PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Oct 26, 2009 / ESRB: M

Borderlands, Civilization 3 & 4 will survive GameSpy shutdown

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 22, 2014 5:00pm PDT

2K Games has stated which of its games will survive the impending GameSpy shutdown.


How a sphere, a block and a cone became the characters of Borderlands

By John Keefer, Mar 12, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Before Gearbox Software came up the look and personalities of Borderlands characters Roland, Mordecai, and Lilith, they devised the basic archetype of each class, original represented in art as a blockhead, a conehead and a spherehead.


Steam 2012 Holiday Sale now live

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 1:00pm PST

The Steam Holiday Sale has started up, offering discounts on Scribblenauts Unlimited, Mirror's Edge, and various Borderlands, Prince of Persia, and Hitman franchise titles.


Borderlands 2 skill calculators released

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT

Borderlands 2 won't arrive on shelves until next week, but you can start planning your character builds right now as Gearbox has released skill calculators for its FPS-RPG for you to pore over. Vault hunters, start your min/maxing engines.


Borderlands joins PlayStation Plus in September

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 27, 2012 11:00am PDT

Just in time for the release of Borderlands 2, PlayStation Plus' "Instant Game Collection" will add the original Borderlands next month.


Gatling Gears, Star Raiders, and 2K discounts coming to XBLM

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2011 11:30am PDT

New XBLM additions include Gatling Gears and Star Raiders this week, Sega Rally Online Arcade next week, and discounts on 2K games, Age of Booty, and Secret of Monkey Island.


Shack PSA: Roam the Borderlands for 75% off

By Xav de Matos, Apr 13, 2011 4:45pm PDT

Steam and 2K Games want you to get lost in the wastelands of Borderlands, offering the game and all DLC for 75% off until Thursday, April 14...


Borderlands Game of the Year Edition Coming to Mac on December 3

By Brian Leahy, Nov 18, 2010 12:20pm PST

Gearbox Software and Mac publisher Feral Interactive are bringing Borderlands to the Mac on December 3 in its Game of the Year Edition flavor,...


"I was totally waiting to get the GOTY edition of Borderlands after playing a bit of the original ..."

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Borderlands Patch Now Available; Level Cap Increased

By Brian Leahy, Nov 02, 2010 1:20pm PDT

The 1.41 patch (details here) for Borderlands, which raises the level cap to 58 for all users and to 69 for owners of The Secret Armory of General...


"Nice I've been playing this a lot lately. Over all I really like this game but the interface ..."

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Gearbox Details Upcoming Borderlands Patch, Here's Your Level Cap Increase

By Brian Leahy, Oct 27, 2010 2:02pm PDT

Gearbox has detailed the upcoming patch--or title update if you're a console gamer--for its loot-filled shooter Borderlands. As previously...


"Serious question for Mr. Pitchford if he happens to roll thru here today... Why was DX10 ..."

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Borderlands Now Available on Xbox 360 Games on Demand, First Three DLC Packs on Sale

By Brian Leahy, Oct 20, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Gearbox and 2K's Borderlands is now available digitally through Xbox 360 Games on Demand for 2400 MS Points ($30). This is the vanilla version of...


"Hello from a Retail Box PC Owner. Why do you still hate the people who paid $49.95 for your game ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever Demo Keys Showing Up for Borderlands Owners in Steam

By Brian Leahy, Oct 13, 2010 3:20pm PDT

Though access to the forthcoming Duke Nukem Forever demo was originally planned to be included for those that purchased the Borderlands Game of the...


"This is a pretty nice gesture from Gearbox, actually. Originally I was pissed that they ..."

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Borderlands GOTY Edition Grants Early Access to Eventual Duke Nukem Forever Demo

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 05, 2010 12:00pm PDT

2K Games and Gearbox have revealed that purchasing the Game of the Year edition of Borderlands will give players exclusive access to the "Duke...


"You guys realize you get the stuff if you have borderlands on steam... right? If you already ..."

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Fallout 3 DLC is 50% Off on Xbox 360 this Week

By Brian Leahy, Oct 04, 2010 1:00pm PDT

All five DLC add-ons for Bethesda's Fallout 3 are 50% off this week on the Xbox 360 through Xbox Live Marketplace. Each of the add-on packs can be...


"Point Lookout and Broken Steel are probably the best IMO. Op Anchorage is very linear, but still ..."

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Daily Filter: September 28, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"Wonder if that Blood Drive game will be good. I miss car combat games."

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