First Impressions: Far Cry 5

The first impression is often the one that we walk away with when engaging with something new and foreign. It’s what helps define our interest, our engagement or even our future curiosity. If you go to a brand new ramen shop and find they over charge and serve pretty, ‘meh’ ramen; you won’t go back. Far Cry 5 has boldly taken the bar set by the prior entries and raised it, at least in my opinion.

The game tosses out the fanciful feel of the latter titles, being set in rural Montana gives the series a cemented reality. No I don’t mean to say that the previous titles were fantasy based. It was all about the locales, take Far Cry 4’s setting in the Himilaya’s as an example. It is often portrayed as mysterious, ancient and almost magical. It is so far out of touch for many of us that it doesn’t feel as real. The same can be said for anyone playing game set in another country, it just doesn’t feel real. This setting however, is one that most United States citizens can vaguely relate with. We’ve all seen the small, rural communities, heck some of you might live in one!

This grounded reality bleeds into the game and permeates the ground in such a way that I find myself strongly attracted to this entry. While I have yet to trounce through a majority of the game, the first few hours have been nothing short of enjoyable. What I hope to find as I dig deeper into the game is something that just soars above the rest. My full review will be coming later and my accompanying review video will launch later.

You can help support Otaku Gamer Zone by using the provided links below!

Help me achieve our funding goal: Click Here!

Buy me a Coffee with Ko-fi: Click Here!

Support me on PayPal!


Peruse our Amazon Influencer Store: Click Here!

Visit our TeePublic Shirt Store: Click Here!

Check out our Amazon Wishlist!


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close