News items tagged with 2k games

Borderlands 3 Teased at GDC 2017

Borderlands 3 Teased at GDC 2017

Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford had a surprise in store when he took the stage at GDC today during Epic’s Unreal Engine panel....

By Jason Gallagher on 02 March 2017
BioShock Creator Reveals New Game Development Studio

BioShock Creator Reveals New Game Development Studio

It’s been a while since fans have heard any news from Ken Levine and his small team of developers after their unfortunate downsizing. After three years, Levine’s new studio has officially been reveale...

By Derek Nichols on 24 February 2017
Civilization 6 DLC Adds Australia

Civilization 6 DLC Adds Australia

The video game developer Firaxis Games introduces the second round of DLC for its turn-based strategy title, Civilization 6, which adds Australia to the game. With Civilization 6 being a ma...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 February 2017
Mafia 3 Reveals Story DLC Plans

Mafia 3 Reveals Story DLC Plans

The video game developer Hangar 13 puts out official details regarding the plans for forthcoming story expansions in its open world crime title, Mafia 3. With Mafia 3 having had its launch...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 February 2017
Borderlands 3 Message Hidden in Gearbox's Battleborn

Borderlands 3 Message Hidden in Gearbox's Battleborn

Battleborn fans discover morse code hidden in the game’s latest DLC that seems to be a message teasing the plot and setting of the upcoming Borderlands 3.

By Dalton Cooper on 30 December 2016
BioShock Trilogy Added to XB1 Backward Compatibility

BioShock Trilogy Added to XB1 Backward Compatibility

Microsoft makes each title in 2K and Irrational Games’ BioShock trilogy available on Xbox One by way of the platform’s backward compatibility program. It’s no secret that Microsoft’s decisi...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 December 2016
Prey Gameplay Trailer Revealed at The Game Awards

Prey Gameplay Trailer Revealed at The Game Awards

At the Game Awards 2016, developer Arkane Studios reveals a new trailer for the first-person action game, Prey, revealing new gameplay elements for the game. As expected, the Game Awards 20...

By Boston Blake on 29 November 2016
Mafia 3 Review Roundup: Not A Guaranteed Hit

Mafia 3 Review Roundup: Not A Guaranteed Hit

The reviews for Mafia 3 arrive, revealing a marked split in between the quality of both the setting and narrative, and the quality of the gameplay itself. Gamers were understandably concern...

By John Jacques on 25 October 2016
NBA 2K17 is September's Best-Selling Game

NBA 2K17 is September's Best-Selling Game

A spate of sports games dominate the NPD Group’s September game sales charts for 2016, with 2K Sports’ basketball title NBA 2K17 taking the number one spot. As evidenced by recent findings...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 October 2016
Mafia 3 Launch Trailer Arrives

Mafia 3 Launch Trailer Arrives

Hangar 13 and 2K unleash the launch trailer for the highly anticipated Mafia 3, navigating the game’s New Orleans setting and showing off its seedy underbelly. Mafia 3 is one of the most su...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 October 2016
Enter Game Rant's Mafia 3 Giveaway!

Enter Game Rant's Mafia 3 Giveaway!

Game Rant is giving away four PC keys for Mafia 3, the open world action game about a Vietnam vet looking to destroy organized crime in 1968 New Bordeaux. Game Rant is back with another giv...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 October 2016
Westworld Is Influenced by BioShock and GTA

Westworld Is Influenced by BioShock and GTA

The makers of the HBO television series Westworld cite the Grand Theft Auto and BioShock franchises as some of the influences behind the show’s creation. Considering the themes and motifs a...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 September 2016
Mafia 3 Trailer Shows Off Lincoln Clay's Combat Skills

Mafia 3 Trailer Shows Off Lincoln Clay's Combat Skills

Mafia 3 releases a new trailer showing off all of the ways players will be able to take control of the battlefield through stealth, brutal combat, and a variety of weapons. With just about...

By Derek Nichols on 29 September 2016
BioShock: The Collection Guide - Where to Find the Golden Reels

BioShock: The Collection Guide - Where to Find the Golden Reels

BioShock: The Collection is littered with collectibles that allow players to unlock special features. Here’s where to find every Golden Reel hidden in the remaster. BioShock: The Collectio...

By Denny Connolly on 25 September 2016
New Mafia 3 Trailer Highlights Weapons

New Mafia 3 Trailer Highlights Weapons

Mafia 3 receives a brand new trailer, showing off how protagonist Lincoln Clay is able to efficiently use a variety of weapons, including molotov cocktails, shotguns, and rocket launchers....

By Rob Gordon on 24 September 2016
BioShock PC Remaster is Missing Key Features

BioShock PC Remaster is Missing Key Features

Several PC gamers reveal that BioShock: The Collection has many of the same bugs and crashes as the original games, with only slightly upgraded graphics. Game remasters have become a common...

By Boston Blake on 16 September 2016
XCOM 2 Review

XCOM 2 Review

Firaxis continues its excellent work on the XCOM franchise with XCOM 2, a game that improves upon all the elements of its predecessor and delivers a phenomenal strategic experience.

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
XCOM 2 Gets Controller Support On PC

XCOM 2 Gets Controller Support On PC

Firaxis Games releases a patch which finally brings controller support to the the PC version of XCOM 2, along with a few bug fixes and a camera update.

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
Battleborn's Open Beta Starts Early April

Battleborn's Open Beta Starts Early April

Gearbox is back, announcing Battleborn’s upcoming open beta. PlayStation 4 players gain access starting April 8, with PC and Xbox One players joining April 13.

By Rory Young on 22 June 2016
Battleborn Launch Trailer is All Style and Silliness

Battleborn Launch Trailer is All Style and Silliness

Gearbox’s next online multiplayer shooter, Battleborn, is just days away from launch. Today’s trailer celebrates with 25 characters worth of style and silliness.

By Rory Young on 22 June 2016
Battleborn Deals Roundup

Battleborn Deals Roundup

Battleborn releases this week on the PC, Xbox One, and PS4, and eager players can get up to 20 percent off the Steam version of Battleborn, or nab gift cards on console copies.

By Dealzon on 22 June 2016
More Than Half Off Battleborn PC Through Saturday

More Than Half Off Battleborn PC Through Saturday

Gearbox is hoping to entice gamers by discounting Battleborn until Saturday. You can even get the PC Battleborn Digital Deluxe edition for up to 55% off.

By Dealzon on 22 June 2016
XCOM 2's First Mod Is A Puppy Gun

XCOM 2's First Mod Is A Puppy Gun

A fan of XCOM 2 makes a corgi puppy gun for the turn-based strategy game, which Firaxis acknowledges is the first post-release modification made by a fan.

By John Jacques on 21 May 2016
Battleborn Review

Battleborn Review

Battleborn has a strong cast of characters and exciting action, but suffers from a lack of content, frustrating server issues, and some questionable design choices.

By Dalton Cooper on 30 December 2015
Fallout 4 Player Creates BioShock Themed Settlement

Fallout 4 Player Creates BioShock Themed Settlement

One Fallout 4 fan uses the Settlement creation tools in Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic RPG to recreate Columbia, the floating city from BioShock Infinite. YouTuber and talented Fallout 4 pla...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 December 2015
XCOM 2 Delayed

XCOM 2 Delayed

Firaxis Games announces the unfortunate delay of the upcoming XCOM 2 from November of this year to February 5th, 2016, so that they can continue polishing the game.

By Dalton Cooper on 31 August 2015
XCOM 2 Gameplay Video

XCOM 2 Gameplay Video

Firaxis Games shows off their E3 2015 gameplay video for XCOM 2, which follows a squad of soldiers on a sabotage mission that packs plenty of brutal surprises.

By John Jacques on 20 August 2015
Battleborn E3 Gameplay Video

Battleborn E3 Gameplay Video

Borderlands developer Gearbox Software is serving up something ‘for every kind of badass”‘with Battleborn, and this E3 gameplay demo is fast-paced and funny.

By David Wharton on 22 June 2015
XCOM 2 Procedural Generation Details

XCOM 2 Procedural Generation Details

Firaxis Games gives an in-depth explanation on how procedural generation works in ‘XCOM 2’, and how it will keep challenging gamers and impact gameplay.

By John Jacques on 17 June 2015
XCOM 2 Revealed

XCOM 2 Revealed

Following an ARG teaser, 2K Games and Firaxis officially announce the sequel to their popular turn-based strategy game reboot, ‘XCOM 2’, as a PC exclusive.

By Dalton Cooper on 23 April 2015
Terminator Playable in WWE 2K16

Terminator Playable in WWE 2K16

2K Games reveals the pre-order bonus for its upcoming wrestling game, WWE 2K16, is none other than legendary actor Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator.

By Riley Little on 13 February 2015
Battleborn Character Details

Battleborn Character Details

New details about Gearbox’s cooperative/competitive shooter ‘Battleborn’ reveal three very diverse playable characters for gamers to brawl with.

By Denny Connolly on 30 December 2014
Battleborn

Battleborn

The makers of ‘Borderland’ have unveiled ‘Battleborn,’ their genre-bending foray into the MOBA genre on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

By Andrew Dyce on 09 September 2014
Battleborn is Not a MOBA

Battleborn is Not a MOBA

‘Battleborn’ may draw some concepts from the MOBA genre, but the developers at Gearbox Software view their new game a bit differently.

By Anthony Taormina on 01 February 2014
Did 2K Sports’ Parent Company Take Two Purchase the WWE License?

Did 2K Sports’ Parent Company Take Two Purchase the WWE License?

A new report suggests THQ and Take Two reached a deal over the WWE license. Will 2K Sports take over wrestling games?

By Anthony Taormina on 26 May 2013
Lead Designer Thinks ‘Spec Ops: The Line’ Should Have Been Single-Player Only

Lead Designer Thinks ‘Spec Ops: The Line’ Should Have Been Single-Player Only

‘Spec Ops: The Line’ lead designer Cory Davis isn’t happy with the way his game’s multiplayer turned out, and wishes it had been a single-player only experience.

By Anthony Mole on 22 March 2012
Spec Ops: The Line

Spec Ops: The Line

Spec Ops: The Line always had an interesting premise, beginning two years ago when its unveiling trailer was played at the Spike VGAs and elicited a response of being a shooter that wou...

By Anthony Mole on 26 August 2011