mrhankey's Borderlands (PC) review

SPEED Review: WTF!

Now then, this is going to be a speed review, i'll mention some good points and some bad points and then draw a conclusion.
The good-shit:
-Has an awesome attitude 
-Great visuals
-Lots o' Loot
-A great shooter, at it's core
The bad-shit:
-Repetitive (includes voice over work, enemies, etc...)
-Horrible ending
All in all I will say this, it wasn't great but it wasn't bad. It wasn't fun but it wasn't boring. The point is that Gearbox could have had a great new IP with this game and they blew it by ignoring the story, completely. A lot of us complain about games that can't balance story with game play. This game is all game play, repetitive game play. In a way it's a good thing it came out when it did, when you you consider the only good games to come out this holiday season are: Left 4 Dead 2, Call of 
Duty: Modern Warfare, and Assassin's Creed this may not be a bad one to put on your list, as in, ask for it, don't buy it. It's fun but in the end its a big disappointment.


Other reviews for Borderlands (PC)

    The best ARPG since Diablo 2- 0

    Borderlands is a unique game, its contains lots of elements from First Person Shooters like Halo and has a setting very similiar to last years "Fallout 3"  but at heart Borderlands is an Action RPG.  The game sets you as one of four different vault hunters- The Hunter who specializes in sniping and commands a bloodwing pet which can be used to attack enemies.The Siren who has powerful elemental attacks and can phasewalk past (or through) foesThe Soldier who can use a turret and specializes in a ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.