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Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
One quick thing: is this using the Cryengine2? And if it is, why is it produced by Ubisoft (no offense, but I think they suck at producing games).

Ubisoft purchased the full license for Far Cry. The purchased all the rights and trademark for that game. So Yeah its not made by Crytek. Its made by Ubisoft montreal not shanghai.

no its not using the cryengine 2 at all. Its using dunia a new TM engine by ubisoft. However, they are using 2-3 percent of Cryengine 1 code btw.

Source?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far_Cry_2

Wikipedia ftw!!
post #12 of 22
looks great, hopefully it'll be an awesome game. i just hope they havnt decided to simply 'port' to PC, given it has console support.
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post #13 of 22
oh man i want this game.

i want to be a machete warrior!
    
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whoa! game looks sweet! hecka looking forward to this! ive played thru the first farcry and loved it! 1/2 way thru crysis. cant wait for this to come out!
 
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post #15 of 22
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whoa! game looks sweet! hecka looking forward to this! ive played thru the first farcry and loved it! 1/2 way thru crysis. cant wait for this to come out!
Sorry to burst your bubble but these people made Far Cry instinct and predator and was made by montreal studio ubisoft. From reports and reviews I have read its was horrible.

I won't judge a game until I have played it

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looks great, hopefully it'll be an awesome game. i just hope they havnt decided to simply 'port' to PC, given it has console support.

Lets not start the hype shall we. Actually the hype has already begun

if this game gets delayed(again) then people are going to be mad.
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I hope the hype doesn't kill it!
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post #17 of 22
Looks great hope the coding is better than crysis
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post #18 of 22
that looks awesome. i want it NOW lol.
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post #19 of 22
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Lets not start the hype shall we. Actually the hype has already begun

if this game gets delayed(again) then people are going to be mad.
lol im not starting any hype? im one of the few who strongly disagrees with hyping up anything... except GTA4. which paid off, coz that game is the best game i've ever played and lived up to every hype and hope i had.

im more worried this game has the potential to fall flat on its arse and fail. not coz its going to consoles, thats a great idea. just that, it usually means devs will cut corners by porting the game, not giving us a ground-up for PC.
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post #20 of 22
Well, it looks impressive graphically speaking but I found the trailer to be just meh and the plot seems to be a bit weak...

That's just me though. I prefer more linear games like COD4 and Crysis to nonlinear ones like this and Oblivion, for instance.

When I'm given so many choices on what to do next, I feel kind of overwhelmed and either try to do everything (which I simply cannot do) or do absolutely nothing at all.

Plus, it's a single-player game (any news on multi-player component?) and quite honestly I'm sick of these single-player games. I honestly do not have the time to sit for 16+ hrs and play; I prefer half and hour to hour long sessions of quality online multiplayer games I enjoy (AKA CSS, TF2, COD4, Battlefield, etc.).
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