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Borderlands 2

9.4 reviews

Borderlands 2 is the epic sequel to the ultimate four-player Role-Playing Shooter loot fest. Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features all new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story. Players will reveal secrets, and escalate mysteries of the Borderlands universe as they adventure across the unexplored new areas of Pandora.

Genre Role-Playing
Platforms Xbox 360  Also on PS3  PC 

Developer Gearbox Software Publisher 2K Games Release Date Sep 18, 2012

Borderlands 2 Reviews Xbox 360 

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10 reviews

gamearena.com.au review
I couldn't find a fault with Borderlands 2. It's expertly paced, cleverly written, gorgeously refined and beautifully executed. What surprised me the most is the sheer level of detail involved. Personalised character elements, the duel for loot system and the depth of your skill tree customisation makes playing for yourself more satisfying than ever. Symbiotic AI and meta-challenge systems give you more reason to fight on. And a combination of loot-chasing and story make Borderlands 2 a must own.
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guardian.co.uk review
I mean, when was the last time you cared about the name of any gun manufacturer in any shooter you played recently? Listen, I've played the heck out of the COD: MW titles, and I've used a TAR-21 more times than I care to mention, but I couldn't tell you who manufactured it (not without looking it up, at any rate). The gun-makers in Borderlands 2 don't even exist, for goodness sake, and I'm already brand-loyal to one of them. That would be Jakob, who proffer the most stylish firearms in the galaxy. If you want to take down a Badass Spiderant Burner, be a Gentleman about it, and use Jakob ordnance. (Hey, Gearbox, you can have that one for free!)
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g4tv.com review
Borderlands 2 is a better game than Borderlands in every imaginable way. Scoff at anyone who calls it a v1.5 update; this is really what a sequel should be. At the most basic level, you've got the same great experience that the 2009 game offered, only with much more depth and variety. Gearbox didn't bother reinventing the wheel here because the original was so freaking good in the first place. There may be a stumble here and there, but that really doesn't matter: Borderlands 2 is very much the game that every Borderlands fan has been waiting for.
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gameinformer.com review
All of the improvements would make for a standout title even if it were constricted to single-player. Considering Gearbox has continued to put this franchise in a league of its own when it comes to co-op, it elevates the game to something more. With its unmatched co-op gameplay, intense shootouts, addictive loot collecting, expansive skill customization, hilarious dialogue, and insane level of replayability, Borderlands 2 is one of the most rewarding gaming experiences of this console generation.
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9.5 reviews

gameplanet.co.nz review
It’s a game for gamers, and a stark reminder that often the best games aren’t those that set out to redefine the medium, or seek dour creative legitimacy, but those that set out to entertain, to make us laugh, to surprise us, and make such an impression that we'll return to them for years to come.
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9.5 reviews

gamerlimit.com review
She was a stout ooman enough and that was how it wasshe wouldnt take hold of hands.My good man, said I, eager to cut short this melancholy recital, we are strangers here, and should be glad if you could tell us what there is to do.The ancient mariner slowly turned his quid, and regarded us with great astonishment. Why, you dont want to do any think, do yer V Well, we should like to see something, at all events. Now, I 11 give you a shilling if you can tell us something to be seen or to be done this very afternoon.Stimulated by the sight of the coin held between my finger and thumb, the sailor.
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9.5 reviews

gamingnexus.com review
the truth is that Borderlands 2 doesn’t suffer from much of anything at all. Gearbox made one of the most original first person shooters ever when it made the original, and while Borderlands 2 may be less original by virtue of its nature as a sequel, it’s still a welcome relief from the wide world of gritty realistic military shooters, and gritty unrealistic space marine shooters. Indeed, Borderlands 2 is the Adult Swim of shooters compared to the HBO that is Halo, Call of Duty, and Battlefield.
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9.3 reviews

vandal.net review
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9.2 reviews

venturebeat.com review
Borderlands 2 is everything fans of the original could have hoped for. No, it doesn’t mess with a formula that already proved itself. Instead it supports the framework for a great role-playing game with a bigger world, while offering more customization options for its players. It’s also one of the funnier games you’re likely to play this year.
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9.2 reviews

ausgamers.com review
Obviously the biggest draw for Borderlands 2 is in its co-op though, and as I’ve already mentioned, you honestly won’t be disappointed. It’s the additions then, of enhanced customisations, greater player-rewards, more loot, more enemies and enemy-types, animated zones and NPCs, a much more vibrant visual delivery (it’s a stunning game, really), a more tangible (and dislikeable bad-guy), a greater story and more challenge, overall, that makes this not just one of the year’s best releases, but a benchmark for the action-RPG world.
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9.2 reviews

xbox360achievements.org review
Borderlands is back with a vengeance then, and it'll coax you back into feverishly collecting every little piece of loot you can find, grabbing the best guns, comparing their stats and building your burgeoning vault hunter from the status of struggling whelp to badass killer. Like its predecessor, Borderlands 2 is a shooty looty triumph, with that same tongue-in-cheek spark and compulsive gameplay that made the first game such a joy, married to an even greater wealth of content and visual fidelity. It's simply impossible not love Borderlands 2, with the original game's charm intact and a much-needed dose of variety making it an absolute must buy.
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9 reviews

insidegamer.nl review
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escapistmagazine.com review
When sheer volume isn't enough, Borderlands 2 throws a variety of technique at you - something the first game had tried with far less success. This time around, more enemies require thought to defeat, ranging from something as simple as matching elemental damage types to preventing a thief from permanently absconding with valuable items from your sorely-limited backpack. One of the most interesting additions is the Goliath, a new, hulking, bandit-style enemy that flies into a rage when decapitated (and who wouldn't?), attacking everything in sight - other bandits included. The Goliath becomes more powerful with each bandit he kills, and while his XP value soars exponentially, you consistently have to consider how much is too much, and just how troublesome he's going to get when the bad guys are gone and you're the only meat left on the menu. Choices like these keep the combat in a controlled chaos, forcing you to master an adrenaline-driven mash of reflex and quick-thinking to come out of the scrum in one piece.
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eurogamer.es review
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