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Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour review: Hero or has-been
3 years ago

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour review: Hero or has-been

It is crazy to think that the original Duke Nukem 3D was released 20 years ago, changing what Duke Nukem would be forever. For those of you who don’t know, …
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Tales from the Borderlands review: Cool story, bro
4 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands review: Cool story, bro

The Borderlands series is pretty good, if you’re the type that likes to repeatedly shoot things in the face while being told butt jokes. Telltale’s games are pretty good, too, as …
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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 5: Vault of the Traveler review: Hype-erion
4 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 5: Vault of the Traveler review: Hype-erion

Now that’s how you do a finale.

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 5: Vault of the Traveler is everything you’d want from an ending, as it’s simultaneously the darkest and most …
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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 4: Escape Plan Bravo review: Final countdown
4 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 4: Escape Plan Bravo review: Final countdown

It’s impossible to talk about Escape Plan Bravo without addressing that scene. I can’t discuss details due to spoilers, but anyone who’s played it will know exactly what I’m talking …
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Tales from the Borderlands episode 3 coming June 23

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Just as the Borderlands fanbase was starting to experience widespread joy puke withdrawals, Telltale Games announced the next episode of Tales from the Borderlands and singlehandedly cured an epidemic. Episode 3: Catch a Ride will continue from the last episode’s cliffhanger, as Rhys and Fiona (plus Handsome Jack) make their daring escape after finding mysterious piece of Atlas technology. With the evil criminal “Queenpin” Vallory now added to the list of maniacs chasing them, the gang’s search for the Vault is only getting more dangerous. Episode 3 will be available on Xbox platforms the week of June 23 for $4.99 or as part of the season pass. Check out some new screenshots after the jump.

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Tales from the Borderlands review hub
5 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands review hub

Don’t miss our reviews of the first two episodes.
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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged review (XBLA)
5 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2: Atlas Mugged review (XBLA)

Tales from the Borderlands: Atlas Mugged developed by Telltale Games and published on Xbox 360 and Xbox One by 2k Games. It was released March 18, 2015 for $4.99. A copy was provided by Telltale for review purposes.

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Atlas Mugged happens to be a big milestone for Telltale Games: this is their 100th episode across all series.

Atlas Mugged shows that Tales from the Borderlands is here to stay by continuing a precedent of uber-awesomeness. It delivers more great performances, more laugh-out-loud moments, more crazy action sequences and more Loaderbot. It’s more Tales from the Borderlands, and boy is that a wonderful thing.

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Tales from the Borderlands: Zer0 Sum review (XBLA)
5 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands: Zer0 Sum review (XBLA)

Have you ever tried chocolate and bacon together? You know how combining those two great things sounds gross, but turns out to be amazing? That’s the first episode of Tales from the Borderlands. It’s chocolate-covered bacon.

Zero Sum proves Telltale’s patented formula has flexibility and that making decisions can be fun instead of torture. The episode is essentially a heist story, told from the perspective of two very different characters. Playing as Rhys and Fiona, you make the decisions as they tell their side of the story. Despite not being gun-wielding tanks, they’re still true Borderlands anti-heroes: likeable scumbags trying to get paid. Getting to tell their stories is a blast; you get dialogue trees full of wit and sarcasm, and some major choices just turn out to be jokes in disguise. Going through the events that brought them together, you get a more intimate look at Pandora; one that is a little more calm with humor more refined. It’s still a Telltale game; you’ll build relationships with the game’s great supporting cast and do some terrible things, but you’ll be smiling all the way through.

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Tales from the Borderlands release dates announced
5 years ago

Tales from the Borderlands release dates announced

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Telltale’s newest series Tales from the Borderlands is coming out soon, and we mean really soon. Last night Telltale tweeted the release dates for the premiere episode, Zer0 Sum, and anxious players don’t have to wait very long. Xbox One users will be able to pick up the game tomorrow, November 26, while Xbox 360 users have to wait an extra week for December 3. The episode will cost $4.99 on either console, and the remaining four episodes can be pre-purchased with the $14.99 season pass.

Tales from the Borderlands takes place after the events of Borderlands 2, and shows what life is like on Pandora for those who aren’t face-shooting vault hunters. The series features two playable characters, Hyperion employee Rhys and con artist Fiona, as they tell the story of their unwilling partnership. Together they must face the dangers of Pandora, from bandits to vault hunters, in order to score the ultimate prize: a vault key. Check out the launch trailer after the jump, we promise it contains no Claptrap.

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SXSW panel reveals Tales from the Borderlands details
6 years ago

SXSW panel reveals Tales from the Borderlands details

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At SXSW last weekend, Telltale and Gearbox held a panel to let loose some details for their upcoming game Tales from the Borderlands. If you feel like you missed out, …
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