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Game blogger turned game developer: Five things I didn't get about making video games

Before I joined Gearbox Software, I worked at Destructoid as a features editor, highlighting indie games and spewing vitriol at big-budget games I didn't like. I played their games, I found them wanting, and I felt like I had a pretty good idea of where and why things had gone wrong. I may not have ever made a game myself but I basically knew what game development was about, right? Wrong. It turns out there were a shitload of things I didn't know about.

Weekend game deals: Borderlands 2 $7, XCOM $9, Tomb Raider $12

Assuming Steam's summer sale didn't exhaust your gaming fund, there are plenty of deals to take advantage of this weekend, including 75% off Saints Row: The Third, Mass Effect 3, Crysis, Dragon Age, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Max Payne 3, LA Noire, Borderlands 2, XCOM and Tomb Raider...

Weekend game deals: Dishonored $24, Borderlands 2 $20

Valve is celebrating conventions such as PAX East and the Independent Games Festival with a promotion that offers various discounts across Steam's indie catalog, much of which is reduced by 50% or more. In addition to the indie event, Steam…

Weekend game deals: 50% off Torchlight II, Borderlands 2, Hitman

It's increasingly evident that Christmas is less than two weeks away, as several digital distributors have discounted dozens of titles for the holidays. Steam's year-end event hasn't kicked off yet, though it has bargains on Crysis titles and a handful of Tripwire games. Elsewhere...

Borderlands 2 GPU & CPU Performance Test

Borderlands 2 succeeds at building on the foundation laid three years ago, delivering an improved menu system, revamped skill trees, new characters, more weapons, smarter foes, and the same addictive loot-driven co-op first-person shooter action. As exciting as all of that may be, we're more interested in seeing how the game runs on the finest PC hardware from Intel, AMD and Nvidia.

Built on a highly modified version of Unreal Engine 3, the game only uses DirectX 9, opting to exclude the engine's DirectX 11 support. It's worth mentioning that Borderlands 2 is a "The Way It's Meant to be Played" title, supporting many Nvidia features such as PhysX and 3D Vision Surround. Let's get down to business...