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Avalanche Studios opens NYC studio, working on 'Project Mamba' for 2014

Right on schedule, Swedish developer Avalanche Studios announced the official opening of its new New York City studio today, headed up by Activision and Atari veteran David Grijns. Avalanche, best known for its work on the Just Cause titles and this year's downloadable Renegade Ops, says the NYC...

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Renegade Ops review: Twin stick drive

Renegade Ops has a story that can be classified either as an earnest failure of seriousness, or a reminder that parodies aren't obligated to be funny. After an overacting psycho threatens to immolate the world for no discernible reason, General Bryant loses his cool over negotiations and vows to...

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Renegade Ops' co-op modes demonstrated

The latest Renegade Ops trailer introduces the two- and four-player co-op modes in the top-down vehicular shooter. In local co-op, the screen splits dynamically, with the divider rotating as needed; online co-op just puts more cars on your screen. Pretty intuitive, really....

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Avalanche Studios to open New York City studio this fall

"Kaos and THQ Digital suffers from the twists and turns of the games biz. You are more than welcome to join the Avalanche Studios US family!" Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg teased on Twitter yesterday. Today, there's a proper announcement of a new North American expansion for the...

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Renegade Ops trailer blows up everything in the world

If you're jonesing for one of the most explosion-filled trailers we've seen since we woke up this morning, you should peep the Renegade Ops gameplay demo posted below. Man, we never knew vehicles this tiny were physically capable of causing such vast amounts of destruction....

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See some Renegade Ops in action

Sega has provided the first look at Avalanche's Renegade Ops in this teaser trailer, which you can see after the break. When the game was first announced, it was described as "all about driving or flying around blowing stuff up while playing with your friends," which seems pretty much spot-on in...

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Avalanche and Sega rolling out 'Renegade Ops' for PSN and XBLA

Just Cause 2 developer Avalanche Studios joins the Generic Title Squad (home to recruits like Modern Combat: Domination, Conflict: Denied Ops and Sniper: Ghost Warrior) with its new downloadable game, Renegade Ops. The game itself sounds much more distinctive. The Sega-published PSN/XBLA...

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Avalanche founder talks piracy, hires a lot of people with 'hacker' backgrounds

If you can't beat them, hire them, provided that they have the necessary credentials and skillsets required to achieve the task that you're hiring for. That's a little wordy to serve as a business motto, but it's a philosophy possessed by Just Cause 2 developer Avalanche Studios founder...

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'Bourne Ascendancy' was canceled Starbreeze game, corroborates ex-dev

According to one-time Starbreeze Studios game director Mikael Lindgren, a Jason Bourne game was indeed the studio's reported cancellation a year ago. Posting on his freelance game designer company site, Zoetropa, Lindgren lists "The Bourne Ascendancy (Cancelled)" on his resume, referring to...

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Just Cause 2 now a PS3 Classic, 360 Platinum Hit in the UK

Despite the shortcomings of the product as a whole, there's a lot to love in Just Cause 2 -- most of which having to do with the many, many things you can do with a parachute, grappling hook and some ingenuity. By our calculation, that should earn the game a spot in the video game history books;...

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