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Bethesda and 2K Games announce collaborative bundles

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Bethesda posted on its official Twitter today that it is working with 2K Games and its associated studios to put out a new set of bundles for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 next month. One will feature two of the last generation’s biggest games: Bioshock Infinite and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. In addition, Arcane Studios will be […]

Gearbox, art students team up for ‘Borderlands’ animated shorts

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Earlier this year Gearbox Studios formed a partnership with the Academy of Art University in San Francisco to help train students there in the art of video game creation. This week the studio announced the fruits of those labors: a series of three animated shorts set in the Borderlands universe scheduled to premier on YouTube […]

“Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep” brings back ‘Borderlands 2’s soul

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Warning: This contains spoilers for the end of Borderlands 2, so quit reading if you don’t want that cherry popped, shorty. The story behind “Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep” will make you fall in love with Borderlands 2 all over again, taking you on a quest to recover the thing Gearbox has been missing […]

Going it alone: When Multiplayer game design hinders the single player experience

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Stop telling me I need another person for the full experience. Another person does not make it easier or increase the level of  fun. The whole experience just ends up being awkward and frustrating. Frankly, I would prefer just handle things on my own. A second party just gets in the way and sometimes I […]

“Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt” DLC Review

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There’s been a common thread running through all the Borderlands 2 content released by Gearbox Software: larger-than-life characters. In the main game it’s Handsome Jack, voted Villain of the Year by just about everyone (us included). Then it was the new playable character Gaige, followed by Captain Scarlett and her pirate’s booty, and the bombastic […]

‘Borderlands 2′ offering shotgun-palooza ahead of DLC’s release

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Gearbox is stoking the fires for Borderlands 2‘s next DLC, “Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt,” due out on Jan. 15. And what do big game hunters need? Big. Game. Shotguns. This weekend people who play Borderlands 2 while connected to the internet will see a larger-than-usual drop rate for rare shotguns throughout Pandora. People can […]

“Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage” DLC review

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The last Borderlands 2 DLC, “Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty,” was a fun pirate-y jaunt with a rather lackluster cast. The eponymous Capt. S was too shallow a character to really hold the player’s interest, which was disappointing after the strength of the characters you run into and the writing supporting them in the […]

“Mr. Torque’s Campaign of Carnage” DLC for ‘Borderlands 2′ released

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Borderlands 2‘s new chunk of DLC, “Mr. Torque’s Campaign of Carnage”, has been released today for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Hot on the heels of “Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty“, “Mr Torque” is another substantial offering, giving players new characters and bosses to meet, weapons to shoot, and huge new areas to explore. […]

Borderlands 2 DLC Review | Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty & Mechromancer

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Welcome to the one-two punch of Borderlands 2 DLC reviews, wherein we take a critical eye to both of Gearbox’s offerings so far: the new Mechromancer class, which has been available for a couple of weeks, and the recently-released “Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty.” Also, ‘wherein’ is probably too big a word for the […]

Next ‘Borderlands 2′ DLC possibly ‘Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage’

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While you and Gaige the Mechromancer have been busy looking for Captain Scarlett’s pirate booty, NeoGAF members have been scouring the PS3 trophy listing for hints at the next DLC for Borderlands 2. Which they found, much as they previously found “Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty.” It looks as though the next DLC may be […]

“Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty” DLC for ‘Borderlands 2′ available today

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Avast, Vault Hunters! Prepare to be boarded with piratical adventure in the sands of Oasis, with the launch of Borderlands 2‘s first campaign DLC “Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty.” The DLC takes players in search of the fabled Captain Blade’s treasure, fighting pirates and more of Pandora’s vicious flora and fauna in the Oasis […]

‘Captain Scarlett’ is first ‘Borderlands 2′ DLC, available next week

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After trophies were discovered hinting toward a pirate-themed DLC, Gearbox has officially confirmed that “Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty” is the first full-fledged DLC for Borderlands 2. Better yet, it’ll be available on October 16, 2012, the date originally slated for the “Mechromancer” DLC, which launched this Tuesday.  The DLC will offer new missions in […]

‘Borderlands 2′ DLC out a week early, so get your Mechromancer on

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Borderlands 2 fans got some surprising news today from Gearbox Software President Randy Pitchford, who tweeted that the DLC with the new Mechromancer class is available for download today. The DLC was supposed to be released next week on October 16, but Pitchford said it would be available on all platforms by the end of […]

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