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Thoughts: Far Cry 2.


Far Cry 2 manages the remarkable feat of being a game that I knew practically nothing about before booting it up and yet which still managed to disappoint me. It shows a substantial amount of promise in the first thirty minutes of the game that it completely fails to make good on. It tries to depart from standard FPS memes but is ultimately too scared to make itself truly unique. And so it occupies this extremely weak middle ground, where it has no scripted events that can grab a player’s attention and also ties the hands of those who get their kicks out of exploration, resulting in a crippled hybrid failure of a game.

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