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Gearbox is still updating Borderlands 2 and The Pre-Sequel

FOV slider added on PS4, Xbox One
Oct 29
Fresh updates for Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection rolled out today across PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and even PS Vita. Those 3x better legendary loot drop rates enab...

Humble Borderlands Bundle adds more DLC

Claptrap and Headhunter DLC
Jul 01
Last week, Humble and Gearbox announced the Humble Borderlands Bundle, featuring Borderlands, Borderlands 2, a coupon for 75 percent off Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and a big chunk of downloadable content for the first two g...

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 ...

Celebrate Borderlands: The Handsome Collection by stocking up on Golden Keys

Why grind for loot when it's right there in a golden chest?
Mar 24
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is out today. One of the major selling points for those who have already played Borderlands 2 and/or Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on last generation hardware is the ability to import save d...

Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch is leaving Gearbox

Going to Los Angeles to work on a new RocketJump project
Jan 30
Almost five years ago, Anthony Burch went from being a Destructoid staff member to a Destructoid alumnus, moving on to work as a writer at Gearbox Software. On his personal Twitter account this morning, he announced that he w...

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...

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...

Don't want to grind for those new Borderlands 2 skins? Just be patient instead

Good things come to those who wait
Jul 16
Yesterday, a set of new skins and heads for Borderlands 2 released, featuring the Vault Hunters dressed as characters from Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. As it was announced, the customization options would be made available as...

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

Vault Hunters cosplaying as Jack's minions
Jul 14
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...

Borderlands 2 Vita hitting EU a bit later, arriving at the end of May

Just a few more weeks
May 09
For those of you who just picked up your shiny new Vita Slim in North America, you probably found a redemption code for Borderlands 2. Europeans have been enjoying it for about a month or so already, but without the...

Borderlands 2 Vita to PS3 cross-save functionality coming

'A patch will be coming out shortly'
May 08
For those of you that are lamenting the lack of cross-save functionality in the Vita version of Borderlands 2, fret no more, as an official Gearbox support representative has confirmed the mechanic on its forums. Answer a que...

Borderlands 2 on Vita has co-op capped at two players

Bring one buddy to Pandora, but no more
May 02
Ever since the announcement of Borderlands 2 on PlayStation Vita, we have been hopeful about Gearbox's first-person shooter lootfest on Sony's handheld. After the first footage of it in action came out, it seemed clear that t...

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...

First footage of Borderlands 2 for PS Vita shows up

Looks like Borderlands 2... with some concessions
Mar 20
We have known about the PlayStation Vita port of Borderlands 2 for a while, but had not yet seen or heard much more about it. The port is due out some time this year, and now we have the first look at how the shooter plays o...

NEW PS Vita coming this spring to North America

Borderlands 2 bundle
Feb 10
The new PlayStation Vita will be launched this spring, coming in a Borderlands 2 bundle. This was confirmed today at a PlayStation media event in Santa Monica. It will include the game with six DLC packs (Captain Scarlett and...

Upcoming Borderlands 2 update to add colorblind mode

More of this, please
Jan 27
Gearbox Software is adding a colorblind mode to Borderlands 2 as part of an update planned for all versions of the game. Programmer Jeffrey Broome wrote a blog post covering his research into color vision deficiency more gene...

Borderlands 2 is getting Thanksgiving themed DLC

The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler
Nov 20
Borderlands 2 is getting some DLC for Thanksgiving, called The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler. First of all, that name is amazing. This is the second set of Headhunter DLC, following T.K. Baha's Bloo...

T.K. Baha's Bloody Harvest DLC for Borderlands 2 dated

More bosses for the Borderlands next week
Oct 16
A spooky, Halloween-themed adventure is coming to Borderlands 2 next week with the arrival of T.K. Baha's Bloody Harvest. The first in the series of "Headhunter" content releases, players will be guided by T.K. Baha's corpse ...

Get Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition on PC for $18

Also, Civilization V for $9 and BioShock Infinite for $12
Oct 11
[Update: Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition has sold out at this price. The other deals still appear to be available.] It was only a couple of days ago that the Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition launched in North A...

Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition out today in NA

$100,000 Loot Hunt starts soon to commemorate
Oct 08
Back in August we learned that the Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition was on its way, and today it's out in North America. For those who have been able to hold out on the lootfest for the past year, this bundle includes...

Gearbox is working on two new IPs

Plus, DLC will be out tomorrow for Borderlands 2
Sep 02
The Gearbox panel at PAX Prime started with a bit of news, as they announced the release date for the Digistruct Peak Challenge pack for Borderlands 2 -- tomorrow, for $4.99. It'll drop with the Ultimate Vault Hunter 2 pack, ...

Gearbox debuts Borderlands 2 Zer0 statue

My character of choice
Sep 02
Gearbox is taking the physical merchandise line for Borderlands 2 a step further with a special run of statues, starting with the playable vault hunter Zer0. No details have been announced so far like pricing or a r...

Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition out in October

Here's what is included
Aug 28
And here's that confirmation we were waiting on. The Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition will see a North American release on October 8, 2013. Everywhere else gets it on Oct. 11. Unfortunately, it's not as complete as we ...

Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition on the horizon

Yep, this still isn't out yet
Aug 26
Those of you who have remained strong and resisted Borderlands 2 knowing full well that 2K and Gearbox Software would eventually put out a "game of the year" version shouldn't have to wait all that much longer. At least, the ...

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...

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...

More Borderlands 2 DLC on the way

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in
Jul 09
When I started cutting my teeth into Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon's Keep, it came with a satisfying somberness, thinking it to be the end to a largely enjoyable journey. It would seem though, that it's not ove...

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...

Borderlands 2 cosplayers unite for this rad music video

Nerd culture filmed at its finest
May 31
Like every meeting of the nerd minds, you can expect a healthy amount of awesome cosplay, and the London Comic Con is no exception. Not satisfied with a mere gallery, the folks behind the YouTube channel sneakyzebra made two...

Meet Borderlands 2's Krieg, he drives the poop train

'Psycho' is an understatement
May 31
Krieg, Borderlands 2's newest downloadable character, has some sort of odd affliction. Somewhere between his brain and his mouth, his intended words get replaced by phrases of utter insanity. At least he lives up to his...

Hands-on with Borderlands 2's take on Dungeons & Dragons

One last huzzah
May 28
It's been a hell of ride, with a fair share of high and low points, but the Borderlands 2 season of content is finally at an end. As the last campaign downloadable content for Borderlands 2, there's a considerable amount of p...

Borderlands 2: Hands-on with Krieg the Psycho Bandit

Pleased to meat you
May 10
With the Borderlands 2 season of content coming to an end, Gearbox is releasing one last vault hunter just before the curtains close. Krieg is his name, he loves self-inflicting pain, and the insanity of the psycho enemy...

Borderlands 2's sixth playable character available May 14

Heh. He spelled it "meat."
May 06
The sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho Bandit, will be available for loot hunting on May 14, Krieg himself announced on Twitter. Unveiled at developer Gearbox Software's PAX East panel back in March,...

Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina DLC announced (Update)

Gearbox's Anthony Burch's tweet confirms title
May 02
[Update: Gearbox has cleared us to share with you the following, in light of today's leak. Borderlands 2's Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep DLC, which follows Tiny Tina who is running a role-playing tabletop game, will come...

HAWP: How Anthony Burch wrote Borderlands 2

Danger! Gender bending ahead!
Apr 06
Anthony Burch was very lucky to get hired by Gearbox to work on Borderlands 2. But the road to writing a critically acclaimed game script would only get harder from there. In this very special episode of Hey Ash, Whatcha Pla...

Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunter Pack is out today

This is the paid level cap for non-Season Pass holders
Apr 02
Starting today, you'll be able to pick up the Ultimate Vault Hunter Pack for Borderlands 2, which raises the level cap from 50 to 61 and a free update that unlocks a third playthrough mode. If you're a Season Pass holder, you...

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...

PAX: Gearbox making more Borderlands Loot Chests

Coming out this May
Mar 24
The fans have demanded it, and Gearbox has listened as they'll be producing more Loot Chests. There will be 5,000 Diamond Plate Loot Chest made in a limited run that will be available this May. While only 5,000 are being prod...

Fourth campaign DLC for Borderlands 2 out by end of June

Tiny Tina will be back!
Mar 24
Gearbox revealed during their PAX East panel that the fourth campaign DLC for Borderlands 2 will be out by the end of June 2013. The studio wasn't ready to show anything off, but they did offer a confusing little teaser video...

PAX: Gearbox details Borderlands 2 level cap increase

Coming via $5 DLC due out next month
Mar 24
At PAX East, Gearbox Software announced that a level cap increase is indeed on the way for Borderlands 2, but it's not going to be free for all. The cap will be bumped up to 61 in a new Ultimate Vault Hunters Pack DLC ar...

Gearbox teases new playable character for Borderlands 2

A melee-focused vault hunter?
Mar 14
At some point in the future, Borderlands 2 will be getting another playable character as downloadable content. We don't know what this escaped experiment is called, or what it looks like, exactly, but this teaser trailer fro...

Dishonored and Borderlands 2 50% off on XBL today

Also: Arkham City and Red Dead Redemption for $15
Mar 02
The week's Xbox Live Arcade sale continues on, with 50% off Dishonored, Borderlands 2, and many more games. You may be able to find these titles cheaper at retail, but if you must play these games now -- and you really shou...

Randy Pitchford addresses Borderlands 2 level cap

One-hundred percent chance of raising the cap...sort of
Feb 12
Borderlands fans everywhere have been clamoring for a level cap increase (from 50) basically since the first week Borderlands 2 launched. Naturally, Gearbox can't just put off this discussion forever, so Randy Pitchford opted...

Borderlands 2 DLC headed to retail later this month

Featuring 'Pirate's Booty' and 'Campaign of Carnage'
Feb 05
Gearbox and 2K Games are putting out a packaged bundle for Borderlands 2 downloadable content on February 26, 2013 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Priced at $29.99, the Borderlands 2: Add-On Content Pack includes some but not...

Borderlands 2's Tiny Tina viewed as racist? [Update]

'Verbal Blackface'
Feb 04
[Update: Mike Sacco no longer works with Cryptozoic Entertainment, seemingly as a result of his discussion over Borderlands 2. At first, Sacco stated, "I'm gonna confirm two things: That people tried to pressure Cryptozoic in...

New character skins for Borderlands 2 now for sale

A total of fifteen new looks for the Vault Hunters
Jan 22
Tired of the dozens of ways you can customize the look of your Vault Hunter in Borderlands 2? 2K Games announced today the availability of new DLC skin packs you can buy to shake up your style a bit more. Each of the playable...

No Borderlands 2 for Wii U, wouldn't be 'OMG' enough

Gearbox unable to come up with cool ideas for it
Nov 26
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has said that Borderlands 2 wouldn't be coming to Wii U, due to an inability to exploit the GamePad in some sort of Earth-shattering way. In contrast, the studio has plenty of ideas for Aliens: Col...

Torgue's Campaign of Carnage launch trailer detonates

Nov 20
I am just about to finish a second playthrough of the main campaign in Borderlands 2 (Jack dies tonight), and there's no better time for Gearbox Software to be stoking my lust than when I'm staring down the barrel of my...

Borderlands 2 Torgue ad is certainly direct

And, really, what more would you need to know?
Nov 16
As you are no doubt aware from having read our preview earlier today, the next round of expansion content for Borderlands 2 centers around a specific weapons manufacturer, Torgue. These are the guns which always feature...

Borderlands 2 security patch now released on Xbox 360

Update prevents players from using third-party software which led to data loss
Nov 06
Gearbox Software has issued a patch to the Xbox 360 version of Borderlands 2 today which addresses an issue caused by players who had been using third-party software to modify elements of the game. Borderlands 2 players ...

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