Far Cry Series News


Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon diary talks to hero Rex Colt

By John Keefer, Apr 18, 2013 10:15am PDT

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is a campy homage to action movies and heroes of the 1980s, In that vein, Ubisoft has released a new developer diary going behind the scenes with Michael Biehn, the voice of the game's star Sgt. Rex Power Colt.


"Not sure about the game itself, but I sure am loving everything they're doing to advertise it so ..."

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Blood Dragon: The Cyber War live action short features ninja cyborgs

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 16, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Fans of the 80s have one more reason to be enthralled with Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon: a live action short film.


"Blood Dragon is awesome, if for no other reason than it's a much desired return to the 80's. It ..."

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Ubisoft creative director wants to make more Blood Dragon

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2013 9:15am PDT

"If you look at what happened after Rambo 3 and Robocop 3, shit just went haywire. We tried to encapsulate that," Blood Dragon's creative director told us.


"He's crying in his shower for the failure that DNF was... no he's not"

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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."

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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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