Gearbox Software News

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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More Borderlands 2 golden keys up for grabs this weekend

By John Keefer, Nov 30, 2012 11:45am PST

Everybody likes free things in games, especially when it can bring you epic gear. Today and tomorrow, Gearbox Software is giving away 10 more golden keys per platform for Borderlands 2 that unlock that special loot chest in Sanctuary.


Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Survivor' trailer has few survivors

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2012 11:30am PST

A new Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off the "Survival" multiplayer mode.


"He's a Packer fan - gotta cut 'em some slack. They're always like this... :)"

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Borderlands 2 Campaign of Carnage piles on the boss fights

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST

Our take on the latest Borderlands 2 downloadable content, "Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage."


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Borderlands 2 Torgue DLC coming November 20

By John Keefer, Nov 16, 2012 6:15am PST

We knew Mr. Torgue was coming as DLC for Borderlands 2, but now we know that his campaign of Carnage will hit on November 20 and be part of the Season Pass.


"Man, I need to get back into Borderlands. So many good things going unplayed. Stupid work! BE ..."

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Borderlands 2 gets 'Campaign of Carnage'

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2012 3:15pm PST

Borderlands 2's next piece of DLC, "Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage," is on its way.


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Borderlands 2 hefty PC patch released

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST

Gearbox pushed out a chunky patch for the PC edition of Borderlands 2 yesterday, jam-packed with fixes and tweaks. Issues targeted include wonky inventory scrolling, the overpowered shield 'The Bee,' lost profile progress, and bugged missions like 'Get To Know Jack.'


"True. I still don't know how that one slipped by QA - given how the game is all about loot. ..."

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Borderlands Web series begins Season 2

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2012 7:30am PST

Gearbox has launched season two of its Claptrap Web series, and buried a Shift Code at the end to tempt you to watch it.


"Good luck with that. Oh and even if someone posted them here: by that time they would've ..."

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Borderlands 2 ships 5 million copies

By Steve Watts, Oct 31, 2012 8:15am PDT

Borderlands 2 has shipped 5 million copies and had "strong" digital sales, according to a Take 2 earnings report.


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Borderlands 2 exploit deletes player saves on Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT

An exploit is allowing some users to delete others' save games in the Xbox 360 version of Borderlands 2. A patch is on the way, but in the meantime only play with those you know.


"I love how companies who f up like this give the response "well just dont play online with ..."

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Borderlands Legends confirmed for October 31

By John Keefer, Oct 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT

A guide to Borderlands 2 out its existence, but 2K Games has finally confirmed the existence of Borderlands Legends for iOS along with a release date and price.


"This sounds like it might be cool. Too bad it's not multiplatform. I kinda wish they'd just ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines single player preview: building a canon

By Alan Tsang, Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT

From what I saw of the single player campaign, Aliens: Colonial Marines is shaping up to be a worthy extension of the franchise.


"I wonder how bad this will be consolized? Or have they learned their lessons from Borderlands 1?"

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How XP works in Aliens: Colonial Marines

By Alan Tsang, Oct 22, 2012 10:30am PDT

Before you jump into the online world of Aliens: Colonial Marines, you'll want to play through the single player campaign. Marines can earn experience in both single and multiplayer, meaning you'll be able to have a consistent loadout whether you play online or off.


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