Mad Max out for next-gen consoles in 2014

Open-world, third-person action game based on film is developed by creators of Just Cause series; slated for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that it will release a game based on the Mad Max film franchise for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

The postapocalyptic world setting will never go out of style.
The postapocalyptic world setting will never go out of style.

The game, called Mad Max, will be an open-world, third-person action game set in a postapocalyptic world. The title's focus is on car combat; players will need to fight against enemies of the wasteland to eventually build up their vehicles for combat.

Mad Max is being developed by Avalanche Studios, the team behind the Just Cause open-world action game series. While the news of the Mad Max game was first announced at Sony's E3 2013 press conference recently, Warner Bros. confirmed later that the game is a multiplatform title.

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hotshot331

I've been dreaming of this for so long

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sensei_hEnRY

i hope it's not a movie tie in with Mad Max: Fury Road which come out in 2014.

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Ripper_TV

Since Avalanche's at it, I think it's safe to say it's gonna be epic and overall good. Can't wait.

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sanechupp

I love car combat, Avalanche knows games, Renegade Ops and Just Cause are great games

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tsunami2311

Its not madmax with out the likeness of Mel Gibson....

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HapiJoel

The idea of Just Cause devs working on a game that keeps you planted firmly on the ground fills me with a little dread...but we'll see...

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Ripper_TV

@HapiJoel I'm pretty sure there's going to be some kind of flying vehicles.


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HapiJoel

@Ripper_TV If they include the Gyrocopter that would be hilarious, but its still no grappling hook...

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jokerman_28

looks good

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Yamakoichi

I was excited ill I read the part that said from the developers of just cause :(

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Ripper_TV

@Yamakoichi For me it's the only thing that gives me hope.

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scatterbrain007

@Yamakoichi Yeah that kind of turned me off as well. Who knows though it could be great.

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Megavideogamer

Mad Max this is a pleasant surprise. This will provide my Twisted metal Car Combat fix. Hopefully this game will be great

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brok

A lot of 'about times' here:

About time we had a Sandbox in Australia, about time we had an apocalyptic game all about the cars, and about time we had another game from Avalanche! Though I hope it feels a bit more Mad Max than this trailer did... Dunno if I could ever imagine Max doing something like that.

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starduke

I love Mad Max, but my first reaction to seeing this was "Oh, great another movie game! It's gonna suck!" But, if it's Avalanche Studios, it might actually be good.

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pamplinas322

Sweet stuff.

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Holy-Rapture

I really hope they're not fooling us and that this is actually a tie-in to the new mad max movie coming out next year...

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nick-nikol

Is it gong to be available for the 360

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GameBeaten

Seems interesting. I hope it turns out to be as enjoyable as the movies.

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X-Robert

I have a question, is this the first time the franchise calls itself as Mad Max in North America? I remeber the old ones with Mel Gibson in them were called Road Warrior.

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Holy-Rapture

@X-Robert The first one in America was titled Mad Max. The second one was Road Warrior, and the third was Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome

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GameBeaten

@X-Robert I think Beyond Thunderdome had the Mad Max name in its title within the US.

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GameBeaten

@X-Robert I think Beyond Thunderdome had the Mad Max name in its title within the US. In fact, here's the wikipedia page link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad_Max_Beyond_Thunderdome

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X-Robert

Holy F*****G S**T! Well, I said it, Avalanche Studios.

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Dantology

Looking forward to this game as well as George Miller's fourth installment of the Mad Max movies....Fury Road with Tom Hardy as Max should be pretty entertaining. If this movie was being made by anyone else (Michael Bay, cough cough) I would not be seeing it.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1392190/

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Mikenasty89

Trust me.. the car combat is..very..very...very destructive and awesome.

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Hurvl

Not too keen about car combat, but open-world third-person action game sounds good. I also like Avalanche Studios, not only because they're my countrymen.

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bojan_sokol

@Hurvl car combat was very cool in the movies

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predatorGS

Please let there be a ford falcon police car in the game... and don't forget the squeaky leather!

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zombieseesmeat

"Who run Bartertown ?"

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scatterbrain007

@zombieseesmeat "Master blaster, master blaster, master blaster...<fades out>

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willzihang

I wonder if Tina Turner will be in it.

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zombieseesmeat

http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/173/a/8/a857ed88d24505fd0f183f0de807caad-d3jpvou.jpg

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peteyboi29

this could really be some thing special if done right :D TWO MEN ENTER !!! ONE MAN LEAVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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longtonguecat

woo i hope this is good! :D

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Simplythebest12

Mad Max with Mel Gibson ??? The movies were a big hit in the 80s if i remember correctly

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mr_indiff

I initially thought the silhouette was Ken from Fist of the North Star. Lo and behold, we get Mad Max (where FotNS is based from).

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bluefox755

It was so unexpected, first thing I thought of when I saw the trailer is: "This feels like Mad Max", "There wouldn't be a game for it thought, right? Most gamers are too young to remember it!" I was pleasantly surprised.

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Vambran

So it's fallout ( 3+) meets gears of war?

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DisturbedFan789

@Vambran Disappointment. That is what I feel when I read your comment.

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pellep

There has been too much violence. Too much pain. But I have an honorable compromise. Just walk away. Give me your pump, the oil, the gasoline, and the whole compound

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Salta06

@pellep two days ago I saw a vehicle that wold haul that tanker... you wanna get out of here, talk to me


I'll be keeping an eye on this, looks promising

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Hurvl

@SIDEFX1 I wonder if they'll take this game Beyond Blunderdome, i.e. not mess it up, but take it beyond tired features and half-assed gameplay.

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COD42

Listen to that mighty Cleveland 351. "She's the duck's guts!"

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snowSHO

Mad Max universe is one of my favorites. Really cannot wait to drive around in my dirty badass muscle car

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DarkE0n

Who'd have thought that Mel Gibson is still marketable?

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lilmcnessy

@DarkE0n I doubt he'll be in this.

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Simplythebest12

@lilmcnessy @DarkE0n The game from what i read is based on the comics of Mad Max Universe and not the movies

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