What's going to be better, Mercenaries 2 or Far Cry 2?

#1 Posted by RBolduc625 (115 posts) -

What do you think??

#2 Edited by BlindEffekt (917 posts) -

Mercenaries, i really don't know about farcry anymore.
Seems more like a graphical showpiece then a actual game. But thats just my opinion

#3 Posted by Dimsey (954 posts) -

I'm pretty certain I'll like Mercenaries 2 more myself. I'm a sucker for Co-op. I'm not sure how well receieved it'll be, though.
And in comparison to Far Cry 2? Well a lot of people are just gonna go with Far Cry 2. They'll love that game.
Mercs 2, like Mercs 1 - will likely be sorely underrated and Far Cry 2 - like Far Cry 1, whilst still being a great game - will probably be over rated.

Thats my two cents.

#4 Posted by GumbieuK (120 posts) -

Ah man that's tough. Extremely tough. Both the origionals were amazing games and from what we have seen of the sequals they looks even better. Sod it i'll say Far Cry 2.

#5 Posted by samcotts (2258 posts) -

Mercs 2 looks like great fun, I mean who doesn't want to call in tactical nukes whenever they want?!

But then Far Cry 2 looks great too, I really couldn't call it.

#6 Posted by Wolverine (4281 posts) -

I can't tell yet, I think Mercenaries 2 will be more fun but Far Cry 2 will have better graphics.

#7 Posted by chronicsmoke (996 posts) -

Im leaning towards FC2 but I hope both will be great

#8 Posted by Raiden36O (123 posts) -

from  what i've seen Far Cry 2 looks like it will be better in my opinion. Mercenaries 2 might be good to screw around with a friend in tho.

#9 Posted by pause422 (6184 posts) -

FarCry 2 definately isn't just a graphical showpiece, The first FarCry at the time was,but Crytek isn't making this one ,its pure Ubisoft. I've seen how the gameplay works with the day/night cycles and the way you do your missions,it really looks like a 100 fold improvement over the first game,and a ton of fun. Mercenaries 2 I have no doubt will be real fun too,but  I can only play open world games for so long before they burn me out and I gotta take a break from them again,usually never end of finishing them either.

#10 Posted by Gorillawhat (1259 posts) -

That is quite the difficult question. FarCry 2 looks amazing graphically, but Mercs 2 was nicknamed "Mercenaries 2: World in Frames", but it probably looks good anyway. I haven't seen any gameplay from either game, so at the moment I don't have enough information to make judgment. Wait until they are both released then come back .

#11 Posted by FrozenVX (95 posts) -

I'm much more interested in Far Cry 2, as the original Mercenaries didn't appeal to me. Also, when I saw the video where the main character was punching the guy in the face, trying to pull him out of the tank, and noticed there was no blood, I checked the rating and it said T. Games like this shouldn't be T.

#12 Posted by CaptainYes (2 posts) -

I would have to say FC2, the amount of options in that game is just sick.  I liked the demonstration of M2 alright, but it looks like more of the same.

#13 Posted by LightYagami245 (1117 posts) -

Mercenaries 2. More destructive environment.

#14 Posted by zdmetal2101 (63 posts) -

Mercs. 2 for me I have been waiting for the sequel forever.

#15 Posted by RedSox8933 (2428 posts) -

Far Cry 2 will be better, but not by much. FC2 is graphically astonishing game, but Mercenaries 2 looks like so much fun.

#16 Posted by Vinchenzo (6192 posts) -

Don't care for either.

#17 Posted by Nobility (295 posts) -

 Far Cry 2 seems to have less problems from what I've heard.

#18 Posted by Sentry (4197 posts) -

You have to be insane to think Mercs 2 will be better then FC2... sorry, but have you seen the gameplay of both? Both will be great fun, but FC2 most definitely will be on top.

#19 Posted by KnightOfNi (69 posts) -

most definitely far cry 2, it looks amazing.

#20 Posted by tancred8120 (93 posts) -

I'm gonna say Mercs 2

#21 Posted by shadowjak (456 posts) -

Huh thought I posted here...

Anyway, I say Farcry 2 easily. Personally, it looks to me like Mercs 2 is only getting so popular because of the ability to drop a nuke and co-op. Otherwise, it looks pretty much basic (if I'm wrong correct me now and provide reasons because I was not impressed by the E3 demo). Farcry 2 looks way more indepth, graphically good which is never a bad thing (though it isn't needed as I stated before), and it's by Crytek. Crysis is one of the best FPS's out there, and the original Farcry was great, and hard, so that's something to also keep in mind

#22 Posted by Sentry (4197 posts) -
shadowjak said:
"Huh thought I posted here...

Anyway, I say Farcry 2 easily. Personally, it looks to me like Mercs 2 is only getting so popular because of the ability to drop a nuke and co-op. Otherwise, it looks pretty much basic (if I'm wrong correct me now and provide reasons because I was not impressed by the E3 demo). Farcry 2 looks way more indepth, graphically good which is never a bad thing (though it isn't needed as I stated before), and it's by Crytek. Crysis is one of the best FPS's out there, and the original Farcry was great, and hard, so that's something to also keep in mind"

I agree, sort of. :P
#23 Posted by BiggerBomb (6944 posts) -

That is a very odd comparison. Why don't we compare Mass Effect with Civilization: Revolution?

It's very hard to say which is better, in terms of two different games from two different genres both of which have not been released yet.

#24 Posted by pbhawks45 (736 posts) -

Well, it's obvious that Civ: Rev owns ME in story.


#25 Posted by BiggerBomb (6944 posts) -

Hah. Very funny...

#26 Posted by Soap (3589 posts) -

It's a hard choice, and depends mostly on your fav playing style, I prefer 3rd person to first so probably for me Mercs 2, although I'm really pumped for Far Cry 2 as well, either way we are all gunna win with those two games. :D

#27 Posted by LightYagami245 (1117 posts) -
pbhawks45 said:
"Well, it's obvious that Civ: Rev owns ME in story.


"
That made me laugh.
#28 Posted by ManlyBeast (1153 posts) -
Mercenaries 2 doesn't have great looking graphics from the trailers I've seen, but the game looks like it's going to be really fun. If they both turn out great, l'll buy them both. : )

I'll pick far cry though.
#29 Posted by Sentry (4197 posts) -

Ones more of an arcady style game.. the other is realistic. FC > Mercs

#30 Posted by mjwickstrom1 (186 posts) -

Far Cry 2. It really impressed me at E3 with the day night cycle, gameplay, graphics, and strategy needed to be successful in the game.

#31 Posted by Player_7 (21 posts) -

Mercenaries 2 because u can deploy nuclear mushroom clouds.

#32 Posted by Shaolin_Munkeh (66 posts) -

I don't really get the comparisson really, other than them having guns and like.....grass?

They both look great!

#33 Posted by Sentry (4197 posts) -
Shaolin_Munkeh said:
"I don't really get the comparisson really, other than them having guns and like.....grass?

They both look great!"

It's not a comparison, just asking which one is going to be better in your opinion.
#34 Posted by ComBaTs0uL (1 posts) -

Im get both regardless but im going to go with farcry 2 :)

#35 Posted by Nik_NYG (558 posts) -

Mercs 2. Far Cry 2 looks like it will bore the hell outta me. 

#36 Posted by Sentry (4197 posts) -
ComBaTs0uL said:
"Im get both regardless but im going to go with farcry 2 :)"
Same here.
#37 Posted by Jayge_ (10221 posts) -

I'd have to say FarCry. Mercs really isn't my type of game. FarCry 2 had me ever since that 20 minute video that was posted a long time ago- the hang-glider made it a first day purchase.

No, but in all seriousness, I really want to explore the technology in FC2, and the gameplay looks just plain fun. Mercenaries... focuses more on explosions then variety, or at least that's how it comes off to me. FarCry, I only blow up what I want to; and if I decide to stay behind and snipe the entire enemy camp, that's ok too!

#38 Posted by MsCortana (429 posts) -

I will have to go with Far Cry 2

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