Here's 80 minutes of Mad Max gameplay

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We threw 20 minutes of Mad Max footage from Gamescom in your sand-blasted thirsty faces last week, demonstrating some of the riding, scavenging, and punching you, as the titular madman, will do in Avalanche Studios' post-apocalyptic Australian outback. But if you need even more, well, here's that too.

80-plus minutes more, to be precise, courtesy of GamesHQMedia, in which Avalanche's Odd Ahlgren (I really hope I got that right), Emil Kraftling, and Kristofer Labedzki go bombing around the desert in a very banged-up version of the Interceptor. There's some shooting, some fistfighting, some explosions, a look at the top-down map, and of course lots of high-speed cruising across the blasted sands.

I don't have an hour and a half to watch the whole thing so I can't give you much more than that, but I doubt you'll see too many surprises in here, beyond the obvious upgrade to Max's pugilistic skills. He sure didn't fare this well against the Warboys in Fury Road.

Mad Max is out on September 1.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.