Have a sneak peek at Mudbox 2014's retopology tools.
Deformation Cleaner is a modifier for 3ds Max that smooths arbitrary deformations of a model without smoothing the original detail.
Houdini Engine for Autodesk Maya
SideFX have released Houdini Engine for Maya, with 3ds Max and Unreal versions coming soon.
Save Softimage - Petition
There is an on-going petition to save Softimage from being discontinued.