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Borderlands Game of the Year Edition Coming to Mac on December 3

Gearbox Software and Mac publisher Feral Interactive are bringing Borderlands to the Mac on December 3 in its Game of the Year Edition flavor, which includes all four DLC packs for the game.

"We are absolutely thrilled that Mac gamers will now be able to join in on the world of Pandora in Borderlands," said Gearbox president Randy Pitchford. "The best part is that every Mac gamer gets to experience the game plus all the ass-kicking add-on packs for Borderlands! They are getting the full complete package, and this is the best way to enjoy such an extravasplosive game like Borderlands." Read more »

"I was totally waiting to get the GOTY edition of Borderlands after playing a bit of the original ..."
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Borderlands Patch Now Available; Level Cap Increased

The 1.41 patch (details here) for Borderlands, which raises the level cap to 58 for all users and to 69 for owners of The Secret Armory of General Knoxx DLC, is availble now for the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

To snag the patch on either of the console versions, launch the game while connected to the PlayStation Network or Xbox Live. For the PC retail version, users may download the patch manually. German gamers will need this patch. Read more »

"Nice I've been playing this a lot lately. Over all I really like this game but the interface ..."
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Gearbox Details Upcoming Borderlands Patch, Here's Your Level Cap Increase

Gearbox has detailed the upcoming patch--or title update if you're a console gamer--for its loot-filled shooter Borderlands. As previously reported, this is the patch that will raise the game's level-cap. It was initially thought to be releasing alongside Claptrap's Robot Revolution.

Right now, the patch is going through its various certification processes and should be ready in November. In the free update, you'll get: Read more »

"Serious question for Mr. Pitchford if he happens to roll thru here today... Why was DX10 ..."
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Borderlands Now Available on Xbox 360 Games on Demand, First Three DLC Packs on Sale

Gearbox and 2K's Borderlands is now available digitally through Xbox 360 Games on Demand for 2400 MS Points ($30). This is the vanilla version of the game, not the recently released Game of the Year Edition, which includes all four DLC packs.

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Duke Nukem Forever Demo Keys Showing Up for Borderlands Owners in Steam

Though access to the forthcoming Duke Nukem Forever demo was originally planned to be included for those that purchased the Borderlands Game of the Year Edition, users are finding demo keys linked to their Steam accounts if they had purchased the game before October 12.

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"This is a pretty nice gesture from Gearbox, actually. Originally I was pissed that they ..."
- SabinRaijin    See all 36 comments

Borderlands GOTY Edition Grants Early Access to Eventual Duke Nukem Forever Demo

2K Games and Gearbox have revealed that purchasing the Game of the Year edition of Borderlands will give players exclusive access to the "Duke Nukem Forever First Access Club," in addition to some exclusive in-game items...in other words, early access to the DNF demo.

As expected, the Borderlands Game of the Year Edition will include the all four downloadable episodes from the "extravasplosive Borderlands catalog," but will also come with a "free membership certificate for the Duke Nukem Forever First Access Club." In addition to the playable demo of Duke Nukem Forever, the First Access Club membership will also give players access to an as-of-yet-undisclosed "wealth of goodies." Read more »

"You guys realize you get the stuff if you have borderlands on steam... right? If you already ..."
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Daily Filter: September 28, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features video showcasing the new Borderlands DLC, a launch trailer for Front Mission Evolved, a trailer for Activision's upcoming Blood Drive, a demo trailer for EA Sports MMA, an "engine" teaser for Sword of the Stars 2, a PSN and PC launch trailer for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, a launch trailer for Rapala Pro Bass Fishing, a video featuring the "seize and secure mode" in Combat Arms, footage of Naughty Bear on iPhone, a trailer and screens for the second Alan Wake DLC release, more love for Michael Jordan in NBA 2K11, and another "flythrough" of an area in Rift: Planes of Telara. Read more »

"Wonder if that Blood Drive game will be good. I miss car combat games."
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New Screenshots for Borderlands 'Claptrap' DLC

The fourth DLC pack for Borderlands is coming on September 28 for $10, but we've got some new screenshots for you while you wait. The pack is 'Claptrap's New Robot Revolution' and will revolve around those robotic scamps from the original game.

It will also raise the level cap to 69 and re-balance the game around this new ceiling. "More than 20 new missions" with "tons of fresh enemies to blast through, including original boss battles, waves of homicidal Claptraps, well-armed Hyperion soldiers, and local creatures that have been Claptrap-ified - including crab-traps, rakk-traps and skag-trapps" will be included. Read more »

"That poster reminds me of Leela when she dressed up as a guy to be in the blurnsball league."
- deadhorse    See all 12 comments

Borderlands Patch Will Raise Level Cap, Rebalance

A patch for Borderlands will raise its level cap and rebalance the shooter RPG accordingly, developer Gearbox explained during PAX panel attended by Joystiq.

The free patch for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will raise the level cap to the hilarious number of 69 and, in the words of Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, "rebalance the original game around the level cap." Read more »

"Personally i think they should create some sort of new weapon editor, where you can salvage ..."
- azerus26    See all 63 comments

Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition Announced for October 12, Includes All Four DLC Packs

Gearbox has just announced what many had already assumed (or hoped), Borderlands will get a "Game of the Year" re-release with its multiple downloadable content releases included, very soon.

Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition will land in stores on October 12 on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. The PC version retails for $49.99, while the console versions will ring in at $59.99. Read more »

"I hope the final DLC goes on steam sale soon, picked up the other 3 at $4 each."
- sink257    See all 34 comments

Borderlands DLC 'Claptrap's New Robot Revolution' Announced

Borderlands players will get to blast away the shooter RPG's chipper Claptrap robots, developer Gearbox and publisher 2K Games announced today, when the new downloadable content 'Claptrap's New Robot Revolution' is released in September.

Our four intrepid heroes will team up with the Hyperion Corporation in the DLC to take on "the ever-amassing army of homicidal Claptraps led by one of the most eagerly awaited characters in the franchise's history--the cunning Ninja Assassin," they reveal. Read more »

"Will downloading this or any other DLC's update my eprom to 3.21? I really don't want to kill ..."
- garyjbova    See all 37 comments

Report: New Borderlands DLC Information Buried in Recent Patch

Information about future Borderlands DLC might have been hidden in the recent Steam patch for Borderlands, according to a user on the Gearbox forums (via Giantbomb).

The data-mined revolves around Claptraps--specifically a Ninja Claptrap designed to keep the heroes of Borderlands from accessing the Vault--including new quests, locations, and enemies. Back in October, Shacknews interviewed Gearbox's Mikey Neumann, who promised we would be seeing more of the "Ninja Assassin Claptrap" seen after the end credits of Borderlands. Read more »

"why do we have to spend 9.99/DLC for content that should have been released with the game on ..."
- nob0dyisfree    See all 30 comments

Borderlands PC Getting Steamworks for Achievements [Updated]

[Update - 6:16PM] A 2K representative has confirmed to Shacknews that Borderlands will implement Steamworks achievments, but will not use any additional Steamworks features. The achievements will only be available in Steam versions of the game.

[Original Story] Though no announcement or update has been made, it seems like Steamworks integration could be added to Borderlands. A list of achievements was spotted in one of our user's Steam library, which Shacknews can confirm. The achievements match the console version's offering. Read more »

"I wish I could LOL this entire story. I mean, really, if they're going to continue spending ..."
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Xbox Live Marketplace Schedule: July 22 to August 2

Xbox Live's Major Nelson has released the schedule for Xbox Live Marketplace content from July 22 to August 2, noting discounts on Borderlands and Forza Motorsport 3 DLC and new Avatar Marketplace Gear. Next week brings the second game in the Summer of Arcade, Hydro Thunder Hurricane for 1200MS Points ($15).

Avatar items from the fantasy realm of Dragon Age: Origins and the sci-fi world of Halo: Reach are incoming on July 22 and 23, respectively. Next week, all Borderlands DLC will drop to 400MS Points each (50% off from 800MS Points) for the Deal of the Week, followed by discounts on multiple Forza Motorsport 3 DLC packs. As always, sale pricing is limited to Xbox Live Gold members. Read more »

""On July 22, Avatar items from the fantasy realm of Dragon Age: Origins and the sci-fi world of ..."
- radioactivez0r    See all 8 comments

Shack PSA: Steam Discounts Left 4 Dead 2, ARMA II & More in the Final Day of its Summer-themed Sale

Today is the last day in the, "Please! My wallet is begging you to stop" sale on Steam (otherwise known as the Perils of Summer sale).As expected, the final leg of the promotion rehash some of the best deals seen throughout the week. Highlights include Borderlands for $10.19 Left 4 Dead 2 for $10.16 and ARMA II for $19.99.

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