Mad Max trailer shows "the madness that crawls inside", car explosions

Mad Max

Like most Mad Max trailers, this one can be summed up with by the phrase "something something personal demons, something something the power of friendship—exciting car explosions!" There is some brutish punching and lots of posturing with shotguns, but what will Mad Max be like to play in long stretches? How does vehicle combat progress? Will that huge desert get a bit boring to explore after a while? Find out more from our hands-on time with the game, which suggests the vehicle combat has a plenty to offer in spite of the beige locale.

Mad Max is due out on September 1 in the US and September 4 in the EU.

Tom Senior

Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.