Expanded Description Agent extraordinaire Rico Rodriguez returns for more death-defying missions against ruthless cartels and corrupt governments in this sequel to 2006's open world, third-person shooter. Instead of the Cuba-inspired island of San Esperito, Rodriguez will battle heavily armed foes in well guarded compounds scattered throughout the South East Asian islands of Panau. As in the original Just Cause, how you cross the terrain or complete mission objectives is up to you. Hitch a ride in a 4x4 to travel up a snow-capped mountain, pilot a helicopter or plane, or slip behind the wheel of a dune buggy to travel over desert regions.
One distinctive feature from the first game is back with improved play mechanics. Rodriguez can fire a grappling hook anytime and anywhere he wants, allowing him to latch onto a surface to propel him forward or to bring items (and even enemies) closer. This technique can be combined with the protagonist's parachute to glide through the air and perform elaborate combos. Rodriguez will need to rely on new stunts, vehicles, and weapons to become a one-man army in a world spanning 1,000 square kilometers in size. Just Cause 2 is Swedish developer Avalanche Studios' second game on the Xbox 360 platform.
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Game Special Features
Use a grappling hook to latch onto any surface, including enemies
Skydive from planes, leap off mountains, and glide from moving vehicles with your parachute
Infiltrate enemy compounds to complete mission objectives
Control Elements Gamepad/Joystick
ControlInstruction CONTROLS: GENERAL; Left Bumper = fire, release grappling hook; Letf Trigger = throw explosives, fire secondayr weapon (while duel-wielding); Right Bumper (Tap) = evade roll; Right Bumper (Hold) = dash (while running); Right Trigger = fire primary weapon; Left Thumbstick = move forward, move backward, move side-to-side; Left Thumbstick Button (Hold) = crouch; Back Button = opn pda; Start Button = pause menu; Y Button = activate, pick up items, enter vehicle; X Button = reload equipped weapon; B Button = melee attack, stunt jump; A Button = jump, open or close parachute; D-Pad Up = equip two-handed weapon; D-Pad Right (Tap) = toggle one-handed weapon; D-Pad Right (Hold) = dual-wield; D-Pad Left = tggle equipped explosive; D-Pad Down = equip black market beacon; Right Thumbstick = crosshair, camera control; Right Thumbstick Button = toggle shoulder cam or scope; SWIMMING; Left Thumbstick = swim backwards, forwards or sideways; Right Thumbstick Up or Down = swim upwards or downwards; SKY DIVING; Left Thumbstick Up = dive; Left Thumbstick Down = slow down; Left Thumbstick Left or Right = steer; A Button = open or close the parachute; LAND AND SEA VEHICLE CONTROLS; Left Thumbstick = steer; Right Trigger = accelerate; Left Trigger = brake, reverse; X Button = handbrake; B Button = stunt jump; Right Bumper = fire primary weapon (if equipped); Left Bumper = fire secondary weapon (if equipped); HELICOPTER CONTROLS; Left Thumbstick = pitch, bank; Right Thumbstick = rotate; Right Trigger = increase altitude; Left Trigger = decrease altitude; B Button = stunt jump; Right Bumper = fire primary weapon (if equipped); Left Bumper = fie secondary weapon (if equipped); PLANE CONTROLS; Left Thumbstick Up or Down = pitch; Left Thumbstick Left or Right = roll; Right Trigger = accelerate; Left Trigger = decelerate; B Button = stunt jump; Right Bumper = fire primary weapon (if equipped); Left Bumper = fire secondary weapon (if equipped)