Avalanche Studios News


Just Cause 3 coming to PC, Xbox One, and PS4 in 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2014 10:07am PST

The third game in the Just Cause series is a reality. Just Cause 3 is coming in 2015.


"PLEASE let them add in co-op insanity. That goddamn MP mod was and is so much fun."

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Avalanche-approved Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod releases December 16

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2013 2:00pm PST

No need to worry about a cease and desist order, as Avalanche Studios has given its blessing to the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod, now set to release on December 16.


"That's great they gave them their blessing. I could name some other companies that would shut ..."

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Just Cause 2 multiplayer beta weekend starts Saturday

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 30, 2013 3:30pm PDT

It's been a month since the world last got to grappling hook around and play silly beggars with our chums, and that's far too long. Thankfully the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod is preparing for another open beta weekend, kicking off at 1am Pacific on Saturday morning. Handily...


"I think its pretty impressive to see this functionality modded in to Just Cause 2. I liked that ..."

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Mad Max not a movie tie-in, says Avalanche game designer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT

A Mad Max game is coming, but it's not going to be related to any of the movies, because of Avalanche's radical position that movie tie-ins are pretty terrible.


"They're only saying their game isn't a prologue and does not continue the story of the movies ..."

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Mad Max 'gameplay' trailer shows a little gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 15, 2013 7:30am PDT

The "gameplay reveal trailer" for Avalanche Studios' Mad Max game and, well, it's a gameplay trailer very much in the modern sense--mostly clips from cinematics, with teensy snippets of actual man-killing. But hey, it's our best look so far at the latest from the folks behin...


"the voice over needed to be with an Australian accent.. how could they make such a glaring ..."

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Mad Max getting Aussie accent

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2013 8:30am PDT

Responding to fan outcry, Avalanche Software head Christofer Sundberg has confirmed that Mad Max will have an Australian accent after all.


"Heaps good mate!! Funny, this made me think of how the original Mad Max movie was initially ..."

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Just Cause dev making Mad Max, PlayStation to get exclusive DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 10, 2013 7:44pm PDT

Sony has pulled out another surprise at their E3 event, revealing a teaser for a video game adaptation of the classic film, Mad Max.


"I grew up near one of the towns Mad Max was shot also, the car is very much not still there. ..."

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Just Cause 2 multiplayer beta test this weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 19, 2013 6:00am PDT

Pack your parachute and grab your grappling gun, as the fantastic mod adding multiplayer to open-world chaos 'em up Just Cause 2 is holding another open beta test this weekend. Yes, you and dozens of other Rico Rodriguezs can be leaping, shooting, racing, flying, and stuntin...


"All still being worked on. There are random race events that start last time a played. It's ..."

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Just Cause dev teases next game, looks like sequel

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2013 11:15am PST

Avalanche Software has been teasing a game reveal that appears to be for Just Cause 3.


"I cannot wait for JC3!! I still play JC2 till this day and it's still incredible :D But why ..."

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Disney Infinity preview: bringing franchises together

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST

Disney's worlds are on a collision course, though not quite in the way you may expect. Disney Infinity, which was announced yesterday, isn't a "crossover" game in the the traditional sense. It's an entire platform filled with individual games set across the vast spectrum of ...


"I'm still surprised that more companies haven't tried something like this, but I always figured ..."

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Just Cause 2 multiplayer beta test this weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 10, 2012 6:00am PDT

If you've got no plans this weekend, why not go for a spot of jetliner-surfing with your chums or perhaps watch a race then join in and leap from car to car? These merry antics and more are open to you this weekend, as the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod is holding an open beta...


"Oh man, anyone remember playing that Stuntvilla map for BF1942? I wish they never patched that ..."

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Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod resurrected

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2012 6:00am PDT

Just Cause 2 screams out for multiplayer, and a modding team is bringing that to us. Having been started back in 2010 then dropping off the radar, JC2-MP resurfaced over the weekend to tease we'll soon be surfing atop aeroplanes as our chums go barnstorming.


"Sounds and looks great..but so many of these mods end up never seeing the light of day despite ..."

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Renegade Ops PC pre-orders: buy 2, get 2 free

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 27, 2011 6:45am PDT

You can score four copies of Renegade Ops, the downloadable vehicular twin-stick shooter from the chaps behind Just Cause 2, for the price of two ($30) in a PC-exclusive pre-order offer.


"WHAT? PC SPLITSCREEN!? /buy/buy/buy/buy The last game that I played that had split screen ..."

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Avalanche explains New York studio opening

By Steve Watts, Jun 22, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Avalanche's founder and New York studio director talk about why they opted to use New York for their first American studio.


"Kaos was shut down because THQ is moving everything they own to Canada. They are renaming the ..."

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Avalanche opening New York studio

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 16, 2011 7:15am PDT

Swedish developer and Just Cause creator Avalanche Studios has announced plans to open a new AAA dev studio in New York City this fall, with its first game expected in 2014.


"I don't get the "New York is an expensive place to run a studio" comment we always hear. San ..."

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