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Testseek.com have collected 53 expert reviews of the Far Cry 2 and the average rating is 81%. Scroll down and see all reviews for Far Cry 2.
Award: Recommended October 2008
October 2008


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The editors liked

  • Incredible amount of freedom to approach each mission
  • 50 square kilometers of visually stunning African landscape
  • Hefty singleplayer campaign should take at least 30 hours
  • Diverse reward and upgrade systems feed off each other very well
  • Robust map edi...
  • Lush
  • Beautiful environments
  • Sense of total immersion
  • Terrific action when carrying out missions
  • Great open-ended gameplay
  • Amazing visuals with optimized performance
  • 30+ hours of gameplay
  • Easy to use map editor
  • Massive detailed environment
  • Intense combat missions
  • Openended play.
  • Huge world
  • Game can continue on almost endlessly
  • Nice graphics
  • Don’t need to upgrade system to play

The editors didn't like

  • Story does very little with politicallycharged setting
  • Traveling for long stretches can become tedious.
  • Extremely repetitive map encounters
  • Slow pace with long travel times
  • Character motivations are an enigma
  • Weak AI
  • Bland plot
  • Some repetitive tasks
  • High system requirements
  • Weak vehicle combat.
  • Malaria is annoying
  • Can be repetitive at times
  • AI is rather stupid

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  Published: 2010-12-14, review by: gameobserver.com

  • As was the case with Ubisoft Montreal’s Assassin’s Creed, you wish Far Cry 2 had offered more. Action is repetitive, especially when the game presents the title in such a profound way in the first few minutes of gameplay. Had it added more natives and ...

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  Published: 2010-10-24, review by: techolive.com

  • Abstract:  Far Cry 2 was not only the first game that I reviewed here on Tech Olive, but it was also my very first article on these holy pages (Fun Fact: This also marks my 1,000th post for Tech Olive). Since then, I had felt the need to go back and write a prope...

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70%
 
  Published: 2010-04-17, review by: newgamenetwork.com

  • Abstract:  The original Far Cry was a fantastic first person shooter released by the now famous German game developers Crytek, who have a reputation of releasing graphically cutting edge game engines and high quality first person shooters. After the original Far ...

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76%
 
  Published: 2009-02-09, review by: Thetechlounge.com

  • Abstract:  There are no management systems of any sort. Your mission objectives, journal, and standing with other mercenaries is accessed through an out-of-game UI, unlike everything else in the game, and you cant take two missions at once: theres no mission sy...

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  Published: 2009-02-03, review by: xcpus.com

  • Well, the results were surprisingly consistent across all tests. But if you hoped that upgrading from a dual to a quad would give you a noteable increase in FPS for normal gameplay, you will be disappointed by these results. We are confident that Gra...

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  Published: 2009-01-05, review by: maximumpc.com

  • Massive detailed environment, intense combat missions, openended play.
  • Some repetitive tasks, high system requirements, weak vehicle combat.

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  Published: 2008-11-21, review by: v3.co.uk

  • Abstract:  Other than its name, Far Cry 2 has surprisingly little in common with its predecessor. The setting is different, with all the action taking place in an arid, unnamed Central African state rather than the lush tropical island of the original.The main pr...

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  Published: 2008-11-21, review by: anandtech.com

  • Alright. That was a lot of data, and I applaud anyone who was able to successfully wade through it all. For those who didnt want to (or just couldnt stomach it), heres a quick summary of the results. Most cards, including all cards that come in at ...

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  Published: 2008-11-18, review by: gamechronicles.com

  • Abstract:  When Far Cry was released a few years ago, the game was recommended to me by a friend. One of the most exciting aspects of the original game was the visible distance of the massive open world environments. Where most FPS games up to that point had fea...

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  Published: 2008-11-18, review by: testfreaks.com

  • Huge world, Game can continue on almost endlessly, Nice graphics, Don’t need to upgrade system to play
  • Malaria is annoying, Can be repetitive at times, AI is rather stupid
  • Despite the few quirks in the game, Far Cry 2 is a great game really, it’s a lot of fun and it’s very aesthetically pleasing. Though I think it’s one of those games that people will either love or hate, I don’t think there’s...

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