Behind the scenes with Borderlands 2 DLC

Borderlands 2 isn’t content with the idea of being ‘just another shooter.’ A little bit Doom and a little bit Diablo, Gearbox Software’s “looter shooter” series marries fast-paced run-and-gun action with the ever-dangling carrot of sweet, sweet loot. All bundled together in a package that up to four players can work together in. We paid a visit to Gearbox’s Texas home to get a sense of what makes the series tick. Read on for interviews, design documents, and forward looks at where Borderlands came from and what’s to come for the wildly popular series.

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Exclusive: Upcoming ‘Borderlands 2’ DLC powers you up and sends you hunting for heads

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SXSW comes to Pandora with hints of a brand new playable character for Borderlands 2

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