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Full name: Gearbox Software
Established: Jan 1999

Gearbox Software was founded in January of 1999 by a group of experienced 3d game artists, designers and engineers in Dallas, TX. The developers at Gearbox Software have contributed to many of the most acclaimed franchises in interactive entertainment - including Civilization, Duke Nukem 3d, Quake, Half-Life, James Bond 007, Counter-Strike, Doom, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Halo: Combat Evolved.

Gearbox Software is an award-winning developer of interactive entertainment responsible for best-selling titles on all major gaming platforms. By employing the industry’s most talented people and using proven production methods Gearbox creates games that are technologically advanced, creative and above all, fun to play.

Gearbox Software LLC is based in Plano, Texas and currently employs over 30 people. The company’s amazing growth and string of best-selling products can be attributed to a philosophical commitment to quality in both work environment and product development.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Gearbox 's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1999 title, "Half-Life: Opposing Force" (PC).

The company has been involved titles released on the PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC, PSVita, Wii U, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, DS/DSi, PS2, PSP, Xbox and Mac. Of these, "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30" (Xbox), "Halo: Combat Evolved" (PC), "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway" (PC), "Aliens: Colonial Marines" (PC), "Borderlands 2" (PC) has been a best selling title.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2019 release "Borderlands 3" (Xbox One).

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2K Games and Gearbox Software Announce That the Wait Is Over - Duke Nukem Forever® Is Now Available

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Ubisoft And Gearbox Software announce Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood for consoles and PC

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