PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Oct 26, 2009 / ESRB: M


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Borderlands 'General Knoxx' DLC Trailer Accompanies Details of Upcoming Patch

With the $10 "General Knoxx" downloadable add-on for Borderlands hitting Xbox 360 today (February 23) then PC and PlayStation 3 on Thursday (February 25), developer Gearbox has issued forth a trailer for the area-adding, level cap-raising expansion.

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Original Fallout Co-Creator Liked Fallout 3; "Would Have Done Things Differently"

In an interview with Fallout fan site "Duck and Cover" Tim Cain, who co-created the original Fallout at Interplay, spoke about a number of topics, including his opinion on Bethesda's Fallout 3.

Cain, who left Interplay to found Troika games (Vampire - The Masquerade: Bloodlines), had originally hoped to create a new Fallout title at the now-defunct studio. Unfortunately for him and the studio, Tim reveals that he "was hoping that Troika would get the license, but... were massively outbid [by Bethesda]." Read more »

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Borderlands 'The Secret Armory of General Knoxx' DLC Release Date and Screenshots Revealed

Gearbox and 2K Games have revealed the release date and some new screenshots for the third batch of downloadable content for Borderlands, the post-apocalyptic first-person shooter that successfully doubles as a gun-collector's paradise.

The Secret Armory of General Knoxx will be ready to download and plunder via Xbox LIVE tomorrow, February 23, at PlayStation 3 owners will be able to grab the expansion from the PlayStation Network on Thursday, February 25, with PC getting it the same day. Read more »

"This game runs like shit for me at 1920x1080 on a i7 920+4870 1GB, is that, you know, "normal"?"
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Borderlands PC Patch v1.2.1 Released

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Gearbox has once again updated Borderlands PC, bringing improved multiplayer connectivity and some graphical tweaks to its post-apocalyptic shooter-RPG.

The 191MB v1.2.1 update is available on FileShack, with the German version once again getting a separate update due to its censored nature. Please note, these are only for retail copies--if you bought Borderlands PC through a digital distribution outlet, you'll need to get the patch from them. Read more »

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Borderlands 'General Knoxx' DLC Announced

Gearbox Software and 2K Games have announced The Secret Army of General Knoxx, the third downloadable expansion for their loot-heavy shooter, Borderlands. As previously reported, Gearbox says this new content is "the biggest DLC" that they've made so far, and will expand the player level cap beyond level fifty.

Along with his secret army, General Knoxx brings new enemies, vehicles, missions, and weapons plus a huge new environment. Gearbox hasn't revealed a specific number for the promised level cap increase; however, they've promised that "players who think they've seen it all have tons more to do." Read more »

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Third Borderlands DLC Raises Level Cap

Developer Gearbox has begun teasing details of the previously unannounced third downloadable add-on for Borderlands, including the oft-requested level cap increase.

It's "the biggest DLC we have made," designer Jason "haTts" Reiss posted in the company's forum. "Level cap increase anyone? Got it and it's awesome. Hopefully we can get a full announcement out to you guys soon...we are working really hard right now on both the update (that solves a bunch of issues) and the DLC." Read more »

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Borderlands DLC #2 Released on PC, PS3

The second downloadable add-on for Borderlands arrived on PlayStation 3 today, with the previously undated PC version following it out the door in a surprise debut.

Priced at $10, "Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot" brings the new "Riot Mode" into Gearbox's shooter-RPG alongside three dedicated Riot Mode arenas, a few more skill points, and a bank that provides extra storage space for items. Similar to Gears of War 2's Horde Mode, Riot Mode has players facing off against ever-increasing waves of enemies. Read more »

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Weekly PC Sales: Star Trek Online, Sales Stars and the Unstoppable Modern Warfare 2

Steam's sales chart for the post-Christmas week is naturally dominated by many of its holiday deals, though the unstoppable Modern Warfare 2 sticks it out at full price to claim the number two spot by quality of sale rather than quantity in the revenue race.

Pre-orders reign supreme at Direct2Drive, with advance orders for the 'Digital Deluxe Edition' of Star Trek Online seeing it crowned sales monarch while the regular edition seperately finishes ninth, and pre-orders for Mass Effect 2's DDE place it at number eight. Read more »

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Borderlands 'Mad Moxxi' DLC Interview: Gearbox Talks Bank, Patch Restrictions and More

With the second downloadable add-on for Borderlands due out on Xbox 360 tomorrow (and PlayStation 3 next week and PC, well, sometime), we caught up with designer Matthew Armstrong for more on the latest addition to Gearbox's colorful shooter-RPG.

And while Matthew wasn't able to answer all our questions--the matchmaking team had already taken off for the holiday, so they couldn't tell us if there's an option for online players to seek out other DLC owners--he was able to shed some light on other aspects, including the new areas, why there aren't new foes in Riot Mode's ever-increasing enemy waves, the reasons behind the later PlayStation 3 and PC releases, and just why Gearbox is charging for more in-game storage. Read more »

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Borderlands DLC Trailer: The Underdome

Having worn through three husbands and currently on the prowl for a fourth, Mad Moxxi offers insight into how she gets her "jollies off" in this introductory video for Borderlands' second downloadable add-on, dubbed "Mad Maxxi's Underdome Riot."

Bringing the new Riot Mode (in which players face off against ever-increasing waves of enemies a la Gears of War 2's Horde Mode), a bank feature for storing weapons, and a few more skill points to Gearbox's shooter-RPG, the $10 add-on hits Xbox 360 on December 29 and PlayStation 3 on January 7, then PC at some unknown point. Read more »

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Borderlands Surpasses 2 Million Units Sold

With developer Gearbox having previously declared Borderlands "the fastest-selling original property video game launch of 2009," publisher Take-Two Interactive has now brought actual sales numbers to light.

Discussing its "recent product highlights" today, Take-Two specified that the shooter-RPG has "sold over 2 million units worldwide" since its October release on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, adding that it "has established itself as a key franchise for Take-Two." Read more »

"This game is cool. I like da graphix. I like da guns. I lik pitsa."
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Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition Hits Steam

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Joining other retailers and digital outlets, the expansion-packing Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition is now available for digital download from Steam.

Priced at $49.99, the Game of the Year Edition bundles Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG with the five downloadable expansions--Operation: Anchorage, The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout, Mothership Zeta--that arrived post-release at $10 a piece. Read more »

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Borderlands Bug-Fixes Hit Xbox 360, On the Way for PS3 and PC

A second patch for Gearbox's cell-shaded shooter has been released for the Xbox 360 today, addressing a lengthy list of fixes.

The complete list of fixes is fairly significant. Issues surrounding lost skill points and character data have been corrected and achievements now unlock as they should. Here's the nitty-gritty: Read more »

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Borderlands 'Underdome Riot' DLC Announced

The second downloadable add-on for Borderlands was just officially announced by developer Gearbox and publisher 2K Games.

Dubbed "Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot," the follow-up to "Zombie Island" brings three new "Riot Mode" areas to the shooter-RPG, where players can face off against an "onslaught of Pandora's baddest enemies," along with more storage capacity via a new "bank feature" and the ability to earn two more skill points through quest rewards. Read more »

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Borderlands 'Zombie Island' DLC Shuffles Onto PC

Borderlands' first downloadable content 'The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned' has landed on PC today, out now for $9.99 in the Gearbox Store and on Steam for Steam copies.

Released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 24, The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned delivers new quests, locations and undead enemies, as our review covered. Read more »

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