Avalanche Studios News


E3 2015: Most Anticipated Multiplatform Games

By Daniel Perez, Jun 12, 2015 10:15am PDT

This week, Shacknews is looking at a handful of the most anticipated games from this year's E3 across each of the major platforms. Today, we look at the most anticipated games to be released across multiple platforms.


Mad Max trailer highlights a story as brutal as Fury Road

By Daniel Perez, May 26, 2015 7:30am PDT

A new trailer for Mad Max shows off its story, hand-to-hand combat, and a healthy dose of explosions.


How a Disney Infinity figure is made

By Ozzie Mejia, May 20, 2015 8:00am PDT

Disney Infinity has become more than a family-friendly experience for all ages. It's also become a collector's dream, with figures spanning nearly all of Disney's properties, homegrown and beyond. Shacknews recently spoke to Avalanche Software Studio Art Director and key arc...


"Naw hoarders collect everything. We only collect certain things!"

- Galadriel07 see all 17 comments

Just Cause 3 gets action-packed gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Apr 28, 2015 6:05am PDT

Months after it was announced, we finally get to see some gameplay footage of Just Cause 3, and it's as action packed as you'd expect it to be.


"Good stuff, but no need to pre-order. Ill get it when it come out. Hopefully they made it more ..."

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

Attempt to survive the Wasteland in Mad Max's first gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2015 7:20am PDT

The first gameplay trailer for Avalanche Studios' Mad Max has been released today.


"Autoduel was awesome! I had no idea what I was doing have the time, but that game was cool."

- Gwyndion see all 34 comments

Just Cause 3 sets the world on fire in latest trailer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 13, 2015 6:35am PST

A new trailer for Just Cause 3 has been released, and it features lots and lots of fire.


"They're fucking insane. :( Instead of just fully embracing the insane sandbox freedom that ..."

- node see all 27 comments

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."

- Nerdsbeware see all 12 comments

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 ..."

- DM7 see all 7 comments

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 ..."

- TheEmissary see all 7 comments

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 ..."

- vai90 see all 5 comments

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 ..."

- beastrabban see all 5 comments

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 ..."

- 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.


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

- abrasion see all 10 comments

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 ..."

- spammehardo see all 5 comments

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 ..."

- scary_monster see all 13 comments