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You may have seen select press outlets sharing their first impressions of Battleborn along with a few gameplay clips earlier this week, but today we're happy to share the world premiere of our entire Battleborn cooperative campaign demo.

In the video above, you can check out 18 minutes of five-player co-op gameplay featuring five of the characters we've revealed so far: Oscar Mike, Montana, Thorn, Miko, and Rath. Before the video begins, be sure to check out a brief intro from lead writer Aaron Linde and creative director Randy Varnell.

Keep an eye out for even more on Battleborn, and let us know what you think about the demo on Twitter, Facebook, and the Battleborn Forums.

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Join Sir Hammerlock and MISTER TORGUE on an EXPLOSIVE tour of Pandora's moon, Elpis, in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Grab a freeze gun, high-five your best friend, AND GET YOUR ASS TO THE MOON!

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel releases on October 14, 2014 in North America and October 17, 2014 worldwide for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Pre-order now to unlock the Shock Drop Slaughter Pit!

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Episode 3, of the Making of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is here! This episode takes a deeper look at the cast of the game: Nisha the Lawbringer, Athena the Gladiator, Wilhelm the Enforcer and Claptrap the Fragtrap.

Miss Episode 1 or Episode 2? Catch up here:

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PAX Prime 2014 Recap

09.05.14 - Jeff Skal

PAX Prime 2014 has come and gone, but the memories we made will live with us forever, especially for one couple -- congrats Cassie and John! Fans were able to take all for Vault Hunters for a spin in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, go hands-on with Tales from the Borderlands for the first time ever, and were even treated to a special Borderlands-themed magic trick from Randy Pitchford at the 'Inside Gearbox Software' Panel. 

Special thanks to the team at Penny Arcade, ReedPOP and the volunteer Enforcer staff for making these awesome events possible (multiple times!) each and every year!

Catch up with all of the happenings at this year's expo after the jump. ...READ MORE

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Enter the Shock Drop Slaughter Pit and face off against the toughest Scavs on Pandora's moon, Elpis! Survive the battle and you'll be feared and respected by the few left alive...not to mention the experience and gear you'll earn!

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Did you miss our panel at PAX Prime? Watch it below!

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Gearbox at PAX Prime 2014

08.28.14 - Jeff Skal

You won't want to miss the Inside Gearbox Software panel at PAX Prime on Sunday, August 31 at 10:30am PT in the Main Theatre, where we'll have never-before-seen exclusives, reveals and other surprises! The panel will also be followed up by an autograph session in the Paramount Theatre. 

If you can't make it in person, the panel will be live streamed on the official PAX Twitch channel(What time is that for me?). 

We're also bringing Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to the show! Stop by the 2K booth and be among the first to play as any of the four of the new Vault Hunters (even Claptrap)! PAX Prime kicks off on Friday, August 28 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Want more? Stop by the Telltale Games booth (#3017) to playtest an early peek at the upcoming episodic adventure series, Tales from the Borderlands, and get your hands on a limited edition TftB t-shirt!

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New Cosplay Reference Guide: Scav

08.27.14 - Jeff Skal

He's not a bandit. He's a MOON BANDIT! Scavs are a dangerous bunch of hooligans, more sane than their Pandora brothers, but not by much.

Check out our latest cosplay reference guide: the Scav!

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Issue two of Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone hits comic book shops and e-readers tomorrow, August 27! Check out the preview over on Comic Book Resources or click here to pre-order on Kindle.

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Instructables user Ikkalebob not only crafted this incredible Dahl assault rifle replica, but put together a handy technical guide so you make your own, too! 

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New Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel themed heads and skins are now available* in Borderlands 2 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC! Your favorite Vault Hunters have taken to cosplaying their favorite characters from The Pre-Sequel:

With today's update, all of these customizations are now available as extremely rare drops in-game. You'll also be able to immediately unlock one of the character's customization sets each week via SHiFT code by clicking the corresponding images above as they go live on their listed dates.

We are aware that some Xbox 360 users are experiencing an issue that causes them to be stuck in a compatibility pack download loop. To resolve this, please follow the instructions in this knowledge base article.

For help and assistance with SHiFT, visit support.gearboxsoftware.com.

*Requires active Internet connection. For more details on SHiFT and Hot Fixes, visit support.gearboxsoftware.com.

 

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Yesterday, the team officially broke ground on the new home of Gearbox Software! The 165,831-square-foot office building in Frisco, Texas is currently slated for completion in late 2015

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is now available to pre-purchase on Steam, among other digital retailers! Those who already own Borderlands or Borderlands 2 will also receive a 10% discount by pre-purchasing on Steam before August 25.

But wait, there's more! All pre-ordered copies of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel come with action packed bonus content, the Shock Drop Slaughter Pit!

Now is also a great opportunity to recruit new Vault Hunters to your cause, as Borderlands 2 is FREE TO PLAY (!!) on Steam now through 1PM PST on Sunday, August 24. And if all that wasn't enough, Borderlands titles and add-ons, including Borderlands 2 Game of the Year, are now up to 75% off on Steam as part of the 2K Publisher Weekend.

TL;DR: There's a lot of really awesome Borderlands stuff going down on Steam now through August 25.

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First Look at Claptrap Gameplay

08.19.14 - Jeff Skal

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel producers Joel Eschler (2K Australia) and James Lopez (Gearbox Software) sat down with IGN at Gamescom to bring you your first look at Claptrap the Fragtrap in action. Find out more about Claptrap's action skill, VaultHunter.EXE, and why you should never leave your buddies hangin' in this video straight from the show floor:

 

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We were so inspired by all of the awesome cosplay we've been seeing at Gamescom that we wanted to highlight some of the other amazing cosplayers from across the 'net from over the past few weeks!

Photographer Darryl Pamplin caught Axton (Joey R.) in action during last month's Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel laser tag event at San Diego Comic-Con.

 

Great photography and editing by Yohann Franco paired with the always excellent cosplay of The French Group came together to create this incredible shot, among others!

 

Last, but not least, ApocalypticAsh Cosplay shared her newly created Athena costume, photographed by Amanda Ward. Click here to see the rest of the album!

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Find out why Athena, Wilhelm, Nisha and Claptrap are teaming up with Jack to save Pandora in the latest Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel trailer, 'Last Hope.' You'll also get your first look at Claptrap's action skill too, if you're into that kind of thing.

For more Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel videos, head on over to the official YouTube channel!

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Borderlands 2 in 4K!

08.12.14 - Jeff Skal

Reddit user lleti wanted to see what Borderlands 2 looked like in 4K, and was left with only one option: to run Borderlands 2 in 4K.

After the initial success, it was only appropriate to take Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep for a spin, too. You can check out those screens here. Thanks for sharing, lleti!

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Experience the fist-punching visuals of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel with the space-age power and performance of GeForce GTX! Get Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for free* when you upgrade to a qualifying GeForce GTX graphics card!

For full details or to find a participating retailer, head over to the official promotion page.

*Terms and conditions apply, for details visit http://www.geforce.com/games-applications/pc-games/borderlands-the-presequel/bundle.

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Episode two of the The Making of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel docu-series takes a look at why the developers at 2K Australia and Gearbox decided to take players to Pandora's moon, Elpis, and how that decision opened up some awesome new gameplay opportunities that will change the way you approach combat and exploration in Borderlands. 

Click here to watch episode one, which explores the origins of the project itself and the collaborative relationship between the developers at 2K Australia and Gearbox Software.

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