Company Overview of Gearbox Software, L.L.C.
Gearbox Software, L.L.C. develops interactive entertainment solutions. It develops video games for various platforms, including the Microsoft Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows PC, Mac, Nintendo DS, and PSP. The company also establishes and owns franchises. Gearbox Software, L.L.C. was founded in 1999 and is based in Plano, Texas.
101 East Park Boulevard
Plano, TX 75074-8823
Founded in 1999
Key Executives for Gearbox Software, L.L.C.
Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President of Licensing and Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Gearbox Software, L.L.C. Key Developments
2K and Gearbox Software Launch Borderlands Shooter Video Game
Feb 9 15
2K and Gearbox Software have launched Borderlands. Borderlands brings the critically-acclaimed series to next-gen consoles for the first time and offering the complete story of the franchise's most iconic villain, Handsome Jack. The Handsome Collection includes Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with all of the downloadable content for both titles - over $100 of value on prior-gen consoles, but now with the high performance and graphical fidelity of next-gen consoles for only $59.99. The Handsome Collection will launch in North America on March 24, 2015, and internationally on March 27, 2015, on PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. For the first time on a console, players can experience Borderlands 2 and/or Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in HD - looking better than ever before. After hours of shooting-n-looting in Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on prior gen consoles, players can carry their leveled-up characters and Badass Rank over to The Handsome Collection. Additionally, up to four players can play together on a single television with four-player split screen - another first for the franchise.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and Gearbox Software Announce Next-Gen IP, Battleborn(TM)
Jul 8 14
2K and Gearbox Software announced Battleborn(TM), an all-new full-featured triple-A hero-shooter experience for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC is in development. Battleborn is developed by the teams behind the critically acclaimed hybrid role-playing-shooter Borderlands 2, and is an ambitious fusion of genres. The game combines highly-stylized visuals and frenetic first-person shooting, with Gearbox's co-operative combat, and an expansive collection of diverse heroes. Battleborn is set in the distant future of an imaginative science-fantasy universe where players experience both a narrative-driven co-operative campaign, as well as competitive multiplayer matches. Battleborn is available for pre-order and will release during Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.'s fiscal year 2016 ending March 31, 2016, for Xbox One, PlayStation(R)4 system and PC.
Telltale Games, Gearbox Software and 2K Announce 'Tales from the Borderlands' Episodic Game Series
Dec 9 13
Telltale Games in collaboration with Gearbox Software and 2K announced their partnership to create an all-new story-driven episodic game series entitled, 'Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series', set to premiere digitally in 2014 on home consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices. 'Tales from the Borderlands' will explore and expand on the stories of existing and all-new characters from the world of Pandora, as seen in the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Borderlands® 2 from Gearbox and 2K. Developed by Gearbox Software, and published by 2K - a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. - the Borderlands franchise has sold-in more than 15 million units worldwide, won more than 55 editorial awards, and was a breakout original property that invented a new genre, the FPS/RPG hybrid known as "shooter-looter".
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