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Testseek.com have collected 40 expert reviews of the Borderlands and the average rating is 83%. Scroll down and see all reviews for Borderlands.
Award: Highest Rated October 2009
October 2009


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The editors liked

  • Lots of quests
  • Lots of loot
  • Great-looking world with quirky characters.
  • Satisfying gunplay
  • Tons of weapons
  • Shields
  • And helpful items
  • Four unique and equally funtoplay characters
  • Distinct
  • Appealing artistic style
  • Great system of rewards.
  • Amazing combat
  • Millions of possible weapons
  • Fun mashup gameplay.
  • Satisfying combat and the gorgeous art design.

The editors didn't like

  • The storyline isn't told especially well
  • RPG elements aren't all that deep
  • AI is pretty dumb.
  • Lonelier
  • Slowerpaced for a solo player
  • Massively unsatisfying "climax"
  • Lackluster loot sharing system.
  • Friends must be same level for multiplayer
  • No minimap
  • No world map
  • No goal marker in fast travel.
  • The multiplayer implementations could use some improvement.

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  Published: 2009-12-28, review by: gameobserver.com

  • It‘s hard to formulate a whole, single opinion regarding this game -- it’s unique in every possible way (the setting, the presentation, the crazy mix of absolutely different gameplay mechanics). But the fact that all this organically blends together a...

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  Published: 2009-12-07, review by: maximumpc.com

  • Amazing combat; millions of possible weapons; fun mashup gameplay.
  • Friends must be same level for multiplayer; no minimap; no world map; no goal marker in fast travel.

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  Published: 2009-11-24, review by: brightsideofnews.com

  • I am sure you can guess that I have a low opinion of the game. After playing games like System Shock, System Shock 2 and Bio Shock I feel like this was a cheap imitation [especially considering that 2k is the publisher]. In the "Shock" series at least ...

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  Published: 2009-11-18, review by: newgamenetwork.com

  • Abstract:  Borderlands is a science fiction first person shooter that has a heavy RPG side to it. It was developed by Gearbox Software, primarily known for their Brothers in Arms series in recent years. While this may seem like an odd mix of genres, a hardcore sh...

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78%
 
  Published: 2009-11-06, review by: gamervision.com

  • Abstract:  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 ...

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  Published: 2009-11-04, review by: hookedgamers.com

  • Satisfying combat and the gorgeous art design.
  • The multiplayer implementations could use some improvement.

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87%
 
  Published: 2009-10-31, review by: brighthub.com

  • Abstract:  Get ready to hunt the Borderlands for loot as you embark on a series of quests in this run and gun FPS and RPG hybrid. It is capturing a lot of attention in the games media so is it worthy? Find out in our review. FPS and RPGThere have been a few atte...

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  Published: 2009-10-30, review by: gamespot.com

  • Satisfying gunplay, Tons of weapons, shields, and helpful items, Four unique and equally funtoplay characters, Distinct, appealing artistic style, Great system of rewards.
  • Lonelier, slowerpaced for a solo player, Massively unsatisfying "climax", Lackluster loot sharing system.
  • Fun combat and a steady flow of rewards make this journey a massively enjoyable one, especially with some fellow mercenaries along for the ride. ...

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85%
 
  Published: 2009-10-30, Author: Chris Watters , review by: cnet.com

  • Abstract:  On the hostile, bandit-ridden planet of Pandora, there is one thing that draws off-world attention: The Vault. This mysterious alien structure is rumored to hold treasures of fantastic power and wealth, and so it attracts fortune-seeking corporations a...

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  Published: 2009-10-29, review by: techolive.com

  • Abstract:  With all the pre-release hype, everyone was comparing this game to Fallout 3 and at the time, it seemed like a fair comparison, but after playing Borderlands, it was clear that these two games just don’t compare. At a glance they have a lot of similari...

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