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Battleborn’s lead writer quits Gearbox

The lead writer for Gearbox’s recently-released shooter Battleborn has left the studio. Aaron Linde joined Gearbox in late 2013, having previously worked as a narrative design consultant on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor with Monolith. Gonna be hauling back up to the pacific northwest in a week or so for an …

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The Big Game: Gearbox on Battleborn

Developer Gearbox has built up a reputation for producing some critically acclaimed online shooters. This is, after all, the studio that brought us the blockbuster Borderlands series, a franchise that has shifted 26 million units worldwide. Now the firm is on the verge of launching its brand new IP, Battleborn. …

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Pitchford on Overwatch: Sh*t just got real

The head of Battleborn developer Gearbox has interpreted Blizzard’s decision to pitch Overwatch against it as proof that both studios are on to something. Blizzard this morning confirmed a May 24th release date for Overwatch, with an open beta kicking off for pre-order customers on May 3rd – that’s the …

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New Homeworld title releasing next month

Gearbox has announced Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak will be released in just over a month. Hkarak is a prequel to the Homeworld series and adds ground combat and tactics to the space-faring mix. It’s due out on PC on January 20th. It’s developed by Blackbird, which houses plenty of former …

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3D Realms delays Bombshell to January 2016

3D Realms’ Duke Nukem spiritual successor Bombshell has been delayed to early next year, the publisher has announced. A post by developer Interceptor Entertainment’s Frederik Shreiber on the game’sSteam community boardsexplains the game has been pushed back from its original release this month to January to give the studio the …

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Battleborn delayed to May

You’ll have to wait an extra three months to play the next shooter from Borderlands creator Gearbox. Battleborn, a character-focused shooter that includes both a campaign and multiple 10-player online modes, was originally planned to launch on February 9th. Now, the PC, PS4 and Xbox One game will hit shelves …

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Gearbox declared full Duke Nukem owner as 3D Realms dispute is put to bed

The long running feud between Gearbox and 3D Realms is officially over. Rumours of a settlement surfaced in May but now the pair have officially declared their truce, with Gearbox emerging as the full owner of the franchise. Gearbox Software has voluntarily ended its litigation against Interceptor Entertainment and 3D …

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February release set for Battleborn

2K Games has confirmed an early 2015 release date for FPS title Battleborn. The Gearbox title will arrive on PS4, Xbox One and PC on February 9th, with an open beta to take place at some stage beforehand. The company has also revealed four new characters – Ambra, Mellka, Reyna …

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