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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

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Far Cry 3 might very well rival Saints Row for the "biggest shark jump" award with its retro-rocking Blood Dragon DLC. The more distance each day increases from its sudden April 1 appearance hints increasingly strongly that this totally rad homage to '80s action flicks is a real thing, where psychotic pirates and killer valley kids melt away for oversaturated colors and a hero named Rex Power Colt.

If that isn't enough cheese for you, it seems Australian electronica group Power Glove is contributing a few synth-tastic tracks (opens in new tab) . Ubisoft hasn't announced anything official yet, but something likely lurks on the VHS-fuzzy horizon soon.

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

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Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?