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In the spirit of the money-saving holidays (and Thanksgiving, we guess), Sony kicked off a new Co-Op Gaming sale today that discounts games with local or online multiplayer functionality. The deals end on December 1, and PlayStation Plus subscribers get a bigger discount than other PSN users: up to...

November 25th 2014 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The ebb and flow of PC gaming has been odd. Arcades rose and fell. Handhelds were dominated by a single company then marginalized by phones. Consoles rules economically but became more and more PC-like over time. Personal computers themselves, meanwhile, have been tidal over gaming's lifespan. Thro...

May 23rd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed today that the publisher's open-world first-person shooter Far Cry 3 has sold more than 9 million copies since its multiplatform launch in 2012. "Far Cry 3 has now sold 9 million units since its release in December 2012, which bodes very well for the launch of F...

May 15th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft may not want to publicly acknowledge the existence of a new entry in the Far Cry series just yet, but that won't stop its employees from citing the game in their resumes. Xavier Plagnal currently serves as Studio Design Manager at Ubisoft Shanghai. A visit to his LinkedIn profile reveals t...

January 27th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Anxious to take a trip somewhere beautiful yet superbly dangerous? From now until January 14, Microsoft is discounting select Far Cry content on Xbox 360 as part of the Deal of the Week promotion. For $5, you can snag Far Cry Instincts Predator, Far Cry 2 or Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. Dropping $15 w...

January 7th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the Far Cry franchise, publisher Ubisoft has announced a special compilation package for PS3 owners. The Far Cry Compilation bundle features Joystiq favorites Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3 and, the standalone riot, Blood Dragon. PlayStation 3 owners can stalk the ju...

January 7th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft is currently hosting a massive sale, including half-priced versions of Assassin's Creed 4, and Far Cry 3 at 75 percent off. The caveats attached to these deals are all time-based and surprisingly complicated. For instance, that Assassin's Creed 4 discount is only available to UK PlayStatio...

December 20th 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution actor Elias Toufexis, who provided the gravely voice for hero Adam Jensen, told convention goers that he'd been hired by Ubisoft to play the lead role in Far Cry 3, only to be replaced later. As X360A reports, Toufexis claimed he'd recorded voice work as Far Cry 3 hero Jas...

October 28th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Sony has announced its European PlayStation Plus lineup for October, revealing that subscribers will receive free access to Far Cry 3 and other downloadable hits throughout the month. Capcom's action-RPG Dragon's Dogma will also launch for PlayStation Plus in Europe next month, complete with the g...

September 18th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Far Cry 3 is on sale for $20 on GameStop's site. The offer only applies to the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game, as the physical PC version is not available online through GameStop, though a downloadable version is being offered for $40. It's currently discounted to $23.99 on Steam as part of...

July 20th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft will pursue a sequel to Far Cry 3, Senior VP of Marketing and Sales Tony Key has announced plainly. "It's a great brand, and now it's got the recognition it deserves, so we're clearly going to make another one: more on that soon," Key told GameSpot. That recognition comes from combined ret...

July 15th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments