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Building (Critical) Consensus: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

far-cry-3-blood-dragon-box-artYesterday was the release of the standalone Far Cry 3 based game, Blood Dragon. The game really has nothing to do with Far Cry 3 apart from being made with the same engine and by the same development team. While FC3 was a survival-ish shooter set on a tropical island, Blood Dragon is a 1980s vision of a post-apocalyptic future. Apart from sharing a few things like the name and developer, you wouldn’t associate the two.

However, like Far Cry 3, Blood Dragon is a critically acclaimed hit that is a loving homage to / parody of 80s sci-fi.

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