Paradise Lost

With the release of Far Cry in March 2004, Crytek brought a breath of fresh air to the FPS genre by moving away from sticky, dark corridors to beautiful, sunny beaches. To date, Far Cry has sold nearly 3 million copies worldwide.

Far Cry™

Overview

Far Cry is set in a near future, featuring exciting new elements and a 3D world made up of both  vast detailed outdoor and indoor areas. Far Cry showcases advanced AI and physics technologies to recreate believable character movements, as well as real-time 3D atmospheric sound rendering .

 

Story

You play as Jack Carver, who runs his own boat charter business in beautiful Micronesia. With a past best left behind, the focus is on the present assignment: escorting an ambitious journalist named Valerie Cortez to the Island of Cabatu. It may seem like a piece of cake, but soon Jack will come to realize that paradise can be hell. Experience a new style of FPS gameplay featuring massive environments and unprecedented long-range gameplay.

 

CryENGINE 1

The meticulously designed CryENGINE pushes the threshold of action gaming with proprietary CryENGINE® PolyBump™ mapping, advanced environment physics, destructible terrain, dynamic lighting, motion captured animation, and total surround sound.

 

Gameplay

Experience unprecedented realism and drama with incredible lighting and shadows, adaptive audio, weather, and day/night effects. Far Cry's gameplay offers true freedom to the player: stalk through the jungle, swim past the docks, or grab a hang glider and fly past your enemies. The balance between stealth and action is entirely up to you.

 

AI

Autonomous AI makes realistic decisions based on observations of the current state of the world. The highly trained mercenaries are designed to utilize environmental features, attack in groups, divide and conquer, respond to player actions, and call in reinforcements from air, land, or sea.