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Is Migrating To New-Gen Borderlands Worth The Money?
on March 26, 2015 at 06:25 PM
This week marks the release of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, which brings a ton of last-gen Borderlands content over to the PS4 and Xbox One. Gearbox’s loot-and-gunplay formula is as entertaining as ever – the question is whether this package has enough value to entice players to...
Top 10 Deranged Video Game Villains
on October 31, 2014 at 05:24 PM
Video game villains are compelling for a variety of reasons. Some have great power and abuse it for their own means; others are simple rivals, meant to provide extra drive toward your ultimate goal. These enemies can be daunting, but rarely achieve that feeling of pure evil. Pure evil can be hard to...
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...
The Twenty Best Things We Saw At PAX East
on April 14, 2014 at 11:58 PM
We’re still coming down off our PAX high, and wanted to share some of our favorite things that we saw this weekend. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the coverage, this list (and the links in each entry) should point you in the direction of our favorite experiences. 20. Goliath (And...
Five Games That Can Benefit From A Definitive Edition
on January 06, 2014 at 08:44 PM
It’s official. We’ve left the world of HD remakes behind (almost). We’ve evolved to the next generation. Enter: The Definitive Edition. Tomb Raider is the first game that’s getting one , and it’s more than a Game of the Year edition. This is a full-fledged overhaul that...
Top 10 Creepiest Masks In Video Games
on October 31, 2013 at 02:00 PM
Masks serve many functions in video games. Sometimes they’re just used to change a character’s appearance, and sometimes they bestow bonuses or trigger transformations. It’s undeniable, however, that some of the best or most memorable masks are also pretty creepy. Whether it’s...
2012 Shooter Of The Year Awards
on December 28, 2012 at 11:30 AM
With premier titles like Halo 4 and Borderlands 2 garnering headlines and the revenue juggernaut Call of Duty dominating the sales charts once again, the shooter genre turned in an impressive 2012. Naysayers view the category as lacking innovation or surprises, but nobody predicted the open-world greatness...
Game Music Spotlight: God of War/Mass Effect 3 Composer Cris Velasco
on December 24, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Cris Velasco is a rapidly rising star in the world of video game scores, having composed music for blockbusters like Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2, and the God of War series. We spoke to Velasco about his background, approach to creating game scores, and the future of the art form. You have a degree in...
Weekend Warrior 12/14/12
on December 14, 2012 at 07:00 PM
It’s a jungle out there this weekend as we will be trying to survive the harsh environments of the gaming world just as much as the real world. What world will you be exploring this weekend? Ben Hanson: This weekend I hope to play some more XCOM, but there's no surprise there. I'm also...
Weekend Warrior 12/7/2012
on December 07, 2012 at 07:00 PM
It's snowing here in Minneapolis. To most people that means icy roads, itchy scarves, and bad drivers, but to us it's just a great excuse to stay in and play video games. Andrew Reiner: If I don't shoot a handful of endangered animals in Far Cry 3, this weekend is a failure. If you haven't...
Gameplay Over Narrative: Placing Story On The Back Burner
on November 30, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Video games have become host to some of the most in-depth universes created in recent years, sporting fully fleshed out histories, detailed lore, and famous characters to boot. Major franchises use these elements in an attempt to create cohesive stories, tying separate installments together. Undoubtedly...
Afterwords – Borderlands 2
on November 29, 2012 at 02:15 PM
Borderlands 2 is a critical and commercial success, with Gearbox succeeding in making it bigger and better than its predecessor. Now that it’s been in gamers’ hands for a couple of months, we spoke to Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford about the sequel’s development and future. Game Informer...
Editorial: Why I Put Down Borderlands 2
on November 23, 2012 at 04:30 PM
The rush of holiday releases are enough reason for anyone to put down a game that came out in September, but I stopped playing Borderlands 2 shortly after its release. Talking about my issues with the game has been difficult, given the nearly unified praise it’s received. I agree that Borderlands...
Weekend Warrior 10/26/12
on October 26, 2012 at 07:00 PM
A huge number of Assassin's Creed III copies made their way into the office today, so many of us will be partaking in that adventure over the weekend. Dishonored, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Lord of the Rings Online, and newborn babies may also fill out our weekend. Andy McNamara: Since Assassin's Creed...
Alternative Cover Art Compendium
on October 23, 2012 at 04:21 PM
There is a new trend in video game boxart to include an alternative cover on the opposite side of the cover insert, and it's a trend that I hope more publishers embrace. Having an alternative cover for a game gives designers the opportunity to make visually distinct, often abstract, and definitely...
Returning To Pandora: A Look Back At Borderlands' DLC
on October 11, 2012 at 02:46 PM
Today, Gearbox officially announced the first DLC campaign for Borderlands 2, providing us with a few tantalizing details of the upcoming expansion. Join us as we look back at what worked and didn't work for the DLC offerings of the original Borderlands, and compare them to the announced features...
Test Chamber – Borderlands 2: Mechromancer DLC
on October 09, 2012 at 03:55 PM
Gearbox wasn't originally going to release the new class of Borderlands 2 until next week, but they've pulled the trigger on the Mechromancer early . It's available now on all platforms, and Gaige comes free for members of the Premiere Club. For those that didn't pre-order, she'll...
Weekend Warrior 10/05/12
on October 05, 2012 at 07:00 PM
We are now in the haunting month of October and the staff is feeling the spirit. From blasting monsters in Resident Evil 6 to catching monsters in Pokémon we will all have our hands full this weekend. Kimberley Wallace: Every October, I devote myself to survival horror games. Right now, I’m...
Crafting A Memorable Villain
on October 03, 2012 at 05:45 PM
If there is one thing the original Borderlands desperately needed, it was a villain. A slew of characters came and went through the story, but there was never any singular presence players could set their sights on. That all changed in the sequel, though. The dynamic between the heroic do-gooder and...
Weekend Warrior 9/28/12
on September 28, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Borderlands 2 is still taking up a lot of our time, but that doesn’t mean we can’t throw a few other games into the mix. Advanced copies of Resident Evil 6, unborn babies, and already-born babies will also demand some time this weekend. Tim Turi: This weekend I hope to keep plugging away...
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