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Borderlands 3 players can now participate in the Golden Path Mini-Event

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 19 November 2020 20:14 GMT A new mini-event in Borderlands 3 has kicked off. From November 19 through December 3, Borderlands 3 players will get Legendary item rewards for completing select campaign missions during the free Golden Path Mini-Event. You will be able to acquire the Lyuda Legendary Vladof Sniper Rifle, Handsome Jackhammer Legendary Hyperion SMG, Nemesis Legendary Dahl Pistol, Hellwalker Legendary Jakobs Shotgun, and more.During the event, select missions in the main story campaign guarantee Legendary rewards. It’s worth noting the buff does not apply to optional side missions or any missions in campaign add-ons….

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Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition, Arms Race gameplay, Final Form Cosmetics revealed

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 29 October 2020 20:04 GMT Gearbox Software has announced Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition along with Arms Race coming with the second season pass.The Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition includes the base game, all add-ons, and the Multiverse Final Form cosmetics pack. This also includes both seasons passes, as the second one includes Designer’s Cut and Director’s Cut. Designer’s Cut add-on includes Arms Races which can also be purchased separately from the Season Pass.Arms Race offers a roguelike experience that’s “fast-paced, challenging, and consistently remixed” by randomized elements. In it, you are stripped of all your gear, passive…

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Borderlands 3 event Bloody Harvest returns in time for Halloween

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 8 October 2020 17:53 GMT Just in time for Halloween, the annual Bloody Harvest in-game event returns to Borderlands 3.Borderlands 3 players can once again participate in the limited-time seasonal event Bloody Harvest.The event kicks off today and runs until November 5.Once again, you will face off against Captain Haunt and his minions to earn rare rewards only available during Bloody Harvest.Maurice will give you a mission to collect Hecktoplasm from the ghosts that spawn after you kill haunted enemies. Once enough Hecktoplasm is collected, Maurice will open up a portal to Heck.The loot you collect…

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NBA 2K21 PS5 vs PS4 comparison shows massive leap in visuals

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 7 October 2020 09:12 GMT The PS5 and Xbox Series X version of NBA 2K21 looks to be quite the graphical showcase.2K Games released a first-look at NBA 2K21 gameplay captured on PS5 this week. The footage looked stunning, much in the same way PS4’s gameplay debut did back in 2013.According to Visual Concepts, the next-gen version features updated lighting, textures, physics and new animations for player movement and impact. More than the visual quality on display, the PS5 footage looks much more alive thanks to unique AI interactions. The developer says there are over 150…

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Have You Played… Borderlands 2?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. The Borderlands series is aesthetically and tonally consistent. Borderlands 2 has the same exact mood as its predecessor, and its sequel, and whatever you’d call Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in that scheme of reference. It’s one of those series where even though there’s only four main installments (admittedly with near-infinite DLC), it becomes very difficult to remember which particular bits or characters appeared in which games, without spending time thinking about it. (more…)

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Have you played… Sid Meier’s Civilization VI?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. “Just one more turn.” For all that the phrase is most commonly attributed to the Civilization franchise, I’ve never really experienced that feeling with the games. Whenever I’ve wanted to pack the game in and continue another day, I’m able to do so. If the phrase were instead “Just one more game,” then that would much more accurately capture the influence Civilization VI in particular exerts over me. I’ve probably played through as many early-games in Civ VI as I’ve played…

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Borderlands 3 coming to next-gen, new Vault Hunter skill trees, additional DLC, four-player local co-op, more

Borderlands 3 is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X.During PAX Online today, Gearbox Software and 2K confirmed full next-gen support for Borderlands 3.Confirmation that Borderlands 3 is coming to both Xbox Series X and PS5 shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering the studio developed the game using Unreal Engine because it’s compatible with next-gen.If you already own the current-gen version of the game on Xbox One and you’re playing on Xbox Series X, you’ll receive a free upgrade to the Xbox Series X version. And if you own the game on PS4, you’ll receive a free upgrade to the…

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Borderlands 3: Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck – Signal to Noise Benediction to Pain Crew Challenge

By Lauren Aitken, Friday, 11 September 2020 12:55 GMT Borderlands 3: Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck comes with an all-new Crew Challenge, so let’s take a look at how to complete the final section. By now, you’ll have visited the Crimson Castle and Sapphire’s Run, and will have found six probes for the Signal to Noise Crew Challenge. The last area you’ll visit for this challenge is the Benediction to Pain location where there are another three probes to find to complete Krieg’s mysterious riddle.As always, these probes are slightly off the beaten track, so keep an ear out…

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Mafia: Definitive Edition trailer showcases the city of Lost Heaven

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 3 September 2020 20:36 GMT This new Mafia: Definitive Edition trailer showcases the game’s setting, Lost Heaven, a prohibition-era Midwestern city.In Mafia: Definitive Edition, you live the life of a gangster named Tommy Angelo and go on a journey through Lost Heaven’s criminal underworld. Mafia: Definitive Edition is a built from the ground-up remake of the original Mafia, and it releases on September 25. The remake features an updated script with new dialogue, expanded backstories, and additional cutscenes. You will also find new gameplay sequences and features, cinematics, a re-recorded orchestral score, and other enhancements. Mafia:…

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NBA 2K21 demo out now, includes four playable teams

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 25 August 2020 15:27 GMT A demo for NBA 2K21 on current-generation consoles is now available.NBA 2K21 has a demo available for PS4, Switch, and Xbox One and it includes four playable teams.You’ll be able to give Kobe Bryant and the All-Time Lakers a try, Bill Russell and the All-Time Celtics, or as Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kawhi Leonard with the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers.The demo offers the opportunity to try out new improvements to the Pro Stick, redesigned shooting system, and various other upgrades and improvements.Additionally, the demo also includes the MyPLAYER Builder. Here…

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Borderlands 3’s final DLC, Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck, is coming September 10

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 25 August 2020 15:00 GMT Borderlands 3’s final DLC is a mystery no more.As promised, Gearbox has today officially unveiled Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck, the fourth campaign add-on for Boderlands 3. The DLC arrives September 10 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.Psycho Krieg explores what makes the game’s crazed psychos so ridiculously bloodthirsty. The story takes place inside the mind of famed psycho Krieg, as scientist Patricia Tannis believes they have been driven mad by the knowledge of a place called Vaulthalla. The DLC’s unusual setting promises to be completely different from the game’s…

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NBA 2K21 MyTeam progression will carry over to next-gen consoles

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 22 August 2020 17:09 GMT NBA 2K21 MyTEAM current-gen progression and collection will carry over to next-gen systems.2K has announced that NBA 2K21 MyTEAM current gen-progression will carry over to next-gen consoles included in the same family of systems.This means all progress made in MyTEAM can be carried over from PS4 to PS5 and Xbox One to Xbox Series X. This also includes VC, pulled cards, and Tokens.Seasons, which are new to the series, will bring new content and new ways to play MyTEAM all year long and is free to participate in.Alongside news of the…

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Borderlands 3’s next DLC teased with a look at Krieg

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 20 August 2020 20:56 GMT Check out this Borderlands 3 DLC teaser starring our man Krieg.The fourth campaign DLC for Borderlands 3 won’t be revealed until next week, but until then, we have a teaser to hold us over. And look who it stars – Krieg from Borderlands 2. No further information was provided with the teaser, just that all will come to light on August 25. This will be the latest DLC as part of the Borderlands 3 Season Pass. It follows the release of Moxxi’s Heist on the Handsome Jackpot, Guns, Love, and Tentacles,…

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WWE 2K Battlegrounds will feature a variety of game modes

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 12 August 2020 17:47 GMT The different game modes in WWE 2K Battlegrounds have been detailed, and they range from campaign to a challenge mode.Arcade-style brawler WWE 2K Battlegrounds is out on September 18 and it will contain a variety of gameplay modes for all your wrestling needs.You can find details on each game mode below straight from 2K Games, as well as in the trailer starring WWE’s Paul Heyman. Campaign Mode: Throw down in this single-player story mode told through a comic art style as you add to your stable of WWE Superstars to overcome the next…

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Borderlands 3 free weekend is live on Steam, PS4 and Xbox One

Everyone can play Borderlands 3 completely free for the next few days.Those on the fence about Borderlands 3 can try out the game as part of its free weekend, which is already live on (almost) all platforms. The offer is available on Steam, PS4, Xbox One and even Stadia – but not on the Epic Games Store.Though they all kicked off yesterday, each platform’s free weekend ends on a different day/at different times. Check out how it all breaks down below: Steam: free weekend ends Wednesday, August 12 at 10am PT, 1pm ET, 6pm UK. PS4: free weekend ends Sunday,…