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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.





Claptrap shows off his action skill(s) in this Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer photo


The Making of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Episode 2 focuses on the moon photo


Nisha the Lawbringer whips it good in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel photo


Video: Wilhelm is like a Terminator on rocket skates in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel photo


Jessica Nigri's hosting a Borderlands laser tag match at SDCC photo


Video: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's new Stingray vehicle, Athena breakdown, and smart guns? photo


Free Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel skins coming to Borderlands 2 on Tuesday photo


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


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel took a breath of fresh air at E3 photo


Handsome Jack gives out hot tips for surviving on Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's moon photo


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5:00 AM on 08.13.2014
Claptrap shows off his action skill(s) in this Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer

2K Games has been trickling out information about the playable characters in the upcoming Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, but while it has featured Athena the Gladiator, Wilhelm the Enforcer, and Nisha the Lawbringer, the publi...more



1:15 PM on 08.07.2014
The Making of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Episode 2 focuses on the moon

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is set on Pandora's moon Elpis, and this episode of the "making of" series focuses on that fact. For starters, players can see that the moon experienced some serious cosmetic changes between Borde...more



7:00 AM on 07.31.2014
Nisha the Lawbringer whips it good in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

I got to spend a little time with Nisha the Lawbringer from Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and yippee ki-yay is she a fun character. Nisha brings Old West sensibilities to this moon shooter, and a few new tricks as well. And a bullwhip.more



7:00 AM on 07.24.2014
Video: Wilhelm is like a Terminator on rocket skates in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Back with more impressions from playing Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, I had some first-hand playtime with the cybernetic tough guy, Wilhelm the Enforcer, which I would like to relate to you with my mouth. Wilhelm may not be all he's cracked up to be, yet. But he's got a couple of interesting surprises.more



5:30 PM on 07.23.2014
Jessica Nigri's hosting a Borderlands laser tag match at SDCC

San Diego Comic-Con has no shortage of special events to keep con-goers' schedules completely packed. Videogame publishers find the show a perfect opportunity to get their up-and-coming titles in front of a massive audience. ...more



10:00 PM on 07.17.2014
Video: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's new Stingray vehicle, Athena breakdown, and smart guns?

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...more



1:45 PM on 07.14.2014
Free Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel skins coming to Borderlands 2 on Tuesday

Over the weekend at GaymerX, Gearbox announced that it would be releasing free Borderlands 2 customization options tomorrow. The idea behind them came from the prolific Borderlands cosplay community, so the Borderlands 2 char...more



1:30 PM on 07.07.2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel took a breath of fresh air at E3

In this nearly 15-minute demonstration of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel at E3, 2K and Gearbox show off how the game's oxygen mechanic works. Running low? Replenishment is just a geyser or maybe an enemy away. The downside...more



4:15 PM on 07.03.2014
Handsome Jack gives out hot tips for surviving on Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's moon

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is only about three months from release, but there is still so much more to learn about it. Borderlands 2 antagonist Handsome Jack is here in a video previously exclusive to E3 attendees, to show ...more





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