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Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford had previously promised special bonuses and royalties to the company, but recently told workers that they wouldn't actually be getting them – at least, in the scope they were originally promised. Credit: 2K Games Employees are still going to get their hands on smaller bonuses in the form of checks, but this is[...]
The Worst Thing About Borderlands 3 is Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford
While its often easy to separate game devs from their work by virtue of games being major collaborative efforts, there are some developers whose names are nearly synonymous with their games. Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford is not one of those developers However, every time I think of Borderlands 3, all my brain brings up is the latest[...]
Former Claptrap Voice Actor David Eddings Claims Gearbox CEO "Rage Fired" Him
In a new interview with Newsweek, former Borderlands voice actor David Eddings, who was the voice behind the series' mascot Claptrap, discussed his complicated relationship with Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford Eddings recently revealed that he would not be returning to Borderlands 3, which sparked comments from Pitchford, alleging that Eddings was "bitter and disgruntled." Eddings hit back at Pitchford, citing[...]
Borderlands Voice Actor Not Returning Due To Pay Issues
credit//Gearbox Software The original voice actor for Borderlands' Claptrap, David Eddings, is not returning for the highly-anticipated sequel According to Eddings, that has to do with how much he was going to be paid, or rather, how little Yesterday, Borderlands dev studio Gearbox Software's CEO Randy Pitchford responded to Eddings' commentary, saying the voice actor was "bitter and[...]
Valve has Corrected Borderlands Steam Review Bombings
credit//Gearbox As one of their major promises last month, Valve swore to remove negative off-topic reviews from Steam, so users could no longer "review bomb" a game Friday saw the first of Valve's efforts to curb review bombs by clearing thousands of reviews off of the Borderlands series. Gearbox's landmark franchise came under fire by fans when[...]
Borderlands 3 Won't Have Co-Op Players Fighting Over Loot
Credit:// Gearbox Software In a new post on the PlayStation Blog, Gearbox Software shared some new details on Borderlands 3 after the game was revealed at PAX East last weekend While the blog post doesn't give us a ton of hard informtation on the game, it does go into detail on the game's co-op mode and some snazzy[...]
Gearbox Teasing Another Release That Could Be One of Two Games
Gearbox Software has basically decided to toy with your emotions going into PAX East as the company teased another game reveal, but gave two options The company posted a new image today on their official Twitter account, showing off two familiar IPs int he form of Bulletstorm and Duke Nukem, but gave absolutely no indication[...]
Gearbox Eludes to a Borderlands Announcement at PAX East
Fans of the Borderlands series are working themselves into a frenzy this week over a single social media post from Gearbox pointing to PAX East The company posted this tweet yesterday, showing off a roadsign for Boston on March 28th, the first day of PAX East in Boston, in the Borderlands art style, pretty much[...]
Former Gearbox Lawyer Accuses CEO Randy Pitchford of Child Porn Possession
  The CEO of Gearbox Publishing, Randy Pitchford, and former General Counsel, Wade Callender, are suing each other for violating their legal duties to the company The suits include wild accusations on both sides, including Callender's allegation that Pitchford received a secret bonus from publisher Take-Two Interactive as an advance on his profits from Borderlands. Kotaku's report includes the full text[...]
That 'Duke Nukem' Movie Gains 'Assassin's Creed' Producer
It's been almost a full year since we've heard anything new about that Duke Nukem movie, which may or may not be starring John Cena, but as of today, there is at least some movement for the film. According to Variety, Assassin's Creed producer Jean-Julien Baronnet has been brought on by Gearbox to adapt the classic game title into a feature[...]
Earthfall Will Release for PC and Consoles this July
In addition to the digital release on all platforms, the game will also get a physical release thanks to Gearbox Publishing at retail stors for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game. PC players will simply have to content themselves with the digital sales on Steam. The game will release with two editions available, the[...]
Borderlands
Gearbox head Randy Pitchford has, in a rather roundabout way, seemingly suggested that Borderlands 3 won't be at E3 2018, despite store listings suggesting otherwise. Borderlands 3 was one of the game's supposedly leaked with the Walmart Canada listing debacle the other week With the reveal of Rage 2 prior to E3 giving that all a bit of credence,[...]
Gearbox Denies Rumors That Borderlands 3 is an Xbox Exclusive
Rectify Gaming has sort of been the primary rallying voice behind the idea that Borderlands 3 is an Xbox exclusive and that Gearbox has already signed a deal with Microsoft over marketing rights Turns out, that's not the case at all The company's CEO Randy Pitchford hit up a few people on Twitter who were verbally[...]