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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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Based on 53 critic reviews
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74

Top Critic Average

42%

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General Information

Available on:Xbox OneMar 24, 2015
PCOct 14, 2014

Developer: 2K Australia

Publisher: 2K Games

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Launch into the Borderlands universe and shoot ‘n’ loot your way through a brand new adventure that rockets you onto Pandora’s moon in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Discover the story behind Borderlands 2 villain, Handsome Jack, and his rise to power. Taking place between the original Borderlands and Borderlands 2, the Pre-Sequel gives you a whole lotta new gameplay featuring the genre blending fusion of shooter and RPG mechanics that players have come to love. Float through the air with each low gravity jump while taking enemies down from above using new ice and laser weapons. Catch-a-ride and explore the lunar landscape with new vehicles allowing for more levels of destructive mayhem.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Reviews

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel successfully builds on the series' many strengths while repeating its pacing mistakes.

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A well-executed but thoroughly unambitious extension of Borderlands 2. Low-grav jumping adds a new dimension to combat.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a hilarious, fan-focused continuation of the series' core values. But lacking any truly evolution, it makes for a fun diversion rather than a meaningful new chapter.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel brings you more of the loot and lighthearted humor you love, though it never quite overcomes the gravity of its predecessors.

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