I forgot Ghost Recon Wildlands existed

Chris Carter

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, revealed last year at Ubisoft's E3 conference, has become a distant memory for me. I completely forgot it existed until the publisher emailed us about a new trailer, at which point the key words all came rushing back to my brain -- "Bolivia," "open world," "drug cartels," -- oh yeah, that Ghost Recon. I actually don't mind the "go find tons of stuff on the map! " Ubisoft formula in small doses (Far Cry and Assassin's Creed basically), but putting it into the Ghost series just seems…questionable. Maybe it'll be good!

We could really use more well-crafted tactical shooters these days that don't try to emulate Call of Duty. We'll probably see Wildlands in two weeks (! ) at E3 2016, at which point I will remember it once again. Read more…

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