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News: Borderlands 2 Has Shipped 5 Million Copies Worldwide

Borderlands 2 Has Shipped 5 Million Copies Worldwide

XCOM a success, too

Excellent (but irritating) first-person shooter Borderlands 2 has shipped 5 million units worldwide, overlord Take-Two Interactive has announced. Speaking at its quarterly financial briefing, the company added that XCOM: Enemy Unknown has also proved to be a “critical and commercial success”. "Take-Two's second quarter...

News: BioShock Infinite Pre-Orders Secure Industrial Revolution Puzzle Game

BioShock Infinite Pre-Orders Secure Industrial Revolution Puzzle Game

Cross promotion

If you pre-order BioShock Infinite at a participating retailer, you’ll receive two games for your trouble. Alongside the main PlayStation 3 release, you’ll also scoop an invite to try out a standalone PC puzzle title called BioShock Infinite: Industrial Revolution. The browser-based game – developed by indie outfit Lazy 8...

News: Borderlands 2's Campaign of Carnage DLC Accidentally Outed

Borderlands 2's Campaign of Carnage DLC Accidentally Outed

Trophies are the trouble

The next set of Borderlands 2 DLC has been leaked – and Trophies are the culprit yet again. Eagle-eyed players spotted the addition of a new expansion pack named ‘Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage’ added to the title's trinket roster, which corroborates rumours that first appeared earlier in the year. Torgue is, of...

News: BioShock Infinite's Ultimate Songbird Edition Demands Your Attention

BioShock Infinite's Ultimate Songbird Edition Demands Your Attention

Humdinger

There’s nothing particularly original about this enormous BioShock Infinite collector’s edition, but it still somehow manages to look incredible. The premium bundle – entitled the Ultimate Songbird Edition – includes an amazing statue designed by Irrational Games’ concept artist Robb Waters, who previously brought characters such...

News: Borderlands 2's Captain Scarlett Content Is Real, Coming Soon

Borderlands 2's Captain Scarlett Content Is Real, Coming Soon

No sign of the Mysterons

As previously rumoured, Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Posterior will be the first downloadable expansion for Borderlands 2. Er, we meant Pirate’s Booty... Obviously. The content will release next week on the PlayStation Store and will transport plunderers to a new location labelled Oasis. According to Gearbox gaffer...

News: Borderlands 2 DLC Explores Captain Scarlett's Booty

Borderlands 2 DLC Explores Captain Scarlett's Booty

What about the Mysterons?

Borderlands 2’s first expansion pack will be entitled ‘Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty’, according to an updated Trophy list. We’re guessing that the content has absolutely nothing to do with the creepy 60’s sci-fi show, but would be absolutely delighted if it did. The expansion will add three new...

News: BioShock Infinite Sets Sail Again Next Week

BioShock Infinite Sets Sail Again Next Week

Columbia beckons

After a lengthy hiatus, BioShock Infinite is finally ready to step back into the limelight. Publisher 2K Games has casually updated the title’s official Facebook page, teasing the imminent arrival of a brand new trailer. Better yet, if you participate in a spot of viral marketing for the company, you’ll be able to help select...

News: 2K Games Deploys XCOM: Enemy Unknown Demo Today

2K Games Deploys XCOM: Enemy Unknown Demo Today

Brains in gear

Those of you with an eye for the intricacies of futuristic warfare may be excited to learn that a demo for XCOM: Enemy Unknown is poised to arrive on the PlayStation Network in North America later today. European tacticians will have an extra 24 hours to swot up on Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, when the playable teaser targets overseas...

News: Borderlands 2's Mechromancer Character Class Launches Early

Borderlands 2's Mechromancer Character Class Launches Early

Gaige your interest

Borderlands 2’s hotly anticipated fifth character class will release in North America later today – a whole week ahead of schedule. Gearbox gaffer Randy Pitchford announced the surprise arrival on Twitter overnight, prompting an immeasurable outpouring of gratitude from fans of the game. Those of you with a Premiere Club pass...

News: Not All Borderlands 2 DLC Will Be Included with Its Season Pass

Not All Borderlands 2 DLC Will Be Included with Its Season Pass

So much more in the pipeline

Those of you that own a copy of Borderlands 2 can currently stump up $29.99 for the title’s Season Pass. This guarantees access to all four of the first-person shooter’s expansion packs – but Gearbox gaffer Randy Pitchford has teased that there’s plenty more to come. "We will have other, non-season pass related...

Rumour: Sorcery Studio Is Building Borderlands 2 DLC

Sorcery Studio Is Building Borderlands 2 DLC

Wand waving

Gearbox has some fairly aggressive DLC plans in place for Borderlands 2 – and it looks like it’s enlisting on the assistance of fellow studios to help achieve its aims. According to online super sleuth Superannuation, Sorcery developer The Workshop is working on an expansion based on Borderlands 2’s fictional Torgue weapons...

News: Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer Pulls Out the Big Guns

Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer Pulls Out the Big Guns

Mayhem awaits

With Borderlands 2 now on a crash course with your PS3’s disc slot, publisher 2K Games has released a brand new trailer promoting the loot-heavy first-person shooter. It’s packed with dialogue snippets and slogan quotes, but the focus is of course on the guns. And there are lots of them – bazillions, in fact. Do you intend to...

News: You'll Be Able to Purchase Borderlands 2 Digitally At Launch

You'll Be Able to Purchase Borderlands 2 Digitally At Launch

Handsome Jack on your hard drive

If it’s anything like its predecessor, you’re probably going to want to play Borderlands 2 time and time again. As such, it makes sense to have the game safely stored on your hard drive – which is perhaps why developer Gearbox has decided to sell the title day-and-date on PSN. Those of you in North America or...

News: Borderlands 2's Golden Key Will Test Your Determination

Borderlands 2's Golden Key Will Test Your Determination

Itchy fingers

As far as pre-order bonuses go, Borderlands 2’s mysterious Golden Key is absolutely genius. The super-secret unlocking device – doled out to Premiere Club members – will be capable of opening a single treasure chest in Sanctuary. That chest will house a selection of rare loot, scaled to the level of your character. And that’s...

News: Randy Pitchford Still Keen on Borderlands 2 for Vita

Randy Pitchford Still Keen on Borderlands 2 for Vita

Blue sky thinking

Gearbox gaffer Randy Pitchford has reiterated his desire to play Borderlands 2 on the PlayStation Vita – but has once again insinuated that his own studio is too busy to build it. Chatting with IGN’s Up at Noon, the developer hinted that another team would have to port it. "I think it would be awesome to have Borderlands 2 on...

News: The Mechromancer Targets Borderlands 2 in October

The Mechromancer Targets Borderlands 2 in October

En-Gaige

Borderlands 2’s downloadable Mechromancer character class will fire into the first-person shooter on 16th October, publisher 2K Games has announced. The character – officially named Gaige – will be available as a free download to anyone that pre-orders the title. Everyone else will have to pay £7.99/$9.99. Gaige’s robotic arm will...

News: Borderlands 2 Skill Tree Calculator Gets You Prepared

Borderlands 2 Skill Tree Calculator Gets You Prepared

Homework

If you’re one of the many people that’s already pre-ordered Gearbox’s upcoming Borderlands 2, then you might want to start thinking about the type of character you’re going to build. The developer has added a brand new skill tree calculator tool to the game’s official website, allowing you to waste away the day plotting out perks...