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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

The third installment in the Borderlands series, offering an insight into the events happening during the period between the storylines of Borderlands and its sequel - Borderlands 2. The Pre-Sequel! was developed by 2K Australia cooperating with Gearbox Software.

Action | FPP | science fiction | FPS | humorous | multiplayer | co-op | splitscreen | Role-playing shooter

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! cover

developer: 2K Australia

publisher: 2K Games

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1 - 4

game release date:

14Oct2014

PC PS3 X360

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a continuation of the popular series of post apocalyptic, first-person shooters, contained RPG elements. The game has been produced by 2K Australia studio, BioShock series developer who worked with Gearbox Software, the creators of the series.

Plot

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel takes place between the events of the first and second parts. This time, the game takes us to the Pandora’s moon – on the planet still runs a campaign of the predecessors. The employer of our hero is Handsome Jack, the antagonist of Borderlands 2, who has broken Hyperion’s orbital station corporation on the surface of the satellite. While working for him, the players watch his transformation and the story bond together the events of Borderlands and Borderlands 2.

Mechanics

During the game we can choose one of four heroes. These are Athena the gladiator known from DLC the Secret Armory of General Knoxx, Wilhelm the Enforcer - one of the bosses of Borderlands 2, Nisha the Lawbringer, the optional boss of Borderlands 2 and Fragtrap and Claptrap - the battle version of robot-mascot of the series, which we meet at the beginning of the first part of the game. Each of the available characters have different skills - for example, Athena acts as a tank and uses kinetic shield which you can throw at enemies.

The game provides a very developed weapon system, similar to this contained in Borderlands 2. The 2K Australia’s creators also have focused on introducing new game mechanics and have used the fact that on the moon, where the action takes place is lower gravity. Moreover, on the account of the zero atmospheres the oxygen has become an essential element, which must be used strategically - the gas cylinders can be even used as a jetpack. There have been also introduced new weapons, which for example can freeze the enemies.

Technical aspects

Visually Borderlands: The Pre-sequel is similar to the previous parts. The developers continue the original, comic book style of the series, but they had to make some changes on the account of placing the action on the moon. They have changed views and surroundings.

Game modes

As it is always in the Borderlands series, the important element is the cooperative mode (up to 4 players), where players can select character and defeat enemies together and perform tasks.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.Games that encourage or teach gambling.Online Game.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Core i5 2.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM - Vista/7/8), graphic card 1 GB (GeForce GTX 560 or better), 20 GB HDD, Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7/8

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Game Guide
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Game Guide

game guide 20 October 2014

This guide for Borderlands the Pre-Sequel is a richly illustrated walkthrough for the game developed by the American-based Gearbox Software. This guide comprises all of the aspects of this excellent game, of the FPS genre, with elements of an RPG.

Older Parts of Borderlands are Selling Like Hot Cakes
Older Parts of Borderlands are Selling Like Hot Cakes

news 06 August 2019 10:35

Take-Two Interactive has announced that it has sold an additional five million copies of Borderlands over the past three months.

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