Junebug (lickbrains) wrote in inclusive_geeks,
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[REVIEW] Far Cry 3

I finished my finals this week and, to my disappointment, completed Far Cry 3.

THE GOOD
- I got this game for $5. Wish I got it for free.
- Ubisoft never disappoints when it comes to scenery, nature, and the animal animations and clippings.
- Gameplay mechanics are wonderful; very much like Assassin's Creed in FPS style. You've got the synchronizing in high places to map out locations, gain more ways to kill/stealth as you progress, do sidequests that don't have anything to do with the main mission, etc.

THE "F**K NO STOP THIS NOW" (TRIGGER WARNING: racism, sexism, rape; CONTAINS SPOILERS)

It's a long list of bad with a bit of profanity so prepare yourselves. If you found this helpful, please rate up on Steam so that it stays visible as it's one of the few honest reviews. Lots of Far Cry 3 stans but I expected it.
Tags: game writing, gaming culture, narrative, popular media, privileged wanker writing, race, race/racism, rape, representation, representations of women, sexism, trigger warning, video games
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