Here is a promo and an overview video for Asperity, a new RayFire feature that adds more detail to geometry.
Phiphat Pinyosophon - FX Reel
Phiphat Pinyosophon has posted an FX showreel of his work, including several Blur Studio cinematics.
3ds Max 2013 Released
3ds Max 2013 is now available for download, along with the free 30 day trial edition.
VRayPattern - Review
Paul Roberts has posted a comprehensive review of the VRayPattern plugin for 3ds Max..