Just Cause offers some nice explosion-filled graphics (the 360 looks best, followed by the PC, Xbox and lastly the PS2), some inspired stunt work and some fun tools.
And the world is huge. If it was more packed with opportunities for us to use those tools and stunts, this could have been a GTA-killer.
Instead, the game’s best moments bubble out of your brain. Artistic types will blow through the mission, then happily spend hours wandering the island and devising elaborate stunts, combining their plane-to-plane jumps with long freefalls with murderous rampages with driving burning cars off cliffs and shooting grappling hooks into boats and…well, you see?