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Battleborn open beta kicks off April 8

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2016 7:06am PDT

Prepare to experience a total of 10 days of Battleborn once its open beta kicks off.


Battleborn post-launch plans combines free and paid DLC

By Daniel Perez, Mar 16, 2016 8:21am PDT

Players will be able to enjoy free DLC, while those who really enjoy Battleborn can opt-in for the paid DLC.


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Battleborn introduces MOBA-influenced game mode, Incursion

By Daniel Perez, Mar 10, 2016 7:00am PST

Incursion Mode has MOBA written all over it.


"I am still trying to decide if I am going to get this. I really like the idea, I am just not ..."

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Battleborn's last two Heroes include a space luchador and mad genius

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2016 8:30am PST

Let's take a closer look at Kleese and El Dragon.


Battleborn introduces three new characters to its ever-expanding roster

By Daniel Perez, Feb 25, 2016 9:47am PST

Let's meet Shayne and Aurox, Whiskey Foxtrot, and Kelvin, shall we?


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Tales from the Borderlands headed to retail in physical disc form in April 2016

By Daniel Perez, Feb 18, 2016 8:25am PST

Now you can enjoy Tales from the Borderlands from the comfort of a physical format.


Battleborn adds two new heroes into the star-hunting fray

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 12:57pm PST

With a few months to go before Battleborn's release, 2K and Gearbox have revealead two new characters that should fit into a pair of distinctive play styles.


2K introduces two new, and very important, Battleborn characters

By Daniel Perez, Jan 22, 2016 9:20am PST

If you plan on taking part in Battleborn's Story Mode, you're going to want to know who Ghalt and Deande are.


Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak tells its origin story in January

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2015 11:43am PST

The Homeworld Remastered Collection released earlier this year. Now join Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox Software as they tell a special origin story in January.


"Shit. They can't, Campbell Lane died in January of 2014. I seriously doubt there was enough time ..."

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Battleborn's Toby will ride onto PlayStation platforms first; debut during open beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2015 10:29am PST

What's better than a killer penguin riding a mech? PlayStation 4 users will get a chance to check this new character out first, as revealed during today's PlayStation Experience keynote.


Telltale talks Tales from the Borderlands and its ending

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 04, 2015 9:30am PST

Tales from the Borderlands was up for Best Narrative last night at the Game Awards. Prior to the event, Telltale's Kevin Bruner and Job Stauffer walked the red carpet and Shacknews took a moment to ask about the game and, more importantly, ask about the game's ending.


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Battleborn gets star-struck into delayed May release

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2015 1:25pm PST

2K Games has had its second major delay in as many weeks, with Battleborn now going from a February release into a new May release date.


Battleborn producer discusses PvP, Campaign, and Gear

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 02, 2015 1:00pm PST

2K Games and Gearbox Software unveiled the new PvP modes for Battleborn last week. After trying it out for ourselves, Shacknews asked a little more about this side of the game with producer Chris Thomas.


Tales from the Borderlands - Where does Borderlands go from The Vault of the Traveler?

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 28, 2015 11:00am PDT

Tales from the Borderlands is officially over and while The Vault of the Traveler offered a conclusive ending to the series, it does raise enough questions to ask where the Borderlands franchise as a whole goes moving forward?


"That ending was kinda meh. Really liked the Power Rangers spoof though!"

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Battleborn PvP preview: 'Meltdown' Sequence Initiated

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 27, 2015 12:05pm PDT

Battleborn is going to be good for more than its Campaign mode. 2K and Gearbox have offered up a first hands-on with the game's 5v5 competitive multiplayer modes, while also revealing the first details on the game's loot and gear system.