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Borderlands

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Overall 9
8.5

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Borderlands' The Secret Armory of General Knoxx DLC

WorthPlaying
7 August 2010
  • Summary: Borderlands is a sci-fi action game combining elements of first-person action titles with player customization and vehicular combat.
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Overall 9
8.5

Borderlands Review

DreamStation.cc
20 July 2010
  • Conclusion: The fact that I spent so much time playing Borderlands and enjoying it came a bit of a surprise to me. I’m not the biggest fan of first person shooters, but I do like an RPG if I’ve got the time to spare. This ate up a lot of my time and the fact that they’re committed to supporting the game with downloadable content gives this tons of replay value.
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Borderlands Review

VideoGamer.com
20 July 2010
  • Excerpt: I am standing over corpses: dead Skags, Mutant Midget Psychos and Badass Bruisers. Each one killed by a unique tool of destruction. I'm talking, of course, about guns. My guns - and my guns are different to yours. I killed the Skag - a dog-like beast with giant teeth and a gaping, Predator-esque mouth - with a BLR Static Repeater: a handgun with a scope and a chance to electrocute enemies.
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Overall 9
8.5

Borderlands

Destructoid
12 June 2010
  • Summary: Borderlands is almost here, and judging from the constant messages, insults, and death threats I've gotten in the last few weeks as I've been playing it on Steam, I would consider it eagerly anticipated. As I was driving to work the other day, I heard Adam Sessler on the radio talking about videogames. He was mostly talking about Uncharted 2 , but he mentioned that Borderlands was the "dark horse" of this gaming season.
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Overall 10
9.5

Borderlands

Playstation Illustrated
10 June 2010
  • Excerpt: When I first read about Borderlands a few months ago, I was somewhat interested. To be honest, several other games releasing around the projected time took forefront in my mind, so the newly introduced FPS franchise from Gearbox Software fit into my plans mainly as a stop-gap between these other, more compelling titles. All that changed when I fired up the PS3 and started the game for the first time. Almost immediately, I was hooked!
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Overall 8
8.3

Borderlands

Strategy Informer
8 June 2010
  • Excerpt: The timeline for Borderlands is a storied one that features a new art design, juggling of genres and so much more. It wasn’t an easy process for Gearbox to throw away the original art design and start over with the cel-shaded look that they have implemented in the final package. For the team to decide, “It is time we started over and redesign the art style” a lot of thoughtful planning had to be done.
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Overall 8
8.0

Borderlands PS3 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Fallout 3 may be plagued by game breaking bugs, but concealed behind it all is a wonderful game that mashes the FPS and RPG genres (perhaps because of their acronym titles, these two were always meant to be together) convincingly. Gearbox’s Borderlands attempts much the same thing, but with an additional focus on multiplayer.
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Review: Borderlands (Sony PS3)

Diehard GameFAN
21 May 2010
  • Summary: I have had to shake my head at all of the people comparing this game unfavorably to other games. Borderlands might be a soup of many different pieces, but it is one Hell of a soup, indeed. Borderlands is a fun, exciting game that has enough style and atmosphere for half a dozen games.
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Overall 8
8.0

Borderlands

gamervision.com
27 March 2010
  • Excerpt: There’s a large audience out there that will drop $60 at the mere utterance “It’s like Diablo .” With its addictive gameplay and focus on replayability, Blizzard's influential RPG has inspired gamers and game developers alike. In Borderlands ’ case, the promise was “Diablo with guns,” a mixture that has been attempted in the past, but has usually ended in disappointment.
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Review: Borderlands PS3

PlayStation Beyond
13 March 2010
  • Excerpt: The RPS (Role-Playing Shooter) genre is gaining a lot of popularity right now. It might be a very new genre consisting of two games to note (Fallout 3 and Borderlands ) but RPSs have a no failure rate of pleasing most gamers. Fallout 3 had its exploring and its level up system and here's why Borderlands is better than Fallout 3 in some ways and in some ways not.
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