Submitted by csreynolds 1104d ago | article

The story behind Michael Mamaril

On Monday, I was reviewing my Borderlands 2 Trophy list when I came across the ‘Tribute to A Vault Hunter’ achievement. According to its description, I needed to acquire an item from Michael Mamaril. After a few minutes of intelligent Googling, I discovered that Michael is a non-playable character residing in Sanctuary who, if you talk to him, will give you some rare loot. The lengths some people will go to for interesting conversation… (Borderlands 2, Gearbox Software, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

xyxzor  +   1105d ago
It's good to see developers doing some good despite all the horrible business practices we've had in the industry lately. Bravo Gearbox!
onyoursistersback  +   1104d ago
now this is really good news, this should be on the top of N4G.
Enigma_2099  +   1104d ago
They need the space for the "Sony is doomed" articles.
antz1104  +   1104d ago
Wow, I didnt put the two together. Kudos Gearbox, thats pretty damn commendable.
clarick01  +   1104d ago
I've always liked it when developers do stuff like this.
fOrlOnhOpe57  +   1104d ago
You're a class act, Gearbox. Not the first time that Ive read how they are in touch with and appreciate their fanbase. Classy game too, btw.
#3 (Edited 1104d ago ) | Agree(3) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
Enigma_2099  +   1104d ago
I just met the guy the other night... this is the coolest thing I've heard in a while!
Tainted Gene  +   1104d ago
cleft5  +   1104d ago
This made me cry a little. It's good to see that the true spirit of gaming still exist with some game developers and I am glad this guy lives on in his favorite game.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Review - One Button Combo to Meh | Escapist Magazine

16m ago - Escapist: If you're a huge fan of Dengeki's properties, don't want to wait, and don't do imports... | PS3

'Chronicle: RuneScape Legends' to enter beta this November

1h ago - RuneScape developer Jagex Game Studio is now accepting registrations for a closed beta of its upc... | PC

Check What Wii U and 3DS Titles are Coming Out in October

Now - Nintendo has a handful of interesting titles on offer across Wii U and 3DS systems for the orange-tinged month of October. Here's some hot picks th... | Promoted post

SOMA PC Review | PC Gaming Enthusiast

1h ago - "You may know Frictional Games for their work with the Amnesia franchise. With Amnesia: The Dark... | PC

Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition Now Available

1h ago - The second generation Fire TV was just announced a couple of weeks ago, but it’s already availabl... | Android

Prison Architect Review – Addictive and Memorable | PUG

1h ago - Owen Atkinson writes: "If you ask any kid what they want to be when they grow up, chances are, ma... | PC