Far Cry 4's Yeti DLC Is Fun, Has Yetis

Early in Valley of the Yetis, protagonist Ajay Ghale sees one of the mythical beasts for the first time. "What the fuck is that?" he asks. It's a yeti, Ajay. It's a yeti. » 3/11/15 3:00pm 3/11/15 3:00pm

If you're playing Far Cry 4's Valley of the Yetis DLC, you probably want to upgrade your holsters. You'll need Malayan Tapir hides, but those animals aren't on your map. Happily, you can find four hides in a crate near your base camp. » 3/10/15 8:57pm 3/10/15 8:57pm

The Best Far Cry Game

Don't look now, but the Far Cry series is almost eleven years old. With four main games and a collection of expansions and spin-offs, there's a lot to look at when surveying the series, but only one of those games is the best. » 1/20/15 1:04pm 1/20/15 1:04pm

Far Cry 4's New DLC Forces You to Grind Until You Die For No Good Reason

Far Cry 4's post-release stuff kicked off this week with Escape From Durgesh Prison, a new timed challenge mode that's now available for purchase either individually or as part of the game's season pass. Sadly, it doesn't get things off to a great start. » 1/14/15 3:30pm 1/14/15 3:30pm

Far Cry 4 got its first bit of DLC today, "Escape from Durgesh Prison." It's a timed challenge mode that can be played alone or in co-op (the best way to play Far Cry 4, if you ask me). It also features permadeath, which sounds intriguing. The DLC is available for $10, or as part of the season pass, which is $30. » 1/13/15 10:40am 1/13/15 10:40am

Why Far Cry 2 And 4 Feel So Different

A game's narrative isn't merely its script or its visuals — mechanics play a huge part in what kind of story is being told. Nowhere is that more apparent than when you contrast Far Cry 2 with the games that came after. » 1/06/15 5:00pm 1/06/15 5:00pm

Ninja Far Cry 4 Player Kills 24 Dudes In Under Two Minutes

Ok, so this video by YouTuber Frank Zappa racing through De Pleur's fortress in Far Cry 4 and stealth-killing baddies like a boss was obviously rehearsed. But man, those long-distance knife throws! It's also fun to imagine that it's actually Frank Zappa ninja-running Far Cry rather than Ajay Ghale. » 1/02/15 5:00pm 1/02/15 5:00pm

Far Cry Could Be A Great Horror Game

Far Cry 4 can be a very silly game. It's hard to keep a straight face when playing anything with exploding animals launching every which way. But that's not all Far Cry is. Placed in the right hands, the shooter can be downright terrifying. » 12/23/14 4:10pm 12/23/14 4:10pm

Even After Several Patches, Far Cry 4 Still Has Some Issues

Many gamers have been having a great time destroying animals and evil despots ever since Far Cry 4 came out last month. For others, it's a different story. Despite receiving several patches designed to address its performance issues, these players are still struggling to get the game up and running properly. » 12/12/14 12:20pm 12/12/14 12:20pm

Are you playing Far Cry 4? Are you playing online co-op, and doing so on a console? If it's running well for you, let us know. If you're running into bugs, let us know that, too! We want to get a sense of how the game is running these days. Thanks. » 12/11/14 12:25pm 12/11/14 12:25pm

Guns, Guns & More Guns (And Knives, And Bows)

Far Cry 4's guns didn't just fall into the game by accident. Someone had to build them. And one of those people was Ubisoft artist Greg Rassam. » 12/10/14 10:00pm 12/10/14 10:00pm

Ten Things You Should Totally Try In Far Cry 4

There are many things to do in Kyrat, lots of things to see. If you're looking to make the most of your time in Far Cry 4, however, we have some suggestions for you. » 12/10/14 4:00pm 12/10/14 4:00pm

The Beautiful Art Of Far Cry 4

One of the reasons Ubisoft's big games look so good is because it's one of the few publishers to maintain its own permanent team of talented artists. And one of their best is Donglu Yu. » 12/08/14 9:30pm 12/08/14 9:30pm

A Very Brutal Way To Play Far Cry 4

Gearbox's (and HAWP's) Anthony Burch has played Far Cry 4 a little differently to you or I. And the way he's played it sounds like a fantastic way to get some more playtime out of it. » 12/07/14 8:30pm 12/07/14 8:30pm

​One Little Thing I Really Like About Far Cry 4 On PC

Far Cry 4's PC version looks nice and runs decently enough (well, depending), but one thing I really like about it is less easy to notice: The game supports on-screen prompts for both Xbox and PS4 controllers. » 12/05/14 6:30pm 12/05/14 6:30pm

24 Different Ways To Kill Far Cry 4's Villain

After watching this, I'm pretty certain nobody hates Far Cry 4's villain, Pagan Min, more than Cosmic Contrarian. The guy spends nearly seven minutes killing Pagan Min in all sorts of hilarious ways in the level editor, from overloading him with turtles, to throwing him off cliffs. » 12/04/14 5:30pm 12/04/14 5:30pm

Watch Someone Fling Far Cry 4's Elephants Into Space

While it's ostensibly a game about humans, Far Cry 4's insane and aggressive animals have become the breakout stars of Ubisoft's new shooter. And since this is a Far Cry game, players have been having quite a bit of fun poking and prodding at the beasts. » 12/02/14 3:00pm 12/02/14 3:00pm