On the fence with Mad Max? Here’s over an hour of gameplay

Imperator? I hardly even know her

As much as I loved the recent Fury Road, I’ve had a tepid response to Avalanche’s (Just Cause 3) Mad Max game, which has looked bland and lacked all the vitality of the film. It’s basically looked like the first Borderlands before they gave it the cel shaded art style to cover up for being an otherwise grindy, loot-heavy shooter.

Seeing some of the chaos going on in this 80 minute gameplay video, and some much more orange, bright sands seems like a step in the right direction. On the other hand, it is competing with Metal Gear Solid V with its September 1 release, and Avalanche’s own Just Cause 3 isn’t too far away.

Steven Hansen