ByALex Paul, writer at
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Set in the bucolic Mediterranean island republic of Medici, a land crumbling under the brutal rule of General Di Ravello, you assume control of franchise's hero Rico Rodriguez, a man on a mission to liberate his homeland and the people of any means necessary. With over four hundred square miles of utter freedom from sky to seabed and a massive arsenal of weaponry, gadgets and vehicles, prepare to unleash chaos in the most creative and explosive ways you can dream up.

Just Cause 3 is a chaotic, over the top action game where a simple grenade could level an entire military base from the domino effect alone. It is a beautiful action movie in video game form, with a cool protagonist and an incredible attention to detail.

It delivers what it does best: chaos and destruction. Though the world and gameplay feel monotonous at times,with the wingsuit and other new additions are fun.

2015 was a great year for big open world games and Just Cause 3 is the cherry on top of that cake. JC3 isn’t groundbreaking or revolutionary but it’s super enjoyable, pretty and huge.The combat becomes a little repetitive, the driving and flying feel incomplete, and the story has almost no hooks for the player but the feelings of freedom and empowerment that the title offers are great, especially for gamers who have an active imagination and find new ways to exploit the offered world.

A shallow yet explosive experience, Just Cause 3 may not satisfy all tastes but if you are looking for chaos in its purest form, you won't be disappointed. Having said that, the game lacks variety, has some performance issues and its online structure seems uninspired. A fun but unrefined experience overall.

Rating: M

Developer: Avalanche Studios

Genre(s): Sci-Fi


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