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An Introduction to Borderlands 2

08.31.12 - Chris Faylor

Learn more about the world and characters of Borderlands 2 in our latest trailer for the game, narrated by none other than Sir Hammerlock himself: www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUu-FzRFYZA

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Now that Borderlands 2 has gone gold and we've shifted our efforts to post-launch support of the game, we have some exciting news to share about our plans for add-on content.

After the release of the game, four brand new add-on campaigns for Borderlands 2 are coming your way, featuring new areas to explore, new adventures to undertake, new enemies to overcome and more. Priced individually at 800 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 and $9.99 on PC and PlayStation 3, these four campaign add-ons are scheduled to hit by June 2013 with more details to come in the future as development progresses.

Soon we'll be offering a "Season Pass" bundle that includes all four campaign add-on packs for 2400 Microsoft Points on Xbox 360 and $29.99 on PC and PlayStation Network -- a savings of 25% over buying each campaign add-on individually. The Borderlands 2 Season Pass will be available through Steam, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live and will also be available at GameStop.

NOTE: The Borderlands 2 Premiere Club and other pre-order items are not included in the Borderlands 2 Season Pass. For more details about the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club and other pre-order items, please visit www.borderlands2.com/preorder and our Borderlands 2 FAQ.

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A new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines is now available, offering your first glimpse of the new multiplayer mode Escape and a new type of Xenomorph -- watch it here!

Escape sees a team of four Colonial Marines fighting through a series of areas to secure a safe exit while an opposing team of four Xenomorphs attempts to stop them at every twist and turn, and will be playable on the PAX Prime show floor this weekend.

Also, keep an eye out for more news and details on Aliens: Colonial Marines during the "Inside Gearbox Software" panel at PAX Prime which kicks off at 4PM PT in Pegasus Theatre!

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Borderlands 2 News Roundup

08.28.12 - Chris Faylor

Lots of Borderlands 2 happenings as of late! Here's a roundup of the latest news:

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Gearbox at PAX Prime 2012

08.28.12 - Chris Faylor

Aliens: Colonial Marines and Borderlands 2 will be playable at PAX Prime from August 31 - September 2, 2012!

In addition, we'll be hosting our annual Inside Gearbox Software panel on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 4PM in Pegasus Theatre – hope to see you there!

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Borderlands 2 at Gamescom!

08.16.12 - Gearbox Staff

With just over a month to go until the launch of Borderlands 2, things are heating up! Members of the development team have been all over the world revealing new details and features, and there's been a ton of new media and videos as well.

To make sure you don't miss anything, we'll be keeping this thread updated with the latest media and previews.

Check it out!

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Borderlands 2, NVIDIA and You

08.16.12 - Chris Faylor

For a limited time, the new GeForce GTX 660 Ti comes with a free copy of Borderlands 2 PC - perfect for taking advantage of the game's incredible PhysX effects!

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The Making of Aliens: Colonial Marines

08.13.12 - Chris Faylor

Go behind the scenes of Aliens: Colonial Marines and learn more about our dedication to authenticity, story, tension and more in this three-part video series!

Part One - Part Two - Part Three

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Borderlands 2 Trailer: Come and Get Me

08.13.12 - Chris Faylor

Think you've got what it'll take to bring down Handsome Jack? Watch the new "Come and Get Me" trailer for Borderlands 2 above to find out.

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Here's a look at the bonus downloadable in-game digital content that comes with the Deluxe Vault Hunter's Collectors Edition and Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition of Borderlands 2! For more about these editions, visit borderlands2.com/preorder

Got a question about Borderlands 2? Check out the FAQ: http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=134125

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When Aliens: Colonial Marines arrives this February, you may have the best kill to death ratio in multiplayer, the most unlocks and experience from your time in campaign and co-op, and even the collector's edition proudly on display - but for the ultimate bragging rights - you can have your name inside the Aliens: Colonial Marines game.

Earlier this year, we gave PAX East attendees the chance to get their name in Aliens: Colonial Marines. Now, it's your turn!

To enter for your chance at becoming a part of Aliens: Colonial Marines, visit the SEGA Blog for all the details!

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Community Day Registration Open!

08.07.12 - Chris Faylor

Open to all and free to attend, Gearbox Software Community Day is a celebration of our awesome fans, our history as a studio, the launch of Borderlands 2, and of what lies ahead for Gearbox.

Taking place on September 15th in Dallas, TX, Community Day 2012 is your chance to go hands-on with Borderlands 2 and Aliens: Colonial Marines before they're in stores, with additional activities including panels and presentations from the Gearbox Software crew, a costume contest, tons of giveaways and great prizes, and more! To regsiter, please visit gearboxsoftware.com/communityday

P.S. The night before Community Day, on September 14th, we’ll be hosting a celebrity poker tournament to benefit the Videogame History Museum. For more details on that, visit www.gearboxsoftware.com/poker

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A new Aliens: Colonial Marines behind-the-scenes video is out today, focusing on xenomorphs and weapons: http://youtu.be/pVkhNpo2pmU

Miss the first episode? Find it here.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines LogoWhen Aliens: Colonial Marines arrives this February, you may have the best kill to death ratio in multiplayer, the most unlocks and experience from your time in campaign or co-op, and even the collector’s edition proudly on display – but for the ultimate bragging rights – you can have your name inside the Aliens: Colonial Marines game.

Earlier this year, we gave attendees PAX East attendees the chance to get their name in Aliens: Colonial Marines. Now, it's your turn!

To enter for your chance at becoming a part of Aliens: Colonial Marines, simply "Communityteam@sega.com" with the subject "Aliens Colonial Marines - Name in the Game Contest" along with your name of choice before August 14th! We'll then randomly select the winner and reveal their in-game identity later in the year.

Before you enter, a couple quick notes: a) Entries containing vulgar, offensive or copyrighted material will be disqualified. b) Upon being chosen, the winner will need to present a form of government-issued ID for verification -- if under the age of 18, the winner will need the consent of a parent or legal guardian as well.

For the latest on Aliens: Colonial Marines, be sure to follow @SEGA and @GearboxSoftware on Twitter and like us on Facebook.com/aliensgames.


Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Deadline for entry is 8/13/2012 at 11:59:59 PM PT. One (1) winner will be randomly selected and their name will appear in the Aliens: Colonial Marines game, named per the input provided in their winning entry. There is no monetary value associated with the prize. Void where prohibited.

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