With its eerily familiar locations, its plot about freeing an island from brutal dictator, and a casually-murderous villain from the TV show Better Call Saul, Ubisoft’s upcoming Far Cry 6 immediately feels like a knowing throwback to the genre-redefining Far Cry 3. The crucial difference between them, however, lies in the point of view. Where FC3 wanted players to feel baffled and intrigued by the strange new world they were exploring, FC6 puts them in the role of a citizen of Yara, the fictional Carribean island on which the game is set.
Tag: action rpg
The Earth’s Guardian Has Red Claws
HIGH Fighting a winged serpent.
LOW A needlessly bleak boss fight.
WTF A glitch forced me into first-person.
Make The Nightmares Fear You
HIGH Building pits full of werewolves.
LOW Dealing with a garbage-packed inventory after every mission.
WTF Those chaos beasts are… something else.