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  • Summary: 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 Medici...by any means necessary. With over fourSet 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 Medici...by 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. Expand
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Just Cause 3 - Destruction Dev Diary
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 50
  2. Negative: 0 out of 50
  1. Dec 2, 2015
    90
    Just Cause 3 stands for freedom and fun. Every gameplay element is working towards one and the same goal: doing whatever you feel like. Just Cause 3 is simply a game you must play, it would surprise us if you wouldn't like it.
  2. Dec 1, 2015
    80
    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.
  3. Nov 30, 2015
    80
    Just Cause 3 delivers what it does best: chaos and destruction. Though the world and gameplay feel monotonous at times, the wingsuit and other new additions are fun. But still no multiplayer, really?!
  4. Jan 19, 2016
    80
    Just Cause 3 is a monument to excess. It’s Hot Shots. It’s Charlie Chaplin in The Dictator, if Charlie Chaplin had rocket-powered C4 in his boots. It’s that scene in Dr. Strangelove where Slim Pickens rides the nuke into Russia, except...well, no, it’s pretty much exactly that scene on repeat for 25-30 hours.
  5. Dec 2, 2015
    75
    Just Cause 3 has two souls: one is pure, untarnished and ridiculous fun, the other is pretty raw, unpolished and repetitive. If you like blowing stuff up, launching rocket cows into space, or simply chaos, this game is definitely a dream come true. Just don’t expect an action masterpiece.
  6. Nov 30, 2015
    70
    Just Cause 3 is a sandbox game that works only if you create your own experience. But if you play it in a straight way, it shows only limitations (and some technical issues that we hope Avalanche will fix soon).
  7. Dec 23, 2015
    55
    Gliding over Medici’s beautiful vistas and causing those awesome explosions are the only fun things in a soulless product known as Just Cause 3. But then again, you can just gaze at screenshots while listening to the game’s soundtrack.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 72 out of 174
  2. Negative: 60 out of 174
  1. Dec 6, 2015
    10
    Well, this-is.. Amazing.One of the best game i played since long time. Who cares about the plot. I'm full of all that games that want to giveWell, this-is.. Amazing.One of the best game i played since long time. Who cares about the plot. I'm full of all that games that want to give an amazing plot when probably best part of the players even care. this, is a game.you can do everything you want. he is an old style hero, a real one. some good joke while i shot with my bazooka, cool attitude, superstrong, unbeatable. Big map, lot of thing to do. The MOD system is cool.
    Now the part about the graphic:
    Yes there are problem on PC version. I have an i5-4670k 3.40ghz, 8gb ram,geforceGTX 760, and it give me some problem, mostly when i turn on myself very fast, and there is some "lag", but all that kids who say that is worst that BATMAN are real morons. you can play any way. probably in 2/3 weeks we will have the patch, so be patient. i cant stay here and read some stupid newbie who say "is possible that for everygame that come out we need a patch?". yes is possible, you konw howw difficult is to make a triple A game in this period? shut the **** up and go to work or play something else. you are not playing supremario bros, this are amsterpieces idiot, id like to see you do anything like. this.
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  2. Dec 1, 2015
    9
    After using the most recent drivers for my 970, the performance issues are forgotten and I am able to focus on the fun, chaotic sandbox ofAfter using the most recent drivers for my 970, the performance issues are forgotten and I am able to focus on the fun, chaotic sandbox of JC3.

    The wing suit is by far one of the coolest gameplay mechanics to date, and the visual fidelity is breathtaking.

    However one aspect of the game steals the show... the water. It's uncanny how realistic it is, and how fun driving a speedboat over the waves can be. I'm quite impressed by the realism it adds, and how beautiful and clear the water is near the shore.
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  3. Dec 1, 2015
    8
    This game is pretty good for it's price. Nice visuals, stunts and effects.
    This game actually not perfect because of no steam controller
    This game is pretty good for it's price. Nice visuals, stunts and effects.
    This game actually not perfect because of no steam controller support and awful translation into Russian language.
    But if you are not Russian or have no Steam Controller - you don't care, right? 8/10
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  4. Dec 14, 2015
    6
    The game is somewhat good. If you're bored and have money to burn but don't feel like going outside, this game will hold you over in shortThe game is somewhat good. If you're bored and have money to burn but don't feel like going outside, this game will hold you over in short bursts.

    The graphics aren't the greatest, but rating games purely on graphics anymore is silly.

    The gameplay has a over the top action and situations that are as unreal as they are hilarious. However, this game falls short because the amount of repetition and padding. Essentially, this is a far cry game with half the content and effort.

    It's not outright terrible, but it is not an amazing game by far. The game is average or slightly below. Go find a cheap game on a Steam sale instead of this for more entertainment at a lower price.
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  5. Jul 22, 2018
    5
    I was really excited about this game after playing Just Cause 2, which was a phenomenal game. Unfortunately, this game turned out to be aI was really excited about this game after playing Just Cause 2, which was a phenomenal game. Unfortunately, this game turned out to be a pretty mixed bag. The gameplay itself is pretty fun, and I liked that they greatly expanded the variety of weapons available. The addition of destruction physics and additional tether mechanics was also really fun, and allowed you to do all sorts of new things. I really enjoyed the game when I was just running around destroying stuff. However, I dreaded playing the story missions because the characters were all either boring or annoying, and unlike the last game, this one seemed to take itself seriously. The story was pretty disjointed and uninteresting, and the ending sequence was just insultingly bad. I don't know if the devs ended up rushed near the end or just didn't care, but the ending was just awful and a total waste of time. Additionally, the game had way too many bugs. I played it quite a while after launch, so there's really no excuse for the dozens of crashes and glitches I experienced. All in all, this game is totally worth playing if you just want to run around and blow stuff up, but don't expect to care about anyone or anything, or for a smooth gaming experience. Expand
  6. Dec 2, 2015
    2
    I pre-purchased the game with dlc from steam, and now i regret it.
    The game is a crap - in the first mission itself one can find out that -
    I pre-purchased the game with dlc from steam, and now i regret it.
    The game is a crap - in the first mission itself one can find out that - you are visiting an area and tasked to destroy a few things that's it. All is focused on explosions, almost no story line. The worst part, Long Loading Times -

    Also not to forget the fps issue, even with JC3.
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  7. Jan 1, 2017
    0
    I was pretty hard to launch the game first time. It crashed few times, hung my PC few times... When I finally managed to start it - it workedI was pretty hard to launch the game first time. It crashed few times, hung my PC few times... When I finally managed to start it - it worked perfectly. But it looks like it manages to start only few times in a week. Other times it tells that I have no internet connection and freezes (my connection is perfect by the way), or just freezes on a first loading screen.
    When it works - it's a great game, really fun and perfectly optimized. But what's a point of this when I can't actually play it?
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