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Rumor: Games With Gold For March 2016 Leaked

Posted on February 18, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

It looks like the Games With Gold for next month might have leaked out before the official announcement according to a post on gaming forum Neo Gaf. If the rumor is true then Xbox players can look forward to complementary copies of Sherlock Holmes: Crime & Punishment  and  Lords of the Fallen as long as they have an active Xbox Live subscription. Xbox 360 owners may receive Gearbox Software’s classic FPS Borderlands as well as the RTS title Supreme Commander 2.

Users in the original forum thread say that not only is the original Borderlands backwards compatible on Xbox One but also is all of the game’s DLC. We’ll see whenever Major Nelson makes the official announcement if Borderlands will include all of its’ add-ons.

Are you excited to try out the Dark Souls like Lords of the Fallen on Xbox One? Let us know!


Battleborn characters Ghalt and Deande showcased in new videos

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Fionna Schweit

Battleborn, the new multiplayer shooter from Gearbox just got some new video content.  Deande, and Ghalt are featured in new video content released today. Ghalt wields dual shotguns, has a gap closing hook, and can deploy traps. Deande appears to be much more stealth oriented with a melee attack and a cloak that makes her invisible.

There is a lot of footage in the two new trailers, players new to the game will notice that Gearbox’s trademark cell shaded look is also present in the new team based co-op shooter. The RPG style skill system is also shown, appearing to be a strand of DNA like choices which allow the player to “build” different ways. Mostly what I take away from these two trailers is that this is going to be a very combat oriented game, with fast paced shooting bolstered by objective based game play. Very little is currently know about Gearboxes co-op MOBA style shooter, but a beta earlier this year was well received by those who were able to play.

Battleborn will see a full release in May and there was a beta preview late last year, during which players got a very small taste of the new games world and characters. Hit the jump to see the videos and look out for our review of Battleborn when it releases in May.

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Tales From the Bordelands is Surprisingly Engaging

Posted on October 28, 2015 by Fionna Schweit

Review by Hoodie Joy

“what do you expect out of an episodic story based game?”

I found myself asking this often. Tales from the Borderlands is my first of this genre, and I took the opportunity to review it because it seemed like a good way to try out episodic games. I loved both Borderlands 1 and 2, but this game is not either of those.

Tales from the Borderlands was a pleasant surprise. I went into the game expecting a comedic game with somewhat likeable characters, that were more funny, than interesting or lovable. This might sound like a very negative outlook on the game, but I never really found much to love about borderlands characters. They were funny and amusing, but never made me care.

Being a story focused game, I am hesitant to spoil anything off the bat with specific facts, but some things are important: There is a Canon lesbian couple, who are both badasses. They are not queerbaited. They are not made fun of. They are treated the same as all the other crew, and were extraordinarily human. The game makes you like some people I really did not expect to like. This is of course, relevant to my specific playthrough, but there are many characters who have done some terrible things, and your choices can lead to very likeable and friendly outcomes. At the end of the story I believe there were around 5 characters I originally expected nothing but comedic amusement from, who not only delivered on that, but also showed a genuinely interesting and complicated character.

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Tales from the Borderlands Announced

Posted on December 8, 2013 by Joshua Rust

Telltale Games and Gearbox Software have superhero teamed up to bring you what could be a very interesting twist on the Borderlands franchise. Tales from the Borderlands was announced last night at SpikeTV’s VGX Award show and will be released in 2014. For those unfamiliar, but really how could you be, Telltale Games is responsible for the incredible The Walking Dead game (and no, not that other one you’re probably thinking of). Telltale Games will be developing the game, while Gearbox Software will be providing support to keep the continuity in check, among other things.

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Krieg, The Pyscho Arrives May 14th For Borderlands 2

Posted on May 6, 2013 by Joshua Rust

Borderlands 2 will receive it’s second downloadable character (making the total six) on May 14th, 2013. This has just been confirmed via the ECHOcast on Twitter, which it appears that Krieg the Psycho has taken over! For those who love this game, such as me, this is a great way to get people back into the game and tide them over until the fourth campaign DLC releases. So, get ready for May 14th when You. Meat. Krieg.

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Borderlands 2 Gets Massive Patch on Xbox 360

Posted on December 13, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Gearbox Software has issued a pretty massive patch for the Xbox 360 version of Borderlands 2. Back when the game launched this past September users reported resets in regards to their badass ranking. Surely, this must have been enraging.

In a surprising twist Gearbox not only fixed the issue but also added the ability for players to reset all challenges once they have completed at least 85% of them.  You will not be able to earn any additional tokens from this but it can help bolster your rank. Tossed in as a thank you for waiting is also ten golden keys!

Check out the brief patch description below:

Players can now reset all challenge progress for a character once they’ve completed 85% of all non-DLC, non-area-specific challenge levels. This will keep the player’s current challenge bonuses and rank, but reset all challenge progress to 0 and allow challenges to be re-completed for additional ranks and bonuses. This option will appear as a tooltip at the bottom of the “challenges” screen within the status menu if the player has met the criteria.



Borderlands Legends Comes Out Of The Vault Today

Posted on October 31, 2012 by Les Major

Launching today on Apples iTunes APP store, you can pick up a quite impressive looking overhead shooter. Borderlands Legends. The game seems to focus on in game cash to buy new weapons instead of gathering loot, but does include leveling up and skill tree goodness. Starring the playable characters from the original Borderlands, gamers play through randomized missions which should hopefully keep replayability up.

The iPhone sized version of the game is $4.99, while the iPad edition will cost you $6.99.


Meet the Mechromancer In Borderlands 2

Posted on July 23, 2012 by Seung Lee


The fine folks over at Gearbox Software have been diligently working on Borderlands 2, one of the most anticipated games of the year (for me anyway). Thanks to their hard work, Borderlands 2 has just gone into certification for release. Now, while the on-disc content may be finished, that doesn’t mean that the downloadable content isn’t. The Mechromancer class is just one of the many pieces of extra content that players can expect in the future.

I know what you might be thinking right now: “Why are the developers already thinking about DLC? Why can’t they just include this stuff on the disc?” Well, no need to fret, the Mechromancer will be available for download when it’s out, for the low, low cost of absolutely free. Those who pre-order Borderlands 2 will receive the class about 60-90 days after the initial release. When the Mechromancer will be available for those who don’t pre-order the game is still unknown. It’s refreshing to see a company actually be generous enough to give its customers extra content for free when it has no obligation to do so.

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