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Amazon Prime Day deals include recent games, Xbox One bundles

Today marks Amazon's second annual Prime Day, which means if you are a member of the retailer's subscription service, you've got a limited time to pick up some pretty sweet deals. Keep in mind...

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Battleborn brings in microtransactions tomorrow

Battleborn, the hero-shooter from Gearbox that launched at the beginning of May, will introduce microtransactions tomorrow. The game will also begin selling virtual currency in lots ranging from...

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Battleborn writer departs Gearbox Software

Aaron Linde, lead writer of Battleborn, has left Gearbox Software. Linde tweeted that today would be his last at the Texas-based studio, where he'd worked since 2013. "Tomorrow's my last day at...

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Battleborn cuts price and rolls out a new character as Overwatch launches

Battleborn introduced a new character and cut its price by $20, perhaps not coincidentally on the same day rival Overwatch launched. Both are colorful first-person shooters with several...

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Battleborn review

Battleborn is one of developer Gearbox Software's biggest investments of time and money ever. Packed with heroes and powered by the mechanics of a first-person shooter, Battleborn is an amalgam...

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Where is Polygon's Battleborn review?

As of 1 p.m. ET today, the review embargo for Battleborn has lifted. So where is our review? Unfortunately, it's not ready and won't be until later this week or possibly even next. On Monday of...

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Battleborn launch trailer brings the shooter-y-ing

Due out May 3, Battleborn is Borderlands' creator Gearbox Software's biggest investment to date: a shooter that is meant to be many things to many people. It's a co-op shooter, a single-player...

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John Romero and Adrian Carmack's new FPS Blackroom is set in a violent world of holographs

John Romero and Adrian Carmack — best known for their work on the revolutionary 1993 first-person shooting game Doom — today revealed a new FPS project, called Blackroom. The onetime co-founders...

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Battleborn is coming to Rock Band 4

The cast of Gearbox Software's hero shooter Battleborn is going to make an appearance in Harmonix's Rock Band 4, developers from Gearbox revealed at their PAX East panel today. Gearbox president...

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Battleborn's open beta starts next month on PS4 first

Starting April 8 at 10 a.m. PT, Battleborn will enter open beta, with PlayStation 4 owners getting access to the game ahead of Windows PC and Xbox One players. After arriving first on PS4, the...