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Barely Related: Doctor Who on Aug. 23, Japan's realistic robots

What a week. Let's all chill out, cool down and enjoy some nerdy news. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and...

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Mad Max delayed beyond 2014

How to open this? The Mad Max game, which, like your ex, only pops in your head because of the herpes you can never get rid of, has been delayed until 2015. No, no, way too harsh. The Mad Max game, which, like a razor-bladed boomerang tossed by feral post-apocalyptic Australian children...

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Mad Max story is standalone because 'movie tie-in games tend to be bad'

Back at E3, Avalanche Studios said the story in its Mad Max game is "standalone," which seemed a bit strange given the existence of upcoming Mad Max film Fury Road. At Gamescom we asked senior game designer Emil Kraftling to clarify the relationship between game and movie, and why Avalanche...

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Mad Max tears up a debut gameplay trailer

"We never got a hero. We got him ... the man they call Max." Besides that dramatic declaration, this Mad Max trailer also includes our first look at the gameplay. There's still a cinematic tang to this debut showing of Avalanche Studios' open-world adventure, but past the 1:10 mark it gets going...

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Mad Max will speak like an Aussie, mate

Avalanche Studios is doing a U-turn to ensure Mad Max speaks the strewth. As we saw during the E3 demo of his upcoming game, Max spoke with an American twang, leading to fans calling for the road warrior's accent to be made Australian, as per the films. Yesterday, Avalanche Chief Creative...

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Mad Max not Barlog's rumored project, says Avalanche CEO

Though Mad Max has been a project spanning several years, going through several iterations in that time, Avalanche Studios CEO Christofer Sundberg claims it's not the game that was rumored in 2008. God of War 2 lead Cory Barlog had reportedly gone to Avalanche Studios in 2010 to work on a Mad...

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Mad Max gets behind the wheel of Avalanche's open-world wasteland

Considering how many games trace their dystopian wasteland roots to it, it's interesting to see the E3 hands-off demo of the new Mad Max hone in something with plenty of room for exploration: vehicular combat. Just Cause dev Avalanche Studios promises 50 "authentic" Mad Max vehicles for players to...

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Mad Max announced for PlayStation 4 from Avalanche Studios [Updates: Trailer, due in 2014]

Sony announced that Just Cause series developer Avalanche Studios is working on the PlayStation 4 game Mad Max, based on the cult classic post-apocalyptic film series. A release date was not announced. Update: Mad Max is due out in 2014 for PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360....

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God of War 2 director Cory Barlog joins Crystal Dynamics

Cory Barlog, who served as writer and director for God of War 2, as well as "story creator" for Ghost of Sparta and creative director for Chains of Olympus, has joined Crystal Dynamics to work on its forthcoming Tomb Raider reboot and "a yet to be announced new title." Its unclear what this...

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Rumor: Team Bondi to be acquired by Mad Max studio, KMM

Mad Max's George Miller is playing host to the artists behind L.A. Noire, Team Bondi, as the developer faces a tortured reputation, burned bridges with Rockstar and is in need of fresh studio support, according to sources at Kotaku. Team Bondi bossman Brendan McNamara has been spotted touring...

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