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Developers from Gearbox Software and 2K Games, creators of Borderlands 2, will play their game with Xbox LIVE Gold members in a Game with Developers event. They'll be online Friday, September 28 from 6-9 PM ET (3-6 PM PT), so join them for some good old-fashioned shootin' and lootin'.

Send off an invite or friend request to the following gamertags:

  • BL2 Dev1
  • BL2 Dev2
  • BL2 Dev3
  • BL2 Dev4
  • BL2 Dev5
  • BL2 Dev6
  • BL2 GBX Dev7
  • BL2 Dev8

Aliens: Colonial Marines at NYCC

09.28.12 - Chris Faylor

Coming to New York Comic-Con? Don't miss the Aliens: Colonial Marines panel on Saturday, October 13!

Designing the Video Game Sequel to James Cameron's ALIENS - Aliens: Colonial Marines and the Challenges of Scale and Canon

Date: Saturday, October 13
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: 1A07

27 years later, James Cameron’s highly successful sci-fi/horror spectacle ALIENS is getting a canonical sequel – in the form of a video game. Developer Gearbox Software will share insights into the exciting journey that developing Aliens: Colonial Marines has been - from diving deep into the ALIENS canon to updating the legacy and the challenges of telling a new story in a beloved franchise.


Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer

09.17.12 - Chris Faylor


The time is now to take out Handsome Jack. Gather up your friends as you run rampant through the world collecting bazillions of loot and guns in an effort to save Pandora from the evil grips of the Hyperion Corporation.

Borderlands 2 launches in North America on September 18, 2012 and September 21, 2012 internationally.


In the Dallas-Fort Worth area? The Gearbox Software crew will be in attendance at the following locations tonight starting around 10PM to celebrate the launch of Borderlands 2 at midnight, sign copies of the game, and hand out loads of swag:

2201 Preston Road Suite E
Plano, TX 75093

2160 N Coit Road, Ste 150
Richardson, TX 75080

8300 Gaylord Parkway, Suite #3
Frisco, TX 75034

Best Buy
3171 N George Bush Fwy
Garland, TX 75040-2773

2448 W Loop 340, Ste 29
Central Texas Marketplace
Waco, TX 76711


Gaige the Mechromancer

09.11.12 - Chris Faylor

The Mechromancer, a new character class for Borderlands 2, is coming October 16!

Mechromancer class will be FREE to Borderlands 2 Premiere Club members. Borderlands 2 Premiere Club membership is free to customers who pre-order Borderlands 2 with participating retailers. Check for details. Mechromancer class will be released simultaneously for $9.99 or 800 Microsoft Points for customers who are not Premiere Club members.


Gearbox Celebration Weekend

09.10.12 - Chris Faylor
We’ve got big plans for the coming weekend, including the Launch Party for Borderlands 2, and you're invited! Check the below sites for all the necessary details and registration.

A Charitable Celebrity Poker Tournament - Friday, September 14

Come join the (physically attractive) developers at Gearbox Software as well as many (considerably more attractive!) celebrity guests for a night of poker, charity and video game talk to benefit the Videogame History Museum!

Gearbox Software Community Day - Saturday, September 15

Community Day 2012 is your chance to meet the Gearbox Software team and go hands-on with Borderlands 2 and Aliens: Colonial Marines before they're in stores!

Borderlands 2 Launch Party - Saturday, September 15

Celebrate the launch of Borderlands 2 with the Gearbox Software team on the evening of September 15, featuring performances by The Heavy, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Flametrick Subs with special guests Satan's Cheerleaders, and Rudy Coby!

If you can’t make it, don’t miss out! Watch Borderlands 2 gameplay, interviews and panels live from Community Day at on Saturday, September 15 from 11AM - 5PM CT!


Welcome to the new!

09.08.12 - Chris Faylor

We felt like our previous site was getting a bit long in the tooth, so here we are with a completely overhauled Check out our new games section, talent page, visit our stores and sign up as a play tester!

Keep checking back for the latest news on Gearbox Software and our games, and be sure to keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook as well.


We have just updated the Borderlands 2 website with a skill tree builder! Check out the forums for more information.


PAX Prime 2012

09.02.12 - Chris Faylor

We're at PAX Prime with Borderlands 2 and Aliens: Colonial Marines playable on the show floor! In case you aren't able to make it out, here's a look at what we're showing...

If you're out at PAX Prime, be sure to check out Borderlands 2 and Aliens: Colonial Marines early so you can make it to our panel at 4PM on Sunday in Pegasus Theatre!