Hilarious dialogue and reverent tone.
Taming blood dragons.
Lots of smart references to 1980s pop culture.
Smart levels and missions make for rewarding stealth
Little stealth support.
Easy on default difficulty.
A few enemy behavior quirks
Some crass jokes land with a thud.
By TechSpot on May 02, 2013
In an age where the search for deeper meaning in our interactive entertainment pursuits begins after the first trailer — where more thought goes into post-game critical analysis than development — a game that bears its shallow soul for all...-
By PCGamer on June 26, 2013
Yet by the end you realise that its haphazard portrayal of trashy macho culture actually fits the series’ fixation with the nature of heroism and violence rather well. Chances are that you’ve thoroughly enjoyed yourself, too.81
By PCWorld India on June 22, 2013
Half the battle with campy comedy is picking the right subject for a roast in the hot seat. Poking fun is just part of good satire. The other half is a fondness for the subject that transcends the jokes. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon replaces the generic...-
By AsiaOne on June 02, 2013
A stand-alone expansion to last year's Far Cry 3, Blood Dragon uses its predecessor's free-roaming exploration, stealth and shooting mechanics as a vehicle to tell a different story, one permeated by a 1980's direct-to-video B-movie...70
By Strategy Informer on May 09, 2013
After the divisive Far Cry 2 Ubisoft needed to get Far Cry 3 right, and they did exactly that, gaining a superb 9/10 from ourselves in the process. If Far Cry 3 can be faulted however it’s that it’s totally lacking in neon,...80
By PCAdvisor on May 06, 2013
80s-spoofing testostersone-fest Blood Dragon's an easy sell if you're the kind of person who laughs along with I Love 1985, but perhaps a little tougher if you prefer satire with teeth.60
By PC Advisor on May 06, 2013
Satire or celebration? It's difficult to know what standalone Far Cry 3 DLC Blood Dragon really feels about the 80s movies and games it's built upon references to. One minute it'll seem to ooze snark about the macho excess of the unrefined...60
By TrustedReviews on May 01, 2013
Yet it’s still a lot of fun, with some fabulous gung-ho action, an excellent soundtrack and a clutch of fantastic one-liners. At the end of the day it’s a lovable direct to video game at a lovable direct to video price, only the most po-faced misery guts wouldn’t find it entertaining.70
By IGN on April 30, 2013
This comical, explosive shooter takes everything that makes Far Cry 3's gunplay great and dresses it in the kind of wit and over-the-top fun that Duke Nukem Forever is so desperately missing. Blood Dragon is a different beast – and it’s something you shouldn’t miss.80
By EuroGamer on April 30, 2013
I still don't really know what Blood Dragon is, or how it relates to Far Cry 3, but more to the point: I don't care. If only more blockbusters had this much fun with their legacy.90