Massive detailed environment.
Intense combat missions.
Game can continue on almost endlessly.
Donít need to upgrade system to play.
Amazing visuals with optimized performance.
30+ hours of gameplay.
Easy to use map editor.
Incredible amount of freedom to approach each mission.
50 square kilometers of visually stunning African landscape.
Diverse reward and upgrade systems feed off each other very well.
Some repetitive tasks.
High system requirements.
Weak vehicle combat.
Malaria is annoying.
Can be repetitive at times.
AI is rather stupid.
Story does very little with politically charged setting.
Traveling for long stretches can become tedious.
Extremely repetitive map encounters.
Slow pace with long travel times.
Character motivations are an enigma.
By TechSpot on October 29, 2008
Far Cry 2 is a great game with breathtaking visuals that can be enjoyed on an affordable mid-range gaming PC. As far as eye candy is concerned, Far Cry 2 is certainly up there with the Crysis series, which is saying a lot. And while we are not going...-
By Game Observer on December 14, 2010
As was the case with Ubisoft Montreals Assassins 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...84
By Tech Olive on October 24, 2010
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...70
By New Game Network on April 17, 2010
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...76
By DigitalVersus on October 28, 2009
Here are the results that we obtained on our entry-level machine, then on our high-end machine.Entry-level machine (Core 2 Duo) - Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit Average speed in frames per second: high is good High-level machine (Core i7) - Windows 7...-
By PC Authority on February 12, 2009
Far Cry 2 is an ugly game, simply because it all too accurately portrays a modern world conflict in a war-torn African nation....83
By TheTechLounge on February 09, 2009
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...-
By Xtreme CPU on February 03, 2009
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...-
By Maximum PC on January 05, 2009
Fifty square kilometers of African terrain. That’s how much open space you have to accomplish Far Cry 2’s primary objective: Kill the weapons dealer known as the Jackal, who has been supplying both sides of a bloody civil war in the...90
By Ocaholic on January 05, 2009
Civil war! These two words have the power to frighten people. But this time you wont flee youll stand and fight. Stress and aggressive tension thats what youll be confronted with. In the second edition of Far Cry a country should be saved from...-