Gearbox Sued By 3D Realms

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  1. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    After the release of Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gearbox has been mired in controversy. From complaints about the game's hideously poor quality to accusations of false advertising to allegations that the developer misused funds for the game, it's been a pretty messy affair.

    Well, it's getting even messier - 3D Realms is joining the fray.

    [​IMG] The Escapist

    I guess the consequences of Gearbox's acquisition of the Duke Nukem brand will be felt... for an indefinite period of time, up to and including eternity. Is there another word for all that?

    It's another ugly mess for a studio that's been mired in ugly messes for quite some time. It seems Gearbox's year just got that much worse.

    Honestly, it's about time the company picks up a new motto. Gearbox Software: The ride never ends!
     
  2. Xuphor

    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    I KNOW this has been posted before, it's fairly old news, but everytime I try to use Search to find it, it says "The search could not be completed. Please try again later."

    Someone help me out here?
     
  3. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    This is pretty recent as far as I can tell, so I doubt this specific news was posted for.

    Now, Sega was sued for falsely advertising Aliens: Colonial Marines, and there were threads all about that. Is that what you're thinking of?
     
  4. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    You must be talking about the other thread where fans were suing Gearbox.


    Anyways this is bad. Honestly, I'm starting to not like Randy Pitchford to be honest. Don't get me wrong, the team is great and do fantastic work. But Randy just comes off as this arrogant dude who will do anything or take anything to get ahead. You don't hear this kind of stuff with any other studio.

    I mean shit dude, Borderlands 2 made an insane amount of money. Just fucking pay up the 2 million. You fucked over Duke Nukem, Aliens Colonial Marines by not even developing the damn game, get some cred back, shit.
     
  5. Xuphor

    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    ....yea, that's what I was thinking of. :mellow:

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  6. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

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    I guess you could say the Gearbox ride feels like "Forever"
     
  7. FAST6191

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    I always thought most accounting scams tended to have basic fronts to just keep them ticking over and not occasionally making good products. Guess I was wrong.
     
  8. BORTZ

    BORTZ Don't pretend you aren't impressed

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    I read the title as "Gearbox seduced by 3D realms". Needless to say, I entered this thread disappointed.
     
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    You mean the story of an young headstrong entity with few morals catching the eye of a faded beauty, though one very much the product of their time, having a fling the result of which had the frustrations of a misspent life birth a child bearing evidence of all the mistakes of the misspent life and the resulting fallout in the maintenance battle is not a story for the ages?
     
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  10. BORTZ

    BORTZ Don't pretend you aren't impressed

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    Its good, but nothing that is going to get chronicled and read to my grandchildren on the hearth of my fireplace.
     
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    Well I guess this means no more Borderlands 2 DLC lol
     
  12. Qtis

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    Highly doubtful this will happen. Regardless of Gearbox being sued by someone, they'll be pumping one of their most successful franchises with DLC. Or at least someone will, since Borderlands is making money for the company.