Far Cry 2 for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Far Cry 2

Oct 21, 2008
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About this game

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Content Rating: Mature


Far Cry® 2 is a true open-world FPS where every decision you make affects the outcome of the game. The first sequel to the award-winning franchise takes you to one of the most beautiful and hostile environments in the world - AFRICA. You are a gun for hire, trapped in a war-torn African state, stricken with malaria and forced to make deals with corrupt warlords. Your mission is to hunt down and kill The Jackal. This evil arms dealer has been perpetuating this conflict for years, wreaking havoc on the land an all of its innocent people. Run, swim, drive, fly, shoot, fight and smash your way through over 50km² of open world. Beware though, sometimes the hunter can become the hunted.

Gamer Reviews

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Jun 28, 2020
When you think about the Far cry series, everyone believe the third one is epic. What most people don't realise is the amount of realism and atmosphere Far cry 2 provided.

Far cry 2 takes place in Africa, the setting and atmosphere were so realistic. The combat in this game is one of the thrilling experience you can have, the weapon jamming, the sudden crossfire were implemented well. The finding the diamond collectable was hard hard but the rewards were worth it. You meet companions who can come to your aid in certain emergency situations. It felt like beautiful implementation. You have watch out forest fires, malaria which made the environment more real. The story felt great.

This game was misunderstood, people didn't like it's pace but tbh the slower pacing makes this game great. It is vastly different from the newer games in the series and should provide a unique experience.


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Critic Reviews

11 Reviews
Wesley Yin-PooleOct 21, 2008
Obviously if you're a shooter fan you should buy this game. A simple glance at the score should confirm in your mind, if there was ever any doubt, that Far Cry 2 is nothing but brilliant. But we're already looking to the future. Our minds are already spinning at what Ubisoft Montreal might come up with for the inevitable Far Cry 3. Just like your options when it comes to tackling a mission, the possibilities are endless.
Game TrailersOct 31, 2008
Far Cry 2 is a ruggedly good-looking game with an ambitious design and a cutthroat feel. The action is high-quality, free-roaming stuff, and the game earns major points for its smart way of dealing with getting shot up, patched up, and bailed out. The story does keep you on a leash and your objectives tend to repeat without too much variation, but if you enjoy this line of work, Far Cry 2's dangerous African landscape is a great place to be a merc
Brad NicholsonNov 03, 2008
Far Cry 2 is a great game that does everything a first-person shooter should. It has a great presentation, good shooting mechanics, decent AI, a long single player experience, impactful choices, an enormous multiplayer component, and some of the more memorable injury scenes ever witnessed in a videogame. The pitfalls come with the redundancy of some missions, the sparsely populated world, and awkward saving system that can often throw players miles away from objectives with nothing but a long, pointless drive to look forward to.

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