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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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The News: Avalanche Studios' Mad Max will probably be cool, but I'm unimpressed, Dishonored's final DLC... read
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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