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The Past, Present, and Future of Borderlands 2

GameSpot presents an exclusive look at the process behind the creation of the Borderlands games. Watch the team at Gearbox Software as they dissect one of their most popular game franchises at a special presentation which took place at The Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Find out why the …

Age of Empires Online's lack of new content drove revenue loss

<i>Age of Empires Online</i>'s freemium model was unsustainable due to the game's lack of content, which drove the game's revenue into the ground, according to Microsoft Studios executive producer Kevin Perry.<p>Speaking during a presentation at GDC Europe 2013, Perry said the real-time strategy massively …

The Matrix Online had fewer than 500 active players before shutting down

Monolith Productions' now-dead MMO <i>The Matrix Online</i> had fewer than 500 active users prior to shutting down, said Linda "Brasse" Carlson, director of global community relations at Sony Online Entertainment during a presentation at GDC Europe 2013.<p>During the presentation Carlson highlighted the …

Opinion: The world of World of Warcraft is doomed, but new worlds needn't be

When the world of Azeroth blinks out of existence, it'll likely take thousands of its inhabitants with it, and very much against their will. Azeroth is the fictional setting of Blizzard's <i>World of Warcraft</i>, long the most successful online role-playing game on the market and one of the few that's …

Nicolas Cage: 'People think I'm not in on the joke'

To start with, the thing most often said of Nicolas Cage: he <i>is</i> weird-looking, with constituent parts that don't promise to add up to a movie star. …