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Borderlands creator leaves Gearbox, abandons his baby


Left on the church steps, crying in the rain. How could they?
Apr 20
It looks like Borderlands is going through a pretty rough time at the moment. Borderlands 2 writer Anthony Burch left Gearbox back in January, and Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia closed its doors for good last week. I ... read
Interior decoration

A ridiculously gaudy living room set for one big Borderlands fan


Some of it's pretty neat, though
Apr 15
Avid Borderlands players thrive on the thrill of picking up a rare and unique gun. 2K's triggering that same dopamine effect for one lucky fan with a one-of-a-kind living room set. The winner better like the color gold.... read
Gearbox

Gearbox details process for importing saves into the Borderlands Handsome Collection


From old to current-gen
Mar 18
When you pick up Borderlands: The Handsome Collection later this month, you'll have the opportunity to transfer your old save file for both included titles. It's actually pretty easy this time around, as all you'll need ... read
Borderlands bug

Borderlands players: Don't go grinding purple hauls


Please stick to the commons and the blues that you're used to
Jan 27
[Update: A patch released in November added the option to grind three purples. Therefore, this is not as useless of a bug as originally thought.] Anyone that plans to hop around the moons of Pandora today might want to t... read
Borderlands 3

Gearbox 'ready to start' Borderlands 3, begins hiring process


This could be you, apparently!
Jan 25
During the official Borderlands panel at PAX South, Gearbox chief Randy Pitchford confirmed the company was "ready to start" production on a new game in the franchise, later taking to Twitter with an open call to developers l... read
Borderlands

Good lord, this $400 Borderlands edition has a Claptrap that's controlled with a mobile app


That's damn expensive and damn cool
Jan 20
Most high-end special editions of games come with the same sort of tchotchkes -- maybe a figurine, an art book -- that sort of stuff. 2K is raising the bar when it comes to limited editions, both in terms of content and pric... read
Borderlands 2 and Pre-Sequel with cross-saves
Rumors have circulated for months that Gearbox Software's Borderlands would be the recipient of some sort of upgraded port to current consoles. In fact, speculation was so strong that it was more a matter of what titles... read feature

Borderlands

These are the most popular Borderlands characters


As decided by the fans
Jan 08
Per the official Borderlands Twitter account, Krieg, Claptrap, and Tiny Tina are the series' most popular characters amongst Borderlands fans. There's no clear indication which character received the most votes, but I wager C... read
Aliens: Colonial Marines

Sega outs Gearbox for lying in Aliens: Colonial Marines case


The plot thickens
Sep 04
Sega has released a statement placing the majority of the blame for the misrepresentation of Aliens: Colonial Marines to customers firmly on Gearbox, especially Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford. Sega has alleged that Gearbox did i... read
Borderlands

Gearbox announces Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass info


It's Gearbox, you knew a Season Pass was coming
Aug 31
Another Borderlands, another set of DLC. Today, Gearbox announced their plans for the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass, which yet again includes four add-ons. They will be comprised of new missions and characters,... read
Aliens: Colonial Marines

Sega agrees to settle in Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit


Gearbox found crying by the toilet talking about how 'no one understands art'
Aug 13
Sega of America has tentatively agreed to pay out $1.25 million to settle a class-action suit brought against it and Gearbox Software that claimed the two companies falsely advertised Aliens: Colonial Marines by using fake ga... read
Gearbox

Gearbox thinks it should be dropped from the Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit


Gearbox throws Sega under the bus
Aug 01
Last year a class action lawsuit was filed against Sega and Gearbox accusing the companies that the press demo shown at E3 of Aliens: Colonial Marines was not indicative of the final product and was misleading. Gearbox has re... read
Thunder butts and meat popsicles
I got my hands on Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel recently, and I've got some hot info on the new mechanics, and one of the new player characters, Athena the Gladiator. The game's new Stingray vehicle has a neat trick to it, the... read feature

Alien: Isolation

It looks like people really dug Alien: Isolation at E3 2014


Check out the E3 Accolades trailer
Jun 26
Another day, another bit of info about Alien: Isolation. I already know I want to buy it. I don't honestly need trailer after trailer with tiny morsels of gameplay. I'm about ready to jump right in, especially after Steven's... read
Check out the new trailer
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel has been dated, and that date is October 14th, 2014. Of course, bonus content will be arriving along with that launch, and the "Shock Drop Slaughter Pit" has been announced, which allows peop... read feature

Watch along: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel playthrough


15-minute video
May 27
Are you down for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel? Here's a great way to see it: a 15-minute narrated walkthrough. This comes right from PAX East 2014 earlier this year, narrated by James Lopez of Gearbox Software and Joel Eschler of 2K Australia. They go full co-op, showing off the new Pandora's moon set.  This article of ours on The Pre-Sequel makes for a good companion to the video. read

Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle available May 6


Game available separately a week later
Apr 08
Sony has announced a release date for the Borderlands 2 PlayStation Vita bundle today via PlayStation Blog. The bundle, which marks the first release of the handheld's slimmer hardware redesign in North America, will be avai... read
Duke Nukem

3D Realms asserts it still owns Duke Nukem in Answer to Gearbox's lawsuit


'Round and 'round we go...
Mar 26
In response to Gearbox Software filing a Complaint against 3D Realms and Interceptor for unauthorized use of the Duke Nukem trademark, 3D Realms (along with Defendants Apogee Software and Interceptor Entertainment) submi... read
Interceptor's not off the hook either
With this week’s news that Gearbox Software has filed a lawsuit against 3D Realms and Interceptor for unauthorized use of the Duke Nukem property, it raises the question – exactly what the hell are 3D Realms and I... read feature

Duke Nukem

Gearbox files suit against 3D Realms over Duke Nukem IP


Gearbox alleges unauthorized use
Feb 24
Gearbox Software has filed a lawsuit in United States Federal Court against both 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment, alleging that the two colluded to use the Duke Nukem trademark and copyright unlawfully, and ... read
Borderlands

Headhunter Pack 4 hits Borderlands 2 next week


Love (and bullets) in the air
Feb 05
The fourth installment in the Borderlands 2 series of "Headhunter" DLC expansions will be releasing next week. Mad Moxxi and the Wedding Day Massacre has been announced by 2K as arriving on February 11 for... read
Deals

Amazon has the BioShock Triple Pack on PC for $15


Required playing
Nov 25
As part of its Black Friday deals week, Amazon has five noteworthy discounts on digitally-distributed PC games, including BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite bundled together for $15. It was not long ago that I was th... read
Gearbox lawsuit

3D Realms drops its Duke Nukem lawsuit against Gearbox


One down, Colonial Marines to go
Sep 13
Earlier this year, 3D Realms filed a lawsuit against Gearbox Software, alleging more than $2 million in unpaid royalties from Duke Nukem Forever. A mere few months later, the parties have now stipulated to the dismissal with ... read
The Destructoid Show needs to talk.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, I hope you're all safe and sound following PAX 2013! I got to drunkenly shout moist pleasantries in the vicinity of a bunch of you, and that was absolutely lovely. For those of you who miss... read feature

Gearbox PAX Panel

Hardware: Shipbreakers is now Homeworld: Shipbreakers


Plus, the Homeworld HD remakes are still on track
Sep 02
Remember Hardware: Shipbreakers? That game that was being developed by former Homeworld team members? Well now that Gearbox owns the Homeworld IP, it's morphed into a new project in a partnership with developer Blackbird... read
Homeworld HD

Gearbox bringing space RTS Homeworld into the HD realm


I still have my original discs around here somewhere...
Jul 20
After Gearbox purchased the Homeworld IP from THQ earlier this year, many fans of the classic space RTS suddenly had their ears perk up in excitement. At their panel in PAX Australia today, the studio announced that they are ... read
Borderlands 2 DLC

Borderlands 2 is getting tons of DLC this fall


A level cap increase, costumes, missions, and raid bosses
Jul 20
Gearbox confirmed at their PAX Australia panel that Borderlands 2 will be getting a level cap upgrade (to 72), and new raid bosses and missions in the form of DLC. The level cap DLC will be called the "Ultimate Vault Hun... read
New Borderlands 2 DLC

New Borderlands 2 DLC to be revealed tomorrow


What will it be?
Jul 19
Remember that new Borderlands 2 DLC that's in the works? At least one of those projects will be revealed tomorrow, Randy Pitchford has announced. Details of the DLC are slim, as we don't know whether or not future content wil... read
Delightful Dungeons and Dragons DLC
[Disclosure: Anthony Burch, the writer of Borderlands 2, was previously employed at Destructoid. As always, no relationships, personal or professional, were factored into the review.] Dungeons and Dragons is a game of al... read feature

Borderlands 2 DLC

Watch the first five minutes of Borderlands 2's Tina DLC


Let's play a game of Bunkers and Badasses
Jun 21
It seems as if the fourth (and possibly final) DLC for Borderlands 2 is nearly upon us, as a full five minute playthrough has surfaced for Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep. You'll get a taste of the theme of the DLC, which... read

Grand Theft KIFFLOM, Endless Summer & THQ's Final Auction


The Destructoid Show features very mild nudity
Apr 23
Today on The Destructoid Show, we discuss Grand Theft Auto V's KIFFLOM and Epsilonism, The Endless Summer, a mysterious new Bethesda title that's popped up on the Australian Ratings Classification Board, and Ratchet &am... read
Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 is getting a title update soon


Lots more DLC is also on the way if you're ready for it
Mar 26
Gearbox has detailed a new free title update for Borderlands 2 that will increase your inventory size and allow you to hold more Eridium and ammo upgrades. The patch is set to go live pretty soon, and full patch notes will g... read






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