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Avalanche Studios is the company that made the Just Cause game series.
Avalanche-Studios-Logo

The logo.

This article may be a little out of date.

DescriptionEdit

Not to be confused with Avalanche Software, it's an independent, privately held video games developer based in Stockholm, Sweden. It was founded in March 2003 by Christofer Sundberg, Linus Blomberg and Viktor Blomberg. Avalanche Studios focuses on developing original intellectual properties for games and other media and base their projects on the Avalanche Engine (link to wikipedia). The Avalanche Engine (link to this wiki) is a unique game technology, powering landscapes in explicit detail.

It was reported on 24 October 2008 that 77 employees were laid off due to Avalanche losing two publishing contracts.

24 March Avalanche announced that they have formed a new development studio called Expansive Worlds which is the casual and online games division with a strong focus on community-driven subscription-based titles.
Avalanche JC1

The former Avalanche Studios logo, as seen in Just Cause (1).

Click here for a 10 minute video where the company leadership talks about the company history, focusing mostly on the New York division that created Just Cause 3. The the video section below about life at their Stockholm studio.

Fact listEdit

GamesEdit

Game Release year Platforms
Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One PS2 PS3 PS4 Windows XP Windows Vista, or later
Just Cause 2006 Yes Yes ? Yes No ? Yes Yes
The Hunter (link to wikipedia) 2009 No No ? No No ? Yes Yes
Just Cause 2 2010 No Yes ? No Yes ? No Yes
Renegade Ops (link to wikipedia) 2011 No Yes ? No Yes ? ? Yes
AionGuard (link to wikipedia) Canceled in 2010, but might still be made eventually No ? ? No ? ? ? ?
Mad Max (link to wikipedia) 2014 No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes
Just Cause 3 2015 No No Yes No No Yes No Yes

See also: Just Cause game series.

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VideoEdit

This is Avalanche Studios04:30

This is Avalanche Studios

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