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Avalanche Studios cuts staff as Just Cause 3 release nears

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Just Cause 3 has been announced complete and the release date is coming in just under a month, but with Just Cause 3 being wrapped up and Mad Max finished, it would appear the studio is downsizing. 12 developers were let go from the New York office according to a report at Game Informer.

Mad Max gets patched, including Windows 64-bit fixes

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Avalanche Studios has released a new update for their open world Mad Max title, which not only brings the usual fixes for glitches and improved gameplay, but a ton of updates for Windows 64-bit as well as the addition of Steam Machine features.

Nvidia releases Game Ready drivers for Metal gear Solid 5 and Mad Max

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Nvidia has a new driver available for today's two big releases, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Painand Mad Max. You can grab the GeForce Game Ready 355.82 WHQL drivers from Nvidia's website.

According to the release notes ( PDF), players can expect "Game Ready optimizations, a NVIDIA Control Panel Ambient Occlusion profile, and a SLI profile".

Avalanche created a physical version of Mad Max's signature ride, the Magnum Opus

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Avalanche Studios is primed and ready to release Mad Max next week, and the team wanted to share “one of our favorite experiences” with fans before they get their hands on the game.

The game features a signature ride for Max, the Magnum Opus, and Avalanche actually created the vehicle in real-life. Whether they roared around the Australian desert in it throwing pipe bombs out the back is unclear.

Watch eighty minutes of Mad Max in action, taken from a developer livestream

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Last week we reported that twenty minutes of Avalanche's Mad Max were available for you to check out, but this video taken from a developer livestream kind of trumps that.

It's eighty minutes long, and features three members of the Avalanche team - director of narrative Odd Alghren, senior designer Emil Kraftling, and lead character artist Kristofer Labedzki - exploring the wastelands, beating up War Boys, and generally causing chaos.

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