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Launch into the Borderlands universe and shoot ‘n’ loot your way through a brand new adventure that rockets you onto Pandora’s moon in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!
Discover the story behind Borderlands 2 villain Handsome Jack’s rise to power with a new cast of playable characters, including Claptrap and some of the series’ most iconic bad guys! The Pre-Sequel gives you a whole lotta new gameplay featuring the genre blending fusion of shooter and RPG mechanics that players have come to love.
Float through the air with each low gravity jump while taking enemies down from above using new ice and laser weapons. Catch-a-ride and explore the lunar landscape with new vehicles allowing for more levels of destructive mayhem.
So grab a friend (or two, or three), strap on a rocket, and take off on a brand new Borderlands adventure!
BRING MAYHEM TO THE MOON
THE RISE OF HANDSOME JACK
A NEW CLASS OF ANTIHEROES
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Initial installation requires one time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, directX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only). Windows Imaging Component (Windows XP 64-Bit only) Internet connection and acceptance of Steam™ Subscriber Agreement required for activation. See www.steampowered.com/agreement for details.
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If you haven't played Borderlands 2 yet, I highly recommend at least playing through the main story of that game before picking up this one. The game takes place on Pandora's moon, Elpis, and just like the games before it, you take control of one of four Vault Hunters, and you shoot your way through waves of bandits, psychos, hostile wildlife and an entire military force to open a vault. However, this game does have many different features to it that make it unique, and a lot of returning features.
A way less inspired game trying to ride the train to success that Borderlands 2 was. First of all, this is not a bad game. If you liked the previous Borderlands games you'll find almost all the elements that made them so popular. The problem is, I played Borderlands 2 like more than 200 hours and was a bit tired of the Borderlands universe when Pre-Sequel was released. I played it like 20 hours or so, just in case you are curious. The problem is Pre-Sequel looks like a long DLC instead of a new complete game. I didn't feel like looting, exploring and repeating the same areas over and over again. Pre-Sequel features new elements, but all those new features were exactly what I didn't like about the game, starting with the new Oxygen system that doesn't allow you to explore areas as you should and continuing with the new unnecessary weapons (laser based). But Pre-Sequel is even worse due to the fact that it has the same structure as Borderlands 2. It is as if they had taken the whole game and just redesign the visuals. About sense of humour, one of the big reasons why you should have played Borderlands 2, this is not how you do it. There is an obsession for jokes and puns that makes this humour far from natural. Pre-Sequel is a good game, but I didn't like it for personal reasons. If this is your first Borderlands game you will love it. If it is not, you won't find anything new as happened with 2 regarding 1.
Though, everything in this game IS awesome. The graphics are eye-catching. Well, eye-catching is not enough said. The graphics of this game are great, cool, awesome, and they have the Borderlands style to them, which makes them Unique. In terms of gameplay, it is what you'd expect from a Borderlands game: shooting, not shooting, talking to NPCs, and the story is great,too. The game, and the Borderlands games in general are great. I strongly recommend it.
Its a fun game with new features and mechanics. Its a little too easy though. If you like the Borderlands series I would recommend that you get this game but there is one slight issue. There is just a lack of replay ability. Once you beat the game for the first time there isn't much reason to do the second play through. Also the Oxygen isn't a worry because there are oxygen supplies everywhere. You don't run out of oxygen unless you want to. The boss fights also aren't creative and you can find their pattern very easily. But I would still recommend this game if you don't care about being able to replay it a lot. And one last thing is that there are't any raid bosses. There is one secret boss that I have found but it isn't a challenge. its just a normal enemy but with more health. But like I said multiple times you should get it if your a fan of the series and want a hint on what will be happening in Borderlands 3.
Borderlands 1 was very vanilla and simple. Then with 2, they brought it up a notch and added more to the franchise. Now with The Pre-Sequel, they've added more to it! I love the Borderlands series and I really love and enjoy this game! It's the good old fun from the first games, amazing shooting and looting. The characters are always so interesting and have great depth. And I absolutely love the missions. The story is superb! The side missions are very good and will keep you interested in them and sometimes even see them as main story missions! The first 2 gave me a big mad max feeling, with the wasteland and surviving the crazy, weird, terrifying enemies. From bandits to monsters, they'll keep you on your toes, ready for whatever will pop out next. This game is an amazing one and is filled with much to do and very, very interesting places and characters. It has the wonderful base game of the first two in the franchise and greatly improves with more for you do use and do. To fight differently with many different options and it's all up to you. It's your choice. The guns, oh the guns. Many, many weapons to choose from and experiment with and find your personal favorite. Only downside is that they removed the ability to trash items. You could mark any item in your inventory as trash and then sell it more quickly at a vending machine/store. But you can still favorite items to mark them as your best or just most loved weapon/item. Still an amazing game with more to offer. I highly recommend it.
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