Gearbox Software News


Gearbox Software, 3D Realms, and Interceptor Entertainment end all Duke Nukem litigation

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2015 3:28pm PDT

The case over Duke Nukem appears to be over, as Gearbox, 3D Realms, and Interceptor have voluntarily ended all legal proceedings in regards to the IP.


"Good times I agree. Personally I would of loved it if Flying Wild Hog got to the exclusive ..."

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Tales from the Borderlands review-in-progress - Escape Plan Bravo impressions

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2015 9:00am PDT

This is the second-to-last episode of Tales from the Borderlands and there definitely felt like there were several points where the episode spun its wheels, waiting for the big climax. Our impressions of Escape Plan Bravo.


Tales from the Borderlands prepares for 'Escape Plan Bravo' with new trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 17, 2015 9:29am PDT

Tales from the Borderlands launches its second-to-final episode this week and Telltale is preparing players for the ride with a new trailer.


Tales from the Borderlands will share Episode 4 with PAX Prime audience

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 06, 2015 2:40pm PDT

The fourth episode of Tales from the Borderlands is coming soon and it looks like one of the first people to check it out will be attendees at PAX Prime.


Battleborn fights over the last star in February 2016

By Steve Watts, Aug 06, 2015 12:00am PDT

Gearbox's next twist on the multiplayer shooter is due next year. Plus, four new heroes bring the total known roster up to 14. 


Gearbox president Pitchford wants to give Duke Nukem 'a chance at a future'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 15, 2015 9:52am PDT

Gearbox president Randy Pitchford does not want to see Duke Nukem's legacy end with Duke Nukem Forever and hopes to give the character another chance in the future.


"DNF multiplayer was actually pretty great and well balanced. I still play to this day. "

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SDCC 2015: Taking aim with Battleborn's Marquis

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 13, 2015 1:00pm PDT

The folks at 2K and Gearbox set up shop at Petco Park during San Diego Comic-Con to show Battleborn off to the public. Shacknews decided to jump in on one of these sessions, donning our derby and jumping in with the debonair Marquis. Here's our full playthrough.


Watch the full 23-minute Battleborn demo from E3 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2015 5:00am PDT

Those still looking to get a good look at Battleborn have their chance today. 2K Games and Gearbox have uploaded the game's full 23-minute demo from E3 2015, showing off the game's MOBA-like mechanics and its variety of characters.


"Can't say I'm loving the art direction they took with this. It just looks... off I'm not sure ..."

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Tales from the Borderlands: four burning questions after 'Catch A Ride'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 25, 2015 11:00am PDT

Tales from the Borderlands is more than halfway home, but that means there are four more burning questions to be asked after the events of 'Catch A Ride.' We even threw in a bonus question, for fun.


Humble Borderlands Bundle goes to Pandora for charity

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 23, 2015 11:12am PDT

Those that haven't had a chance to play any of the Borderlands games now have a chance to do so, thanks to Humble Bundle. And they can support some worthy causes along the way.


"PC humble bundles are common, and we've even had a Nintendo bundle. Will there be a Sony bundle ..."

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Tales from the Borderlands 'Catch A Ride' impressions - big things in small packages

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 23, 2015 10:00am PDT

The players are changing, but the goal is the same. Everyone's out to find a Vault in the third episode of Tales from the Borderlands, which follows the continuing tale of Rhys and Fiona while introducing even more players from the Borderlands world. Our impressions.


E3 2015: Battleborn is less MOBA (and more Borderlands) than you think

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2015 7:30am PDT

In the midst of an E3 swimming with MOBA twists and imitators, Battleborn stands apart as a game that borrows what it needs from the popular genre, and uses it to forge its own path.


Battleborn pre-E3 2015 preview: born to be heroes

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2015 5:00am PDT

2K Games and Gearbox Software revealed more details on Battleborn last week, but Shacknews recently had the opportunity to go hands-on with their latest first-person shooter just head of E3 2015.


"I'm liking the way they're mixing up genres here, pushing things even further and giving ..."

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Tales from the Borderlands will 'Catch a Ride' on June 23

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2015 7:30am PDT

Tales from the Borderlands will continue its quest for glory in just 12 days, with even more people chasing after Rhys and Fiona.


Battleborn game modes and first heroes detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2015 5:00am PDT

More information on Battleborn is expected to be revealed around E3, but 2K Games and Gearbox are getting the party started today with new details on the game's story and competitive modes, as well as the game's first handful of playable heroes.