What does it takes to transform that twinkle in someone's eye into a fully realized playable character like Borderlands 2's Salvador the Gunzerker?
To find out more about that process, I spoke with some of the folks responsible for his inception and realization...
Because the final day of PAX East 2012 happened to coincide with Easter, we thought we'd have some fun by hiding some Gearbox Easter Eggs around the convention. Each egg contained a slip of paper with a code that, when redeemed on the listed web site, entered that person into a contest to get their name of choice in either Aliens: Colonial Marines or Borderlands 2 as an easter egg.
Today, we're announcing the winners along with a look at how they'll appear in-game:
James and Christopher will also be receiving a free copy of the game they appear in, and our five runner-ups -- Edwin C., Kevin T., Paul S., Tony D. and Andrew C. -- will receive their choice of Aliens: Colonial Marines or Borderlands 2 upon release.
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 Brad Sierzega who, as a Multiplayer Level Designer on Aliens: Colonial Marines, helped create the multiplayer maps previewed at PAX East and E3 2012. Check it out!
Now that E3 has come to a close, we've rounded up more of the new Borderlands 2 and Aliens: Colonial Marines previews that emerged from the show:
As the third and final day of E3 2012 drew to a close, we started running out of space to display our awards and nominations. Here's the latest batch of Aliens: Colonail Marines and Borderlands 2 previews:
The latest on Aliens: Colonial Marines and Borderlands 2, straight from E3:
The first day of E3 2012 has come to a close, with tons of new Borderlands 2 and Aliens: Colonial Marines previews beginning to make the rounds. Here's a glimpse of the action:
E3 2012 is upon us, and Gearbox Software will be there with Aliens: Colonial Marines and Borderlands 2!
Members of the press will be going hands-on with both games and experiencing new never-before-seen content, so be on the look out for new details and previews all week!
Also, be sure to keep an eye on the Gearbox Software Twitter -- we'll be updating with the latest happenings and pictures straight from the show!