With the impending release of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, Game Informer declared that "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 stands as the best game in the series."
What you may not know is that Gearbox Software had a hand in the development of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 and did the entirety of the PC version -- an accomplishment commemorated in this behind-the-scenes video.
Figures.com has posted an advance review and over 80 pictures of the Borderlands action figures that will hit stores in May! Here's what they had to say:
The first thing that'll strike you is the phenomenal paint deco on the pair. These figures perfectly capture the cartoony cell shading of Borderlands to a tee. Cartoon figures are nothing new, but usually they are defined by a softer sculpt, not via paint work alone. Sculpt does play a hand in making these figures look as if they stepped out of the game though, a good example being the knife attached to Psycho ... READ MORE
With "In the Box" we'll be spotlighting those hard-working individuals to learn more about what they do, how they got to be where they are, and what advice they have for those looking to follow in their footsteps.
Today we talk with Jason Shields who, as UI Art and Design Lead, heads up the creation of the menus, interface and displays that players see and interact with all throughout a game. Check it out!
The first Borderlands action figures arrived at the office today!
Made by NECA, they should be in stores by late May.
Now that everyone's had a chance to recover from PAX East, we've rounded up the latest previews and coverage for Aliens: Colonial Marines and Borderlands 2 in our forums:
See one that we missed? Let us know by posting in the thread!
Now that both add-ons for Duke Nukem Forever are available through the Mac App Store in addition to Steam, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, it seems a good time to reflect back on the new single-player campaign contained within The Doctor Who Cloned Me.
For that, I caught up with David Riegel and Allen Blum of Triptych Games -- the studio formed by several 3D Realms veterans to ensure that the legendary unshippable game actually saw release -- to see what they had to say about the making of The Doctor Who Cloned Me.
WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for The Doctor Who Cloned Me.
During our panel at PAX East, we revealed the first details of an idea we have. That idea being, what if we could add a new playable class to Borderlands 2 after we've completed the development of the game? And the name we're giving to that idea is the Mechromancer.
PAX East was amazing! Thousands played Aliens: Colonial Marines and Borderlands 2, we shared lots of exciting news at our panel, an army of fan-made Claptraps invaded the Borderlands 2 booth, and the Gearbox Bunny even made an appearance. Thanks to everyone that was a part of the magic!
Be on the lookout for more details and pictures from the show in the coming days, just as soon as our team recovers from the overload of awesome. Until then, here's a glimpse of the festivities:
We're at PAX East this weekend with Aliens: Colonial Marines and Borderlands 2! Come on by for your chance to play both games for the first time -- see this post for more details.
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