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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Rating Summary

Based on 39 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

85%

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Reviews Summary

Summary: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection does what it says on the tin. It collects the two games, and all their DLC, from the Handsome Jack arc in the franchise and updates their graphics and performance for the new generation of consoles. However, some critics note there are some issues, especially with The Pre-Sequel.

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 24, 2015
Xbox OneMar 24, 2015

Developer: Gearbox Software

Publisher: 2K Games

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection includes the definitive versions of both Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, built specifically for next-gen consoles. Experience the highest performance and highest fidelity graphics for any Borderlands game ever played on a video game console. For the first time, play four-player split screen on a single screen, all in stunning high definition. Experience the entire Handsome Jack saga, from his not-so-humble beginnings to the heights of his egomaniacal tyranny.

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Reviews

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The Handsome Collection wraps up six years-worth of great Borderlands content and puts a nice bow on it.

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Some unfortunate technical problems distract from what is otherwise a very generous compilation, and an entirely legitimate alternative to Destiny.

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Given that I awarded Borderlands 2 4.5 stars and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel 3.5 stars, the score below shouldn't be a surprise, but both games are worth playing through once more in The Handsome Collection, especially if you have three friends (and the extra controllers) to experience four-player couch co-op.

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Providing gamers with two very fun and lengthy games within Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, there is no doubt that this is the ultimate Borderlands experience for everyone.

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