Satisfying character progression and upgrade system.
Ecology and unpredictable creatures make the world come alive.
Role-playing elements and difficulty curve give a sense of momentum.
Great structure leads you from one activity to the next.
A little repetitive.
Limp co-op mission design.
Some design quirks lead to minor frustrations.
You get bored with the lackluster multiplayer offerings.
By TechSpot on December 05, 2012
Far Cry 3 is an open-world shooter through and through. The setup is simple: You're set loose on a massive island in the south pacific and tasked with gradually conquering it. Here's a gun. Have fun. It's an exhilarating and empowering adventure that combines player freedom with shiny technical polish.-
By Maximum PC on May 14, 2013
There we were, driving down a bumpy, pothole-ridden dirt road, when the onscreen indicator for enemies suddenly lit up like the muzzle flashes from the car we had just driven past. Several of the other car’s passengers fired some rounds into our...90
By Computeractive on March 25, 2013
2004's Far Cry spawned numerous follow ups and offshoots, including a dodgy-looking feature film. The influence of its open-ended approach can be felt in many other great games, such as Bioshock and Dishonored. Needless to say, Far Cry 3 has a lot...-
By Blogcritics on March 20, 2013
I have rarely done such an extensive review for a game. This is not by design but by happy happenstance. I played through Farcry (lame until modded) and Farcry 2 (quiet except for uber-quick-respawns) before tackling the latest entry. I played Farcry...80
By PC Authority on January 30, 2013
There's a lot of like in Far Cry 3. In fact, there's so much to like that there's nearly two or even three games' worth of cool stuff. From Achievement-hunting, to various kinds of collectables and stories to unlock, endless mini-games...83
By uk.hardware.info on December 23, 2012
Far Cry 3 If you're any type of gamer, then the release of Far Cry 3 likely did not escape your attention. The third installment in the Far Cry series is currently one of the most visually impressive video games on the market. If you have a...-
By Craving Tech on December 17, 2012
There are still much to tell here (the handy book that tells you every little thing that you encounter, a few mini games, outpost raids to make an area safer and for fast-traveling, and more) but I have so much fun playing Far Cry 3.There are tons of...-
By HotHardware on December 17, 2012
There are enough issues and immersion-breaking flaws in FC3 that I decided to wrap them into their own section. The Map: In real life, a map is something you draw to help you find things. In Far Cry 3, as you escape from Vaas' slave camp, you find a...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on December 14, 2012
The third installment of the Far Cry series is more impressive as a game (to us, at least) than its predecessor. But do you need really powerful hardware to enjoy it? We benchmark 15 different graphics cards and eight different CPUs to find out. The...-
By Expert Reviews on December 12, 2012
It takes a while to get into, but this varied open-world shooter is worth the effort...100