You know what you’re going to get when you jump into a Just Cause game: destruction, stunts and utter chaos. The latest addition to the action-adventure franchise doesn’t stray from this formula, instead ramping it up more than ever. Set three years after the events of Just Cause 3, Just Cause 4 sees the return of the charismatic Rico Rodriguez as he seeks to uncover the truth about the disappearance of his father. The journey takes him to Solís, a country that’s fallen victim to the Black Hand mercenary faction led by the ruthless Gabriela. Solís is separated into four distinct biomes, each with its own extreme weather conditions including lightning storms and tornadoes. Rico discovers that his father’s disappearance is linked to these biomes and a man-made weather project called Project Illapa. It’s up to him to shut down each biome’s generator and uncover the mysteries of the project. Eve of destruction Straight off the bat, we’re thrown into the action and required to assist the Army of Chaos (those rebelling against the Black Hand). Fortunately, Rico still has his trusty gadgets such as the wingsuit, parachute and grappling hook – the latter of which has had more than a few upgrades. Rico’s grappling hook is now fully customizable, allowing for over four million combinations and often hilarious results. There are three key elements to the customizations: air lift, retractor and boost. On top of that, you can also manage factors such as whether the grappling hook deploys automatically,… [Read full story]
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