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  • Blog Post: Mad Max And Just Cause 3 Developer Avalanche Studios Suffers Layoffs

    With Just Cause 3 out in a few weeks and Mad Max complete and shipped, developer Avalanche Studios has suffered two rounds of layoffs. Job cuts began this summer in Stockholm after Mad Max was released. Avalanche maintains two offices. The original location in Stockholm, Sweden, worked on Mad Max. The... More
  • Blog Post: Help Create Just Cause 3's Launch Trailer

    Just Cause 3 is all about making your own mayhem, and publisher Square Enix and developer Avalanche Studios is also calling on fans to use their imagination to help create the game's launch trailer – and win a $5,000 prize package. Gamers must create their own one- to two-minute trailer for... More
  • Blog Post: Buy Just Cause 3 On Xbox One And Get Backward-Compatible Just Cause 2

    Today, Microsoft announced an exclusive pack-in with Just Cause 3 during the company's Gamescom 2015 press conference in Cologne, Germany. Rico's last journey will be included with Avalanche Studio's latest sequel, and it's playable on Xbox One. If you purchase Just Cause 3 on the Xbox... More
  • Blog Post: With Mad Max: Fury Road Out Now, Get Caught Up On Our Coverage Of The Upcoming Mad Max Game

    Mad Max: Fury Road is currently enjoying as much praise as any action movie has received in quite some time, so if you count yourself among those who loved Max's most recent adventure, now is the perfect excuse to get caught up on the upcoming video game. Mad Max, which releases on September 1, was... More
  • Blog Post: Ask Us Your Mad Max Questions For Our Special-Edition Podcast

    We've been rolling out a month of content for the new Mad Max game from Avalanche Studios, due out this September. Now we want questions from you all to ask the game director Frank Rooke on an upcoming special-edition podcast. Post your question in the comment section below, and there's a good... More
  • Blog Post: The Mad Max Digital Issue Is Live

    If you have a computer or tablet, you could be reading all about Mad Max right now. Following today's cover story announcement , our digital issue is now live on web browser and will be coming to iPad , Android , and Google Play throughout the day. You can download the apps for free . All four of... More
  • Blog Post: April Cover Revealed – Mad Max

    Mad Max has left an immeasurable footprint on video games – and pop culture in general. He hasn’t officially appeared in a game since an NES title released 25 years ago, but game developers have drawn inspiration from his dystopian, post-apocalyptic universe for decades. Avalanche Studios... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] No In-Game Microtransactions For Just Cause 3

    Update: In a follow-up statement, Avalanche co-founder and chief creative officer Christofer Sundberg posted a statement about leaked early screens. He makes clear that Just Cause 3 will not feature in-game microtransactions or similar "hooks." "To be perfectly clear: Just Cause 3 will... More
  • Blog Post: December Cover Revealed – Just Cause 3

    It’s been more than four long years since Swedish developer Avalanche Studios released the outrageous open-world game Just Cause 2. Players gravitated to gunfights atop moving vehicles, the versatile parachute, and the innovative tether that could link nearly any two objects, humans, or a combination... More
  • Blog Post: Brian Michael Bendis Headlines Marvel's Disney Infinity Team-Up

    One of the bigger moments of today’s Disney Infinity 2.0 announcement is Marvel’s commitment to the project. Ultimate Spider-Man scribe Brian Michael Bendis is penning the story, which will span the different playsets in the series’ second installment. The Avengers playset, which will... More
  • Blog Post: Disney Releases Five New Toy Boxes, Including One (Bio)Shocking Choice

    Update: Disney Infinity executive producer John Vignocchi has clarified the genesis of the new toy boxes via Twitter. To clarify, the downloadable Toy Boxes that have been created to date for @DisneyInfinity were done by the guys at Avalanche and some in QA — John Vignocchi (@JohnVignocchi) September... More
  • Blog Post: Mad Max Gameplay Reveal Coming Soon

    The official Mad Max video game Facebook page is teasing a gameplay reveal very soon. In two days, we will all get a chance to see the game in motion. Gameplay was shown behind closed doors at E3, which you can read about here , but otherwise, all we've seen is this brief announcement trailer , which... More
  • Blog Post: Avalanche Studios Founder Leaks First Possible Mad Max Image

    Christofer Sundberg, founder of Avalanche Studios, teases a picture on his Twitter that could quite possibly be the new Mad Max. Rumors have been flying around that Avalanche Studios is working on the new Mad Max game based on the new film, Mad Max: Fury Road, launching in 2014. Other assumptions of... More
  • Blog Post: Just Cause Developer Reveals New Game

    Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios says that it's working on a new open-world game with publisher Square Enix. Eurogamer reports the developer revealed that it is preparing a "ground breaking" open-world title for Square Enix, and that it is also beginning work on multiple current-... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Registers Just Cause 4 Domain Names

    Square Enix hasn't announced a Just Cause 3 or 4, but it sounds like it may be preparing some kind of sequel in the franchise. According to Fusible.com , Square Enix has registered domain names for JustCause4.com, JustCause4.fr, JustCause4.co.uk, JustCause4.de, and JustCause4.it. Grabbing these domain... More
  • Blog Post: Just Cause Dev Expects New Console In 2014

    When Avalanche Studios announced that it's opening a new NYC-based branch to work on a title for "next generation platforms in 2014," people started wondering if the developer knows something the rest of us don't. Today the new studio's director explained the statement, saying that... More
  • Blog Post: Just Cause Developer's New Downloadable Game

    Just Cause (shown) developer Avalanche Studios says that it's working on a downloadable title for XBLA and PSN. The game is multiplayer focused, and piggybacks off of the technology from some other games that Avalanche is currently working on. Christofer Sundberg, founder of Avalanche, told CVG ... More
  • Blog Post: Just Cause 2’s DLC Double Whammy

    Just Cause 2 owners have been cruising around in their pink ice cream trucks for nearly a month now, so maybe it’s time to upgrade those wheels for something with a little more firepower. Avalanche Studios anticipated this need and has planned two DLC packs for the game, one of which will be available... More
  • Blog Post: Free Ice Cream Truck Of Death Available Now In Just Cause 2

    The Just Cause 2 development team is mighty happy with the enthusiastic reception the game has received from fans, and they are sharing their appreciation in the best way possible: a bright pink ice cream truck to terrorize the island of Panau with. The new DLC pack is available for all versions of the... More
  • Blog Post: Exclusive Just Cause 2 Video Highlights Insanity

    Just Cause 2 is a ridiculous game. You've got a grappling hook, an endless supply of parachutes, and a single objective: cause as much chaos as possible. I could try to explain just how cool and outrageous the game gets while you're carrying out this task, but then I figured, why not let this... More
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