I love this stuff...
When all the Doom 3 lack-there-of announcements or Q&A's rather were out there was nothing but:
"WHO CARES... WITH GAMES LIKE FAR CRY OUT DOOM LOST ITS LUSTER".
"DOOM 3 AND HL2 BETTER BE GOOD OR GAMES LIKE FAR CRY WILL REIGN SUPREME."
"AFTER PLAYING FAR CRY I CAN CARE LESS FOR DOOM 3 NOW... UBI BEAT THEM TO THE PUNCH."
Just look up past Doom 3 threads and you will see these posts. Now that Doom 3 has gone gold, Far Cry is getting the short end of the stick. My how the tides turn so easily.
I am a long time Doom fan (not to be confused with id fan, I cant stand the Quake Engine). So I am excited and have my copy on pre-order (something I never do anymore but am afraid of it selling out).
Also I am glad I held off on the Far Cry band wagon and purchassed it today. Yes, I got it today and I can say I am enjoying it for the last few weeks until Doom 3 comes out.
And as huge as the Far Cry levels are and possibility of different route scenarios it is an engine with potential as much as the Unreal Engine (I am an Unreal whore/fanboy ill admit), Source Engine (which other than the havoc physics graphically is overrated byt he community not its devs) and Doom 3 Engine.