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A hundred bucks worth of Borderlands for $18

If you have a free weekend and always wanted to try out the Borderlands series, a new Bundle Stars package might be worth a gander. Everything Borderlands (almost everything) has been slashed 82% in a Borderlands Bundle for $17.99. Borderl...   read

 
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New low on Borderlands titles as GMG Spring Sale continues

Today GMG switched to Part 2 of its PC games Spring Sale. If you're looking to overload your Steam library, you can now get up to 80% off titles from 2K Games, Kalypso, SEGA, and Capcom. Several titles are at their all-time low price such a...   read

 
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Gearbox is still updating Borderlands 2 and The Pre-Sequel

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 enabled back in May...   read

 
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Humble Borderlands Bundle

Humble Borderlands Bundle adds more DLC

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 games in the ser...   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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Borderlands Golden Keys

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

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 data from legacy...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch is leaving Gearbox

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 would be leaving...   read

 
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Gearbox 'ready to start' Borderlands 3, begins hiring process

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 looking for work...   read

 
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These are the most popular Borderlands characters

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 Claptrap is a pr...   read

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

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 rare drops, bu...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 skins

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 characters would be...   read

 
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Borderlands 2

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

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 free game ...   read

 
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Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 Vita to PS3 cross-save functionality coming

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 question from a fa...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 Vita

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

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 the developers w...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle available May 6

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 available at retail...   read

 
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First footage of Borderlands 2 for PS Vita shows up

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 on Sony's handhe...   read

 
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PS Vita Slim

NEW PS Vita coming this spring to North America

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 Her Pirate&rsq...   read

 
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Borderlands

Upcoming Borderlands 2 update to add colorblind mode

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 generally and what ...   read

 
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Gobble Gobble

Borderlands 2 is getting Thanksgiving themed DLC

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 Bloody Harvest. The...   read

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

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 into the secret...   read

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

[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 America, and one...   read

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

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 the core game,...   read

 
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PAX Gearbox panel

Gearbox is working on two new IPs

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, which increases...   read

 
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PAX Gearbox panel

Gearbox debuts Borderlands 2 Zer0 statue

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 release date, bu...   read

 
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Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition out in October

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 would've liked ...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition on the horizon

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 thing is real, ...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 DLC

Borderlands 2 is getting tons of DLC this fall

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 Hunter Upgrade Pac...   read

 
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New Borderlands 2 DLC

New Borderlands 2 DLC to be revealed tomorrow

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 will consist of sk...   read

 
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More Borderlands 2 DLC on the way

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 over quite yet. Sp...   read

 
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Watch the first five minutes of Borderlands 2's Tina DLC

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 involves some ...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 cosplayers unite for this rad music video

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 full cosplay m...   read

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

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 namesake of "P...   read

 
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Tiny Tina's Assault

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

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 pressure for Tin...   read

 
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Borderlands 2: Hands-on with Krieg the Psycho Bandit

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 class is what ...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 DLC

Borderlands 2's sixth playable character available May 14

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, Krieg features...   read

 
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Gearbox

Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina DLC announced (Update)

[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 to digital pla...   read

 
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HAWP: How Anthony Burch wrote Borderlands 2

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 Playin'?, Anthony'...   read

 
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Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunter Pack is out today

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 can get the le...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 is getting a title update soon

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 go out later thi...   read

 
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Borderlands 2

PAX: Gearbox making more Borderlands Loot Chests

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 produced, Gearbox w...   read

 
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Borderlands 2

Fourth campaign DLC for Borderlands 2 out by end of June

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.  The vid...   read

 
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Borderlands 2

PAX: Gearbox details Borderlands 2 level cap increase

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 arriving on April...   read

 
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Gearbox teases new playable character for Borderlands 2

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 from developer Gea...   read

 
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Xbox live games sale

Dishonored and Borderlands 2 50% off on XBL today

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 should play Arkham...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 level cap

Randy Pitchford addresses Borderlands 2 level cap

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 to speak to Ve...   read

 
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Borderlands 2 Add-On Pack

Borderlands 2 DLC headed to retail later this month

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 all of the pos...   read

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

[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 into firing me, a...   read

 
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New character skins for Borderlands 2 now for sale

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 characters has...   read

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

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: Colonial Marines.&...   read

 
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Torgue's Campaign of Carnage launch trailer detonates

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 gun and seeing...   read

 

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