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Just Cause 3 first dev diary

Just Cause 3 first dev diary

Learn more about the story behind the action hero from Just Cause 3 with 'Who is Rico?', the first developer diary from Avalanche Studios.

Dev Diary #1 ─ Who is Rico

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Commented on 2015-07-29 19:39:42
there was a story?... and all this time as soon as i loaded into the game i just ran about killing and blowing up anything i wanted, dam..
Commented on 2015-07-29 21:39:17 In reply to Kostchtchie
What are you on about story is all JC2 is about. I didn't even know you could blow anything up..
Commented on 2015-07-30 00:17:13
oppressive governments and guerrilla warfare is the basis of the story, since the first game. much like what you would do in GTA games, only difference is that it works in context to this type of setting. (hence the title Just cause)

Any kind of approach to gameplay works together with the story; all to cripple a government's power and structure.

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Nice that They added a little bit more creation to Rico, and of course MODs can take over from there. at least it's not an other Bruce willis rip

http://www.aceshowbiz.com/images/still/die_hard4_0...
http://cdn-static.denofgeek.com/sites/denofgeek/fi...
http://filmpopper.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/d...

His outfits have been the basis of a lot of shooters.
I just hate it when artists lose their creativity to standout or search real departments for ideas, and that they have to resort to movies for clothing designs.
Commented on 2015-07-30 02:41:15
Looks like willis is an uncharted fan. No-one does the half tuck quite like drake though.
Commented on 2015-07-30 03:56:59 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
Looks like willis is an uncharted fan. No-one does the half tuck quite like drake though.
"Live free or die hard" is 8 years old. it's obvious to see who set the trend.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0337978/
http://i.ytimg.com/vi/2kQ07Kejv50/maxresdefault.jp...
https://youtu.be/Sv8Uh2Usldo

Indiana Jones story + Bruce willis = very original /s
Commented on 2015-07-30 10:12:43 In reply to GunsnSwords
Posted by GunsnSwords
"Live free or die hard" is 8 years old. it's obvious to see who set the trend.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0337978/
http://i.ytimg.com/vi/2kQ07Kejv50/maxresdefault.jp...
https://youtu.be/Sv8Uh2Usldo

Indiana Jones story + Bruce willis = very original /s
and uncharted was revealed a year earlier...what is your point? that grounded "everyman" characters wear real life clothes? *gasps in shock*

but frankly we're arguing originality in a thread about a games who's first iteration looked like desperado's antonio banderas. it's all kinds of pointless. lol

on-topic though. this game looks far too JC2.5 for me. there's just not enough depth or focus to make for a particularly rewarding or well designed experience. the moment you've surfed a plane the novelty wears off and you never end up doing it again. but that's kinda what these games are all about. novelty ways of getting about but ultimately doing the same old shit. my only hope is that it is like the second game. £5 after a few months, then i might give it a punt :D
Commented on 2015-07-30 16:45:28 In reply to omniscient
Posted by omniscient
What are you on about story is all JC2 is about. I didn't even know you could blow anything up..
ha ha ... nice
Commented on 2015-07-30 22:15:55
That Crackdown wingsuit was amazing and hard to master. But if you did it just right you could fly around the map. Good times.
Commented on 2015-07-30 22:27:41 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
and uncharted was revealed a year earlier...what is your point?
If you're talking about which came before The first Die hard was in 1988, 27 years ago. the outfit design in UC4 is an obvious copy of a 8 year old movie in a series that's 27 year old. ND's source of inspiration is movies for which they take some of the qualities and put them into their games.
Posted by KORNdog
but frankly we're arguing originality in a thread about a games who's first iteration looked like desperado's antonio banderas. it's all kinds of pointless. lol
Really? Alright, Here's an other one, Antonio Banderas - Assassins (1995)
http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/abr.gif

The last of US - (2013)
http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s...


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JC3 seems like a pretty fun game to me, it's got lots of exploring and it's offering extra features gameplay wise in it's map.

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