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Battleborn game modes and first heroes detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2015 5:00am PDT

More information on Battleborn is expected to be revealed around E3, but 2K Games and Gearbox are getting the party started today with new details on the game's story and competitive modes, as well as the game's first handful of playable heroes.


XCOM 2 to Infiltrate PCs This November

By Steven Wong, Jun 01, 2015 8:30am PDT

After some teasing, XCOM 2 has been officially announced, and it will release exclusively for the PC this November.


"Man I hope there is melee combat like the cinematic trailer suggests :)"

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Report: 2K Australia shut down with all staff laid off

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2015 8:30pm PDT

Reports are coming out of Australia that the country's lone remaining AAA studio has been shut down, with 2K Australia confirmed to be closing its doors.


"Also, yeah it sucks that they closed. They're responsible for a lot of great games over the ..."

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Claptastic Voyage Review

By Steven Wong, Mar 23, 2015 9:15am PDT

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's fourth and final DLC, Claptastic Voyage, takes Vault Hunters to a world of pure imagination. Yes, it's time to dive straight into Claptrap's head and see what messy memories you can dredge up. How much therapy will we need after playing thi...


Evolve gets Behemoth, new Hunters, and free maps on March 31

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 6:50am PDT

A slew of downloadable content is scheduled to be released later this month, so find out how much more poor you're going to be on March 31.


"They have to give the maps away or risk splintering the player base."

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Tales from the Borderlands - four burning questions after 'Atlas Mugged'

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 18, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Now that Tales from the Borderlands' second episode, "Atlas Mugged," is in the books, there are four major questions that have popped up. Shacknews breaks them all down, in an effort to prepare for the next episode of the Telltale/Gearbox collaboration.


Evolve's St. Patrick's Day event requires 35,000 wins with Griffin

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2015 7:01am PDT

A new community challenge will soon be upon us, and this time, it stars Griffin the Trapper.


Tales from the Borderlands 'Atlas Mugged' impressions - of greatness and immortality

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 16, 2015 11:59pm PDT

Tales from the Borderlands started off as the story of two con artists, but if "Atlas Mugged" is any indication, it's about to become the next big chapter of Pandora's greatest despot.


Evolve gets two free maps in the coming weeks

By Daniel Perez, Mar 12, 2015 7:52am PDT

Are you ready to venture through more of the mysterious planet Shear? Turtle Rock Studios will be releasing two new maps for Evolve players in the coming weeks, and they'll be completely free to download.


"i need to play this more. it can be frustrating if your team doesnt communicate or try to get ..."

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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2 arrives next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2015 9:55am PDT

It's been nearly four months since Tales from the Borderlands debuted its first episode. Now Telltale is finally set to deliver Episode 2, announcing that it would hit on the week of March 17.


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel goes on a 'Claptastic Voyage' on March 24

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2015 8:30am PDT

For its final Season Pass offering, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is taking a hard look at one of the hearts of the Borderlands franchise by making the dangerous jump into the inner recesses of Claptrap's mechanical, maniacal mind.


Make your Evolve Monsters golden simply by playing this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Mar 05, 2015 7:10am PST

Turtle Rock and 2K will be giving away an exclusive gold skin for Goliath, Kraken, and Wraith just by logging into the game this weekend.


Borderlands: The Handsome Collection: hands-on with split-screen at GDC 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 05, 2015 5:00am PST

One of the Borderlands series' most requested features has been local split-screen co-op. Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with this new feature. So how did local Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel co-op fare?


"Oz, I think the first two games both had split screen co-op on consoles."

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Evolve and the Quandary of Female Characters

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 24, 2015 10:00am PST

A recent interview discussed why Evolve featured an overwhelming number of male characters in its playable roster, compared to the pithy number of female hunters. Perhaps this disproportionate attitude is indicative of a bigger problem with characters in gaming. 


"Wait. We're complaining about bad female character writing in games where ALL the character ..."

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Civilization: Beyond Earth update prepares for Starships' arrival

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 20, 2015 11:45am PST

The latest update for Civilization: Beyond Earth is addressing several aspects of the Firaxis strategy game, including trading routes and Wonder effects. However, it will also prepare for the incoming arrival of Sid Meier's Starships by adding in a connectivity feature.


"Some nice changes. It sounds like they made a bunch of the Wonders more worthwhile."

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