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Posted February 14, 2015 by Peter in Trailer
 
 

Just Cause 3 teaser trailer – the chilled Firestarter!

Just Cause 3 logo
Just Cause 3 logo

Ever wanted an insight into the mind of walking disaster zone Rico Rodriguez, protagonist of of the Just Cause series of games? A new teaser for Just Cause 3 offers just that, and is understandably called “Firestarter”.

Now, as a teaser it offers a total of zero insights into gameplay (beyond showing the wingsuit previously mentioned). What it does show however is Rico’s thought process – things catching fire and blowing up; sometimes, things crashing, while on fire, usually with some blowing up to follow; occasionally objects destroyed by flames before they can explode. You get the idea.

Now, normally I’d watch a teaser, nod quietly at the concept and then move on until some gameplay is on offer too. But… I did get caught on the soundtrack, a trip hop cover of Prodigy’s Firestarter which replaces Keith Flint’s anger with some ironically calm vocals.

He finds calm in the destruction. That’s kind of scary…

Just Cause 3 is due for release later this year.


Peter

 
Peter can be described as an old, hairy gamer, a survivor of the console wars of the 1990s, and a part-time MMO addict. He has an especial fondness for retro gaming and observing the progressions in long running gaming series. When scandalously not caught gaming, he can also be found reading comics and fantasy fiction, or practising terrible photography.