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Join Date: Sep 2008
Re: Far Cry 3 reviews are flooding in.
I finished it yesteray. I probably liked it less than you'd guess from the number of hours I sunk into it, but then what choice did I have with all the stop-annoying-me-now upgrades hidden behind meaningless bloat. I basically thought it had incredibly great shooting and movement, and it's beautiful in an oversaturated, Just-Cause-2-as-FPS way. Everything else about it is a massive step down from Far Cry 2 (bar the respawn mechanics, which they swung back too far in the other direction). Messy story, stupid mini-map with stupid icons for stupid mini-games, ridiculous crafting/looting system (I don't care if your wallet's too small - put the money in your empty rucksack you fuck, and also why can I buy massive fucking machine-guns from VENDING MACHINES every four meters, but no one thought to invent "leather wallets" until I came along to handcraft them), ignorant checkpointing system, etc.
Man. It's a huge testament to how good the minute-to-minute shooting/jumping/stumbling about feels that I stuck with it.