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Borderlands 2 is “about 50-60% bigger” than original

Borderlands 2 is bigger and better than the first of Gearbox’s shooter RPGs, and here’s an arbitrary numerical quantification of that.

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Steve Gibson headlines

  • Borderlands 2 has a 58-hour campaign, says Gearbox

    Don’t think you’re going to be rattling through Borderlands 2 in five minutes. The shooter sequel’s going to last nearly 60 hours on a single play-through, if Gearbox comments are to be believed.

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  • Gearbox: real-money auction house not possible on console

    Steve Gibson, vice president of Borderlands 2 developer Gearbox, has told VG247 he doesn’t believe real-money auction houses for action-RPGs – such as the one just implemented in Diablo III – are possible on consoles.

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  • Quick Quotes: Content dumping is a disservice to gamers, says Gearbox - UPDATED

    Update: According to Steve Gibson, speaking to VG247, his comments made behind-closed-doors at the Borderlands 2 gamescom presentation were taken a bit out of context. Below you will find his full statement on the matter.

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  • Hands-on preview: Duke Nukem Forever brings it in London

    Even when the Internet was aflame with comments from people who’d played it at PAX, even when I was invited to come and see it for a hands-on in London, even when I was actually entering the room full of demo pods showing the title screen, I didn’t really believe that Duke Nukem Forever existed. […]

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  • Gearbox: Borderlands seeing retail shortages in US

    Sent to die, Mr. Pachter? Gearbox laughs at you! VP of Marketing at the developer, Steve Gibson has said to IGN that Borderlands has been selling out in some regions of the US when it went on sale in the US on Tuesday. “Yes, Borderlands copies of the Xbox 360 SKU have run out in […]

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  • New Borderlands art style shown on next PC Gamer cover

    Is Borderlands cel-shaded? The cover of the June issue of PC Gamer magazine shows off the game’s new art-style, one Gearbox swears is anything but. The image is an in-game screenshot, according to Gearbox’s Steve Gibson. See for yourself. April 13 will see the launch of the Borderlands website, which should give us a better […]

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