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Mid-Day Discussion: I Want To Break Apart Just Cause 2

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Posted March 30, 2010 - By pklepek




Mid-Day Discussion: I Want To Break Apart Just Cause 2

Just last week, I confessed a desire to skip the nearly intolerable cut-scenes in Just Cause 2, a game whose completely ridiculous gameplay scenarios trump the afterthought of a story. Besides that, however, I'm having flashbacks of experiences with previous open world video games where I eventually became fed up with having to rely on the in-game economy.

Just Cause 2 is a game designed for unexpected things to happen. Several times now, I've requested a vehicle to be floated in and watched as the vehicles hit the ground, reacted to the physics badly, tumbled down a mountain and blew up. Money is actually a difficult commodity to come by in Just Cause 2, which means throwing away $35,000 on a helicopter might actually end up breaking the bank.

To be fair, I was laughing the whole time. Watching a helicopter drop from the sky, hit a rock at just the wrong angle and explode into flames is hysterical. I just wish Just Cause 2 had a built-in insurance clause for these moments, a more fluid economy or -- and this may sound just as sacreligious as my easy mode argument from last week -- a cheat code for infinite cash. I'd happily turn it on.

(And for the record, though I've been criticizing Just Cause 2, I'm hopelessly in love with it.)

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