Far-Cry and Jammed Guns

Far-Cry 2 remains the most immersive game I’ve ever played. The entire game was constructed to feel as real as possible: maps that you had to look at without pausing, rusty guns that jammed at the worst possible moments, and a huge game world completely bereft of useful fast travel. These elements didn’t necessarily make…

Spec Ops: The Line

You pull the trigger and watch the white clouds flare with mute curiosity. You’ve done this before. Over pastoral fields in Western Russia, the urban maze of Steelport. But you were someone else then. Red reticules flash and quiver and you jolt from one target to another. You pull the trigger again. People – targets…