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Battlederp

Move over amiibo, Battleborn figures now hold the title of derpiest faces

We have a new reigning king of derp-face video game paraphernalia as the Battleborn pre-order figurines have usurped the disfigured faces seen on early amiibo.  Some game stores had pre-order-exclusive figures of various characters fro...

 
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Battleborn review

Review in Progress: Battleborn

Battleborn is a strange one, even for Gearbox. It's clearly a natural progression of their own Borderlands formula, but kicked up a notch, which isn't necessarily a good thing when every notch is kicked. Geared more towards a competiti...

 
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Deals

1TB Xbox One falls under $300 again plus Battleborn discounts

The Xbox One inventory exodus continues. This weekend, we have a 1TB Holiday Bundle back at its historic low price of $289. From a big retailer, no less (Newegg)! Couple this with the other Xbox One bundle deals we've been seeing in the pas...

 
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Battleborn comic

Battleborn's 'motion comic' prequel series is complete

Battleborn is set on a cool premise: there is one star left in the universe and all spacefaring species have converged on it as the last place where life can be sustained. I had previously assumed it was meant to take place in the ultra-dis...

 
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Battleborderlands

Battleborn DLC could give hints for Borderlands 3

We're on the cusp of the release of Battleborn, Gearbox's hobby-grade meta-growth shooter. Since it's still an unproven IP and Gearbox's other releases have been less than stellar, the game most on the mind of the people in the room at...

 
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Deals

Banner Saga 2, Stellaris, and other upcoming games are 25 percent off

Later today, Stoic will release its follow-up to 2014's hit turn-based strategy title The Banner Saga. The sequel will cost $20 at launch, but for a limited time you can dip in your savings jar by using a 25 percent off coupon fro...

 
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Beta Impressions

Will Battleborn be the next Shadowrun?

At the beginning of 2016, I listed Battleborn as one of my most anticipated titles (as well as Fable Legends, RIP) and after playing the open beta I can easily say it still is. If you're not familiar, Battleborn is the game Gearbo...

 
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Deals

Battleborn pre-orders on PC available for 20 percent off

Getting a kick out of Battleborn's beta? It's running until April 18 and for the hardcore fans, you can now get the usual 20% discount on the game's Steam key through good ol' Green Man Gaming. Since the beta commenced yesterday, it ha...

 
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Battleborn

We can pre-load Battleborn's beta on PS4, PC, and Xbox One

As someone who is mildly curious about Battleborn, I'm glad Gearbox is holding an open beta. It's one of those games where I don't think reviews alone will suffice for me -- I'll want to get more of a feel for it first-hand to know if it'...

 
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Cold heart Battleborn

Battleborn features a TV-style story mode, open beta next month

New details have been revealed about Battleborn's story mode that will take place over eight "TV-style episodes." According to the official site, "the game's Story Mode is structured just like some of our favorite episodic television ...

 
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Battleborn

Of course Battleborn has tons of Season Pass content

If you put money on it, you probably didn't make much as the odds were in your favor. 2K Games has announced a Season Pass for Battleborn, because of course it has. Thankfully it's $19.99 (and not $50, like WB and a few others are charging ...

 
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Battleborn

Confused as to what Battleborn is? Watch this 'Incursion' trailer

When Randy Pitchford is retired, looking back at his Amazing Jonathan-esque magic mansion, he'll always remember the time he hyped up Battleborn like no one had ever hyped a game before. It's a tad confusing, but cutting down the ...

 
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Deals

25 percent off Dragon's Dogma: Boxing Day PC pre-order deals from GMG

Green Man Gaming is running a "Most Anticipated 2016" titles Boxing Day sale (its page makes no reference to Boxing Day but that's what it told us, anyways). The sale page doesn't seem to be public yet, but you can view the list of availabl...

 
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Battleborn delay

Battleborn needs a few more months

Take-Two is giving Battleborn an extra few months of development. The PC, PS4, and Xbox One shooter is now targeting May 3, 2016. Previously, it was slotted for February 9. "We at Gearbox are feeling energized by the data of our Closed Tech...

 
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Battleborn

PlayStation flaunts first Battleborn open beta

Actual console exclusives are a thing of the past, so Microsoft and Sony are forced to tout things like betas at their press conferences to one-up each other and display their superiority. So, today at Sony's Paris Games Week media briefing...

 
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Battleborn technical test

Battleborn closed 'technical test' coming soon to Shift members

You know Gearbox's Shift? It's that service Borderlands players signed up for in order to get keys to the golden chests in Sanctuary and Concordia. It also probably watches you sleep and alerts Randy Pitchford any time you say something mea...

 
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Battleborn

Meet Battleborn's main baddie, Rendain

I haven't really been digging anything coming out of the Battleborn camp so far. I mean, it looks quirky like most of Gearbox's recent stuff, it has a bright visual style, and there's tons of shooting, but there's something off about i...

 
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Battleborn

Here's when you'll be able to play Battleborn

Battleborn will release worldwide on February 9, 2016. The news was confirmed by 2K in this awesome new (and CAPSLOCK-HEAVY) trailer, which also announced four new player characters. The roster will include Ambra (a priestess medic wh...

 
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Gearbox

Furious 4 became Battleborn, but Gearbox plans for a new Brothers in Arms

"Has Gearbox Software dropped Brothers in Arms: Furious 4?" Jordan asked over three years ago. Yes. Furious 4 dropped the Brothers in Arms brand and then morphed into a new game entirely, Battleborn. Hot on the heels of Randy Pitchford's co...

 
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Battleborn demo video

Watch 23 minutes of Battleborn footage from E3

Jordan got some hands-on time with Battleborn at E3, and while his write up does a good job of laying down the basics, sometimes it's helpful to see a video in order to really get how a game plays. Now us poor, decrepit non-E3 attendees ca...

 
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Battleborn preview

Borderlands players will probably dig Battleborn

[Disclosure: Years ago, Aaron Linde used to write for Destructoid. He now works on Battleborn at Gearbox Software. As always, no relationships, personal or professional, were factored into this preview.] To sum up Battleborn in an overly si...

 
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2K

2K announces more info for Battleborn, campaign supports co-op

Before we talk about Battleborn, let's remember this tweet from Randy Pitchford. Possibly one of the best examples of marketing gone wrong, the hype train leaving the station with missing brakes, a sale so desperate that Gil Gund...

 
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Battleborn

First gameplay footage of Battleborn's cooperative campaign

In a whopping 18-minute video released today, Gearbox Software's Andrew Goldfarb, Aaron Linde, and Randy Varnell discussed the factions and characters in the multiplayer shooter Battleborn, before showing off the first gameplay footage of ...

 
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Battleborn

Battleborn is made of MOBAs, spice, and all shooters nice

When Battleborn was first announced, there were certain trigger words my mind immediately connected before I had read a single word about the game. "Gearbox, shooter, color. Oh, I wonder what the loot drop rate is like," I said to myself. T...

 
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Battleborn

They grow up so fast: Game Informer interviews Aaron Linde about writing Battleborn

It doesn't feel like it has been that long since former Destructoid reviews editor Aaron Linde moved on to work in the game industry, but it has been almost six years now. In that time, he has contributed to a number of development studios...

 
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Battleborn

Help us decipher this Battleborn tweet from Gearbox's Randy Pitchford

This morning, Gearbox Software announced its next game, Battleborn, a cooperative first-person shooter that has elements traditionally found in multiplayer online battle arenas like League of Legends. Or, put another way: Perfect. I've b...

 
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BATTLEBORN

Gearbox reveals Battleborn for PS4, Xbox One, PC

Battleborn is the next big game from Gearbox Software, and, much like the developer's Borderlands series, it's looking to put a unique spin on the first-person shooter. Billed a "hero-shooter" by Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford, the title inf...

 

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