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Borderlands 2 - Review Roundup #3

by Myrthos, 2012-09-27 00:42:27

Here are 4 reviews of Borderlands 2 and one review of a review of Borderlands 2.

Techland rates it 4 out of 5.

Pushsquare feels it being worthy a score of 8.

Frost Magazine has it at 85/100.

Gamesbeat are trying something new, called a threeview where a critic an analyst and an academic each review the game (all rate it above 90%).

And as a last entry there is a review of a review. Remember the odd review of Borderlands 2 by The Wallstreet Journal? Gameranx have analyzed that review and provide their thoughts on why someone could write somethink like that.

The author fills the piece with claims that he makes no attempt to back up, uses nonsensical unrelated images in the article's body and cites wikipedia for a plot summary; this last point is particularly odd, because it portrays events that were set-up narrative before the previous game began as if they unfold whilst you're playing. Most egregiously though he makes direct comparisons to features in entirely dissimilar titles with different production focus in order to suggest a fault on Gearbox's part for not including them. The game is not on par with a Call of Duty due to lacking a huge multiplayer, despite that not at all meshing with the kind of experience that it actually is; a co-op RPG with shooting mechanics.

Information about

Borderlands 2

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Post-Apoc
Genre: Shooter-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released