News You Can No Longer Play Battleborn As Take-Two Shuts Down Online Servers
Remember Battleborn? Gearbox's answer to Overwatch was a similar hero shooter with flamboyant characters, but it failed to catch on in the same way. Upon launch in 2016, it gained fairly positive reviews, but didn't make much of an impact among consumers, and publisher 2K Games couldn't muster any real enthusiasm. The game was kept...
News Battleborn Is Soon to Be No More as 2K Games Warns of Impending Server Switch-Off
No longer available on digital stores
The tale of Battleborn is a pretty tragic one. A hero shooter released just weeks before the enormously successful Overwatch, Gearbox's game was completely overshadowed, and failed to maintain a sizeable audience. Despite reviewing well and receiving several significant updates over the years, Battleborn fell...
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 Big Battleborn PS4 Patch Adds New Modes, Pro Support, and More
All players can now choose a 60fps option
Battleborn is pushing out its big winter update today, adding a load of new stuff to the hero based shooter on PlayStation 4. You can expect new modes, a revamped user interface, a Command Rank cap increase, time specific quests, and PS4 Pro support. According to 2K, "no part of Battleborn was left untouched...
News Battleborn's Probably Maybe Possibly Going Free-to-Play Soon
Pitchford says no yes kinda
In news that would struggle to surprise even the late Cilla Black, Kotaku is reporting that Battleborn will be going free-to-play soon. This is something that Gearbox gaffer Randy Pitchford has already moved to deny, though his tirade of tweets are… Something to say the least. Writing on social media, the suit...
News Battleborn Flopped Incredibly Hard, But Take-Two Hasn't Lost Hope
Born to battle
We won't beat around the bush here: from the minute it was revealed we found it hard to care about Battleborn - Gearbox's MOBA-shooter thing with the divisive art style. Turns out that we weren't the only ones who struggled to give a **** either, as the game flopped pretty darn hard upon release. Last we heard, the player base is...
Genre blended meta growth
Back in 2014, Gearbox Software head honcho Randy Pitchford incomprehensibly described Battleborn as an "FPS; hobby-grade co-op campaign; genre-blended, multi-mode competitive e-sports; meta-growth, choice epic Battleborn Heroes". While no one could quite decipher just what he was going on about, it was safe to assume that...
News And Here's Battleborn's PS4 Launch Trailer
The launch trailer for Battleborn is in. The game's due out on the PlayStation 4 next week.
News Borderlands 3 Teases Are One Way to Sell Battleborn DLC
The only way, maybe?
Gearbox has re-iterated that it will begin developing Borderlands 3 in earnest once it's wrapped up production of forthcoming MOBA mash-up Battleborn and its subsequent DLC. The developer reassured fans during a panel at PAX East overnight, announcing that Scott Kester – the art director on Battleborn – will fulfil the same...
News The Battleborn Open Beta Is Up and Running on PS4
Lock and load
You can download and jump into the open beta for Battleborn right now on PlayStation 4 - just in time for the weekend. Weighing in at 8.2GB, it's not a particularly small package, but you'll probably want to get downloading it soon so that you can hop on for a night of gun-toting lunacy. The colourful co-op and competitive shooter...
News Borderlands Dev's Battleborn Beta Will Begin 8th April on PS4
Gearbox Software's sense of humour may prompt more raised brows than a certain politician with an exuberant comb over here at Push Square Towers, but that doesn't mean we can entirely forget that Battleborn exists – much as we'd obviously like to. The developer's announced today that the MOBA-inspired first-person shooter will enter open beta...
PSX 2015 Battleborn Bunkers Down with New Trailer
Gearbox Software may be building a brand new IP in Battleborn, but it's nice to know that it still thinks that screaming characters are teh funnies. During the big PlayStation Experience 2015 keynote yesterday, Randy Pitchford revealed the latest character to be added to its MOBA meets FPS hybrid: Toby, the Destroyer – a...
Gamescom 2015 Borderlands Dev's PS4 FPS Battleborn Aims at February
Born to be wild
Gearbox Software's MOBA meets first-person shooter Battleborn will level up on 9th February, publisher 2K Games has revealed as part of a Gamescom 2015 trailer. The forthcoming PlayStation 4 affair will launch with a total of 25 playable characters, each packing unique weapons and skill trees. Much like in DOTA 2, you'll be able to...
News Battleborn's a PS4 Game for Every Kind of Badass
Pick your poison
If you're the kind of person that believes variety is the spice of life, then Battleborn may just be the PlayStation 4 game for you. Following a vague reveal in July last year, developer Gearbox has outlined its shooter-cross-MOBA in a little more detail, announcing that the full release will feature a whopping 25 characters for you...
News Take-Two Says Battleborn Will Be at E3 in a Big Way
The game will have an accelerated character growth system
Gearbox Software's new game, Battleborn, is set to cause a bit of a ruckus at E3 next month – or at least, that's what the president of Take-Two Interactive, Gearbox's publisher, had to say. In the words of Mr. Karl Slatoff himself: "Battleborn is a first-person shooter with a deep roster...
News The New PS4 Project from the People Behind Borderlands Fuses Two Popular Genres
Born for battle
When it’s not deliberating which platforms to put Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel out on, Gearbox Software is busy beavering away on Battleborn, a brand new first-person shooter that fuses the firm’s understanding of co-operative mechanics with the monstrously popular MOBA genre. You’ll play as one of five futuristic warriors, each...