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Rocket League Is Taking You To The Wasteland With Their Chaos Run DLC

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Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced today that Rocket League, the popular sports-action phenomenon enjoyed by more than 8 million players worldwide, is breaking its own rules and going off-road with its new “Chaos Run” DLC.

Thematically inspired by films and literature set in grim, post-apocalyptic futures, Chaos Run brings those happy-go-lucky scenarios to Rocket League‘s universe with two brand new Battle-Cars (Ripper and Grog), 12 new Decals (six for each new vehicle), and several new Paint Types, Wheels, Rocket Trails, Toppers, and Antennas.

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Does Avalanche Studios And WB Games Have A Plan For DLC In Mad Max?

In today’s gaming marketplace it’s become more and more common for AAA developers to release a game with the intention of backing it up with downloadable content, so much in fact that we’re presented with the option to purchase a season pass even before the game has been released. And yet Avalanche Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Just Cause franchise, decided to take a completely different approach with the release of Mad Max.

So far the only mention of DLC that I’ve come across are references to the pre-order bonuses, console exclusives, and the Rockstar Energy challenge car… that’s it. Whether or not Avalanche Studios is making a silent statement against the dependence on DLC in gaming or they’re simply wanting to make sure there’s a demand before investing the time, I honestly don’t know.

However this is what I know… The below content has been made available so far.

Even though Avalanche Studios hasn’t yet revealed their ultimate plans for Mad Max, I’d say there’s probably an expectation within the community that there will be more DLC coming our way. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of what I’d love to see make an appearance in Mad Max.

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Warner Bros Interactive Unveils A Chaotic TV Spot For Mad Max

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released a television commercial for Mad Max, featuring in-game footage that showcases the chaotic, action-packed, open-world Wasteland.
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Seek Shelter Within The “Strongholds” Of Mad Max, Warner Bros And Avalanche Reveal The Newest Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Avalanche Studios today released the Mad Max “Stronghold Trailer”, giving a glimpse into the various fortified garrisons, or strongholds, located throughout the open world of the post-apocalyptic Wasteland.

In the new trailer, Max visits some of the game’s diverse strongholds and encounters a number of intriguing characters, including Jeet, Gutgash, Pink Eye and Deep Friah. In a world where Max faces both his internal and external enemies, these strongholds hold the pieces essential to the puzzle he tries to solve as he prepares to take on merciless Wasteland tyrant, Scrotus.
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Mad Max, “Savage Road” Trailer Revealed

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Avalanche Studios today unveiled the Mad Max Savage Road Trailer, showing Max who is left for dead as his cherished Interceptor is stolen by the merciless Wasteland tyrant, Scrotus and his warboys. Max must rebuild a powerful new war machine to escape the deadly Wasteland and can only do that with the aid of his quirky sidekick and expert mechanic, Chumbucket.
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Dark Future: Blood Red States, Breathing New Life Into A Tabletop Classic

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Dark Future was originally released as a board game in 1988, and later expanded into a series of books. The world it inhabits is a very different reality; cyberpunk more weird than wired. The cult Games Workshop board game of clashing highway warriors, set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland that was once America, is getting a reboot from Auroch Digital.

Auroch’s Dark Future: Blood Red States is supported by the Wellcome Trust, and will be a turn-based strategy game, played out in simultaneous real-time action. The gameplay is a furious mix of hammering chain-guns, tactical high-speed maneuvers and the ripping of metal as vehicles smash into one another. All the action is conducted against a dark background of the decline of humanity; too wild to be true and too close for comfort.

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Bedlam, A Post Apocalyptic Turn Based RPG

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BEDLAM is a strategic single-player roguelike turn-based role-playing game, created for the PC and Mac utilizing ‘The Banner Saga’ engine.

The player is cast as the mysterious Mechanic, the last known member of a once-thriving guild of brilliant inventors, intrepid travelers and operators of the rolling fortresses called Dozers.

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As the Mechanic, you are in charge of commanding your crew in battles, managing your resources, improving your Dozer, interacting with various characters, and protecting your passengers while navigating through the post-apocalyptic wasteland known as Bedlam.

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First Impressions of The Mad Max Game Trailer And An Unexpected Surprise

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Slowly but surely Warner Brothers and Avalanche Studios have been revealing information regarding the upcoming Mad Max game, however we’re finally getting a substantial gameplay overview that is blowing the doors off of what I was expecting. This certainly isn’t the Mad Max: Fury Road film adaptation that I was expecting, its much more than that.

If you happened to miss the video, you can check it out here

Based on what we saw, there are a few things that we can clearly tell right away…

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Mad Max Gameplay Overview Revealed!

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Initially I wasn’t sure what we were going to except from Mad Max, my fear was that it was going to be a direct translation of Mad Max: Fury Road, which debuts in May, however based on the overview trailer that doesn’t seem to be the case. Visually it looks like they’ve amped up the franchise to meet the look and feel of Fury Road, however you’re starting from the beginning… left for dead and fighting for your survival.

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