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A New Tales From the Borderlands Game Has Been Announced

It feels like there have been more sequels to Telltale games announced since Telltale closed than there were when Telltale was actually alive, but my heart fluttered a little with this one. Announced at the Gearbox panel at PAX East, currently ongoing in Boston, a sequel to the seminal Tales From…

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Gearbox Opening New Studio Based in Montreal

Gearbox is expanding into a new studio based in Montreal. The Borderlands developer’s official website doesn’t say much about what the Montreal division is up to, but it does have several job listings to help grow its ranks. The listing for a gameplay programmer position specifically asks for experience working on…

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Embracer Group Acquires Gearbox, 2K Will Still Publish Borderlands

Embracer Group, the parent company of THQ Nordic, has acquired a pretty sizable new asset: Gearbox. The Borderlands developer and Godfall publisher will become Embracer Group’s seventh wholly owned subsidiary as part of a $1.3 billion buyout. It’s not quite Microsoft buying Bethesda numbers (which was around $7.5 billion for the company…

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Gearbox Sues ‘Shitheads’ at 3D Realms Over Ongoing Duke Nukem Drama

Last September, you may remember when 90s video game composer Robert “Bobby” Prince sued Gearbox Software and Valve over the sale of Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour, which contained his music from the original game that, allegedly, Gearbox hadn’t bothered to license. (You may not actually remember last…

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Fanbyte Morning News April 1, 2020

Here’s your audio roundup for this morning’s news! Direct link here or use the embed below. You can find our Morning, Evening, and Sunday edition short podcasts on the Fanbyte FM feed of your favorite podcatcher.

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Duke Nukem 3D Composer Sues Gearbox, Valve for Unlicensed Music Sales

Bobby Prince, a composer/sound designer responsible for many iconic early-90s midi jams, has filed a lawsuit against Gearbox Software, Gearbox Publishing, Valve Corporation, and Mr. Randy “Where’d I Leave My Thumb Drive” Pitchford himself, claiming that Gearbox et al. have been selling Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour without…

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