Borderlands Series News


Borderlands: The Handsome Collection: hands-on with split-screen at GDC 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 05, 2015 5:00am PST

One of the Borderlands series' most requested features has been local split-screen co-op. Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with this new feature. So how did local Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel co-op fare?


"Oz, I think the first two games both had split screen co-op on consoles."

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The next Borderlands will skip previous generation consoles

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2015 4:10pm PST

The Borderlands franchise isn't looking backwards with the series' next installment. Today's financial earnings call confirmed that it will be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but not their predecessors.


"This is very true, there's not much else they can do if they stick to that art style, but right ..."

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Gearbox is recruiting for next Borderlands game

By Daniel Perez, Jan 26, 2015 11:00am PST

Gearbox Software is recruiting for the next Borderlands game, according to the studio's President.


"Wait, doesn't Blender have a cube already sitting in the scene when you boot it up?"

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection brings Jack's full story to Xbox One/PS4 in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 5:00am PST

Those looking to experience Handsome Jack's entire saga in full will be able to do so on next-gen consoles in March with The Handsome Collection, which will include Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and all of their DLC (including the Season Pass content that isn't...


"Hey guys remember the last time someone re-released a collection of games to tell a character's ..."

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Tales From the Borderlands lands on iOS and Android today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 18, 2014 9:50am PST

Those looking to experience the post-Borderlands 2 story in the palm of your hands can do so right now.


The Borderlands Robo-lution: A Claptrap retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2014 12:00pm PST

The Borderlands series recently celebrated its 5th anniversary, so Shacknews is taking some time to look back at the series' most beloved (and also its most annoying) character: Claptrap. Read on as we look back at his contribution to video games, alongside Gearbox lead writ...


"love me some claptrap action. Love how in the pre sequel it tries so hard to turn you away from ..."

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'Borderlands Remastered Edition' leaked

By Daniel Perez, Dec 12, 2014 6:40am PST

Prepare to visit Pandora once again in the upcoming remastered edition of Borderlands.


"If they don't add splitscreen support on the PC, I don't give a shit about this. Also, I don't ..."

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel 'Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode' detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2014 3:00pm PST

The Holodome Onslaught DLC is coming soon, but Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is also getting a free game mode for everyone. Gearbox is offering details.


"Sounds like they fixed most of the problems with UVHM in BL2, especially elemental weapons. ..."

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Tales From the Borderlands: Meet the cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 26, 2014 12:00pm PST

Now that Tales From the Borderlands has officially begun, take a moment to get to know the cast, who they are, and where their individual stories might be going. (Warning: Contains some spoilers for the first episode.)


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is Amazon's Deal of the Day for $40

By Daniel Perez, Nov 17, 2014 8:35am PST

Been on the fence whether or not to get Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel? Well, Amazon has the game discounted by 33% as one of its deals of the day.


Tales from the Borderlands first in-game footage shown in new trailer

By Daniel Perez, Nov 13, 2014 12:15pm PST

Telltale Games and Gearbox Software's Tales From the Borderlands has finally received its first in-game trailer, and it's glorious.


Jack the Doppelganger joins Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on November 11

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 01, 2014 5:30pm PDT

Gearbox has released the first downloadable character for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. It's Handsome Jack................'s clone.


"The second play through is quite funny as the narration changes. It's being re-told to Brick and ..."

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel video stars Nisha the Lawbringer

By Daniel Perez, Sep 23, 2014 7:05am PDT

Nisha the Lawbringer brings her unique brnad of justice to Borderlands: The Presequel, in a new series that highlights the Vault Hunters.


What Destiny could learn from Borderlands

By Daniel Perez, Sep 19, 2014 10:45am PDT

Destiny released last week, although it left much to be desired by many of its players. I take a look at how Bungie could have made it better by taking a page or two from the Borderlands series.


"One extra thing: DLC. You say it might make the game better, but if it's not free then it ..."

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel skill tree calculator is now online

By Daniel Perez, Sep 18, 2014 11:20am PDT

Need to do a bit of planning before you spend hours shooting away at countless enemies in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel? Then you need to check out the official skill tree calculator.


"I second that sentiment. I usually just stick with one class through the entire game, but I know ..."

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