Far Cry Series News


Far Cry 4 level design director talks co-op, elephants, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to check out Far Cry 4 and speak to the game's level design director, Mark Thompson, about many of the features coming to the latest chapter of the franchise.


"i have this on pre-order but one thing really really pissed me off watching this video was when ..."

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Far Cry 4 'Welcome to Kyrat' trailer doesn't seem very welcoming

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2014 7:45am PDT

A new trailer series for Far Cry 4 has kicked off, detailing different regions of Kyrat. It starts with the lowlands, showing off the environment, wildlife, and chief villain of the area.


"I had the same problem. Not sure if it's a design problem or just being used to the old way of ..."

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Far Cry 4's numerous weapons highlighted in latest trailer

By Daniel Perez, Oct 02, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Far Cry 4 has a lot of weapons. It's best to get to know some of the deadlier ones before the game comes out.


"Damn well better be a weapon called the Lance of Longinus... Evangelion!"

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Far Cry 4 trailer tells its story from the view of its antagonist

By Daniel Perez, Sep 26, 2014 7:30am PDT

Ubisoft released a new trailer for Far Cry 4 that shows us its story from the perspective of its antagonist, Pagan Min.


"Sounds to me like he's bitter it's not designed like a 90s FPS game."

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Far Cry 4 lead programmer talks story, mission structure, and wildlife

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 04, 2014 4:00pm PDT

During last week's trip to New York City, the Shacknews video crew met up with Raphael Parent, lead programmer for Far Cry 4, to talk about the story, the creative use of wildlife, and more.


"Not all people have sold out to the idea of buying multiple consoles or even one so anything ..."

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Far Cry 4 gets 'Kyrat' limited edition for $130

By Robert Workman, Jul 07, 2014 8:19am PDT

The Far Cry 4 Kyrat Edition comes with plenty of goodies for a hefty price


Far Cry 4: played at E3 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We got to go hands-on with the latter part of the Far Cry 4 demo from Sony's press conference, playing out the fortress scenario with different strategies that included flying in with a gyro-copter and riding a wild elephant.


"Not enough incredibly intrusive UI that covers 1/4th the screen."

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Far Cry 4 players on PlayStation can invite friends that don't own the game

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 6:42pm PDT

New Far Cry 4 footage made its way to Sony's press conference, as well as an announcement that PlayStation owners could invite their PSN friends to jump in, even if they don't own the game.


"I hope the PC version/ U Play/ Steam / Whatever supports this as well."

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Watch the opening minutes of Far Cry 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 3:09pm PDT

Ubisoft kicked off their E3 Media Briefing by taking us on a bus for a trip through Far Cry 4. While the trailer doesn't reveal so much about the game's main character, it does continue to familiarize fans with its villain by showing the first five minutes of the game.


"3 was way better than 2 but they should just skip the terrible story and mind numbingly dull ..."

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Far Cry 4 leak spills more plot details

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2014 11:45am PDT

A product page for Far Cry 4 leaked early, and gives more plot details on the main character's business in Kyrat.


"Don't worry, it's racist, sexist, ageist, and generally politically incorrect. The mob is trying ..."

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Far Cry Classic launch trailer shows off console transition

By Steve Watts, Feb 12, 2014 10:30am PST

Far Cry Classic has launched on consoles, and Ubisoft released a new launch trailer to show off the port.


"Can the 64-bit version patch still be easily downloaded from somewhere. I have the original disc ..."

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Far Cry Classic coming revamped to Xbox 360 and PS3 next week

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2014 9:45am PST

After a strange spot of confusion, Ubisoft has announced that Far Cry Classic will indeed be coming to North America--next week, in fact. Ubi's HD revamp of the series-sparking shooter was included in the European equivalent of the Far Cry Compilation, but, for whatever reas...


"If they take away lean they would have to change the gameplay balancing."

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Far Cry Compilation celebrates series' 10th anniversary

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 07, 2014 11:30am PST

Far Cry Compilation will celebrate Far Cry's 10th anniversary by bringing Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon to PS3 owners on one single disc.


"Should really re-install FarCry back to my computer and just disappear into that tropical ..."

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Far Cry 4 namedropped by composer

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 08, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Given how massively successful both Far Cry 3 and Blood Dragon were, it's unsurprising Ubisoft would work on a sequel. And given that the number 4 follows the number 3...


"Far Cry 3 is such a great game, I'm looking forward to this game just as much as I'm looking ..."

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sells over half a million, exceeds expectations

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Hey, remember when Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon won over the love of the internet? Well, it sure made bank.


"Way to go Ubisoft letting your game designers get creative and make something off the wall fun ..."

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