The final piece of DLC for Borderlands 2 is now out—the base game was released over one and a half years ago, on September 18, 2012. Even ignoring the extra costumes, BL2 managed to amass quite the hefty amount of DLC packs during that time. I'm interested to see if the new game will get a similar treatment. » 4/16/14 7:00am 4/16/14 7:00am

Gearbox Says They're Not Making Borderlands 3 Now, For Good Reasons

Gearbox boss and former Kotaku guest-writer Randy Pitchford knows people would like a Borderlands 3 someday. He would, too. But the time is not right for Borderlands 3. It's so not the right time for the inevitable mega-sequel that Pitchford's studio isn't even making the game. He swears! » 2/14/14 2:30pm 2/14/14 2:30pm

Borderlands 3: Top 10 Things I’d Like to See

I love Borderlands 2…I know this article seems kind of out-of-nowhere considering the franchise hasn't really been on everyone's tongues lately. But honestly out of all of the games that have come and gone between September 18, 2012 and now, I still find myself consistently diving back in and, most importantly, having… » 1/16/14 6:27pm 1/16/14 6:27pm

RPG Elements Keep Us Playing, For Better And For Worse

You spend time or energy, you gotta get something out of it. Self-improvement. Money, maybe. Experience, at least. This simple idea is so powerful and pervasive that of course games have modeled it—experience points, levels, and skill trees (otherwise known as role-playing game elements) are things that have been… » 10/24/13 8:46pm 10/24/13 8:46pm