Far Cry 4 explores two tonal opposites: the icy, high-reaching peaks of the Himalayan mountains, and the warm, mythical memories of Shangri-La. Ubisoft recently showed off both of these environments — which make up just some of the many areas in its upcoming open-world shooter.
Though the characters in Valiant Hearts are fictional, the game is based in the very real and tragic history of World War I. Teaming with World War I historian groups, the Valiant Hearts development team was able to craft a story rooted deeply in the history of the era that tells the story of individuals swept up in the chaos and destruction of The Great War.
The open world of Kyrat is an incredible place. Behind the beauty of its mountain peaks and lush valleys, the splendour of its flora and fauna, a civil war is raging. And on November 18th 2014, Far Cry 4 puts you in the middle of the fight, in a nation where one false step is as likely to land you in an enemy outpost as in the jaws of a hungry tiger.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War aims to put a new lens on the video game war story. The focus here is not on armed combat, but on the personal stories of the men and women affected by and caught up in the chaos of World War I. This is a story told not only through exposition, but also through gameplay.
After nearly two years of waiting, the day has finally come — today, May 27th, Watch_Dogs hits PS4 and PS3! We’re ecstatic to finally release what we believe is an outstanding and innovative game. Watch_Dogs is in your hands now, and we really hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is not the type of war story we’re used to seeing in games. Instead of focusing on soldiers, Valiant Hearts spotlights the lives of ordinary people thrust into an impossible, unbearable situation, and tells a personal and touching story set against the chaotic backdrop of World War I.
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