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The next set of bonuses coming to PlayStation Plus subscribers should tickle fans of old-school beat-em'-ups, as well as fans of egregious misspellings. The latest Sega title to serve as an incentive for the premium program is Comix Zone, the 1995 Genesis brawler that was notable for its clever c...

August 3rd 2011 at 10:45pm 0 Comments
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First and foremost, if you haven't played Far Cry 2, you're a monster. Let's just get that out of the way up front. I note as much because it's with my deep-seated love of Far Cry 2 that I approached today's hands-off presentation of Far Cry 3 ... and came away kinda worried.To be clear, the game i...

June 8th 2011 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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These tears in our eyes? They're tears of joy, friends. The latest batch of Ubisoft titles to be savagely cut down on Steam's digital distribution platform includes Far Cry and Far Cry 2: Fortune's Edition, available for today only for $2.50 and $5, respectively! Now, let's go blow up the jungle.

May 26th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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[Image Source] Clint Hocking, longtime creative director at Ubisoft on the Splinter Cell games and lead designer on FarCry 2, has announced on his blog that he has resigned from Ubisoft. The separation appears to be genial -- Hocking waxes a little poetic about his nearly-a-decade with the company,...

May 3rd 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Now, we know that Xbox 360 Games on Demand costing $19.99 and $29.99 is nothing new, but we have to call into question the choice of that higher price point for two of the three newest games available via the service. Far Cry 2, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men and Shrek the Third are now on the Marketp...

April 27th 2010 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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Though we rarely acknowledge their existence (unless they're super original or horrifically ugly), heads-up displays and user interfaces play a major role in how we interact with games. Former DICE designer Marcus Andrews was recently tasked by his previous employer with studying a variety of UIs t...

February 24th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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The first Far Cry may seem a bit ancient if you've never played it before, but Far Cry 2 is still a very viable source for securing your quota of fun. Each are 50 percent off on Steam this weekend -- Far Cry for $5 and Far Cry 2: Fortune's Edition for $10. If you're wondering what all of the hull...

February 6th 2010 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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There's nothing quite like a 30-second tech demo clip to get our hearts racing. Maybe, just maybe, the inclusion of some steaming hot data to go with that footage, perhaps from a big PC hardware company like Nvidia regarding its next graphics chip. Good thing then that we have just that (we're shak...

January 20th 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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The demo of the zombie survival training game (also known as Left 4 Dead 2) is available now to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Although the retail game completes the scenario snippet on offer, the demo certainly feels like "more of the same," albeit with the addition of some new melee and bullet-requir...

November 3rd 2009 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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Now this is the Xbox Live Deal of the Week that we know and don't love. After a month of decent deals (plus one week of The Force Unleashed marketing), the Deal of the Week has returned to its roots: DLC for a game that came out last year. The game in question is Far Cry 2. The DLC in question is t...

July 27th 2009 at 2:31pm 0 Comments