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Just Cause 3

If this is really Just Cause 3, it looks gorgeous


Mostly speculation, nothing confirmed yet
Nov 04
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 ... read
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Tuesday Newsday: Star Wars, Nintendo at E3, Mad Max & Wolfenmelons


Don't do coffee, kids.
Apr 29
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... read
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Actor Clark Gregg to reveal the Marvel addition in Disney Infinity 2.0


Agent Coulson LIVES!
Apr 29
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... read
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Disney Infinity

Marvel teased for Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition


'Bring on the super heroes'
Apr 08
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 ... read
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Disney Infinity

Lightsaber weapon Easter egg uncovered in Disney Infinity


You need every character to unlock it
Feb 15
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.... read
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AAA Games

AAA game business unprofitable says Just Cause dev


Business is 'not healthy at the moment'
Feb 08
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... read
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Deals

If you don't own Just Cause 2, go scrounge up $3


Steam sale valid until December 19
Dec 17
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 ... read
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Just Cause 3?

Avalanche visits a jungle for upcoming open-world games


Who says research can't be fun?
Dec 04
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 ... read
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Mods

Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod hits Steam on December 16


But there will be one more beta test beforehand
Dec 03
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... read
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Rumors

Mad Max game might be coming out in April 2014


Just Cause 3 could be out in 2015
Nov 07
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... read
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Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity releases iOS Toy Box app


Neat!
Sep 19
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... read
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A full overview of Series One
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... read feature

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An easy way to level up your Disney Infinity character


Take advantage of it before it gets patched!
Aug 21
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'... read
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Disney Infinity

Disney has spent over $100M on Infinity development


Oh, they'll make it back, don't worry
Aug 16
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... read
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Mad Max gameplay, GTA's dogs & Dishonored's witch hunt


The Destructoid Show puts its pants on one leg at a time
Jul 16
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... read
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Mad Max

Avalanche confirms Mad Max will be voiced by an Aussie


Or at least someone that can nail an Australian accent
Jul 02
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... read
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Used games

Avalanche founder on trade-ins: Games are too short


Mad Max and Just Cause developer sounds off
Jun 17
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,... read
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I'm listening, Avalanche
“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 ... read feature

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Mad Max

Mad Max from Just Cause dev Avalanche Studios announced


Can I be Mel Gibson?
Jun 10
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. read
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Tonto, jump on it
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... read feature

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Building race tracks in Disney Infinity


Race them however you want to
May 28
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... read
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Avalanche

Avalanche Studios has a steampunk-style game on hold


'We'll make something in that world sooner or later'
May 15
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... read
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Disney Infinity's Pirates of the Caribbean gets shown off


Give me Darkwing Duck instead!
May 10
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... read
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Avalanche

Avalanche doesn't want to develop games on Wii U yet


The studio has dev kits, but they 'only collect dust'
May 09
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... read
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Star Wars

Avalanche Studios almost made a Star Wars game


Just Cause studio came close to a deal a few years ago
May 07
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... read
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Disney Infinity

The inspiration behind Disney Infinity


Do whatever you want!
Apr 24
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... read
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The DTOID Show: Bros Before Hos, PS4, & Dishonored DLC!


Now starring Max "I'm Wearing a Shirt" Scoville
Mar 12
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 ... read
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Avalanche: PS4 will 'out-power most PCs for years'


Only 'most' of them, though!
Mar 11
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... read
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Just Cause 3?

If this isn't Just Cause 3, I don't know what is


What are you up to, Avalanche?
Feb 27
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... read
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Avalanche Studios

Is this an image of Just Cause 3 from Avalanche Studios?


Kicking confirmed for next Avalanche game
Feb 13
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... read
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"The sky is the limit"
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... read feature

Disney Infinity photo
Disney Infinity

Here's the deal with Disney Infinity's price and versions


Get ready for welfare bread
Jan 16
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... read






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