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Borderlands 2 kicking off 'Loot Hunt' promotion with $50,000 grand prize

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2013 10:45am PDT

Borderlands 2 is kicking off a "Loot Hunt" in-game event, with different targets available every day for a month. Each one you take down will be an entry in a sweepstakes with real prizes.

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3D Realms 'voluntarily withdraws' lawsuit against Gearbox

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Back in June, Duke Nukem creator 3D Realms sued Duke Nukem Forever co-developer Gearbox Software for over $1.3 million. However, it appears Gearbox has walked away the winner, with 3D Realms "voluntarily withdrawing" their claim.

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"Actually the new Apogee did more than license the ROTT IP from 3D Realms, they outright bought it."

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Homeworld: Shipbreakers announced, turns spiritual successor into official sequel

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 02, 2013 4:50pm PDT

Homeworld "spiritual successor" is now becoming an official sequel thanks to Gearbox.

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"Interesting... they are dropping F2P since they have funding. I was kind of looking forward to ..."

- noven see all 22 comments

Borderlands 2 Dragon's Keep prologue short released

By Steve Watts, Aug 30, 2013 10:30am PDT

Gearbox has released the short film it teased earlier this week, a prologue to the Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon's Keep DLC.

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Borderlands 2 short film coming this week

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Gearbox has begun teasing a Borderlands 2 short film coming later this week, a separate project from a student short in production at the Academy of Art University.

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Borderlands 2 level cap increase coming September 3

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2013 8:30am PDT

Gearbox has shared more details on the level cap bump, "Overpower" levels, and Headhunter missions coming as DLC to Borderlands 2.

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"It would have stopped my eyes from bleeding...and yes, the art style had a LOT to do with it ..."

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Borderlands 2 coming to Vita in 2014 [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 20, 2013 10:31am PDT

Gearbox Software wanted to bring Borderlands 2 to Vita. And they will. A Vita port of Borderlands 2 was just announced. Developing.

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"i mean with another character. I've done all difficulties with my lvl 61 commando and finishing ..."

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Next-gen Borderlands will probably keep four-player co-op limit

By Steve Watts, Aug 12, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Borderlands 2 creative director Paul Hellquist says that even with the increased horsepower of next-gen consoles, Gearbox feels that four players is "a nice sweet spot" and more than that may "break down" the experience.

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"can they make the bosses less of an awful grind and provide some guaranteed loot not this .01% ..."

- multisync see all 5 comments

Homeworld acquisition 'meant something' to Gearbox CCO

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2013 10:30am PDT

Gearbox chief creative officer Brian Martel says he pushed for the company to bid on Homeworld.

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"It's Gearbox. I wouldn't trust them to open a jar of pickles that was already open."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 64 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Stasis Interrupted' DLC tells the story of Hicks, out now

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2013 11:15am PDT

If, for some reason, you need to play more Aliens: Colonial Marines, today is your lucky day. The last bit of DLC for the game is out today.

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"Doesn't make any sense. They even have nametags at some point (as I recall) stating who they ..."

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Borderlands 2 level cap jumps to 72 with Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 20, 2013 10:45am PDT

Gearbox isn't done with Borderlands 2 quite yet. This fall, the Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2 will expand the level cap up to 72 and will add the Digistruct Peak Challenge, a new map.

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"While I don't doubt that was annoying, that's one of the best bug descriptions I've ever read."

- jeffcox111 see all 12 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Stasis Interrupted' DLC spotted

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 9:00am PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines appears to be getting a single-player DLC pack, called "Stasis Interrupted."

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"I'm getting the DLC, because it will likely answer "it's a long story" and "we got it all"."

- Beave Village see all 32 comments

Borderlands 2's 'Tiny Tina' DLC packs big things in small packages

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2013 6:00am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Borderlands 2's "Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep," the fourth and final piece of Season Pass downloadable content.

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"Yes, but it's surprisingly not a featured item. You have to actually search for Borderlands 2 ..."

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Borderlands 2 trailer shows Krieg the Psycho's sensitive side

By John Keefer, May 31, 2013 6:30am PDT

Krieg the Psycho is a new vault hunter in the world of Pandora and it turns out he has a soft, sensitive side. Sadly its deeply buried under such wild phrases as "poop train" and "meat bicycle."

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"haha Krieg is the best. he's saying that sort of goofy shit all the time while playing too"

- Psigun see all 4 comments

Borderlands 2 'Dragon Keep' preview: Tiny Tina as omnipotent being

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2013 8:00am PDT

Borderlands 2 creative designer Paul Hellquist and writer Anthony Burch talk about Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep, the final piece of Season Pass content.

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"Nice, congrats! Who did the others? Also, this sound much more ambitious than the other ..."

- SqueegyTBS see all 14 comments