In Far Cry 3 players will once again be deposited into a wide-open world with nothing more than the resources that are available on the ground to aid you.

We don’t yet know why you’ve come to this lawless land or even where it is — informed speculation tells us it’s somewhere in the Pacific — but just like the previous game, success depends entirely on the opportunities you manage to create for yourself.

Ubisoft released a new extended look at the game, roughly four minutes of raw footage that takes an alternate approach to the scenario that was shown last month at E3. Sneaking up along the side of a hill, our hero works his way to a zipline and uses a sniper rifle to blow up some fuel drums beneath a bridge — along with the bridge itself — and pick off enemy resistance from a far before heading in to mop up and grab a chopper out of there.

It’s nothing particularly groundbreaking as the beginning and end points are obviously the same regardless of the choices you make, but it does offer a nice look at the open environment and dynamic AI behavior.

Far Cry 3 is set to release next year for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.

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Check out E3 2011: Far Cry 3 gameplay demo

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