Excerpt: Anyone that knows me or has spoken to me has realised by now that Borderlands is essentially my top game for 2009. It has its faults but they are soon forgiven for addictive gameplay which keeps me coming back for more. The rarest of creatures that will have me putting the disc in and joining a few friends for a bit of loot and pillage.
Excerpt: Borderlands was a successful hybrid of the first-person shooter and RPG genres that chronicled the exploits of four bounty hunters across the vast, inhospitable planet of Pandora in search of a fabled vault full of treasures. Downloadable add-ons down the road were a given and Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot is the second installment following The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned .
Review: Borderlands: Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot (Microsoft Xbox 360)
9 December 2009
Excerpt: After toppling the pack in Diehard GameFAN’s field of best first-person shooter for 2009 , Borderlands has received yet another DLC update to prove there truly is no rest for the wicked. After opening The Vault and foiling Dr. Ned on an island full of zombies, Xbox 360 owners got to close 2009 out with another DLC update that adds yet another memorable character to the mix in Mad Moxxi.
Excerpt: Apple recently announced that a whopping 30,000 games are now available for download from the Appstore, which begs the question – how does a game manage to stand out in such a crowded marketplace? Perhaps it will boast revolutionary graphics or groundbreaking accelerometer controls. Once you hook up your headphones and delve into Circuit_Strike.One from h.grenade, there’s no end to the features that stand out in this futuristic space shooter.