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Far Cry 2

2 years ago

GOG’s Summer Sale opens with a Xenonauts giveaway

Maybe my perception of time is getting a bit wonky in my old age, but didn't we just finish Spring Sale season a week or two ago? No matter - cheap games are always in style.¬†GOG's summer sale opens with a giveaway of Goldhawk Interactive's solid X-Com tribute Xenonauts. GOG also asked us to pick a few favourites from the sale, so check out our…

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5 years ago

Clint Hocking Has Left Amazon Game Studios

Clint Hocking has been cursed by a witch and is now doomed to travel the games industry, joining new developers and then leaving before releasing a single game. In the last five years, the Far Cry 2 designer has joined and left LucasArts, joined and left Valve, and as of yesterday, joined and left Amazon Games Studios.

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6 years ago

Clint Hocking Leaves Valve, Newell Discusses Sequels

Clint Hocking, he of Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and Far Cry 2, has departed from Valve after eighteen months working as a something or other designer and level designer. Meanwhile, Gabe Newell has been talking to noted videogame blog The Washington Post about the company's structure and strategy. Observant readers will notice that this post contains two pieces of Valve news but not a shred…

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7 years ago

Far Cry 3’s Geographically Unlikely Leopards, Lizards

Far Cry 3's Rook Islands contain bears, leopards, crocodiles, and what appear to be komodo dragons. And those things can dynamically hunt the other animals - and humans - on the island. Ubi have put a video which attempts to show off some of these dynamic features, which you can see below. There's a lot of things on fire, of course, and many dudes are…

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Far Cry 3’s Tribe Goes To War

Oh man, you're going to hate me so much for saying this. So much. But - I'm so sorry - now that I've finished playing Dishonored - I'M SO SORRY - and XCOM - I'M SO SO SO SORRY - for the time being, I'm not entirely sure what to do with myself in the approaching weeks. I've not played Torchlight 2, but I don't…

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8 years ago

Clint Hocking Is Now At Valve And Has Taken A Photo

The internet has decided that a picture on Clint Hocking's twitter feed of his son at Valve's industrial heart is confirmation that the Far Cry 2 designer is now absolutely definitely working for the Half Life honchos and most probably turning Episode Three into a work of divisive genius that throws out the baby and the bathwater, and then replaces them with something far more…

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