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XBL Sale Roundup: October 25th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold gives us a range of offers across titles big and small whilst Shocktober brings many horror themed discounts for all

Posted 3 days ago by Chewie, 82 comments

Battleborn's First Story Operation DLC Arrives

The first of five paid DLC "Story Operations" has arrived for Battleborn, along with a freemask-grabbing 5v5 multiplayer mode and a patch fixing a whole bunch of bugs.

Posted 14 days ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Battleborn One-Day-Only 4x XP Starts Tomorrow

Starting on Thursday, Gearbox is hosting a one-day-only quadruple XP event to make up for some faulty codes they handed out this week prior. Time to get to Command Rank 100 or level up some Battleborn!

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

UPDATED: XBL Sale Roundup: September 13th, 2016

This week we get a mixed bag of Deals with Gold titles, including Dead Island. We also get a Warner Brothers publisher sale for everyone, including some rarely offered "Season Passes". Finally, all Battlefield 4 DLC is free.

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 81 comments

Battleborn Ernest Skills Overview Video Released

After his introduction yesterday, Ernest takes his time to shine in Battleborn's latest skills overview video. Packing a devastating Grenade Launcher and different types of explosives, Ernest makes his presence felt.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Battleborn Stream Introduces Ernest

Ernest, Battleborn's 28th hero, has been officially revealed in Gearbox's latest stream. Get to grips with this newly added hero today via Early Access for Season Pass and Digital Deluxe owners.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Battleborn Double XP Event Ongoing Until Wednesday, August 10th

It's a long, long road to Command Rank 100 in Battleborn. Get a boost on your way there with a double XP bonus event that's already live and will run until Wednesday, August 10th.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: August 2nd, 2016

This week's deals with gold brings a random selection of discounts on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Meanwhile there's a spotlight sale on The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing franchise and a Bethesda publisher sale.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 79 comments

Prepare for the Arrival of Pendles in this New Battleborn Skills Overview Video

If you haven't already checked out Pendles for yourself in Battleborn today, take a look at what skills the latest character has to offer in this newly released overview video.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Pendles Arrives Soon for Battleborn But Will Ernest Be Next?

At the end of June, Gearbox revealed their upcoming DLC schedule for their multiplayer battle arena title. Today we received more details about Pendles, as well as witnessing the accidental reveal of Ernest.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Battleborn Patch Notes Reveal Major Changes to Achievements

Changes to tons of lore challenges which means the vast majority of the game's achievements are now substantially easier to get. We've got a comprehensive list of what changed and how it affects you.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 42 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: July 5th, 2016

The Ultimate Game Sale brings masses of discounts across titles new and old

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 100 comments

Major Nelson Confirms Ultimate Game Sale for July 5th

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson, has confirmed the Ultimate Game Sale will be returning on July 5th. Some titles are teased in a video. We'll be able to check out the full deals when they're announced on June 3rd.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 189 comments

Battleborn's DLC Schedule Revealed

Both free and paid offerings await in Battleborn, with updates coming throughout the entire year. We've got details on what's free and what's not, as well as what the story DLC in the season pass will look like.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

Battleborn Double Credits Weekend, Free Loot Codes and Exclusive Skin Codes

This weekend the Battleborn devs are going to be out and about playing Battleborn against the community on all platforms, joined by popular streamers. To celebrate, there are other events going on including double credits.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

XBL Content Roundup: June 17th, 2016

A fortnight ago, we trialled a new layout for the Content Roundup. After some consideration and your thoughts, we've decided to tweak the layout a bit more.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 40 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: May 31st, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sale bring us a handful of discounts, including the recently released Battleborn and repeat sales for GTA V, NBA 2K16 and Tony Hawk's, as well as free Battlefield Hardline DLC

Posted 5 months ago by Chewie, 64 comments

Battleborn's New Hero Alani Arrives Today

Gearbox released two new videos to show off the new character for Battleborn. Alani is a support with the ability to heal and also a bit of damage and crowd control. Here's Gearbox's summary of her abilities: TORRENT: Through years of training in Ket, her order’s martial art, Alani has

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 16 comments

Battleborn Review

Following on from the success of the Borderlands series, Gearbox Software has returned with a new first person shooter in the form of Battleborn. Originally announced back in 2014, we've been fed various trailers and character reveals along the way, and this month we finally got to the official rele

Posted 5 months ago by Megan Walton, 49 comments

Double XP in Battleborn This Weekend and a New Hero Next Week

Gearbox has just announced that the next new hero, Alani, will be coming to Battleborn on May 24th for season pass owners as well as those who bought the digital deluxe edition of the game. Those who don't meet those requirements will need to wait until May 31st to finally play her. [img= l

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 36 comments

Take-Two's Earnings Call Gets Optimistic, Teases Rockstar News

It's the end of the fiscal year for a lot of games publishers. We've already heard how Disney Interactive is discontinuing their Disney Infinity series and getting out of games publishing. More recently we got the full outlook of upcoming EA projects including various new Star Wars titles. Now it'

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 32 comments

XBL Content Roundup: May 13th, 2016

Due to the size of this roundup, we've put some of the larger sections in spoiler tags. Click on the spoilers to see the full list. Pre-Orders Anima: Gate of Memories Size: 4.71 GB Price: US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$26.95 Release date: June 3rd worldw

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

Battleborn Enters the Arena Today With a Launch Trailer

Battleborn releases today and Gearbox is here to celebrate with a launch trailer. Battleborn calls itself a hero shooter MOBA with both single player and multiplayer components. The game features online multiplayer and co-op, as well as splitscreen possibilities. Here's what Gearbox has to say about

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 7 comments

Retail Releases: Week of May 2nd, 2016

This week sees a new first-person shooter arrive in all featured regions for Xbox One. Meanwhile, Lichdom: Battlemage is released in Europe after hitting North American stores within the last couple of weeks, alongside another title. North America (May 3rd) Battleborn Australia

Posted 5 months ago by Keith Gray, 19 comments

Hero Shooters and You - The Birth of a Genre

They say April showers bring May flowers, but it seems the gaming industry has not seen fit to follow that particular proverb. What we're getting is a downpour of hero shooters in May and the forecast doesn't look to be clearing up any time soon. 2016 will see the beginning of a brand new genre for

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 69 comments

TA PAX East Roundup - Part One

For many, many years, if gamers wanted to get to a convention that covered gaming, they would have to be a member of a media outlet to gain access to E3. Thankfully for the majority of gamers who don't have that designation, the folks at Penny Arcade saw it fit to launch the Penny Arcade Expo, or PA

Posted 5 months ago by Michelle Balsan, 19 comments

Battleborn Gets a Launch Trailer Ahead of Release

Gearbox released a launch trailer today to celebrate its upcoming MOBA and hero shooter Battleborn. In the game's single player mode, players will fight to save the universe from villians who takes whole stars (yes, whole stars). The multiplayer revolves around traditional MOBA mechanics across mult

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

Battleborn Shows Off Deande Gameplay

As we approach the release for Battleborn, Gearbox is continuing to put out videos to show how some of their characters handle in the game. This time StealthShampoo and DB Sinclair are walking Deande, a Jennerit attacker, through one of the story missions. Deande is an aggressive character that exce

Posted 6 months ago by Devin McIntyre, 5 comments

Battleborn Beta Recap and New Motion Comic

With the close of the Battleborn beta last Monday, Gearbox has unleashed an infographic detailing many interesting stats on what the community achieved during the weekend. Perhaps the most important takeaway is that the community managed to unlock three exclusive golden skins for everyone to use whe

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Post-Beta Battleborn Gameplay

With the closing of the Battleborn beta, Gearbox has released a new gameplay video to the official Youtube channel. Those interested can take a look at Montana. He's a tough guy with a huge minigun and a big heart. Check out the video below to watch Montana as he fights in a game of Meltdown on a ma

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 17 comments

Pre-Load Battleborn's Open Beta Right Now

There's been plenty of coverage so far for Gearbox Software's upcoming hero-filled first person shooter Battleborn, and gamers will finally be able to try the Beta version of the title next week. Ahead of the Beta, Gearbox has released two new videos. The first video gives plenty of info for those w

Posted 6 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

XBL Content Roundup: April 8th, 2016

link hidden Pre-Orders Battleborn PreOrder Size: 19.7 GB Price: US$59.99 / £49.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95 / ¥7,538 Release date: May 3rd worldwide Friends and foes alike will know you were one of the first to take up arms with the Ba

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 38 comments

Battleborn Looks at Attikus' Skills

A new skills overview video has been released showcasing another character and his abilities in Gearbox Software's upcoming Battleborn. Attikus is showcased in the overview video that also includes a brief description of the hero and his history: A born leader arisen from within the ra

Posted 7 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Battleborn Beta Dated

Gearbox has given us some information as well as a solid date for the Battleborn open beta. The beta will include 25 playable characters, seven of which are unlocked right away, and the rest who can be unlocked through progression. You will be able to take these characters through two story missions

Posted 7 months ago by Devin McIntyre, 15 comments

Battleborn Unloads Tons of New Info

Gearbox's next foray into crazy characters and outlandish weapons is Battleborn. Those of you who are eager to play will be happy to know the game has gone gold and a beta is on the way. It looks like one delay was enough, as the game will arrive on May 3rd. With that news today comes an in-depth lo

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

Battleborn Multiple Character Gameplay Videos

A new set of gameplay videos has emerged from the hero-filled Battleborn from developer Gearbox Software as Shane & Aurox, El Dragón and Kleese are put through their paces in some Let's Play action. Creative director Randy Varnell, hosts the co-op action with DB Sinclair in the first video showcasin

Posted 7 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Battleborn Whiskey Foxtrot Gameplay

We recently covered a set of screens alongside a Let's Play gameplay video of Kelvin in Gearbox Software's upcoming Battleborn. In the screens, we saw one of the 25 playable heroes Whiskey Foxtrot. In this newly released Let's Play video, Whiskey is the under spotlight as StealthShampoo takes contro

Posted 7 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Battleborn Kelvin Gameplay Video and Screens

Kelvin is one of the 25 unique heroes players will get to take control of in Gearbox Software's upcoming Battleborn. In this newly released Let's Play video, creative director Randy Varnell, pairs up with DB Sinclair to showcase the ice golem Kelvin. Packed with vicious melee attacks including an ic

Posted 8 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Trio of Battleborn Videos Preview Three Characters

Gearbox is moving on from their acclaimed Borderlands series to introduce an all-new fast paced multiplayer shooter, Battleborn. You've probably heard of it by now. The colorful battlfields and mix of cutely psychotic characters are certainly reminiscent of the studio's time on Pandora, but Battlebo

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 2 comments

Two New Battleborn Videos

We've already seen plenty of Ghalt and Deande from Gearbox's Battleborn. In these two new videos that have been released, we get a more focused look at each character's skills. First up is the "First Battleborn", Ghalt. link hidden Next we have

Posted 8 months ago by Andy Mills, 6 comments

Battleborn Unveils Two New Characters

As we move closer to the release date of Battleborn, developer Gearbox continues to release new heroes, inching their way closer to the 25 that are expected at launch. Today we are introduced to two

Posted 8 months ago by Devin McIntyre, 3 comments

Battleborn Character Highlight Videos Released

We were recently introduced to Ghalt and Deande, two characters from Gearbox Software's upcoming first person shooter Battleborn, in the form of several screens. The same two characters shine under t

Posted 9 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Battleborn Introduces Ghalt and Deande

Gearbox Software's upcoming FPS Battleborn can't be accused of having a small roster of playable heroes; the title will boast an impressive 25 heroes when it launches later this year. In previous mon

Posted 9 months ago by Lexley Ford, 2 comments

Take-Two Delays Battleborn

Take-Two Interactive, owners of publishers Rockstar Games and 2K Games, have released "stonger-than-expected-results" from their Fiscal Second Quarter 2016 report. Despite positive figures and highli

Posted 11 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 14 comments

Battleborn Multiplayer Reveal Trailer

Gearbox gave us some more information along with a quick look into the competitive multiplayer action for their upcoming first person shooter, Battleborn. The multiplayer portion of the game will fea

Posted 1 year ago by Devin McIntyre, 7 comments

Battleborn Releases Five Q&A Videos

With questions flying in from its Twitter and Facebook pages, game developer Gearbox Software has taken to YouTube to unleash five new videos, all of which answer community-provided questions on its

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 7 comments

Battleborn Introduces Lothar Rendain

Publisher 2K has released a video for Gearbox's Battleborn, their upcoming FPS with MOBA elements peppered in. The video is an address from the game's big bad, Lord Commander Lothar Rendai, to the 25

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 8 comments

Gamescom Day 2 Podcast

We're back from Gamescom 2015, and what a great time we had! Here's the thoughts of TrueAchievement, WebChimp UK and Doomful on Day 2, when we got to see and/or play the following massive titles: Sta

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 15 comments

Battleborn Takes Up Arms Next February

With a vibrant color palette, a cast of over-the-top characters, and a wealth of weaponry, it wouldn't be hard to confuse Gearbox's next IP, Battleborn, with their previous work. The studio doesn't w

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

Battleborn E3 Gameplay & Gearbox Interview

Two new videos have been released for Gearbox Software's upcoming first person shooter Battleborn. The first video contains gameplay fresh from this year's E3 event and showcases what E3 attendees go

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments