It’s been almost 3 years since we had something new about Shipbrakers.
Gearbox has nothing to do with Shipbreakers (except being the publisher and allowing BB Interactive to use the Homeworld name in their game), that project is being managed by BB Interactive. The best way to find out more about that project is to post on the Homeworld 3 facebook page, where many of the team involved in Shipbreakers can be reached. Here’s the link to the page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wewanthomeworld3/
Actually, at the “Inside Gearbox” panel from last Friday on PAX Prime, they talked about HW:Shipbreakers… for about two minutes. They showed two screenshots and Randy said that they plan to start the marketing campaign for it in the next 6 weeks (or at least that’s what I could make out). The video is still available - starts @01h 39m 15s: