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To end this first day of Ubidays, here's the Far Cry 2 gameplay presentation as we discovered it during the opening conference a few hours ago.
Update: Added a tech demo showing what the engine can do.
Update2: Added a short clip of Xbox 360 gameplay from the showfloor.

jmd749
jmd749
Commented on 2008-05-29 00:49:22
a definite must buy, pc version for me. i hope this one lives up to the the original farcry for the pc made by the crytek team.
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skinedd
skinedd
Commented on 2008-05-29 00:51:01
IM PRETTY GOB SMACKED
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Jigen
Jigen
Commented on 2008-05-29 00:55:57
You know which version of the game this is? It looks like it's being controlled with a gamepad, but it doesn't have the 360 buttons appearing on usable item contexts like that gametrailers user video posted in the other FC2 post.
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gmulis - blames poor<br>marketing
gmulis
Commented on 2008-05-29 01:21:10
the technology invested in FPS engines and games is amazing, but i wonder if all of it is worth it. i mean the way that map comes up, is that nessecary to the core gameplay of the game.
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Burglarize
Burglarize
Commented on 2008-05-29 01:26:28
Hah. Vernon Kay presenting, haven't seen him in a while. Felt like he was a bit out of his element ;).

Game looks great, all stuff we've seen before though. I love the map being a real game object in front of you. Reminds me a bit of Alone in the Darks new system. Not sure which came first.
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blmbox
blmbox
Commented on 2008-05-29 01:49:09
Fair play Vernon - I know that he is big on gaming, particularly the 360.

Though, I will never forgive him for not accepting my friend request on Xbox live! Damn you and your Bolton accent! :(

As for the game, looks 'tres' pretty. ;)
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Vonhammer
Vonhammer
Commented on 2008-05-29 02:16:53
anyone here at the event via home beta?
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Namaiwa
Namaiwa
Commented on 2008-05-29 02:27:19
It looks impressive visually and a fun to play :D
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munkieNS
munkieNS
Commented on 2008-05-29 03:35:43
I love the fact that they've totally eliminated the UI and brought everything to an on-screen real-life representation, like the map feature. Great ideas, looking forward to this game. Instincts was absolutely killer on the Xbox and I can't wait to see what surprises are in store for us while playing. I really hope they keep some sort of the primal powers from Instincts in there, that was such a crazy unique thing the game had.
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statix
statix
Commented on 2008-05-29 03:47:41
Instincts was okay, but it was a shell of the original Far Cry on PC (in terms of gameplay mechanics and complexity). Far Cry 2, as per its development philosophy, definitely looks to bring back the glory of the first game, and not in a dumbed-down, consolized or simplified format.
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Jigen
Jigen
Commented on 2008-05-29 03:50:39 In reply to statix
Posted by statix
Instincts was okay, but it was a shell of the original Far Cry on PC (in terms of gameplay mechanics and complexity). Far Cry 2, as per its development philosophy, definitely looks to bring back the glory of the first game, and not in a dumbed-down, consolized or simplified format.
Actually if anything, Far Cry 2 looks to expand greatly on both Crytek's efforts (Far Cry 1 and Crysis). An actual truly open world game with far more gameplay mechanics than shooting and riding vehicles...
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NeoNemesis
NeoNemesis
Commented on 2008-05-29 06:07:20
This looks sick.
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Fenrir
Fenrir
Commented on 2008-05-29 07:57:21 In reply to Jigen
Posted by Jigen
You know which version of the game this is?
It's the 360 version.
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NeoNemesis
NeoNemesis
Commented on 2008-05-29 08:04:53 In reply to Fenrir
Posted by Fenrir
It's the 360 version.
Yep.
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jaxcellent
jaxcellent
Commented on 2008-05-29 09:39:03
wow this looks really impressive! this could be pretty cool in MP!
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GriftGFX - He can also<br>ban your ass!
GriftGFX
Commented on 2008-05-29 09:47:00 In reply to NeoNemesis
Posted by NeoNemesis
Yep.
I'm pretty sure the guy actually says at the end of the video that it's the PC version, but that it's "no different" than the 360 or PS3 versions of the game. I suspect that the only differences will be in image quality, and maybe better texture assets (oh no, I'm gonna get grilled!).. otherwise I'm sure they'll be mostly identical.

Can't wait to see the system requirements. It's quite framey in this video and I can only imagine that they're running on a pretty high end rig.
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catfish
catfish
Commented on 2008-05-29 10:10:34
nice, looks similar to crysis but in an even bigger enviroment...Ill buy this for my laptop most prob
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Kouzmich
Kouzmich
Commented on 2008-05-29 10:17:23
Yes this looks better in gameplay optios vise the Crysis. Burn everybody or use the night to cut some ppl in stealth. Woulde be cool to get vids from each booth , PS3 , 360 and PC version , just to look at them.
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Inflatable
Inflatable
Commented on 2008-05-29 10:59:46
GriftGFX is correct, it's the PC version.. The guy says in the end 'console versions are the same as you see on PC here right now'..

Game looks very impressive graphically..
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weedo
weedo
Commented on 2008-05-29 11:15:38
Yep. This is the PC version.
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graf1k
graf1k
Commented on 2008-05-29 11:59:29
I like the idea of an open world FPS and it looks like the tech is there. But it's so far and away from every version of FC I've ever played, I wonder why they even bother calling it that.
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bleachedsmiles
bleachedsmiles
Commented on 2008-05-29 12:25:51 In reply to Jigen
Posted by Jigen
Actually if anything, Far Cry 2 looks to expand greatly on both Crytek's efforts (Far Cry 1 and Crysis). An actual truly open world game with far more gameplay mechanics than shooting and riding vehicles...
What other gameplay mechanics are there other than shooting and riding vehicles?
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statix
statix
Commented on 2008-05-29 12:34:26 In reply to graf1k
Posted by graf1k
I like the idea of an open world FPS and it looks like the tech is there. But it's so far and away from every version of FC I've ever played, I wonder why they even bother calling it that.
The main concept of "Far Cry" has always been large, expansive, open levels, set in natural environments with huge draw distances that allow the player total freedom and mobility to use totally different tactics in taking down large groups of mercenaries, however they want to. Seems extremely consistent to the Far Cry name to me.
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BlackAngel
BlackAngel
Commented on 2008-05-29 12:39:04
I just love the wind, the fire.. this seems a lot more advanced than crysis
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roxwell - PuS3Y
roxwell
Commented on 2008-05-29 12:51:54
Dynamic trees is the new 3D grass :p
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