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 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. These features, along with a rich and deep fiction that touches upon the mysteries buried beneath the surface of a danger-filled planet, combine to form a breakthrough experience that challenges the conventions of modern shooters.
It’s funny how much pleasure you can get out of a single shiny disc. This is what I thought after a mere 20 minutes has passed after I popped Borderlands into my Xbox 360 console. I’ve played role-playing game/shooters before and I enjoyed an MMO more than twice but no game has ever caught my attention and managed to give me such a thrill quite like Borderlands … a game that blends RPG goodness with intense first-person shooter action. The game takes place on the intimidating planet of Pandora, which is a wasteland filled with dangerous creatures and even deadlier human bandits and psychopaths. What makes visiting that planet worthwhile is rumor of a mythical alien structure known as the Vault that is said to contain a mountain of treasure. It is this rumor... Read Review