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The Worst Thing About Borderlands 3 is Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford

While its often easy to separate game devs from their work by virtue of games being major collaborative efforts, there are some developers whose names are nearly synonymous with their games. Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford is not one of those developers. However, every time I think of Borderlands 3, all my brain brings up is the […]

Former Claptrap Voice Actor David Eddings Claims Gearbox CEO “Rage Fired” Him

In a new interview with Newsweek, former Borderlands voice actor David Eddings, who was the voice behind the series’ mascot Claptrap, discussed his complicated relationship with Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford. Eddings recently revealed that he would not be returning to Borderlands 3, which sparked comments from Pitchford, alleging that Eddings was “bitter and disgruntled.” Eddings hit back at Pitchford, citing […]

Borderlands Voice Actor Not Returning Due To Pay Issues

Original Claptrap Voice Actor Responds to Gearbox CEO’s Comments

The original voice actor for Borderlands‘ Claptrap, David Eddings, is not returning for the highly-anticipated sequel. According to Eddings, that has to do with how much he was going to be paid, or rather, how little. Yesterday, Borderlands dev studio Gearbox Software’s CEO Randy Pitchford responded to Eddings’ commentary, saying the voice actor was “bitter and disgruntled” […]

Valve has Corrected Borderlands Steam Review Bombings

As one of their major promises last month, Valve swore to remove negative off-topic reviews from Steam, so users could no longer “review bomb” a game. Friday saw the first of Valve’s efforts to curb review bombs by clearing thousands of reviews off of the Borderlands series. Gearbox’s landmark franchise came under fire by fans […]

Borderlands 3 Won’t Have Co-Op Players Fighting Over Loot

In a new post on the PlayStation Blog, Gearbox Software shared some new details on Borderlands 3 after the game was revealed at PAX East last weekend. While the blog post doesn’t give us a ton of hard informtation on the game, it does go into detail on the game’s co-op mode and some snazzy new weapons […]

Gearbox Teasing Another Release That Could Be One of Two Games

Gearbox Software has basically decided to toy with your emotions going into PAX East as the company teased another game reveal, but gave two options. The company posted a new image today on their official Twitter account, showing off two familiar IPs int he form of Bulletstorm and Duke Nukem, but gave absolutely no indication […]

Gearbox Eludes to a Borderlands Announcement at PAX East

Fans of the Borderlands series are working themselves into a frenzy this week over a single social media post from Gearbox pointing to PAX East. The company posted this tweet yesterday, showing off a roadsign for Boston on March 28th, the first day of PAX East in Boston, in the Borderlands art style, pretty much […]

Former Gearbox Lawyer Accuses CEO Randy Pitchford of Child Porn Possession

  The CEO of Gearbox Publishing, Randy Pitchford, and former General Counsel, Wade Callender, are suing each other for violating their legal duties to the company. The suits include wild accusations on both sides, including Callender’s allegation that Pitchford received a secret bonus from publisher Take-Two Interactive as an advance on his profits from Borderlands. Kotaku‘s report includes the […]

That ‘Duke Nukem’ Movie Gains ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Producer

It’s been almost a full year since we’ve heard anything new about that Duke Nukem movie, which may or may not be starring John Cena, but as of today, there is at least some movement for the film. According to Variety, Assassin’s Creed producer Jean-Julien Baronnet has been brought on by Gearbox to adapt the classic game title into a […]

Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek is as Unstable as the Original

Hello Neighbor is a surprisingly popular franchise given its absolutely unstable build. The game has a very active modding community on Steam and has sold over half a million copies. While the premise is rather interesting, the execution is pretty terrible. And yet, Dynamic Pixels and tinyBuild are giving it a sequel. Hello Neighbor: Hide […]

Earthfall Will Release for PC and Consoles this July

Holospark will be releasing their sci-fi co-op shooter Earthfall for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One on July 13th, 2018. Earthfall is intended to be a spiritual successor to co-op shooters like Left 4 Dead, and therefore pits you and a friend against an alien invasion. Earthfall has been available on Steam in Early Access, but July will […]

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Gearbox Head Seemingly Says Borderlands 3 Won’t Be at E3

Gearbox head Randy Pitchford has, in a rather roundabout way, seemingly suggested that Borderlands 3 won’t be at E3 2018, despite store listings suggesting otherwise. Borderlands 3 was one of the game’s supposedly leaked with the Walmart Canada listing debacle the other week. With the reveal of Rage 2 prior to E3 giving that all a bit of […]

Gearbox Denies Rumors That Borderlands 3 is an Xbox Exclusive

Rectify Gaming has sort of been the primary rallying voice behind the idea that Borderlands 3 is an Xbox exclusive and that Gearbox has already signed a deal with Microsoft over marketing rights. Turns out, that’s not the case at all. The company’s CEO Randy Pitchford hit up a few people on Twitter who were verbally […]

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Borderlands 2 Claptrap Gets a Deluxe Figure from McFarlane Toys

Borderlands 2 Claptrap is getting a deluxe figure from McFarlane Toys in February. Coming with a plethora of accessories, this will be the definitive figure version of the fan-favorite robot form the popular game series. A general purpose CL4P-TP robot manufactured by Hyperion, Claptrap acts as the Vault Hunter’s (sometimes) useful guide and quest-giver on […]

The Feud Between tinyBuild And G2A Reignites As Reboot Develop Books A G2A Staffer

  In a post on their blog, indie developer tinyBuild has decided to throw their hat back in the ring against controversial game key seller G2A. The market platform started a fight with the developer back during GDC. During G2A’s recent falling out with Gearbox and heightened media attention, tinyBuild has remained silent. And then, tinyBuild’s […]

Rime 2nd Dev Diary And Screenshots

The second video in Grey Box and Tequila Works’ series of Dev Diaries for RiME has hit today, along with new screenshots. The new video focuses on how the game’s art, color, sound, and music design “shape the player’s emotional arc” and help create the rich fantasy world of RiME. If you missed it last month, catch the […]

GDC: Wild Borderlands 3 Footage Appears

Last night at GDC, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford took some time during a presentation to show off some footage from Borderlands 3. According to Pitchford, the content shown was strictly to demo the Unreal Engine 4 in relation to Borderlands 3 and isn’t necessarily anything we’ll see in the game once it launches. Pitchford stressed several times that the footage […]


Something Duke Nukem Related Is Being Announced In 8 Days

Duke Nukem as a property is in a very precarious place right now. Duke Nukem Forever was a colossol disaster in terms of reception, and there are real questions of where the franchise exists in 2016. Well, it seems we may be on our way to getting ‘something’ from the franchise before too long. This […]