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Review: Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour

I'd be hard pressed to find a game I have more history with than Duke Nukem 3D. Although there had been several projects before it that so heartily embraced the mod community, it was the first time I had really connected with that scene. I ...   read

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Battleborn is insanely cheap in this week's Humble Bundle

Much ado has been made about Battleborn's fledgling player count, a statistic that's especially worrying given that the game launched less than three months ago. That number's bound to increase now, all thanks to a particularly fantastic Hu...   read

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Battleborn writer and old friend Aaron Linde leaves Gearbox Software

Battleborn lead writer and former Destructoid editor Aaron Linde has left Gearbox Software.  "Tomorrow's my last day at Gearbox" Linde tweeted Thursday. "Absolutely love this team and am incredibly proud of the work we did to...   read

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Battleborn goes half-off at third-party retailers as Overwatch releases

Battleborn's price is crashing. With the release of Overwatch this week, 2K has decided to discount Battleborn by $20 for a limited time. The game's price was dropped to $39.99, and the savings get even better when you go third-party r...   read

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Look how much Battleborn has evolved over 8 years

Cherry-picking a particularly cluttered shot from something that isn't even a pure first-person shooter? Sure. On the other hand, fingerless glove meter! [via reddit]   read

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Battleborn's hotfixes this week nerf three more characters

Gearbox has been true to their word so far with Battleborn updates, and this week includes changes for Galilea, Miko, and ISIC. All three have been tuned down a bit, with damage reduction, healing reduction, and health nerfs respe...   read

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Gearbox says Battleborn sales are tracking 'just ahead of Borderlands'

I didn't dig some of the things Battleborn ended up doing (particularly the main MOBA angle), but over time, I can see myself enjoying it more -- especially if Gearbox actually keeps up with its planned regular updates. But some people...   read

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Battleborn's first balance patch coming soon, Marquis in the nerf crosshair

So yeah Battleborn -- it's not bad! I'm definitely going to be playing the Capture mode for the weeks to come, so it's nice to hear that Gearbox is going to look at a weekly cadence for balance updates, addressing community concerns. T...   read

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Review: Battleborn

Last time we checked in with Battleborn, I wasn't sure what to make of it. On one hand, it was a loud, busy game that tried desperately to get me to like it. On the other, beneath the facade, it presented a decent shooter experience that Ge...   read

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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...   read


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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...   read

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This is what Aliens: Colonial Marines 'should have been'

A modder has "fixed" Aliens: Colonial Marines. TemplarGFX has created ACM Overhaul, a new mod that addresses the game’s dreadful enemy AI to make the Xenomorphs faster and more aggressive, as well as tweaking the in-game world to...   read

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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 ...   read

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Review: Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

Homeworld is back! What a great sentence to type. After Gearbox Software acquired the rights to the series and released Homeworld Remastered, I figured that would be it. But now Blackbird Interactive, a team made up of franchise veterans, h...   read

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Tales from the Borderlands' season finale gets a trailer

I'll be the first to admit -- I was extremely skeptical about Tales from the Borderlands, especially considering how disappointed I was by The Walking Dead's second season. But I'm happy to have been proven wrong. This game looks awesome, a...   read

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Gearbox owns Duke Nukem following lawsuit

The legal battle between Gearbox Software, 3D Realms, and Interceptor Entertainment over the Duke Nukem franchise has ended, leaving Gearbox the "full and rightful owner" of the property. To avoid going to court over the dispute, the studio...   read

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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...   read

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Randy Pitchford on Gearbox's success: 'some people are sadists'

"You may know us from such quality games as Aliens Colonial Marines," Randy Pitchford opened with during his keynote at the Develop conference in Brighton. Oh boy. Pitchford goes on in his speech to boast of the accomplishments of his ...   read

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Duke Nuken, forever

Pitchford: Gearbox concepting 'head-turning' new Duke Nukem

Lost in the litany of angry questions about bald-faced lies and dogs 69ing Gearbox's Randy Pitchford recently faced in an open Twitter Q&A: the contents of Pitchford's preceding keynote at the Develop conference. "I did not acquire the ...   read

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Did they think an open Twitter Q&A for Randy Pitchford would go well?

This morning, the Develop Conference tweeted, "Question for @DuvalMagic [Gearbox's Randy Pitchford]? tweet us and we'll put the question to him for the Q&A. Use the hashtag #askrandy." Unfortunately for Develop, people on the Internet d...   read

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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...   read

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Legendary weapons now drop three times as often in Borderlands

While dedicated players still roam the fringes of the Borderlands, Gearbox has been playing the part of mad scientist. Or, at least normal scientist. The developer's been toying with the way that legendary drops function in the series' most...   read

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Borderlands creator leaves Gearbox, abandons his baby

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 bet ol’ 2...   read

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A ridiculously gaudy living room set for one big Borderlands fan

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. Shown in the c...   read

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Gearbox details process for importing saves into the Borderlands Handsome Collection

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 to do is go int...   read

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