Summary: Borderlands 2 is a big game. The PlayStation Vita? Not so big. And yet the sprawling cooperative shooter has arrived intact on the portable platform, delivering long hours of shooting, looting, and butt jokes. Well, almost intact.
Pros: Rich, expansive, and inviting gameworld, Humorous dialogue and quest writing, Myriad factors to consider in combat, Looting and leveling are rewarding
Cons: Frame rate slows during heavy combat, Audio is intermittently overburdened, No local connection option for multiplayer
Summary: To be a vault hunter means a life of tough, dirty, bloody work. Mostly bloody, but still, it's a lot of exhausting labor for that precious loot. Naturally, after fighting through a full game and plenty of content packs filled to the brim with rambunctious bandits, enormous monsters, and ambitious,...
Pros: Gorgeous new environments to explore, Hilarious narration, Lots of reasons to jump back in and explore
Excerpt: You may not know this, but Gearbox Software has been quietly outsourcing at least part of the development of their Borderlands 2 DLC packs to various developers. Plano, TX developer Triptych made Captain Scarlett and her Pirate's Booty while California-based The Workshop made my favorite BL2 DLC so...
Review: Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty Borderlands 2 DLC
New Gamer Nation
30 October 2012
Conclusion: In terms of sheer amount of content, Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty might be a steal at $9.99. If you do play and enjoy it, spring for the season pass (as long as you can afford it).
Excerpt: It's been less than a month since Gearbox Software's ridiculously good FPS Borderlands 2 was released, and the developer has been pretty busy since. They released the promised DLC for the fifth playable class, the Mechromancer, a week early - but the bigger surprise was the rather abrupt...
Excerpt: was released, and the developer has been pretty busy since. They released the promised DLC for the fifth playable class, the Mechromancer, a week early - but the bigger surprise was the rather abrupt announcement and release of the first story DLC:
Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty delivers mild-mannered humor and a satisfying adventure for you to shoot and loot your way through.
18 October 2012
Summary: The planet of Pandora has no shortage of strange places to visit, hostile creatures to fight, and shiny objects to loot, a fact that the original Borderlands established with four downloadable content packs of generally high quality.
Pros: New enemies liven things up, Lovely new areas to visit, Some amusing characters and quests
Cons: Humor runs dry toward the end, Some technical hiccups