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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel  



Gearbox explains why Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel isn't Borderlands 3


10:00 AM on 07.11.2014



Developer diaries generally tend to be fairly niche videos that cover the specifics of creating a game. However, this one -- the first in a series -- takes a broad strokes approach and ends up being more interesting than most. From Texas to The Land Down Under, Gearbox and 2K Games explain the mindset behind Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, why they didn't just create Borderlands 3, and how the two studios work with one another.





Bonus mission for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel ties into Tales photo


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's second piece of DLC is out December 16 photo


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's Jack the Doppelganger is too sexy for his shirt photo


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel illustrates the danger of nebulous season passes photo


Jack's doppelganger in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will fight using digital clones photo


Here are the details of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's Bloody Harvest Celebration photo


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's free Halloween content is live right now photo


What I want from Borderlands 3 photo
What I want from Borderlands 3
4:15 PM on 10.28.2014


Price Chop: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel & Shadow of Mordor photo


I picked up the Excalibastard in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel photo


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7:30 PM on 12.09.2014
Bonus mission for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel ties into Tales

[Update]: In an email to Destructoid, 2K has confirmed that the Handsome AI bonus mission will be included for free as part of the update adding Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode, not part of the Holodome Onslaught DLC pack that ret...more



10:00 AM on 12.04.2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's second piece of DLC is out December 16

2K Games announced today the second DLC pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and as with the first pack, it is commendable in some ways but disappointing in others. In The Holodome Onslaught, Axton and Gaige join the crew in...more



7:00 AM on 11.11.2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's Jack the Doppelganger is too sexy for his shirt

I frown on the idea that additional Vault Hunters are being offered for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's season pass in place of story DLC (rather than in addition to it, as Gaige the Mechromancer and Krieg the Psycho were in B...more



12:00 PM on 11.03.2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel illustrates the danger of nebulous season passes

Over the weekend, details came out of PAX Australia regarding the first downloadable Vault Hunter for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. At first, it looked to me like a commendable gesture for a series that receives a lot of criti...more



7:30 PM on 11.01.2014
Jack's doppelganger in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will fight using digital clones

2K announced at PAX Prime that one of Jack's look-alike bodyguards would be the first DLC Vault Hunter for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, but information past that was scant. Pieces of his back story can be found via semi-hidde...more



12:00 AM on 10.31.2014
Here are the details of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's Bloody Harvest Celebration

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's free, limited-time mini event Bloody Harvest Celebration just launched a couple hours ago. The teaser image has several pumpkin-flavored pieces of art, but little extra information. I jumped into...more



10:00 PM on 10.30.2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's free Halloween content is live right now

Last year, Borderlands 2 kicked off its Headhunter series of DLC with T.K. Baha's Bloody Harvest, a Halloween-themed mini-expansion that had players meeting up with zombie T.K. Baha and shooting a lot of pumpkins. It looks li...more



4:15 PM on 10.28.2014
What I want from Borderlands 3

[WARNING: This video contains MAJOR SPOILERS for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel] I finished the story mode in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel the other day which subtly teases what we might be seeing in Borderlands 3. It got me real excited, and seeing as I'm a big old Borderlands nerd; I couldn't help but postulate on what Borderlands 3 might be like... if it ever gets made.more



10:00 PM on 10.17.2014
Price Chop: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel & Shadow of Mordor

Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Spot something good that we didn't see? Let us know and we'll add it! Post formatting is a work in progress...more



12:30 PM on 10.17.2014
I picked up the Excalibastard in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

There has been a bit of talk about an interesting legendary weapon in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel that is in plain sight, but unavailable at first. Excalibastard is stuck in a stone in the area Stanton's Liver, and only those...more




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