Herald Sun - Switched On - - GADGETS & GAMES -

The open-world, first-per­son shooter se­ries has jumped some 12,000 years into the past, swap­ping its usual sur­plus of guns and ammo for an arse­nal of sticks and stones. While it still un­de­ni­ably feels like a Far Cry game, Primal carves out an iden­tity of its own thanks to the abil­ity to tame wild beasts such as sabre­tooth tigers to do the player’s bloody bid­ding. Though the set­ting may be pre­his­toric, the ac­tion it­self feels fresh.

S4, XBOX ONE, PC / $99.95 / OUT NOW

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