I don't fully understand why Ubisoft has to call it...

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User Info: mrbeef523

mrbeef523
3 years ago#1
...Far Cry 3. It's not Far Cry 3, it's an entirely different game. It's not an add-on, or DLC, or anything even related to FC3 as far as I can tell. They should at least call it "Far Cry: Blood Dragon".
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User Info: retroGRAD3

retroGRAD3
3 years ago#2
Probably because it uses the same engine and contains a lot of the same gameplay mechanics. Also, it will help sell the game, name recognition.

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3v1LR0n1N
3 years ago#3
might have something to do with the robot/dragon/dinosaur things i have seen in the gamespot preview...

http://www.gamespot.com/far-cry-3-blood-dragon/videos/far-cry-3-blood-dragon-brings-us-dinosaurs-at-last-6406797/?tag=Topslot;FarCry3BloodDragon;FarCry3BloodDragonBr

check it our i think i seen them toward the end
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tomcatobitrice
3 years ago#4
3v1LR0n1N posted...
might have something to do with the robot/dragon/dinosaur things i have seen in the gamespot preview...

http://www.gamespot.com/far-cry-3-blood-dragon/videos/far-cry-3-blood-dragon-brings-us-dinosaurs-at-last-6406797/?tag=Topslot;FarCry3BloodDragon;FarCry3BloodDragonBr

check it our i think i seen them toward the end


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User Info: Leanaunfurled

Leanaunfurled
3 years ago#5
I asked the same thing. I was excited to get a FC3 expansion, and I found it's not what I was expecting by a long shot.
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User Info: JManGT

JManGT
3 years ago#6
It's the exact same game engine and gameplay mechanics, animations.... Even the map screen is exactly the same. The title is appropriate.
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jakeDiLLa
3 years ago#7
Leanaunfurled posted...
I asked the same thing. I was excited to get a FC3 expansion, and I found it's not what I was expecting by a long shot.


Trust me, it's better than any FC3 expansion you could imagine

User Info: specialkid8

specialkid8
3 years ago#8
Because it's basically a mod of Farcry 3. I think some guy just threw this together one day and the rest of the team decided it was awesome and fleshed it out. I don't think this was actually intended DLC.

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Leanaunfurled
3 years ago#9
From: jakeDiLLa | #007
Trust me, it's better than any FC3 expansion you could imagine

Subjective.
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ultimagameboy
3 years ago#10
From: JManGT | #006
It's the exact same game engine and gameplay mechanics, animations.... Even the map screen is exactly the same. The title is appropriate.

Bingo. If you take a moment to stop and think, you'll realise that it actually is Far Cry 3. It just got a new paint job and a bunch of cool retro cutscenes and dialogue swapped in over the vanilla ones.

With how awesome this looks, I'm hoping more of these 80s inspired mods come out for other games. As long as they're done properly with the appropriate love, attention and humour of course, and not just slapped together and rushed out to cash in on a new "craze" or "trend"... that would be disappointing.
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