Far Cry 4 comes out tomorrow, November 18th, and reasons 1-10 for me wanting to get it have to do with the game’s main antagonist, Pagan Min.
He’s everything I love in a villain: sarcastic, witty, highly quotable, casually violent, awesome fashion sense, and, from what I can tell, an unrepentant bad guy with very little of that redemption backstory people are so fond of these days.
I can already tell he’s going to be a favorite, which naturally got me thinking about what other video game villains I love to hate to love (I’m only considering ones from the past ten years, otherwise we’d be here all damn day.)
You’ll probably notice going through this list that I have a Type when it comes to bad guys. I admit this, I embrace it, I am unabashed. Give me tons more of these types of villains and I will be a happy, happy gamer.
In no particular order:
Vaas Montenegro, Far Cry 3
Here’s a look at the top 11 most talked about games to come out of the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (randomly ordered, of course), along with my first impressions of the trailers, whether or not I’d throw any money at those games, and when exactly you can throw money at those games, provided you want to.
Note: For the “Will I Buy It” sections, let’s just assume I have a giant stockpile of cash I am able to spend willy nilly, but am still moderately stingy about it (which, let’s be real, is exactly what would happen if I were to ever become rich) instead of the flat broke, Can’t Even Afford The Consoles For These Let Alone The Games Themselves person that I actually am. Let’s get to the list!
1. Dragon Age: Inquisiton (PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4)
The next installment of EA’s popular soccer franchise FIFA arrives next week! How many of you already got your hands on the demo? Exciting stuff, right?!
In anticipation of the game’s release, we’ve been counting down the weeks by focusing on some of our favorite tracks from past installments. Catch up to us by listening to the tunes in Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3, Pt. 4, Pt. 5, and Pt. 6. We’re one more post away from the end!
FIFA 2010 World Cup
Buraka Som Sistema – “Restless”
The next installment of EA’s popular soccer franchise FIFA is just weeks away and anyone who’s watched any of the previews has re-adjusted their jaw from the floor numerous times already. 3D fans in the stadiums? COUNT ME IN!
Besides the annual graphical and gameplay updates, FIFA fans also have a new soundtrack to look forward to. EA has yet to release the complete list of songs that will appear in this year’s game so, in anticipation of FIFA 14′s soundtrack, we present our favorite tracks from previous installments.
Also check out the great tunes in Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3, Pt. 4 and Pt. 5.
FIFA UEFA EURO 2008
Boys Noize – “Don’t Believe The Hype”