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Borderlands 2 'on track to become the highest selling release in the history of 2K'

By Andrew Yoon, May 13, 2013 6:30pm PDT

Randy Pitchford must be pretty happy about this. Borderlands 2 has shipped six million units, and is "on track to become the highest selling" game in 2K's history.


"Wait...wait...only 3.7 million copies? That's a failure right?...that's like shitty Tomb Raider ..."

- Pfunk2k2 see all 40 comments

Borderlands 2 Krieg launch trailer lays out skill trees

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Borderlands 2's "Krieg" is launching tomorrow, and a new launch trailer details his various skill trees.


Borderlands 2 psycho Krieg will be 99% insanity

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2013 9:15am PDT

An interview with Gearbox creative designer Paul Hellquist and writer Anthony Burch on Kreig, the latest Vault Hunter being added to Borderlands 2.


"And you have a grave issue with developers coming up with new content? Stop playing video games ..."

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Section 8 developer files for bankruptcy protection

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Section 8 developer and Aliens: Colonial Marines co-developer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing various debts to companies like Epic Games and SouthPeak Interactive.


"I will always know them as the makers of Kohan. Wish they'd bring the series back. :("

- Blamco Mac & Cheese see all 6 comments

Borderlands 2 'Assault on Dragon's Keep' DLC outed

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2013 10:30am PDT

Gearbox has seemingly inadvertently leaked the title of its next Borderlands 2 DLC: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep.


"This is probably all part of some stupid plan to make this news go viral and the Internet just ..."

- ThomW see all 24 comments

Lawsuit alleges Aliens: Colonial Marines false advertising

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2013 7:30am PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines is under scrutiny again, this time in a lawsuit alleging that Sega and Gearbox misled customers by claiming "actual gameplay demonstrations" in demos that weren't representative of the final product.


"This suit has merit, and I hope the plaintiff wins. It's bad enough you cannot return a shit ..."

- x-eyd|mary see all 40 comments

Gearbox wins bidding for Homeworld IP

By John Keefer, Apr 22, 2013 12:09pm PDT

After learning late last week that teamPixel did not get the Homeworld franchise in the THQ bankruptcy auction, we learn today that Gearbox Software was the winning bidder.


"Faithful remake of Homeworld 1 please. That will be better than anything GB can create themselves."

- pizzaput see all 111 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines for Wii U canceled

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 05, 2013 10:50am PDT

Gearbox's critically-panned Aliens: Colonial Marines will no longer see release on Wii U. A port for Nintendo's HD console was originally supposed to release in March, but Sega has finally confirmed that it is no longer happening.


"Don't even get dressed today, stay indoors. Buy your products online, you can do it right from ..."

- beef2187 see all 26 comments

Report: Sega acknowledges misleading Aliens: Colonial Marines ads

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2013 9:00am PDT

Following lodged complaints, Europe's Advertising Standards Authority contacted Sega regarding misleading Aliens: Colonial Marines ads. In response, Sega acknowledged that the trailers didn't depict the game accurately, and agreed to add a disclaimer.


"In the same place that Sega's funding towards the original Borderlands is."

- moffattron9000 see all 15 comments

Borderlands 2 patch bringing more ammo and storage space upgrades

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2013 1:15pm PDT

A new 'Ultimate Vault Hunter' difficulty mode is coming to Borderlands 2 for free in a patch alongside the not-free level cap-raising DLC 'Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack' DLC on April 2, Gearbox announced last week. But wait, there's more! It's since announced that the p...


Borderlands 2 new Vault Hunter, level cap detailed

By Steve Watts, Mar 24, 2013 10:00am PDT

Today at its PAX East panel, Gearbox detailed its sixth playable character and the impending level cap increase.


"Agree, and that is why I didn't understand why they tweaked it. It's a single player/co-op ..."

- Saldrin see all 30 comments

Borderlands animated short film to be developed by Academy of Art

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 19, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Borderlands is being turned into a cartoon. But, in quite an unusual way.


"Nm, see they're getting free advertising from students... f u gearbox"

- rythex see all 7 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines get 4GB patch with 'visual improvements'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2013 3:10pm PDT

The PC version of critically-panned disasterpiece Aliens: Colonial Marines has received a hefty 3.8GB update today, promising to address many of the critical flaws noted in the game's original release.


"Duke 4 was fast paced and fun IMO. Overhype and delay was its main problems. A:CM is just plain ..."

- Jockiboy see all 29 comments

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.


"Nailed it kwperley. I remember those days too, Staflight rocked."

- LanikTNT see all 3 comments

Borderlands 2's sixth character coming soon

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2013 7:30am PDT

Borderlands 2's next character seems to be just around the corner, as Gearbox debuted a teaser trailer for a sixth character at SXSW this weekend. It appears this character is melee-focused.


"the difference will likely be that the Action Skill is melee focused, where zero just turns ..."

- megreedy see all 25 comments