I've only just got around to playing Avalanche's Mad Max game from last year, having bounced off it at the time because it lacked the artful absurdity and relentlessness of the Fury Road film it was semi-promotional for. It's sat on my hard drive since, and feeling too exhausted for smarter things but with an itch to play something, I gunned it back up and am having a mostly great time with it. It works so much better in its own right, rather than as a Fury Road companion project. Here's some thoughts on what works and what grates, and why I now finding myself going back and back to it.
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