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Just Cause 2

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Avalanche Studios
Release Date: March 23, 2010 (US), March 26, 2010 (EU)

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'Just Cause 2' (ALL) Details New Two DLC Packages

by Rainier on April 23, 2010 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT

Just Cause 2 stars Rico Rodriguez, back to wreak havoc once again, this time with a new destination - the huge playground of the Southeast Asian islands of Panau, in an over-the-top Hollywood-esque blockbuster of a video game.

Just Cause 2 stars Rico Rodriguez, back to wreak havoc once again, this time with a new destination – the huge playground of the South East Asian islands of Panau, in an over-the-top Hollywood-esque blockbuster.

With more stunts, vehicles and weapons than ever before and an incredible overhauled grappling hook, Rico returns to action in Panau, an incredibly detailed and vast 1000 sq km game world of different climates and ultra-realistic weather effects. Leap from your plane and skydive from 10,000 feet down into a tropical jungle, tear across an arid desert in a dune buggy or climb your way up a snowy mountain in a 4x4. The vast open-ended, unique gameplay is back, allowing you full freedom once again to free roam and explore the massive world of Panau and tackle your assignments however you want.

With a new and improved air, land and sea stunt system featuring Rico’s notorious parachute and grappling hook, taken to incredible new extremes and a massive array of new vehicles featuring an advanced driving model, players can now pull off some of the finest action stunts ever seen in a video game in a truly massive and beautifully rendered environment.

Available from April 29th, the ‘Black Market Aerial Pack’ is the ultimate accessory for airborne agents. Taking full advantage of Just Cause 2’s vertical gameplay, the pack is the perfect partner for aerial devastation, containing:

  • F-33 Dragon Fly Jet Fighter: a versatile attack aircraft, equipped with twin missiles and quad-mounted mini-guns
  • Multi-lock Missile Launcher: a devastating weapon of destruction featuring laser-guided auto-lock on up to four targets
  • Parachute Dual Thrusters: twin parachute-mounted jets which transform Rico’s trademark parachute into one of the most nimble and powerful attack platforms.

Following on May 25th, the ‘Black Market Boom Pack’ fills a gap in the market for the agent with little concern for collateral damage. With three experimental and highly volatile prototype weapons, the pack is the final word in wide-scale carnage, featuring:

  • Quad Rocket Launcher: half shotgun, half rocket launcher, all carnage
  • Cluster Bomb Launcher: the natural successor to the grenade launcher
  • Air Propulsion Gun: a highly experimental jet-powered blast weapon, powerful enough to send vehicles and soldiers skywards.

As Rico Rodriguez, the Agency's most powerful weapon, players must take on the island of Panau and its military regime in order to track down Rico's former boss and mentor, Tom Sheldon, who has gone rogue with millions in Agency cash and intel. Using a unique grapple and parachute combination, there is no vertical limit as the air becomes your playground: grapple a passing plane in flight, hijack helicopters, BASE jump from the tallest buildings or mountains and leave a trail of chaos and destruction in your wake. Just Cause 2 offers players the freedom to tackle missions any way they choose and, with over 100 vehicles and countless upgrades and collectibles, the choices for relentless adrenaline-fuelled action are limitless.

Available for €1.99/$1.99 from the PlayStation Store and Steam, and 160 MS Points from Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

System Requirements:

  • Minimum System Requirements:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista (Windows XP is unsupported)
    • Processor: Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Athlon 64 X2 4200 / Pentium D 3GHz)
    • Memory: 2GB System Memory
    • Hard Drive: 10GB of free drive space
    • Graphics: DX10 compatible graphics card with 256 MB of memory (Nvidia GeForce 8800 series/ ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro)
    • Sound: 100% DirectX 10 compatible sound card
    • DirectX: Microsoft DirectX 10
  • Recommended System Requirements:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 or Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 2.4GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 3GB system Memory
    • Hard Drive:
    • Graphics: DX10 compatible graphics card with 512 MB of memory (Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 series/ ATI Radeon HD 5750 series)
    • Sound: 100% DirectX 10 compatible Dolby Digital 5.1 sound card
    • DirectX: Microsoft DirectX 10.1

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