Borderlands 2 Profile: Maya

30 08 2012

I think that Maya could be one of the biggest suprises for Borderlands 2. Her Phaselock ability could potentially be a co-op player’s dream come true. Freezing your enemies in mid-air while all of your buddies light ’em up.

Gearbox has released Maya’s profile for Borderlands 2, check it out!

Borderlands 2 can’t get here quick enough for me, but you can expect it to hit stores September 18th, 2012.

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Borderlands 2 Profile: Brick

22 08 2012

While not a playable character this time around, Brick will be in Borderlands 2 to assist you in the hunt for Handsome Jack. Check out his profile!

When I first played Brick in the original Borderlands I was a bit skeptical about his abilities. But after he got leveled up, I think he was one of Borderlands best suprise characters.

Notable thing about Brick: He likes puppies.

Aww, how sweet, dont we all?

Borderlands 2 launches this September 18th, 2012. Are you ready for it? I know we are!





Borderlands 2 Profile: Salvador

20 08 2012

With Borderlands 2 less than a month away, Gearbox/2K are keeping the hype up for (probably) the most anticipated co-op title of this year. I can’t wait to see the improvements made from the first game. The skill trees, from what I’ve seen, are going to be a lot more awesome. Which could be a problem as well because there aren’t really any bad choices for any of the characters skill trees. So what to pick? I’ll probably spend as much time debating that as I will looting and shooting!

So here is the official profile for Salvador, the Gunzerker! (click on the picture for a bigger version).

I’d have to say my favorite part of his profile is: “Likes: Shooting Things, Dislikes: Not Shooting Things.”

Well, Salvador…we can’t wait to start shooting things with you and the rest of the vault hunters when Borderlands 2 arrives September 18th, 2012!

 





[ACHIEVEMENTS] Borderlands 2

20 08 2012

Borderlands 2 [50 Achievements/1000 Gamerscore]

(Achievements Could Contain Spoilers)

Challenge Accepted [30]

Completed level 1 of all non-level-specific challenges with a single character

Goliath, Meet David [15]

Allowed a Goliath to level up four times before killing him

Went Five Rounds [25]

Completed Round 5 of any Circle of Slaughter

Not Quite Dead [5]

Reached level 5

Better Than You Were [10]

Reached level 10

Always Improving [25]

Reached level 25

Capped Out…For Now [50]

Reached level 50

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What Is X-COM? Watch This Dev Diary

23 09 2011

It’s been almost 13 years since a new X-COM game came out.  Not to mention 17 years since the first one came out DOS.  Most gamers probably won’t even remember these games (I’m one of those).  So when I read in OXM a few months back that a new X-COM was coming out I didn’t have the first clue what they were talking about.

This new X-COM game, in ways, strays away from the original games such as it’s now a first person shooter instead of the strategy/simulation.  But fear not, many of the series elements will continue on in this new X-COM: such as controlling a team & the fictional energy source called Elerium will make it’s return.

It is being developed by 2K Marin which had it’s hand in Bioshock 2.  Although Bioshock 2 didn’t receive as much glory as it’s predecessor (how could you top Bioshock anyways) I expect this game is in good hands.

So what do you all think about X-COM? 

X-COM is expected to release March 6th, 2012.





PAX 2008 Attendee List

26 06 2008

With E3 submerging into a smaller conference that what it used to be, it seems that the PAX, a.k.a. Penny Arcade Expo, will attempt to take it’s place.

Here is the list of developers, publishers, and various other companies that will be attending:

    – 1up.com
    – 2K Games
    – Activision
    – Antec, Inc.
    – Astro Gaming
    -The Behemoth
    – Bethesda
    – Bioware
    – Blizzard
    – Brawndo
    – Bungie
    – CCP/Whitewolf
    – CDV
    – clubNAMCO.com
    – Cogswell Polytechnical College
    – Cryptic Studios
    – D3P
    – Destineer
    – Dolby
    – EA Mythic
    – ECA (Entertainment Consumer’s Association)
    – Electronic Arts
    – Fantasy Flight Games
    – Flying Frog Productions
    – Flying Lab Software
    – Foundation 9 Entertainment
    – Game Publishers Association
    – Gamecock
    – GameTrailers
    – Garage Games
    – Guildhall at SMU
    – Harmonix
    – Hothead Games
    – Hudson
    – Indiecade
    – Intel
    – ITT Tech
    – Klei Entertainment
    – Media-blasters NYC
    – Mega64
    – Meteor Games
    – Microsoft XNA
    – Microsoft
    – Midway
    – Namco Bandai
    – NCsoft
    – Nintendo
    – Nokia
    – Patriot Memory
    – Pegasus Publishing
    – Pink Godzilla
    – Plantronics
    – Privateer Press
    – Razer
    – Rockstar
    – Roosterteeth.com
    – Sierra/Vivendi
    – Sony
    – SouthPeak Games
    – Stardock
    – Sumo Lounge
    – Telltale
    – THQ
    – Tinderbox Entertainment
    – Tritton Technologies
    – Turbine
    – Ubisoft
    – Udon Entertainment / Oni Press
    – Upper Deck
    – Vivox
    – Wizards of the Coast
    – Zenimax

And, naturally, here’s the list of the ones NOT attending:

    – Valve
    – Sega
    – Konami
    – Lucas Arts
    – WB Games
    – Monolith Studios
    – Eidos
    – Codemasters
    – Capcom