V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max SP1
Chaos Group have posted a video showing what's new in Service Pack 1 for their V-Ray 3.0 render engine for 3ds Max.
Bipedal Free Rig
Ahmed Shalaby has released a free rig for 3ds Max, that offers a lot of flexibility and unusual features.
Ryse Moss Tutorial
This tutorial explains the technique for creating moss, as used in the Ryse video-game.