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Sweet. Can't wait. More cover for sniping and doing stealth kills.
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Umm no. Far Cry 3 has one of the worst stories of all-time. Go read the interviews where the writer has to defend his story as "satire" in the face of bad critical reaction.

Um, no. The whole reason for the bad rep was the ending that didn't sit well with many people's stomachs. Some people can't handle endings that don't involve the hero and all his friends living happily ever after. The rest of the storyline was well received, by pretty much everyone...
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Um, no. The whole reason for the bad rep was the ending that didn't sit well with many people's stomachs. Some people can't handle endings that don't involve the hero and all his friends living happily ever after. The rest of the storyline was well received, by pretty much everyone...

That is completely incorrect, the ending has nothing to do with the idea that the game was "satire" as the writer claims. Read the reviews from Giant Bomb, Gamespot, IGN, etc. They all pan the story.
 
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So much rage against FC3 story... I liked it, enjoyed myself, and didn't go into it expecting a AAA blockbuster story. You have to remove yourself from expecting absolute realism from these stories. I think for the situations presented and what we're given as personality for the characters, they acted somewhat as expected.. plus Vaas was freaking awesome lol.

The writing was acceptable for 2 and 3, and i expect the same or better from 4. If anything, we could say (like/dislike 3's story) that they've learned from the past and can use that to improve on future projects. It's so easy to be negative and point all the faults out.. i'm looking forward to the bright points. biggrin.gif
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The game is a preposterous mess of video game/movie cliches that the writer claims were intended as "satire". You enjoyed it, so clearly it was a masterpiece of writing? That's funny because you sound exactly like the people who defend the story of the Transformers movies. I can name you hundreds of games released just since 2012 with better stories than Far Cry 3.

How did you jump from him saying it wasn't a bad movie to claiming he said it was a masterpiece? Then again you still didn't answer his question about naming a better story. You just replied with the casual " I know so many that I'm not even going to name one"
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That is completely incorrect, the ending has nothing to do with the idea that the game was "satire" as the writer claims. Read the reviews from Giant Bomb, Gamespot, IGN, etc. They all pan the story.

If you let critics form your opinions I feel sorry for you. FC3 story was pretty dang good considering it wasn't a story-oriented game to begin with. Vaas was rated one of the best enemies in a game for that year, by multiple sources.

Compared to most AAA games nowadays, FC3 had a lengthy campaign, pretty good gameplay, and an above average storyline. I put something like 40-50 hours into it, which is far longer than I get from most AAA single player focused FPS games.
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Got nothing against the story but i lost interest in far cry 3 after going crossfire and the game becoming a stuttery mess. Feel like i should go back and finish it now, but i have also re-installed os since then and re-starting it and re installing u play seems like to much of a effort.
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Some people can't handle endings that don't involve the hero and all his friends living happily ever after.

I thought if he spare his girlfriend everybody lives except for that crazy lmaosmiley.gif

I'm glad I saved the game right before that and get to see both endings.... The last part killed me.
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Ubisoft seems to be following the "Saints Row" method of sequeling. That is to say, make each successive game more batcrap insane than the last one.

Far Cry 2: Very realistic and grounded
Far Cry 3: Kind of surreal and you fight a giant black demon thing in a dream.
Far Cry 4: Ride a charging elephant into battle screaming and spraying machine gun fire.
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Looking forward to this...
 
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