Borderlands 2 Review

  • Platform: Xbox 360, PS3, PC
  • Developer: Gearbox Software
  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Release Date: September 18, 2012
  • Price: $59.99
  • Official: Borderlands

“Another addictive trip to Pandora”

It’s surprising that it took so long for a game like Borderlands to come around. Take general first-person shooter mechanics and blend them together with small role playing elements in an open world. The Elder Scrolls series has had a similar gameplay style only leaning more towards hardcore RPG elements rather than gunplay. But it took a small veteran studio like Gearbox to see the true potential in the combination and to make it happen, and to also sell a few million copies in the process. The sequel was inevitable.

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