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  • Borderlands 2 Shoot-and-Loot Mayhem Coming to PlayStation Vita

    Borderlands 2 Shoot-and-Loot Mayhem Coming to PlayStation Vita

    ‘Twas a pretty exciting day of news from Gamescom. The PlayStation 4 has an official launch date. The PlayStation Vita has had its price dropped. The Xbox One’s launch lineup has been confirmed. Great stuff all around. But wait, there’s more big news: Borderlands 2 […]

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  • Borderlands 2’s Second Level Cap Increase Coming Soon

    Borderlands 2’s Second Level Cap Increase Coming Soon

    You thought the Borderlands 2 DLC would stop now that the Season Pass expansions have all been released? Think again! While it doesn’t sound like 2K and Gearbox Software have any more campaigns in the works, there is other add-on content scheduled for release this […]

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  • Gearbox Explains What’s Different About Borderlands 2’s Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode

    Gearbox Explains What’s Different About Borderlands 2’s Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode

    As announced last week at PAX East, a free Borderlands 2 update will be released on April 2nd introducing the new Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode high-level playthrough option. It will unlock for players of level 50 or higher who have also cleared the campaign in […]

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  • Borderlands 2 Getting Psycho Bandit Class, Level Cap Increase, Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode, Pearlescent Gear

    Borderlands 2 Getting Psycho Bandit Class, Level Cap Increase, Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode, Pearlescent Gear

    Borderlands 2 junkies itching for their next shoot-and-loot fix won’t have to wait much longer. During a PAX East panel today, Gearbox Software rolled out a schedule for upcoming game updates and DLC, which will include the additions of a sixth playable character class, a […]

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  • Review: Aliens: Colonial Marines

    Review: Aliens: Colonial Marines

    In past reviews I’ve mentioned that I typically keep away from preview coverage, mostly to keep myself from being spoiled on any (even insignificant) gameplay or story details.  Keeping a general media blackout has some advantages. In the case of Aliens: Colonial Marines it helped to […]

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  • Review: Borderlands 2

    Review: Borderlands 2

    As the opening to the original Borderlands goes, there ain’t no rest for the wicked.  Looking at the sheer scope of Borderlands 2, it is obvious that Gearbox put countless hours into crafting a bigger, badder, and wickeder sequel to one of this console generation’s […]

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  • Free 16-Bit Borderlands Demake Now Online

    Free 16-Bit Borderlands Demake Now Online

    You may not know this, but the Borderlands franchise actually got its start way back in the 1980’s as a 16-bit top-down shooter called The Border Lands. OK, that’s not really true, but Gearbox Software and 2K Games have crafted that fake history to set […]

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  • Handsome Jack Says Come Watch These Awesome Borderlands 2 Weapons Infomercials

    Handsome Jack Says Come Watch These Awesome Borderlands 2 Weapons Infomercials

    Gearbox Software is at it again, unloading another clip of hot trailer bullets that’ll have you shooting and looting your bank account to scratch together enough funds to throw down $60 for Borderlands 2 when it drops on September 18th. Bodacious antagonist Handsome Jack introduces […]

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  • The Lion Isn’t Sleeping in This New Borderlands 2 Trailer

    The Lion Isn’t Sleeping in This New Borderlands 2 Trailer

    Borderlands 2 shoot and loots into Comic-Con with a new Lion King-inspired trailer ready to take you on a fun-loving safari across Pandora to see the planet’s deadly creatures and the diverse environments they call home. The lion sure as hell isn’t getting any sleep […]

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  • Aliens: Colonial Marines to be 2013’s First Blockbuster Shooter

    Aliens: Colonial Marines to be 2013’s First Blockbuster Shooter

    Until another publisher claims otherwise, Aliens: Colonial Marines is positioned to be “2013’s first blockbuster shooter,” Sega today announcing that the long-in-development FPS from Gearbox Software will launch globally on February 12, 2013. That launch date applies to the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions […]

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