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Borderlands 3 isn't in development at Gearbox

Fans of Gearbox Software's critically-acclaimed Borderlands series may be disappointed to hear that the studio isn't currently working on Borderlands 3. Speaking to Polygon, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford said that "we have more to do in the franchise, but no…

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: 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...

Highlight Reel: The Best PC Game Mods of 2012

They are, beyond control schemes and visuals, the single best reason to play games on a PC. Mods can, at their laziest, tweak a game so its settings or features behave more to your liking. At their most ambitious, they can transform your entire experience, leaving you with something that feels like an all-new game.

This year was a big one for PC mods, with two - DayZ and Black Mesa - rivalling commercial products for public awareness and, perhaps more importantly, quality. But they weren't the only great mods released this year, here's a shortlist of the best mods released during 2012.

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...