Gearbox Software News


Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Bug Hunt' DLC spotted at retail

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2013 4:30pm PST

A retail ad appears to list a "Bug Hunt" DLC mode for Aliens: Colonial Marines. The ad claims it will hit on March 19 for $14.99.


"Bug hunt is what is likely what they'll likely need to consider before even thinking of any DLC ..."

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Spoiler-Talk: Borderlands 2's death and dark humor

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2013 12:15pm PST

In Spoiler-Talk, we take a no-holds-barred look at some of the biggest games and discuss what the future holds for these franchises. Expect many, many spoilers. This time, we look at Borderlands 2.


"Heh. Head over to the BL2 subreddit. There's a whole write-up about how you can't use the ..."

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Borderlands 2 'Add-On Pack' coming February 26

By Steve Watts, Feb 05, 2013 11:00am PST

Borderlands 2 is packaging together the first two expansions along with various other bits of downloadable content for a disc-based "Add-On Content Pack." It's coming to consoles on February 26 for $29.99.


"well this is a good thing if you didn't buy the season pass and don't have a live account."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines PC getting season pass for four DLC packs

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 8:30am PST

Aliens: Colonial Marines is getting a downloadable content season pass, at least on PC, according to a retail listing. Its season will consist of four packs that add campaign and multiplayer content.


"I'll reserve judgment until I see how the game fares with the gamer base. Sega's support for the ..."

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Best of 2012: #8 - Borderlands 2

By Garnett Lee, Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST

Borderlands 2 for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 is #8 in our Best of 2012.


"All the more reason I want to wait, if the DLC was poop I'd go now but I have enough to play anyways"

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Aliens: Colonial Marines leaves 'dangling threads' for the future

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2013 10:30am PST

Aliens: Colonial Marines Brian Burleson says they left some "dangling threads" for other story writers to pick up.


"Randy still outright lied to us about the content and game content, although that is the norm ..."

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Borderlands 2 producer promises level cap increase

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2013 9:00am PST

Borderlands 2 is getting a level cap increase for 'quite a few levels,' says associate producer James Lopez.


"Like all the other ones it's accessible through the Fast Travel Station. It's called Hunter's ..."

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Borderlands 2's 'Hammerlock' DLC can't hunt with the big boys

By Steve Watts, Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST

Hands-on impressions of Borderlands 2's "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" downloadable content.


"As I mostly agree with most of this article... I feel bad that your post game overpowered Axton ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines PC specs revealed

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST

Sega has announced the PC specs for Aliens: Colonial Marines, giving you a chance to confirm that your rig is up to the task before its February 12 release.


"Yep, I'm worried about that too. Their record is spotty, at best, with PC games."

- wytefang see all 17 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer visits an eerie nursery

By John Keefer, Jan 10, 2013 1:30pm PST

The tension is getting thicker, as is the marketing hype, surrounding the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines. In the latest installment of its short "From Concept to Game" trailers, developer Gearbox takes us inside an Alien Hive.


Borderlands 2 writer on setting up a sequel, and why death matters

By Steve Watts, Jan 02, 2013 10:30am PST

An in-depth (and spoiler-filled) chat with Borderlands 2 writer Anthony Birch.


"As much as I dislike MMOs: that's a pretty cool idea and yeah, was the same for me with ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines story trailer goes wrong quickly

By Steve Watts, Dec 27, 2012 9:30am PST

Gearbox has released a new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines, showing off some of the story that leads to the inevitable screaming and dying.


"You think they got Micheal Biehn to do the voice? Sounds like him. Also saw Bishop in there too, ..."

- silentbobuk see all 7 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off Hadley's Hope

By Steve Watts, Dec 21, 2012 8:45am PST

A short trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines shows off how Gearbox recreated the doomed colony Hadley's Hope for the game.


"I want this more than life itself. The acid from the Xenomorphs will help burn away the sour of ..."

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Sir Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands 2 coming January 15

By John Keefer, Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST

The previously rumored Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC for Borderlands 2 has been officially announced by publisher 2K Games, and players will indeed be heading to the new continent of Aegrus to stalk weird new creatures with the robotically enhanced big game hunter.


"Anyone else get horrible headaches playing this game or is it just me? It's only B2, I think ..."

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Report: Borderlands 2 'Sir Hammerlock' DLC details leaked

By Steve Watts, Dec 17, 2012 8:15am PST

Purportedly leaked details and screenshots shed more light on the upcoming Borderlands 2 DLC, Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt.


"Sideways-then-to-the-upper-left jack! What levels should I hit the DLC with my new guy?"

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