[12] Another new feature is giving the character an infinite amount of "GE-64", a Bavarium-based planted explosive similar to C4. In response, Di Ravello has one of his new Bavarium missiles fired directly into the heart of rebel territory, the province of Baia. All rights reserved. Reviews and Accolades. Just Cause 3 makes no apologies for its outrageous nature. It's as if Avalanche Studios combined Batman, Spider-Man, and The Punisher, and thrust its creation into a vivid Mediterranean landscape. It will be available for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Editor's Note: The majority of our time with Just Cause 3 was spent with the PC version, followed by several hours on both PS4 and Xbox One. However, this affects the game's difficulty; for example, if the player chooses to ride a tank, the enemy AI matches the power of it and adopts weapons that are able to take down a tank. 9.5/10 "Just Cause 3 may be the only recent release that truly qualifies as a sandbox" - Forbes 9/10 "Just Cause 3 is probably the most goddamn fun I've had in a game this year" - US Gamer 9/10 "Spectacularly Destructive" - GAME REACTOR 8/10 "A wide-open playground primed for explosive action" - IGN 8/10 "A stunning display of cause and effect" - Gamespot With Kevin Collins, Bill Lobley, Christina Pumariega, Armando Riesco. With help from the smugglers, Rico destroys a train carrying Bavarium for export and frees the prisoners working in Di Ravello's last remaining mines. The winner of the contest would get a real-life island, or US$50,000 cash. [41][42], Just Cause 3 received "mixed or average" reviews from critics, according to review aggregator Metacritic. However, Just Cause 3 does deviate from its open-world freedom at times, and when it does, it falters. Afterwards, Di Ravello orders the military to attack the rebel-held part of the wall as a diversion to break Zeno out of jail. The art director of the game explained that the studios "[wanted] just a touch of that James Bond agency feel [on Rico Rodriguez] without going too far into the goofy and outlandish like XXX starring Vin Diesel. The selected objects are then dropped in a supply cache. But in keeping with this game's lack of convention, I grappled to the nearest attack chopper, pulled the pilot out, and assumed control in his place. © Valve Corporation. [9][15], Despite the multiplayer mode of Just Cause 2 being well received by players, the game only featured asynchronous multiplayer, in which challenges and leaderboards were included instead of any cooperative or competitive multiplayer mode, as the studio wanted to focus their manpower, time and resources in creating the game's world. It's thrilling to leap from a cliff, free-fall for 10 seconds, grapple to a nearby rock, and use the momentum to launch back into the air with parachute deployed. I just devised a plan and watched it unfold. Just Cause 3 is an action-adventure video game set in an open world environment. I'm happy Just Cause 3 is lenient with its falling damage--considering I'm in the sky more often than not--but I survived a 500-foot fall at one point, only to die from a shorter one soon thereafter. Is it because of violence, swearing, sex, drugs or all of these? [38], A multiplayer mod developed by the team that created Just Cause 2: Multiplayer Mod has been developed. By supplying you with a wingsuit, parachute, and grappling hook, Just Cause 3 gives you an effective means of transportation, as well as a smooth, nuanced traversal system. Sex & Nudity (1) Violence & Gore (8) Profanity (2) Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking (1) Frightening & Intense Scenes (5) The content descriptors are: Blood, Intense Violence, Strong Language. The vast majority of these tasks are escort missions, in which you defend a plane, or boat, or caravan of jeeps. Dimah and her team inform Rico and Mario that Di Ravello has been mining Bavarium, a valuable mineral found only on Medici, so that he can use it to build the most powerful arsenal the world has ever seen. However, the boat was too far from the dock for me to board it, and I had to reload the previous checkpoint. [23] In August 2014, Avalanche Studios announced that 2015 would be their "biggest year since the inception of the studio", teasing "several surprises". Explosions chain across the screen. [33] Console players who purchased the game's Day One Edition are eligible to enter a contest held by Avalanche and Square Enix, which tasks players to score Chaos Points to top the leaderboard. They're fun on their own, but they're also well worth pursuing. [17] He described the tone of the game "70 percent wacky and 30 percent serious". It's a testament to this game's creativity that guns were my last resort. Krpajda. [21], In an interview, the CEO of Avalanche Studios Christofer Sundberg stated that the game would continue to retain and expand Just Cause 2's joy and humor, and that the tone of the game would not be very serious, but slightly more so than that of Just Cause 2. [28], Just Cause 3 was released worldwide on December 1, 2015, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. That each flows so well into the next makes the overall experience all the more rewarding. In order to portray a world under dictatorship, the developers of the game established a color scheme composed of mainly grey, yellow, and red, to convey a sense of oppression. {Thread Closed}. The plot revolves around returning protagonist Rico Rodriguez, who's arrived in the fictional Republic of Medici during the height of Sebastiano Di Ravello's military dictatorship. What's on TV & Streaming What's on TV & Streaming Top Rated Shows Most Popular Shows Browse TV Shows by Genre TV News India TV Spotlight. Just Cause 3 makes you feel like Batman, Spider-Man, and The Punisher combined.