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[edit] Background

A sci-fi / action RPG from acclaimed developer Gearbox, Borderlands combines the best in first-person action with player customization and vehicular combat for incredible layers of gameplay depth. The game features a groundbreaking content generation system allowing for near-endless variety in missions, environments, enemies, weapons, item drops and character customization. Borderlands allows for multiple players to share the same game experience simultaneously online in co-op gameplay. Players can freely join or leave each other's games at anytime, or choose to play in the full single-player mode. The game also boasts lifelike character animations, impressive real-time physics, and customizable vehicles.

[edit] Gameplay

The game features a groundbreaking content generation system allowing for near-endless variety in missions, environments, enemies, weapons, item drops and character customization. Borderlands allows for multiple players to share the same game experience simultaneously online in co-op gameplay. Players can freely join or leave each other's games at anytime, or choose to play in the full single-player mode. The game also boasts lifelike character animations, impressive real-time physics, and customizable vehicles.

[edit] Features

  • FPS Action Meets RPG Character Progression: Players can choose from one of four distinct characters and earn experience and gain proficiency in a number of specialties as they do battle with enemies. Upgrades can be invested in a wide variety of special abilities, allowing players to create a fully customized character that is tailored to their playing style
  • Co-op Engineered Game Design: Borderlands is built from the ground-up to be an exciting and intuitive co-operative multiplayer experience that rewards players for investing in specific co-op skills
  • Radical New Art Style: Fresh and exciting new visual style combines traditional rendering techniques with hand-drawn textures to paint a unique and eye-catching spin on the First Person Shooter genre
  • Gun Lust: Choose from an arsenal of hundreds of thousands of weapons, each with their unique manufacturers, specifications and advantages. A revolutionary new content generation system produces almost infinite tools of destruction
  • Intense Vehicular Combat: Get behind the wheel of and engage in intense vehicle-to-vehicle combat, complete with extensive damage modeling and spectacular explosions

[edit] Hardware Info

System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows XP/Vista
   * Processor: 2.4 Ghz or equivalent processor
* Memory: 1GB System RAM (2GB recommended with Vista)
* Graphics: 256mb video ram or better (GeForce 8 series or higher/Radeon R8xx
series)
* Hard Drive: 8 GB or more free space
* Sound: Windows compatible sound card

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News

Aaron Berg to write script for Borderlands movie, Hollywood moves forward with shoot 'n loot

Just what Hollywood needs... MORE GUNS!

Apr 26 at 7:46am, by Philip Moody | 9 comments
Borderlands 3 confirmed at PAX East, but might be called Borderlands 4

Now with more Claptrap

Apr 25 at 12:22pm, by Philip Moody | 7 comments
Borderlands is now backwards compatible for Xbox One, but no screenshots

Hope you didn't want to show off that new gun

Sep 04 at 8:53am, by Philip Moody | 10 comments
Borderlands receiving the animated short treatment, due this year

Gearbox partners with Academy of Art University students to help make it

Mar 19, 2013, by Troy Crumley | 4 comments
Borderlands 2 becomes biggest UK launch of 2012 thus far

Outsold predecessor by more than 4 to 1

Sep 24, 2012, by Zak Islam | 8 comments
Borderlands developer "astonished" game hasn't been ripped off

"We're in an industry where people do nothing but steal from each other"

Jul 29, 2012, by Zak Islam | 34 comments

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