Buy the ARP T-Shirt! BIOS Optimization Guide Money Savers!
 
 01 October 2004
 Ubisoft
  http://www.farcry...
 Games
 Maximus_Detritus
 1.0
 Discuss here !
 52064
 
   
Workstation Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 8.3
These days, there are so many workstation graphics card models that it has become qui... Read here
BIOS Option Of The Week - Boot To OS/2
Since 1999, we have been developing the BIOS Optimization Guide, affectionately known... Read here
   
Buy The BOG Book Subscribe To The BOG! Latest Money Savers!
Far Cry Review
Digg! Reddit!Add to Reddit | Bookmark this article:

Introduction

Trees, sun, the ocean, and a beautiful lady to bring along for the ride. Yes, life does indeed look good for you, Jack Carver.

Running a charter boat service in gorgeous Micronesia, with its beautiful islands and scenery, and a past no one knows much of, it all seems relatively uncomplicated. Things change though, when a beautiful and ambitious reporter, Val, shows up asking for a boat ride.

One thunderstorm later, the boat ride has been cut short. And you're dumped on an island in the middle of nowhere, suddenly faced with mercenaries who want to kill you, mutants that want to debone you, a missing reporter, and a story that slowly unravels to reveal the diabolical plans of an evil genius with aspirations, unsurprisingly, to take over the world.

Welcome to Far Cry, Hell's version of Paradise. Don't forget to rescue the girl!


Welcome to beautiful Micronesia. Death and destruction await.

 

Guns Aren't The Only Things That Can Hurt You

Far Cry is billed as a 'tactical/stealth' first-person shooter with an emphasis on intelligent and discretionary use of your weapons. In other words, you have to know when to shoot, hide and run. Or you're toast.

The overall feel of this particular FPS has been expertly executed. You have your standard HUD, with indicators for Health, Armour and Stamina. There is a stealth meter, which calculates and tells you how obvious your presence is to the enemy (familiar in concept for fans of the Thief games).

There is also a radar screen in the bottom left corner that shows the locations of known enemies and interestingly, pinpoints the origin of gunfire. Very handy if you're trying to figure out the location of a sniper or camouflaged mercenaries.

 

Help Support ARP!

If you like this site and/or this article, please help support us by clicking on the IntelliTXT ads or any of the banners. Thanks!



 
   
The Acer Aspire One Netbook Upgrade Guide
Seagate 250 GB Momentus 5400.5 SATA Notebook Hard Disk Drive Review Rev. 1.1
Intel's Desktop Chipset Roadmap @ October, 2008
NVIDIA nForce 200 SLI Processor Overview
Auzen X-Fi Prelude 7.1 Sound Card Review
Corsair XMS2-8500 DDR2 Memory Pictorial Review
Mushkin 2GB XP2-5300 Extreme Performance DDR2 Dual Pack Review
Jetart ThermoEye DT2000 Thermometer Review
Definitive Review of the Kensington Saddlebag Pro
Spam - The Digital Pest

 


Copyright © Tech ARP.com. All rights reserved.