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Mad Max: The Kotaku Review

A little more than 10 years ago, not long after I quit my job to become a freelance writer, a colleague warned me that sometimes the work could be grueling and unrewarding. “I want to talk to you when you’re writing a story only for money,” he said. It took a decade, but I finally found that assignment: reviewing Mad… » 9/01/15 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm

Reminder: There's Going To Be a Mad Max Game, Too

One of the biggest hits at this year's Comic-Con International was the fresh look at Mad Max: Fury Road, the new take on George Miller's classic dystopian opus. With all the buzz around the new trailer, it's a good time to remind ourselves that there's going to be a game set in the same grungy future wasteland. » 7/29/14 5:14pm 7/29/14 5:14pm

Mad Max’s First Gameplay Trailer Looks Hopeless, in a Good Way

The thing about the Mad Max movies is that it looks like somebody already tried to save the world and failed at it. And what we see are the terrible remains. The newest trailer for Avalanche Studios’ Mad Max puts its headbutting, car-combat action smack dab in the middle of that world. Thank goodness. Granted, it's… » 7/15/13 10:20am 7/15/13 10:20am

The Just Cause Guys Are Making A Mad Max Game

Avalanche Studios, the developers of the Just Cause series, are making a Mad Max game. We don't know much about it, since only a short clip and logo was shown, but if you remember a few months back some blurry teaser images were shown which suggest the game is basically a post-apocalyptic Just Cause. With Australians. » 6/10/13 10:42pm 6/10/13 10:42pm

A Guy Tried to Get His Girlfriend to Play A Video Game. Here’s Why It Didn’t Work.

So you're lucky. Your significant other wants to sit down and play a game. And not just any game, either. The title that's piqued interest is Just Cause 2, Avalanche Studio's stunt-tastic open-world shooter. But Reddit user rfry11 found his lady love stymied by what he says are poor design choices and bad tutorials… » 5/08/12 11:00am 5/08/12 11:00am