[edit] Background

Far Cry 2, the next-generation first-person shooter from Ubisoft, will take you deep into the most beautiful but also most hostile environments in the world: Africa!

Caught between two rival factions in war-torn Africa, you are sent to take out "The Jackal", a mysterious character who has rekindled the conflict between the warlords, jeopardizing thousands of lives. In order to fulfil your mission you will have to play the factions against each other, identify and exploit their weaknesses, and neutralise their superior numbers and firepower with surprise, subversion, cunning and, of course, brute force.

[edit] Features

  • OPEN WORLD: The extensive artistic research combined with the next-gen engine will allow you to explore over 50Km2 of seamlessly rendered African landscape. No game has ever provided such freedom of movement!
  • DUNIA ENGINE: The Dunia Engine was built specifically for Far Cry 2 by the award-winning Ubisoft Montréal development team. It delivers the most realistic destructible environments, amazing special effects such as dynamic fire propagation and storm effects, real-time night-and-day cycle, dynamic music system, non-scripted enemy A.I. and so much more…
  • Real-Time Immersion: Real-time story telling, systemic auto-healing, minimal in-game interface are just few of the features that will make you feel the tension of being alone against barbarous warlords that threaten thousands of innocent lives.
  • Weapons of Choice: Choose from a wide range of weapons to make your way to your primary target. Meet the fight head-on with your machine-gun, go berserk with your machete or make stealth kills as a Sniper. If you feel that the atmosphere is not warm enough, light up your flamethrower and let your enemies and everything around them feel the heat.
  • Vehicles: Fly, Drive, Run, slide and hover over the huge open world with your glider, trucks, cars, boats and much more.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

  • CPU: Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz, Pentium D 2.66 Ghz, AMD Athlon 64 3500+ or better
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Video card: NVidia 6800 or ATI X1650 or better; shader Model 3 required; 256 Mb of graphic memory
  • Media reader: DVD-ROM
  • Hard drive space: ~12 Gig or HD space
  • Supported Video Cards: NVidia 6800, NVidia 7000 series, 8000 series, 9000 series, 200 series. 8800M and 8700M supported for laptops. ATI X1650; 1950 series , HD2000 series , HD3000 series , HD4000 series.

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Nov 18, 11 5:43pm
I really don't think it was all that great, to be honest. I liked the first one more. FarCry2
Dec 16, 10 9:19pm
still have this lent to Redemption FarCry2
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Aug 12, 10 8:39am
i wouldnt even use it as a back scratcher FarCry2
Feb 22, 10 3:19am
amazing grafics FarCry2
Feb 10, 10 3:05pm
2/5 FarCry2
Dec 28, 09 10:06pm
Holy crap, very good FarCry2
Aug 25, 09 6:28pm
Beautiful and lush, drops you in the deep end and tells you to swim, if you do it makes for a rewarding experience. FarCry2
Aug 05, 09 5:56am
The dart rifle + heavy grenade launcher are a fun combo. The dart rifle makes for good stealth snipes if you can isolate the enemy. FarCry2
Aug 03, 09 3:41am
The USAS-12 shotgun is the absolute MOST FUN shotgun I have ever tried in any game (even more cool than the LOD auto shotgun). FarCry2
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  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Developer: Ubisoft
  • Genre: Action Shooter
  • Perspective(s): First Person
Release Dates
  • North America: Oct 21, 2008
  • Japan: Dec 25, 2008
  • Europe: Oct 24, 2008
  • Australia: Oct 23, 2008
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