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"Playing it safe" is rarely regarded as hang-gliding through explosions while helicopters try to gun you down. But that perfect storm of circumstances aptly describes Just Cause 3's box art. How else could you explain Square ...
The post-apocalyptic wasteland is no place to mess around. Whoever isn't trying to kill you is probably trying to get you to kill someone else. Even then, there's a fair chance they just might end up trying to kill you. Thos...
Here’s something to make you feel old and angry: I’ve never seen the Mad Max movies. The first one came out 15 years before I was born, so the hype surrounding them was never around in my lifetime. I know a little...
It's rare that I buy collector's editions any more, but I'm also not above laughing at "9 inch Rico," so here we are. It's one of the items that, based on your vote, might end up in the Just Cause 3 CE. Other choices include ...


Cool song! And it's nice to have a holiday 2015 release window locked in for Just Cause 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One), but I'll take gameplay footage over a CG trailer any day. Where's that? Writing on the PlayStation Blog, Avalanch...
Rico Rodriguez's not a man that acts in moderation. We're not likely to see screenshots of him grabbing brunch at that great spot down the street, or hanging laundry to dry. He'd probably dry his laundry by blowing up the ent...
Twenty Just Cause 3 screenshots surfaced today, and they look like absolutely anything you could ever want from a Just Cause game. There are lots of explosions, gliding through the air tethered to various objects, and more than one instance of shooting atop a bus. Subtlety never was Just Cause's strong suit. [Via Videogamer]
Just Cause 3 is officially happening. If that confirmation doesn't brighten your day, you must have skipped the last installment, which was stupid, awesome, and one of the best videogame sandboxes ever created. Speaking of, J...
We recently saw screenshots of something purporting to be Just Cause 3. Seems likely they were. You know what the first damn thing I noticed in the Game Informer Just Cause 3 cover announcement? It wasn't the hookshot or...
What's Avalanche Studios been up to lately? It's supposed to be making the videogame adaption of Mad Max, but everything's been quiet on that front for quite some time. Instead, it might have focused some of its attention to ...
Put on your current events helmets, everyone, because Tuesday Newsday is here. Because it’d just be an Ephant Mon in the room if I didn’t address it, the Star Wars Episode VII cast has been revealed, following t...
Whoops! The Agents of Shield Twitter account accidentally let slip that actor Clark Gregg will be presenting at the Disney Infinity 2.0 reveal event taking place tomorrow. Why would Clark Gregg present at a game reveal? Becau...
It's been long expected that Marvel and Star Wars characters would make their way to Disney Infinity and we're finally getting a tease for the former property. Captain America -- or his iconic shield, at least -- is all but ...
Although we've heard rumors that Star Wars and Marvel are a go in a current or future iteration of Disney Infinity, it appears as if a group of fans have uncovered a Skywalker-sized Easter egg in the existing game....
Profitability in AAA titles nowadays is tricky business. We scoff when companies claim a game that sells 3.5 million copies is not a success, and perhaps rightfully so. Amidst the inflating development costs of the new consol...
It's remarkable to think back on the joy Just Cause 2 has given me in light of its absurd sale price right now on Steam: $2.99. For that little money, it'd be a mistake not to add this to your library, plain and simple. Even ...
Members of the team at Avalanche Studios visited Costa Rica's Braulio Carrillo National Park earlier this year to gather reference material. The trip was documented, which is neat to see in and of itself, but I'll also take ...
There's technically been nothing stopping me from trying the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod, but I've managed to continually miss out on the public beta tests. It was wonderful to hear that it'll also be released for Steam -- o...
All Games Beta shared a picture of a Linkedin profile for the founder and CEO of Avalanche Studios, most notably known for creating the Just Cause series. The last two entries on his profile are very interesting, and could be...
Fresh off of a solid launch, the folks over at Disney have released an iPad app for Disney Infinity. The app itself is Toy Box oriented, as it allows you to build and create worlds that can be put into the console version. Yo...
It's been a few weeks since Disney Infinity was released, and I've scoured every inch of content there is to offer. Since there's a ton of confusion as to what exactly needs to be purchased to unlock what piece of conten...
Pick up Disney Infinity? Well if you're impatient you can use this neat little trick to level up your Disney Infinity characters pretty fast. Just set down a fan, get in a car, and then get spun in the air like you just don'...
Wall Street Journal has a report stating that Disney has spent well over $100 million on the development of Disney Infinity. That's for both the game, and all of the toys that can work for it. Disney has had a very rocky hist...
Today's Destructoid Show is brought to you by vacation! Which I am going on, tomorrow. Because I feel like it. The News: Avalanche Studios' Mad Max will probably be cool, but I'm unimpressed, Dishonored's final DLC...
When I previewed Avalanche Studios' Mad Max last month, one of the overwhelming concerns in the comments was that un-Australian voice acting could ruin the entire experience. Today, the founder of Avalanche has spoken u...
There are multiple good reasons for trading in a game once you have had enough, but in the eyes of Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg, length is the determining factor -- titles "have been too short,...
“You know what the world needs? A videogame adaption of Mad Max, a franchise that’s sat in stagnation for almost three decades.” That’s apparently what someone at Avalanche Studios said, because here ...
Mad Max from Avalanche Studios, creators of the Just Cause series, was announced during the PlayStation E3 press conference. While no actual gameplay was shown, PlayStation gamers will get exclusive DLC when it launches on PS4 and Xbox One.
Prior to the E3 festivities, Disney demonstrated the upcoming cash grab Disney Infinity to a room teeming with journalists. The focus of the event was on two of the in-game worlds plus the oft-touted Toy Box mode. The first w...
The latest on Disney Infinity shows off what you'll be able to do in terms of racing. You can design and build any kind of race track you want to, and then race them however you'd like. Race on foot, in cars, fly -- even rac...
Will there be another Just Cause? Probably. I mean, if there's any justice, yes. But those recent pictures Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg put out on Twitter aren't it. When Edge pressed him on the matter, he ca...
Confession time: I'm super giddy for Disney Infinity. I love the concept, and I actually want to waste money on a bunch of dumb toys. That's of course if they bring in classic Disney stuff. I'm talking about things like Duck...
Avalanche Studios, the team best known for the Just Cause franchise, isn't shy about its position on the Wii U. It simply has no interest in developing games on Nintendo's console. Not yet, at least. In an interview with Pres...
If you're still smarting over the news that EA now hase exclusive rights over the Star Wars franchise, then here's some more news to make you wonder about how things might have turned out differently. Former Avalanche&nb...
This brand new Disney Infinity trailer showcases the game, and details how the team were inspired to create their take on toys and videogames coming together. Basically, they stole all their ideas from little kids. Those dir...
Greetings! If you're watching today's show and wondering why Max happens to look so much like Adam Sessler, it's because he recently got a full-body makeover to look like Adam Sessler. Don't act like you wouldn't either, if ...
Avalanche Studios chief technical officer Linus Blomberg is one of the many developers getting horned up over the PlayStation 4, and believes Sony's system couldn't come at a better time. With gaming PCs outclassing current g...
The last teaser image we saw from Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg left some room for debate as to what, exactly, the screenshot was -- I'll grant you that much. But this latest one, Tweeted earlier today? If tha...
Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg shared a rather fun tweet today: "We're making awesome games at #avalanchestudios! This year will be awesome! #yearoftheavalanche" -- which is all well and good, but he also inclu...
An hour after taking the stage to unveil Disney Infinity, "Disney's most ambitious video game initiative ever" (a press release states), I sat down with Avalanche Studios chief creative officer John Blackburn to discuss where...
If you could somehow combine the addictiveness of micro-transactions with the uncertainty of card packs, you'd probably make a lot of money. Disney is going to make a lot of money. Just a hunch. In June, Disney Infinity, Aval...
There's not a lot I remember about the rampant imagination of childhood, but most of the good memories came from the depths of my toy chest. Pitting Aliens against Transformers. Imagining Cloud Strife's sword slicing throu...
The mod community is the best. In this case, they've taken Just Cause 2 and given it new life by adding multiplayer. There's a huge community surrounding the mod, and you should go join up if you want to get in on the fun. 600 player in multiplayer mod of Just Cause 2 [Reddit]
Though Just Cause 2 has been laughably cheap on PC, those of you without access may want to consider the still-budget-priced Just Cause 2: Ultimate Edition. It just became available on PlayStation Network for $24.99, which is...
[Update: Contest closed! Winners have been picked, check your emails!] It's Sega week for our 25 Days of Giving! Today, you can win Renegade Ops for Steam! This time, you'll just need to leave a comment below telling us what ...
Hey, did you enjoy jumping on a car, whipping out your Grappling Hook and hitting motorcyclists with it in Just Cause 2? Or maybe you preferred jumping off of a high building and then blowing it down to its foundation wh...
Renegade Ops arrives a little late on PC, but patient fans will be well rewarded. Half-Life's Gordan Freeman is set to join the vehicular shooter as a playable character! The trailer above shows Dr. Freeman in all his groovy...
Earlier today, we posted a story about Ubisoft's Martin Edmonson defending "always on" DRM as a necessity. Just Cause developer Avalanche, however, seems to have the opposite opinion -- arguing that developers need to stop mo...
Here's a new trailer for Renegade Ops, showing off the gameplay modes that can be found within. For those who don't know, Renegade Ops is a top-down co-op vehicular shooter made by Avalanche. It has a generic name, and the gameplay is fun.  Check out the footage and let us know what you think. I'm pretty stoked.
Seriously, I am not letting up on my campaign to have Renegade Ops' name changed. It is an awful, generic name and nobody will pay attention to it unless they already know that the game is good.  Anyway, here are some ne...