Gearbox teases another game reveal at PAX East

Gearbox has teased a second game reveal for PAX East, one that looks unlike any of its other established franchises.

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Gearbox is looking to have a busy PAX East this year. On Tuesday, the developer appeared to have teased the next chapter of its Borderlands franchise. Honestly, if they had stopped there, the gaming world likely would have been content. However, it looks they're going to bring more than Borderlands to Boston.

On Wednesday, Gearbox posted another teaser to its Twitter. Here, Gearbox made clear that this was "another game" being hinted for PAX East, so it looks like this will be revealed in addition to whatever reveal is being teased for the Borderlands franchise.

Just based on this image alone, it's hard to tell what Gearbox is getting at. This doesn't appear to be related to the Borderlands franchise in anyway. Nor does it look like it's related to any of the other Gearbox games of the past. It certainly doesn't look like Battleborn. Therefore, it's safe to assume that this is potentially a new IP entirely. Regardless, it's safe to expect an announcement and little more than that, given that E3 2019 is right around the corner. Gearbox may want to save something for the big June trade show down the road, as well as Gamescom in August.

The futuristic Project 1v1
The futuristic Project 1v1

It's tough to add anything else to this, in terms of speculation. While it was fairly easy to link yesterday's tweet to the Borderlands account, this one isn't quite so straightforward. But if Shacknews is going to make any kind of educated guess, we'll point to Project 1v1, which Gearbox has been curiously quiet about since E3 2018. Given that game's futuristic aesthetic, that at least seems plausible.

Feel free to join the conversation and offer your best guesses in the comments. We'll continue to follow Gearbox on Twitter for any further developments. PAX East is set to take place in Boston, MA and run from March 28-31.

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    March 13, 2019 4:20 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Gearbox teases another game reveal at PAX East

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      March 13, 2019 4:31 PM

      Well this is interesting

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      March 13, 2019 5:16 PM

      Aliens vs Predator: Battle Royale.

      Whoever wins, wins.

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      March 13, 2019 6:01 PM

      Well of course they are; they needed another games budget to syphon off of to fund borderlands 3.

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      March 13, 2019 6:16 PM

      Gearbox's last 3 games: Battleborn aliens colonial Marines duke nukem forever

      Company puts out trash

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        March 13, 2019 8:16 PM

        Project 1v1 is not trash.

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        March 14, 2019 8:41 AM

        Naw, Gearbox is ok. You're focusing on the negative.

        You left Borderlands 2 off of your list. That game was awesome.

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        March 14, 2019 8:55 AM

        Battleborn had the case of the worst possible timing ever where it ended up competing and losing badly to Overwatch. It had some strong ideas in it, but it just didn't have the chance.

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      March 14, 2019 4:14 AM

      It would be a blessing to be able to play Borderlands 3.

      It's the coolest animated game!

      It'll be an epic return of one of the greatest looter shooters of all time.

      I have a feeling that Gearbox will jump onto the Battle Royale hype with this one.

      Thanks for the third game!