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The Borderlands movie plot will be different from the games

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 6 April 2021 16:20 GMT It looks like the Borderlands movie will have a storyline different from the games.This is according to Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford, who broke the news about the Borderlands movie on Twitter.“The Borderlands Cinematic Universe is not identical to the Borderlands Videogame Universe,” said Pitchford. “We are authentic to characters, tone and style, but allow for independent storylines.“The mediums are not the same, so the content should not be bound to the same rules.”According to the plot released by Liongate over the weekend, Lilith will be returning to her home planet of…

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Marvel’s Avengers and Borderlands 3 headline April’s PlayStation Now offerings

By Dom Peppiatt, Tuesday, 6 April 2021 11:17 GMT Sony has announced April 2021’s PlayStation Now games, and Marvel’s Avengers and Borderlands 3 headline the titles that you’ll be able to download this month.If you haven’t tried out the superhero-fueled cooperative action of Marvel’s Avengers just yet, but you’re keen to put Square Enix’s curious action title through its paces, you’re in luck – PlayStation Now subscribers can download and play the full title until July 5.If you prefer looter shooters, though, you can opt to try out Gearbox Software’s Borderlands 3 instead, which will be available on the service…

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Jack Black joins the Borderlands movie cast as Claptrap

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 11 February 2021 20:42 GMT Jack Black has joined the cast of the Borderlands movie and will lend his voice to Claptrap.News of Black joining the Borderlands movie cast comes on the heels of the Jamie Lee Curtis announcement. Curtis will play the archeologist Tannis, who might know where a vault “filled with alien weapon technology” is located, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Also starring in the movie is actor and comedian Kevin Hart who will portray Roland, ad Cate Blanchett is set to star as Lilith.Eli Roth is directing the Borderlands movie, and it is being…

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Tales from the Borderlands will return to storefronts next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 10 February 2021 17:39 GMT Tales from the Borderlands will return to storefronts next week.The official Borderlands Twitter account revealed today that on February 17, Tales from the Borderlands will once again be for sale on digital storefronts.Set between Borderlands 2 and 3, the game is a five-part episodic game series that follows the stories of Rhys and Fiona.Developed by Telltale Games, you will venture across Pandora after the events seen in Borderlands 2, playing as the aforementioned characters.“Thrown together as unwilling partners in an adventure to recover cash they both think is theirs, their journey…

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Embracer acquisition will let Gearbox take risks

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 5 February 2021 16:54 GMT Wait, wasn’t Battleborn a risk?Borderlands maker Gearbox says that its recent acquisition by Embracer Group allows it to take most risks.That’s according to studio founder Randy Pitchford, who told GamesBeat that the company is now able to pursue more out-there ideas. The exec said before that Gearbox would have to convince a publisher or third-party to help out with its ideas.“We have so many new IP concepts that are in our incubator, that are ready to explode,” Pitchford said.“We could wait for the right publishing partner who’s willing to make a…

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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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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,…