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Gearbox Community Roundup - 7/31/15

07.31.15 - Gearbox Staff

In this week's Community Roundup, we highlight some recent Community Badasses, scream "HEYO!", use math to solve puzzles, and take a look at some unique genderbend cosplays! Dive on in after the jump.

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Gearbox's VP of Marketing, Steve Gibson, sat down for a Battleborn gameplay session with IGN's James Duggan and dove into Battleborn's leveling and progression system, characters and roles, gear, and more! Catch up with all of the videos below:

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Gearbox Community Roundup - 7/20/15

07.23.15 - Gearbox Staff

Last week was an exciting week for the Gearbox Community -- we had killer cosplays, cute pets, and of course, there was this little event in San Diego called Comic-Con. Dive in after the jump!

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Homeworld Remastered Collection is being featured this week in Steam's Midweek Madness Sale! Save 50% on Homeworld Remastered Collection on Steam now through Friday, July 24!

The latest free update to Homeworld Remastered Collection added a ton of new features, including the long-lost Raider Retreat Mission, global multiplayer chat lobbies, and more!

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GhostRobo Plays Battleborn

07.17.15 - Jeff Skal

GhostRobo spent a ton of time playing Battleborn at E3 2015 and San Diego Comic-Con 2015! See what he had to say about his time with the game and check out some Thorn gameplay in this new video below.

Unlease your inner Chaos Witch with this Orendi gameplay video from Ghostrobo:

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Battleborn at SDCC 2015

07.11.15 - Jeff Skal

We've brought Battleborn to San Diego Comic-Con 2015! Head over to Petco Park between 11 AM and 5 PM this weekend to take advantage of Nerdist's Conival, a free event (no badge needed) that's open to the public during SDCC!

Once you're here, you can go hands-on with Battleborn for the first time ever, play a round of Battleborn Laser Tag, win free stuff, and much more! 

Follow Battleborn on Facebook and Twitter for more behind-the-scenes photos from Comic-Con and to keep up with the latest news and info! Battleborn is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this winter.

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Win a Trip to Play Battleborn at PAX!

07.10.15 - Chris Faylor

The creators of Borderlands want to welcome you to the end of everything.

Imagine 25 insanely unique heroes defending the last star in the universe against a mysterious enemy. Fighting together – or alone – in story missions and a variety of competitive multiplayer modes, you’re going to have your hands full when Battleborn ships this Winter on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

If you want to learn more about our upcoming first-person shooter, head to Battleborn.com.

For chance to score a FREE TRIP to PAX Prime to play Battleborn, click here!

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Limited Edition Moxxi collectible statues are now available to order from the Official Gearbox Store!

These poly resin statues stand approximately 14" tall and are hand painted with accurate details of Mad Moxxi's Borderlands 2 outfit! Only 1,000 units will be created in total, and each unit will be individually numbered. The current expected ship date is October 2015.

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Borderlands Leggings by Jeffie.com

07.06.15 - Jeff Skal

New, officially licensed Borderlands leggings are now available at Jeffie.com! Click on the Zer0 or Athena leggings below to head over to the product page, or check out more awesome photos in Jeffie's Borderlands "Shoot and Loot" Lookbook!


Zer0 Jeggings by Jeffie.com // Photography by Ashley Joncas


Athena Leggings by Jeffie.com // Photography by Ashley Joncas

 

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Additional Borderlands and Borderlands 2 add-on content has been added to the Humble Borderlands Bundle! Those who pay more than the average price will now also receive:

  • Borderlands: Claptrap's Robot Revolution Add-on
  • Borderlands 2: Headerhunter 1: Bloody Harvest Add-on
  • Borderlands 2: Headhunter 2: Wattle Gobbler Add-on
  • Borderlands 2: Headhunter 3: Mercenary Day Add-on
  • Borderlands 2: Headhunter 4: Wedding Day Massacre Add-on

Those who unlocked tier two by donating more than the current average prior to today's update are also eligible to receive the newly added content at no additional cost!

Proceeds from the Humble Borderlands Bundle will benefit the Videogame History Museum / The National Videogame Museum! Click here to learn more about how the Videogame History Museum is helping to preserve and archive the history of the video game industry!

The Humble Borderlands Bundle is available now through July 7!

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Battleborn was hands-on for the first time ever at E3 2015. Here's your chance to get a look at the 20 minutes of Battleborn gameplay that was available on the show floor! This mission follows a team of five Battleborn, Thorn, Caldarius, Phoebe, Orendi, and Oscar Mike, as they infiltrate an old Peacekeeper base on the planet of Bliss.

Battleborn is not-yet-rated and is releasing this winter for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. For more information about Battleborn and its characters, head over to the official Battleborn website!

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We had so much fun at last year's Pre-Sequel Laser Tag event, that we're coming back bigger and better this year  -- with Battleborn!

Join us, Nerdist, and 2K at the Nerdist Conival at Petco Park during San Diego Comic Con (11am-5pm, Thursday July 9th through Sunday July 12) to play laser tag in a custom Battleborn-inspired arena and then go hands-on with one of ten playable Battleborn characters in a Battleborn's Story Mode!

The Nerdist Conival is free to the public -- so we hope you'll come hang with us, a slew of celebrity guests stars, and the Nerdist crew in two weeks!

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The Humble Borderlands Bundle

06.23.15 - Jeff Skal

We've teamed up with 2K and Humble Bundle to bring you the Humble Borderlands Bundle! This new bundle features two full games, add-on content for Borderlands and Borderlands 2, a Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel discount voucher, and more -- a total value of $146! The bundle will be available through July 7.

Proceeds from the Humble Borderlands Bundle will benefit the Videogame History Museum / The National Videogame Museum. Click here to learn more about how the Videogame History Museum is helping to preserve and archive the history of the video game industry!

Pay what you want and receive:

  • Borderlands
  • The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned add-on campaign
  • Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot add-on campaign
  • The Secret Armory of General Knoxx add-on campaign

Those who pay more than the average price will also receive:

  • Borderlands 2
  • Psycho Pack add-on
  • Mechromancer Pack add-on
  • Creature Slaughterdome add-on
  • Coupon for 75% off Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in Humble Store

Those who pay $15 or more will receive all of the above, plus:

  • Borderlands 2 Season Pass, which includes all four add-on campaigns (Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty, Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage, Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, and Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep)
  • Headhunter 5: Son of Crawmerax add-on
  • Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2
  • Coupon for 25% off merchandise in the 2K Store
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Episode three of Tales from the Borderlands, "Catch A Ride," is hitting PCs, consoles, and mobile devices this week! Check out the full release schedule below:

  • Tuesday, June 23: PC, Mac, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3
  • Wednesday, June 24: Xbox One and Xbox 360
  • Thursday, June 25: iOS Appstore and Android

While you're here, check out the official launch trailer!

 

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New hot fixes for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are now rolling out on PC/Mac, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4! Click the links below for full hot fix and update notes:

hot fix is automatically applied at the title screen when Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel/Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is connected to the internet. In general, hot fixes are used to temporarily address issues between major updates. Hot fixes are not permanent -- they are temporarily stored in memory during the game session and lost upon exiting Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel/Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. To ensure that you receive hot fixes, make sure that your system is connected to the internet when Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel/Borderlands: The Handsome Collection boots up.

For help and support with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, or SHiFT, visit http://support.gearboxsoftware.com.

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Battleborn is showing up big (lifesize Montana statue, anyone?) at E3 2015! Press will on-site talking with the team and going hands-on for the first time with Battleborn's Story Mode! We'll also be bringing Battleborn to some livestreams during the show -- check out the full streaming schedule.

See what your favorite outlets are saying about Battleborn after the jump. We'll keep this post updated as impressions continue to roll in: MORE...

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We brought E3's Battleborn demo to a bunch of livestreams during the show. You can check out VODs of all of our E3 2015 interviews below!

Battleborn on the Official Twitch @ E3 Stream VOD

YouTube Gaming:

GameSpot E3 Stage Show:

Live at E3 with RocketbeansTV:

IGN Live @ E3 2015:

Want more? Follow Battleborn on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and information on our upcoming shooter! Battleborn is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC this Winter.

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For the very first time, press got their hands on Battleborn! Read what they had to say after going hands-on as Battleborn heroes fighting back against Rendain’s assault on the U.P.R. (United Peacekeeping Republic) controlled planet of Bliss.

  • "In the span of a single 20 minute mission, Battleborn cemented the playful tone of its world, and the fantastic variety of its cast of incredibly different weirdo characters in a really impressive way." - IGN
  • "This game has a hell of a lot going on." - Polygon
  • "Co-op has never been so much fun and really, no one does co-op games quite like Gearbox Software." - The Examiner
  • "The action of the gameplay was fantastic ...the surprising dynamism of combat really truly worked ...it just felt fun and interesting." - The Escapist
  • "Battleborn is a delicious mix of old-school arcade spirit and Gearbox's beloved Borderlands role-playing games." - Engadget

Be on the lookout for more first impressions from your favorite outlet when they get their hands on Battleborn next week at E3 2015, and be sure to follow Battleborn on Facebook, Twitter, and Twitch for live updates from the E3 show floor, including exclusive livestreams of Story Mode gameplay!

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We are excited to announce that concept art from Battleborn has been selected to be featured in this year's Into the Pixel art collection at E3! The winning piece, "Rendain," was painted by Herman Ng and the Art Director on the project is Scott Kester.

Battleborn will be hands-on for the first time ever at E3 2015! Look for hands-on impressions from your favorite news outlets in the coming days, and be sure to follow Battleborn on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with latest official updates!

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