It helps that Ubisoft's Nepal is gorgeous, with sparse grassland and autumnal landscapes stuck in the shadow of the massive snow-capped Himalayas. You don't go up to those Himalayas often, but doing so is fodder for some amazing Shooter fan fiction.
I don't think I want Far Cry 5 without some major changes, though. I don't want another thirty hours of this, but in another realistic place with another charismatically crazy dictator. I loved Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon in part because it was the same Far Cry mechanics in an inventive location — hell, if Blood Dragon 2 existed, I'd take it in a heartbeat over Far Cry 4.
Far Cry 4 is fantastic, if familiar. It's the warm embrace of a game you've already played, back to bring you more. If you enjoyed Far Cry 3, you'll have fun with this. If you're one of the Far Cry 2 faithful that considers the sanitized, simplified thrill ride of Far Cry 3 blasphemous, this isn't going to bring you back into the fold. It's that simple.
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