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Gearbox Reveals Three New, Weird-Looking Battleborn Characters
by Jeff Marchiafava on Feb 25, 2016 at 01:04 PM
Publisher: 2K Games
Developer: Gearbox Software
Release:
Rating: Teen
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

In a post on the official Battleborn website, 2K spills the beans on three new Battleborn characters: Whiskey Foxtrot, Kelvin, and Shayne and Aurox – a supernatural teen/demon duo.

Of the three new characters, Whiskey Foxtrot seems like the most traditional, packing a tactical assault rifle as his main weapon, along with explosive abilities that include sticky bombs and a scrap cannon.

Kelvin, on the other hand, is a melee-focused ice golem that takes on rivals with ice fists, a bite attack (appropriately called Chomp), and a defensive ice wall. Kelvin can also turn into a gaseous cloud that can freeze his enemies when he passes through them.

However, the award for the strangest character revealed today goes to Shayne and Aurox. Shayne is described as an "angsty teenage girl," but she's encased in a demon-like pet Aurox, which allows her to tear into enemies. Aurox also acts as a shield, and can cloak Shayne for a powerful stealth attack. You can learn more about all three characters and their abilities by visiting the official site.

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