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June2018

January2018

  • News Duke Nukem Movie in the Works, Possibly Starring John Cena

    Hail to the king, baby

    In a casting call that's kind of perfect, the wrestler cum actor John Cena is currently in talks with Paramount to take on the titular role in an upcoming Duke Nukem movie. Better yet, Michael Bay will be involved; his studio Platinum Dunes is set to produce the film. No director or writer has been attached to the project at...

September2017

  • News It Looks Like Gearbox Has Finally Given Up on Battleborn

    The battle's lost

    In a statement that surely no one saw coming, Gearbox has said that it won't be providing any more support for Battleborn going forward. In an official forum post, creative director Randy Varnell wrote "as of this week, there will be no more Battleplans and there is currently no planned content after the Fall Update. Details of any...

  • News Gearbox Basically Admits Borderlands 3 Is in Full Production

    Lock and load

    Wow, who saw this one coming? At a recent PAX West panel, Gearbox CEO and industry gobsh*te Randy Pitchford told the audience that 90 per cent of the studio is currently "working on the thing I think most of you guys want us to be working on". Obviously, that's a Borderlands 3 tease -- unless the developer is so misguided that it...

April2017

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    Review Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition

    Hail to the skillshot, baby

    Ahh Bulletstorm, a title whose place in video game history will forever be entwined with the term 'di*ck-t*ts'. It's a real shame that all anyone seems to remember about the original release of this machismo-laden first-person shooter is the low brow humour and some "creative" use of naughty words. Which is a bit of a...

March2017

  • News Here's Your Shock First Look at Borderlands 3

    Probably

    Gearbox clearly should have prioritised Borderlands 3 ahead of Battleborn, but what's done is done, and the good news is that the studio is finally forging ahead with the loot shooter sequel. Boss Randy Pitchford took to the stage during an Unreal Engine panel at GDC 2017 today to reveal a little more about the title – much to the...

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  • News Gearbox Thinks There's Still An Audience for Duke Nukem

    Run for the hills

    After the atrocious Duke Nukem Forever, we’re not sure we want to set eyes on the series' potty-mouthed protagonist ever again – but, despite owning the fantastic Borderlands franchise, developer Gearbox still reckons there’s room for new games starring the original video game macho man. For those not up to date, Gearbox...

July2012

  • News Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 Has Not Been Cancelled

    Evolving

    Gearbox’s oft-ignored Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 has not been cancelled, studio gaffer Randy Pitchford has confirmed. In fact, development on the Inglourious Basterds-inspired shooter is “going great” according to the executive. Speaking with CVG, he explained: The game has evolved, I think people are going to be surprised by what...

  • News Gearbox Really Wants Borderlands 2 on Vita

    Make some noise

    Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford has encouraged fans to pester Sony over a PlayStation Vita version of Borderlands 2. Chatting at Rezzed earlier today, the executive explained that he’d be happy for another developer to handle the port. He said: “Perhaps some of you folks can convince Sony to [bring the title to Vita]. We're too busy...

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