% of the intended content.

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            September 23, 2008 4:54 PM

            I agree. Clear Sky was great up until they stopped allowing me to go back through the areas. I played the entire game one way and in the end was forced by the game to do it their way, which seemed to me to be the polar opposite of what stalker was supposed to be about.

            Im also really excited for this game. What did it for me in these videos was just the sheer scale of it all. One thing I've always loved about open-ended games is just exploring the area and looking for cool sights and this game seems to have them in excess.

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              September 23, 2008 6:53 PM

              Agreed 100%, both about Clear Sky and Far Cry 2 :)

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            September 23, 2008 6:09 PM

            Strange, I'm an old duffer by a longshot (no teenage-level attention span) and I have no interest in the apparently monolithic pace this trailer seemed to present. ::: shrug ::: Each to his own, I guess.

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        September 23, 2008 6:54 PM

        I'm with you. I loved Boiling Point despite the many glitches and FarCry2 looks like the big budget sequel BP will never get.

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      September 23, 2008 12:10 PM

      Did you enjoy the original FarCry?

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        September 23, 2008 12:40 PM

        actually yea I did. But it wasn't made by the same people.... either.

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      September 23, 2008 12:17 PM

      What's a fuck?

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        September 23, 2008 12:30 PM

        Yeah, his definition must be different than mine because if it's boring, you are defeinitely doing something wrong.

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      September 23, 2008 12:43 PM

      I agree, it looks pretty dumb.

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      September 23, 2008 1:15 PM

      Africa is a boring setting.

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        September 23, 2008 2:18 PM

        I'm gonna create my own alternate ending to "A Constant Gardner" with this excellent Farcry 2 - someone needs to set an fps in the Brazilian favellas so I can re-enact "City of God" too. Hopefully with a BJJ mod.

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      September 23, 2008 1:21 PM

      i actually like how you can choose which way you want to play it. day 1 purchase for me. the exploration aspect of the game is something i would really enjoy.

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        September 23, 2008 1:32 PM

        SOLD. I love expansive games that encourage exploring. I especially can't wait for some jungle exploring when in the rain or other interesting atmospheric conditions. I usually like a good dose of immersion in my games and this seems to be dripping with it.

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          September 23, 2008 2:36 PM

          completely agree. you can run in gun hoe or stealth around like in the one video. i welcome the choice.

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          September 23, 2008 6:10 PM

          Until you realize that there's really nothing there to explore and that the game thinly veils its "open-ended aspect" with a lot of foliage and the occasional wild animal. Whee! Exciting!

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            September 23, 2008 6:12 PM

            To clarify a bit - I'm hoping that this turns out great and that reviews reveal it to be awesomeness incarnate, but I'm extremely doubtful based on what I've seen in previews and trailers up to this point. Show us the pizazz guys.

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      September 24, 2008 5:15 AM

      Agian, Recoiless Rifle, but actually seeing a Recoiless Rifle in a game was cool.