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Far Cry 4 – An epic adventure in the Himalayas | Review

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Far Cry 4 - An epic adventure in the Himalayas | Review
Image: Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

Far Cry 4 features an intense and immersive experience that transports the player to the snow-capped peaks and lush valleys of the Himalayas. Developed by Ubisoft, this action-adventure game promises an epic journey filled with danger, difficult moral choices, and a vast open world to explore.

The history of Far Cry 4 reveals Ajay Ghale, a young man immersed in civil conflict in the fictional Kyrat region, you find yourself caught up in a desperate fight against a ruthless tyrant, Pagan Min. The complex and deeply personal narrative unfolds as you navigate political intrigues and different factions vying for control of Kyrat. Far Cry 4 stands out not only for its engaging story, but also for the freedom it offers players. From climbing the highest mountains to exploring vast wildernesses, every corner of Kyrat is filled with secrets to discover and challenges to face.

In addition to the main campaign, the game also features a cooperative mode that allows players to explore Kyrat together, taking on joint missions and multiplayer challenges. Far Cry 4 offers a visually stunning experience, with graphics that faithfully capture the peaks of the Himalayas and the lush details of Kyrat. Each scenario is a work of art in itself, immersive and detailed.

Far Cry 4 - An epic adventure in the Himalayas | Review

Image: Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

The soundtrack of Far Cry 4 is a highlight, providing an immersive atmosphere that perfectly complements the intense action and moments of calm contemplation. The sound effects of weapons and the environment are realistic, increasing immersion and making each confrontation even more exciting. Compared to its predecessor, the game features a wider range of weaponry and upgrades, offering players more strategic options and customization to face the challenges of Kyrat. Gameplay is solid and responsive, allowing for a variety of approaches to each situation, from direct combat to elaborate stealth.

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One of the most striking aspects of Far Cry 4 it is the player's ability to make significant decisions that do not directly influence the narrative. Although the world of Far Cry 4 Although rich in landscapes and possibilities, some of the story's crucial characters lack personality and depth, making it difficult to emotionally connect with their motivations and journeys.

The presence of frequent bugs harms the experience, with problems such as objects out of context in important scenes, breaking immersion and narrative continuity. Despite trying to include comedic moments, Far Cry 4 fails to create a consistent mood. The reliance on just a few characters for comic relief limits the diversity and effectiveness of this aspect, sometimes compromising the seriousness of the central conflict and leaving players undecided about the tone of the narrative.

Far Cry 4 - An epic adventure in the Himalayas | Review

Image: Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

In short, the game shines with its stunning visual aesthetics, refined gameplay mechanics, and branching narrative. However, problems such as lack of depth in important characters, persistent bugs and inconsistencies in the script compromise its perfection.

*Review based on game performance on PC*

Assessment
  • History
  • Graphic
  • Gameplay
  • Soundtrack
  • Sound Effects
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Performance
4.7

Conclusion

In short, the game shines with its stunning visual aesthetics, refined gameplay mechanics, and branching narrative. However, problems such as lack of depth in important characters, persistent bugs and inconsistencies in the script compromise its perfection.

Assessment
  • History
  • Graphic
  • Gameplay
  • Soundtrack
  • Sound Effects
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Performance
4.7

Conclusion

In short, the game shines with its stunning visual aesthetics, refined gameplay mechanics, and branching narrative. However, problems such as lack of depth in important characters, persistent bugs and inconsistencies in the script compromise its perfection.

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Hello, I'm Matheus. I am currently graduating in Advertising, working as CEO and Creative Director at Araujo Media, Commercial Manager at TFX LATAM and I am the Creator of the Brazilian History portal.

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