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Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 14:52 BST
Borderlands 2 has been available for pre-order for a while through the European end of PSN, but now those in the US can get in on the digital action if they choose. According to the latest Blogcast on the US PS Blog, those in the US can download the game the day it launches in the region. It will run you $59.99, same as a retail copy but since you can’t pre-order it in the US on PSN, you won’t get in on the Premiere Club end of it those in Europe will. Borderlands 2 is out September 18 in the US and on September 21 in the UK for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 06:46 BST
Used to unlock the Golden Chest in the city of Sanctuary, it will give a player access to the very rare loot contained within.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 13:46 BST
Aliens: Colonial Marines has a pre-order trailer which asks you to follow in the footsteps of legends. These exclusive legacy characters are: Private Drake, Private Hudson, Corporal Hicks, and Sergeant Apone. When you pre-order, you will also be handed Ripley’s Flamethrower. The video below is for the EU region, but the pre-order video for GameStop in the US contains the same footage – just with the store’s logo. Aliens: Colonial Marines is out in February 2013 on PC, PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 18:22 BST
Borderlands 2′s Mechromancer character will go by the name of Gaige, and she will be able to summon a robot to tank her enemies. The girl has a robot arm which controls said tanking robot. The Mechromancer DLC will released on October 16 for $9.99/£7.99/800 MS Points for those who aren’t part of the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club which you become part of when pre-ordering the game. Have a better look at Gaige’s final design below. Borderlands 2 releases on September 18 in the US and on September 21 in the UK for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 02:11 BST
Borderlands 2 includes a cyborg ninja assassin with a stealthy, teleporting melee skill tree, which Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford had to be talked into.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 21:36 BST
Borderlands 2′s Skill Tree Builder is now live. It allows players to plan how they want to spec their characters out ahead of the game’s release. Some functionality updates will be released next week, said Gearbox. The developer has posted instructions on the official Gearbox forum. Borderlands 2 releases on September 18 in the US and on September 21 in the UK for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 15:57 BST
Randy Pitchford has said the success of Borderlands enabled the firm to work on the Aliens franchise for SEGA, and while the licence may belong to a company other than Gearbox, it develops the titles as if it were the studio’s own IP.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 08:25 BST
Borderlands 2′s DLC season pass was detailed at PAX Prime, confirming a discount on all four planned expansion packs.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 02:37 BST
Aliens: Colonial Marines will have and was always planned to have female characters, Gearbox has revealed, including one of four choices for co-operative play.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 01:11 BST
Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 raised controversy among franchise fans for its apparent departure from the established tone, and Gearbox apparently agrees – the game-formerly-known-as will release as a brand new IP.
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 | 19:37 BST
Borderlands 2 co-op footage has appeared, and in it, two members of Gearbox’s development team play the game as Randy Pitchford discusses the shooter with Gamespot AU. You can watch it below, and since it lasts just over an hour, you may wish to toss the roast in the oven first, or something. Borderlands 2 is out next month on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 13:06 BST
Borderlands 2 has received a new trailer from Gearbox, presented by the helpful Sir Hammerlock. The clips show off the ‘glorious facist beauty’ of Pandora and says you will probably be killed in one of thousands of ways. Doesn’t sound like a fun holiday destination, does it?
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 01:58 BST
Aliens: Colonial Marines will contain a four against four multiplayer mode called Escape, according to an announcement from SEGA.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 | 03:30 BST
Borderlands 2 is expected to spawn four major DLC packs, and a $30 season pass will grant you access to all of them, Kotaku reports. The news first broke via the GameStop Conference but was confirmed by Gearbox. Expect more details when an official announcement is made ahead of the shooter RPG hybrid’s September launch on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | 16:44 BST
Gearbox Studios president Randy Pitchford has said the studio has “a few things going,” as far as next-generation development is concerned.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | 00:58 BST
Borderlands 2′s enemy creatures don’t just come in a variety of increasingly powerful forms – they’ll grow bigger and meaner in front of your eyes.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 15:39 BST
Borderlands 2′s Creature Slaughter Dome is a pre-order incentive exclusive through GameStop. The Creature Slaughter Dome tasks players will facing waves of Pandora’s creatures in an arena. They will gain experience and gear to bring back into the main game. The video below explains it better than we could. Borderlands 2 is out next month on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 01:43 BST
The original Borderlands will be free to PlayStation Plus members during September, according to the US PS Blog‘s regular monthly preview of upcoming content. Members will also receive discounts on Lights, Camera, Party!; Space Channel 5: Part 2; Spelunker HD; Daytona USA and Greed Corp.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 | 02:39 BST
Borderlands 2 looks pretty sweet on a high-end PC, and one manufacturer of high-end PC components wants you to check out how shooting the floor looks way better with GeForce GTX PhysX enabled.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | 11:28 BST
Borderlands 2 is to receive a soundtrack album, Sumthing Else Music Works has revealed. The 23-track compilation features music from Jesper Kyd and songs by Gearbox Software composer Raison Varner.