Keeping on top of an endless Twitter feed or a piling-up RSS list can be a little daunting, even more so now that Google are planning on killing Reader.
So, each and every week (after a brief hiatus) Gamebrit brings together a selection of some of the gaming stories that caught our eye and are worth your attention — here’s your round-up for the week ending Sunday, March 17th.
Sit back, relax and grab a drink and give the gaming articles you may have missed this week a read:
Far Cry 3 is the story of Jason Brody, a thrill seeking rich kid, who parachutes with his friends into the unknown Rook Islands. While this adventure may have seemed like a good idea, the tides quickly turn as the group are split up with Jason and his brother captured by the maniacal pirate Vaas.
Vaas’ aim is to ransom the brothers for an extortionate amount, however the pair attempt to escape which cleverly forms the games tutorial section. Without spoiling all too much things don’t go to plan. Jason is rescued from the brink of death by local tribe the Rakyat who give him the tools to get his friends back.
This is easily one of the best narrative journeys in recent memory, helped by a superb cast, with Michael Mando being a particular stand-out with his performance as main antagonist Vaas. There are plenty of twists and turns, notably the distinctive strong use of drugs which lead to highly visual and mind-bending sequences, similar to the Scarecrow sections of Batman: Arkham Asylum.