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Shovel Knight Devs Discuss Co-Op, Pogo Jumping, And Beyond
on July 29, 2014 at 04:52 PM
Yacht Club Games struck Kickstarter pay dirt with Shovel Knight, an NES throwback that combines the sensibilities of Capcom's best platformers with all the fun of digging in the dirt. The finished product is every bit as good as we hoped, and we couldn't help ourselves from geeking out over the...
A Guided Tour Of Battleborn's Art
on July 28, 2014 at 02:00 PM
Thanks to Borderlands, Gearbox's original IP are known as much for their art styles as their gameplay. For Battleborn , the developer is once again aiming for a distinctive look, one that can accommodate the immense creative variety present in the game's universe-spanning cast of heroes. Join...
The Comedic Cosmos: Writing Battleborn's Unique Take On Sci-Fi
on July 25, 2014 at 02:00 PM
One of Gearbox's most noticeable hires during the development of Borderlands 2 was lead writer Anthony Burch . Not only did he prove his talents for comedy with his web series Hey Ash Watcha Playin'? , but before joining Gearbox he also contributed to Destructoid's podcast alongside reviews...
Dissecting The Elements And Influences Of Battleborn
on July 23, 2014 at 02:00 PM
In 2009, Gearbox's hit Borderlands set itself apart from other action games by combining the fast-paced combat of first-person shooters, the varied skills and progression of RPGs, and the endless loot of dungeon crawlers into a new and unique experience. For Battleborn, the developer is once again...
Why Gearbox Is Making Battleborn And Not Borderlands 3
on July 21, 2014 at 02:00 PM
We unveiled Gearbox's next game Battleborn for our August cover story earlier this month. Even though Gearbox is assisting in the development of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel , a lot of fans are curious why the studio isn't focusing its effort on a new-gen Borderlands 3. While visiting the studio...
Meet Battleborn's Rath, Marquis, & Caldarius
on July 18, 2014 at 02:00 PM
Gearbox's new cooperative and competitive shooter, Battleborn, features so many playable characters that we've devoted an entire week of coverage to highlighting just a few of them. So far we've covered everything from a telekinetic rapier-wielding technocrat named Phoebe to the hulking goliath...
Meet Battleborn's Thorn, Montana, & Reyna
on July 16, 2014 at 02:00 PM
This week we're taking a look at just a few of the unique playable characters in Gearbox's new cooperative and competitive shooter, Battleborn. On Monday, we revealed the newcomer-friendly space marine, Oscar Mike; the poison-kunai wielding mushroom healer, Miko; and the floating, telekinetic...
Meet Battleborn's Oscar Mike, Miko, & Phoebe
on July 14, 2014 at 02:00 PM
Gearbox's newest cooperative and competitive shooter gathers heroes from across the universe in a battle over the final burning star. This epic premise not only allows the developer to present gamers with characters of wildly contrasting themes, but play styles as well. In today's feature, we're...
Our Battleborn Hands-On Impressions
on July 11, 2014 at 02:00 PM
We spent two days at Gearbox's studio learning what sets Battleborn apart from other multiplayer shooters, but you can't divine how fun a game really is until you play it for yourself. That's why we were thrilled when the developer handed us the controller and dropped us into the five-versus...
Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #256
on July 11, 2014 at 12:21 PM
In issue 254, we asked readers what improvements they would like to see in new-gen multiplayer games. To our surprise, most players wanted a decidedly old-school feature. Here are some of the responses we received. Nothing Beats Couch Co-op: I know this may sound ridiculous, but what I really want from...
Is Battleborn A MOBA? Here's What Gearbox Says
on July 09, 2014 at 02:00 PM
Yesterday we unveiled Battleborn as our August cover story . Gearbox describes their new game as a "hero shooter," but the hive-mind of the Internet oversimplified it as "another MOBA." While visiting the studio in Plano, Texas, we spoke with design director John Mulkey and creative...
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