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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.

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"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.

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"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...

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"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.

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"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...

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"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.

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

- FesterBlatz see all 12 comments

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.

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"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...

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"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.

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

- scary_monster see all 13 comments

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 ...

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"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...

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"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.

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

- Visceral Monkey see all 7 comments

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.

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

- Dragzeela see all 6 comments

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.

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"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.

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

- SkipperMcG see all 3 comments