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Borderlands 2 Claptrap Gets a Deluxe Figure from McFarlane Toys

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 […]

Gearbox CEO Says That He Lost $10-$15 Million On Aliens: Colonial Marines

Gearbox CEO Says That He Lost $10-$15 Million On Aliens: Colonial Marines

Gearbox CEO, Randy Pitchford got a lot of flack when Aliens: Colonial Marines came out. The drama as to why is long and spans several sources, but as a summary, people were disappointed in the game and due to pre-release advertising showing 'better' graphics than what it shipped with, people thought they had been lied […]

Gearbox Looking To Partner With Another Developer For More Duke Nukem

Gearbox Looking To Partner With Another Developer For More Duke Nukem

Duke Nukem Forever was a bit of a mess. The game was in production for 10 years with 3D Realms before Gearbox Software picked up the rights to the IP and put the game out to large scale derision. That doesn't mean the franchise is dead though according to Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, who was talking […]

A History of Vileness: The Problem With Licensed Video Games

A History of Vileness: The Problem With Licensed Video Games

the Extra Terrestrial, the game many believe was the tipping point in the video games crash of the 1980's.  E.T. was at the time was the one of the world’s biggest franchises, Steven Spielberg was super-hot having just come off Indiana Jones and his next project was highly anticipated. Spielberg and the studio executives were no fools and knew they could make money[...]