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Borderlands 2 release date is 09/18, new trailer uploaded

By Rick
Feb 22, 2012
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  1. 2K Games and Gearbox Software have announced September 18 as the official U.S. release date for Borderlands 2. The game will be released internationally on the September 21. Also accompanying…

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,558   +598

    Awesome....I enjoyed the hell out of Borderlands. Can't wait for this one!
     
  3. Borderlands was absolutely incredible! Huge easter egg! I rocked tha kazba with UZZZZIZ!
     
  4. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Did they just say 96.5% more wub wub? *clicks pre-order button*

    Borderlands was a good game; it just lacked variety. This game seems to fix all of that by spicing things up with 4 player co-op, more characters, monsters, skills, and guns. They weren't lying about the guns, I didn't see the same gun twice throughout the whole trailer.
     
  5. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    One of the best non realistic FPS games you can get!
    Definitely will pause playing Skyrim (whit mods) to play this one.
     
  6. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,606   +287

    I am ready. *folds sickbag and sticks it in his pocket*
     
  7. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 744   +12

    Who picks the music? Nobody likes dubstep.

    Disclaimer: If you like dubstep you are not a person.
     
  8. yRaz

    yRaz TS Evangelist Posts: 1,898   +941

    Nobody takes dubstep seriously, that's why it's perfect for borderlands. The whole game is satire.
     
  9. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,620   +376

    Sounds like nero. They have some good stuff :p
     
  10. example1013

    example1013 TS Enthusiast Posts: 265

    Lolwat. There was 4-player co-op in the first game. The trailer also doesn't make it clear whether or not the classes from the first game will be available, or if it'll just be the 4 new classes introduced that'll be playable (in which case the number of playable characters is the same).

    Seriously, if you didn't play the game in co-op, you missed some cool things, because they upped both the difficulty and the gun drops with more players. Unless you're talking about split-screen on the console, because **** that ****. Vertical split is literally the worst thing possible.
     
  11. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    ...and just when you thought the violence overfloats our screens, you get one more of these, now cartooned. Next thing will be the Muppets figures chasing each other with bazookas, bfg-s and alike...damn...
     
  12. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    Loved this game for the story-mode Co-op. I really wish more games would come out like that. Imagine playing Mass Effect 1 to 3 in story mode co-op. The biggest challenge would be deciding who gets to be Shepard.
     
  13. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 620   +118

    When diablo 3 comes out I'm gonna call in sick...for the year. Then next year I'll pick borderlands up and call in sick for that year...
    Oh and dubstep is awesome. If that makes me not a person I'm cool with that.
     
  14. I got the goty edition on amazon a week ago for 6.99. I'm hooked to the game. The only thing laking is the story.
     
  15. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    I wasn't talking about the consoles; I assume the 4-play co-op will be possible on PC, no?

    Still, it is a widely known fact Borderlands got boring pretty quickly because of repetitive enemies and areas.
     
  16. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,620   +376

    Hopefully to a degree addressed by no. 2
     
  17. There must be one marketing consultant group that is helping all these game developers create trailers... Because they're all starting to look different from the past, but all the new ones are starting to look the same. I'm not complaining, they look nice and are entertaining to watch but the Dubstep in every trailer is kind of getting unoriginal. Epic trailer here though, I never played the first Borderlands, maybe I'll check this one out when it's on sale on Steam, if it's on Steam.
     
  18. en0nym0us

    en0nym0us TS Member Posts: 65

    Dubstep? *Pre-Orders*
     
  19. You obviously didn't play this game. The mobs were nowhere near as repeatative as other games. There were tons of boss mobs that spiced things up. And the DLCs were the best I have ever seen.
    I rank Borderlands as one, if not THE top FPS shooter for the past ten years.

    I can't wait for the next installment. I have been watching for it ever since I finished the first one 10 times.
     

  20. Borderlands 2 is a million times better than skyrim.
     

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