Far Cry Primal

Good Graphics – Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal takes us on a wild ride back to 10,000BC and in this stoneage world there will no machine guns or grenade launchers to hunt with, just arrows and our wits (plus a few friendly animals if you want to play that way 🙂  It’s taken some of our favourite parts of the previous titles and is a welcome additional to the already pretty excellent Far Cry series.

As we’ve come to expect from the Far Cry team, the landscape of Oros is pretty good looking indeed, from the dense lush forests to vast fields of drying grass where mammoths graze.  The animals have a wonderful fur effect to them as well and are animated realistically making that first ­sabre-toothed tiger rather frightening.  Of course these sweet effects are going to need some decent gaming hardware to power things and we’ve tested out our Gaming Laptop and Desktop Gaming PC ranges so you can check things out quickly and easily.

First up, a popular configuration for gamers with the GTX 960 Graphics Card + intel i5 quad core in our GGPC Assassin Gaming PC decimates the defenders of the first bonfire.

Next we’ll take to the snowy mountains with the 15.6″ GGPC G960 Gaming Laptop as we use every arrow, spear and club to conquer this Udam camp!

There’s a heap of cool of stuff to do in the game. If you’re in a relaxed mood a little light hunting is great and if as you explore the caves and mountains you’ll often find great moments and locations to get tangled up in.  When it comes to pure action raiding the outposts of rival tribes gets pretty exciting and you’ll have the chance to take on some pretty brutal leaders along the way – I don’t want to spoil things so I’ll stop writing now 🙂

There is a lot of fun to be had in the wilderness and you can check out even more (spoiler free) quick tests via our GGPC YouTube Channel.

GAME ON!

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The award-winning Far Cry series that had us storming the tropics and trekking the Himalayas now enters the most original fight for humanity’s survival with its trademark open-world gameplay style, bringing together gigantic beasts, breathtaking environments and incredibly savage encounters.

Welcome to the Stone Age!  A time of extreme danger and limitless adventure awaits you.  Giant mammoths and sabretooth tigers rule the Earth, and humanity sits at the bottom of the food chain, well…  apart from you that is.  As the lone survivor of your hunting party you must learn to craft a deadly arsenal of weapons, fend off fierce predators and outsmart enemy tribes to conquer the land of Oros and become its most feared Apex Predator.

Sounds great doesn’t it 🙂  

And the best news of all is for a limited time if you gear up with selected GTX 970 or GTX 980 graphics cards you’ll be in for a sweet Far Cry Primal download bonus!

Getting your hands on your code is easy, once you’ve got your awesome new Graphics Card or Gaming PC simply visit this link for redemption and follow the steps to get your code.

We’ve checked the performance of this game out with our Gaming Laptops and Desktop Gaming PC, check out the gameplay on our GGPC YouTube Channel!