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Far Cry

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Crytek

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'Far Cry' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 23, 2004 @ 12:14 p.m. PST

The commercial release of Far Cry delivers stunningly detailed graphics, the genre's largest game environments, most deadly A.I. and an unprecedented 1.2 km view-distance. As Jack Carver, players find themselves stranded in paradise after escorting an inquisitive journalist to a remote tropical island. Paradise quickly turns deadly as an unrelenting team of highly trained mercenaries work together to hunt Jack and take him down. Players will explore a vast island chain rendered in exquisite detail through state-of-the-art graphic technology, while outwitting hordes of cunning mercenaries by staging long-range assaults and using every vehicle, weapon, and strategy at their disposal.

Additionally, Far Cry will ship with the intuitive, Sandbox Editor(tm). CryENGINE technology allows for the easiest, most user-friendly map-editing tools ever created. Players can build their own maps, re-construct game levels, and switch from editing to playing on the fly with one simple command. Following are Far Cry's game features:

Gameplay Features:

  • Far Cry's unprecedented 1.2 km draw distance elevates the art of sniping and long-range gameplay to new levels of intensity.
  • Take cover in dense foliage, submerge yourself underwater, commandeer assault vehicles-even take flight to stay alive.
  • Build your own maps, re-construct game levels, and switch from editing to playing on the fly with the unbelievably intuitive Sandbox Editor.
  • Enemies react in real-time, take cover, call in reinforcements, and use advanced group formation tactics to take you out.
  • Discover a new breed of tropical terror within murky caverns, ruins, swamps, compounds, fortifications, and genetic laboratories.
  • Engage in explosive island warfare with up to 20 players in Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, and the all-new Assault Mode.

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