Far Cry 3
Far Cry 3 Interview - Jamie Keen Talks Jungle Warfare and Much More
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Far Cry isn't your common or garden FPS franchise, and nor therefore is Far Cry 3, which has you visiting an exotic jungle paradise, where you're constanty pursued and hounded by unscrupulous mercenaries, while your sanity gradually ebbs away over the course of the game's narrative.

With Far Cry 2 proving a divisive beast upon its release, Far Cry 3 has a weight of expectation to live up to and a great deal of issues to rectify. The Far Cry 3 dev team has been keeping its eye on the forums though, and will be looking to address the feedback and complaints that plagued the previous game.

How do we know this? Because Far Cry 3's Lead Game Designer Jamie Keen told us so at Ubisoft's Summer Showcase in London. We caught up with Keen to find out what to expect from Far Cry 3, its lush environment and a lot more besides.

Far Cry 3 is out in 2012.


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Comment #1 by BeheldBryan
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:07:14 PM
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Better be more like the first game. Far Cry 2 sucked.

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Comment #2 by II KaotiK
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:07:58 PM
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I really hope Far Cry III is what Far Cry II should have been.

What sounded like a great concept on paper unfortunately failed to execute well as a final product.

So far, based on both what I have seen and read, Far Cry III is heading in a positive direction.


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Comment #3 by Epic Gamer Will
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:14:02 PM
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Really liked the E3 demo and its getting better and better.


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Comment #4 by asilent boom
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:21:57 PM
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I liked FC2 even though I never got to finish it because my save corrupted 70% of the way through the game. Even with those problems I'm still looking forward to this game, I can't wait to see more of the island.

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Comment #5 by Verdinial
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:24:23 PM
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Can't wait for this one, first day for me :)

~Jimmy Gibbes Jr

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Comment #6 by lid
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:47:32 PM
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The graphics look amazing in this game and the shooting over cover feature looks different and unique. lookin awesome!


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Comment #7 by BauerPower
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 07:56:38 PM
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Looks great. Nice to know that the developers are realisitically loooking at how to improve the game.

~Why do people do this? Who do they think is interested?

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Comment #8 by ademlakey
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 08:13:13 PM
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Game looks good.


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Comment #9 by Biopsycho
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 08:16:38 PM
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I hope to god they don't put stuff like the freaking diamonds...

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Comment #10 by Verdinial
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 08:18:43 PM
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@9 Aww'h you ruined the chain :(


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Comment #11 by Link0913
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 08:54:52 PM
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I'm glad they're listening to their fans. Far cry 2 was just too ambitious, but it had lots of great ideas. I'm also glad to hear they are bringing fire back.
II KaotiK has been signing his posts for forever, everyone else is copying

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Comment #12 by Vigor
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 09:23:43 PM
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Preordered. ^_^

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Comment #13 by UnitedKingdom
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 09:55:47 PM
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This game looks awesome!



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Comment #14 by The Betrayer142
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 10:30:54 PM
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Seriously, you don't need to sign your post. That's what they have forum signatures for and your user name AND your linked gamertag if you've got one. That's 3 different ways of identifying you other than a stupid signature.

OT: I actually might take an interest in the franchise now that they seemed to have taken it up a notch.

~Unnecessary Signature

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Comment #15 by 232323jvc
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 01:47:02 AM
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I hope the game wont make you spend hours running if your car got fucked


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Comment #16 by Nevander
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 02:22:18 AM
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LOL at all the people dumping on the guy for doing the comment signatures.

On topic, I am looking forward to Far Cry 3, I'm glad they're bringing back the actual colorful jungle aspect instead of the boring jungles and deserts of Far Cry 2, which had nothing to do with the originals in any way.

Looking forward to this game.

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Comment #17 by Ace IIXII
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 04:00:31 AM
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I hope my brand new AK doesn't explode after 3 mags used. The jamming after extended use was a neat touch, but for the gun to completely disintegrate was a tad ridiculous. Loved the ammo box idea, making it dangerous to go resupply was a great gameplay idea. Again can't wait for the map editor. I hope they add a lot more structures to play with. Just give us walls, windows, doors and floors and let us create our own buildings.


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Comment #18 by BADFELLA
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 04:00:47 AM
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farcry2 was so shh... im never playing these games agen 8)

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Comment #19 by SilvereX
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 04:15:02 AM
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Comment #20 by Harry Rasing
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 04:27:20 AM
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Definitely looking forward to this title!!

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Comment #21 by Kazenji
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 04:36:19 AM
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Shame we won't be seeing more science experiments in these games

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Comment #22 by Zmoke
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 05:04:07 AM
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Zipak söi eilen parsakaalia ja keitti perunan.

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Comment #23 by GR4V1G0R3
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 05:06:18 AM
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all i want to know is

how the fuck could they call it far cry 2, when it had fuck all to do with far cry

so, then, how can this be far cry 3....

personally i've never given the game a chance, was a big fan of the original, then 2 came out, my mate bught it, and i was shocked that nothing of far cry was in it, it was just some FPS in africa (or somewhere like that)

if this game isn't any closer to it, i'll just ignore this one aswell, it's like if they called red dead redemption, GTA 1830 instead

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Comment #24 by EdRedSkull
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 08:25:05 AM
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It seems good but I do not know what to expect because I've never played the other 2.

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Comment #25 by smithy2010
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 11:14:13 AM
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Videos I have seen look good but I was fooled last time with far cry 2 videos, so hopefully they've made changes and it's better

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Comment #26 by ViNyLek
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 11:58:46 AM
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I don't know what beast are you refering to, but FC2 was pretty bad. Good concept, but wasted effort. Lets hope this one lives up to the hype this time around:-)

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Comment #27 by madasahat
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 12:46:40 PM
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No diamonds pleeeeeeeeeeeeeese!

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Comment #28 by Dr Popodopolus
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 01:09:33 PM
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- thismakesmefeelspecialcauseithinkiambetterthaneveryoneelseandclearlyiam

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Comment #29 by GreaseMonkeyGB
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 01:49:50 PM
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Reminds me of the first one

~ Voldemort

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Comment #30 by Venomized
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 05:22:54 PM
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Not going to lie. The start menu screen looks sick.

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Comment #31 by Venomized
Thursday, July 28, 2011 @ 05:27:00 PM
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Any everyone should take a look at this thread. Yes I was bored.

I wonder how many times he signs his name when he posts. Probably 90% of the time.

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Comment #32 by Trendin
Wednesday, August 03, 2011 @ 09:53:36 PM
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This game looks coolio

-Barack Obama

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Comment #33 by newbsicle
Monday, August 08, 2011 @ 11:56:10 AM
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Far cry 2 did suck ass. It's like they said to themselves. Gee, we we're really successful on the first far cry, how can me make this one suck? I know how! Let's make it so it takes 200 hours to boost all the achievements in the game and not allow custom maps in ranked games. While we're at it let's make it so your rank resets in player matches. I think you might have some very shitty ideas there that I like, Bob.

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Comment #34 by Dyldo720
Monday, August 08, 2011 @ 11:17:55 PM
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This game will be using the cry engine so anyone whos played crysis knows that they have the best graphics on console and their engine is very smooth, i have very high hopes for this game and im positive crytek wont let us down. Thumbs up if you agree!

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Comment #35 by DEATHGRIPS
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 @ 03:58:45 AM
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Most people thats say far cry 2 sucks is because you suck at the game and have to boost it thats why

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Comment #36 by oDEADDOGo
Saturday, August 13, 2011 @ 01:50:21 PM
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Loved FarCry Instincts/Predator. FarCry 2 had nothing to do with the 1st. Wheres the crazy Dr. performing experiments with drugs? So it should have never been called "FarCry 2". FarCry 3 looks awesome though. Can't wait to play it even if it has nothing to do with the first or second game.


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Comment #37 by randomjord93
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 @ 07:33:32 PM
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Needs an offline split screen test my stupid levels like the first one, maybe with online custom game.

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Comment #38 by illadelphiaLOVE
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 @ 09:57:32 PM
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The original Far Cry n on the terms of xbox 360, far cry instincts n predator one is still one of my fav. shooter game/games to jus pick up and play, i loved how the original was a superb shooter n had the sci-fi vibe of how you are infected n you can go beast mode, but then crytek left it to ubisoft n far cry 2 came out. yes the graphcis are at that time n still now one of the most gorgeous to hit consoles, and the world was epic, the gameplay was good, and the story was superb but it just wasnt Far Cry!! you didnt have the infected addition to the gameplay and no Maleria doesnt count thats just a shitty sickness that jus annoyed you lol. but overall i cant hate because far cry 2 was and is one of the best shooters on console, thats how a shooter should be, A epic world, smooth n fun n gritty n realistic gameplay n shooting, upgrades, plenty of side missions, amazing addictive n imeersive story n a slick plot. THATS HOW A SHOOTER SHOULD BE!! not call of duty where you just have a standard story and jus grab a gun n run threw n shoot your way to the conclusion. but FAR CRY 3 is looking AMAZING!! i cant wait, this is in my top 3 FPS games coming out, with Ghost Recon and Deus EX, NOW I HOPE THE MP WILL BE AS ADDICTIVE AS THE FIRST FAR CRY!

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Comment #39 by VissTaa
Friday, August 19, 2011 @ 01:58:47 PM
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To be honest with you guys I dont care which Far Cry its gonna be more like. As long as the game is fun ill be happy.

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Comment #40 by J3ffgodofbiscuits
Monday, August 29, 2011 @ 06:21:47 AM
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They better not make it two millions miles long like Far cry 2. That was the biggest downfall for me. Number 2 was just like go here do this, go back here kill bad guys, go back here again, kill this guy, speak to nonchalant guy who gives you missions. REALLY!! it was so badly done, very boring simple missions, but graphics were a plus.

Lets just hope the make a nice huge world with better options ways and means of getting around the Far Cry 3 universe.

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Comment #41 by xXSooperdaveXx
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 @ 12:00:21 PM
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Have to agree with 1 and 2. Farcry 2 LOOKED good visually but just didn't keep me interested. Got bored really quick with that one

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US December 04, 2012
Europe November 30, 2012

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