Enticing loot and experience rewards.
Intriguing skill trees.
Big, beautiful gaming world.
Huge diversity in characters, weapons, and enemies.
So many powerful guns to shoot so many creative enemies.
Cohesive, well-paced story with a strong antagonist.
New Gunzerker and Assassin classes are fun to play.
More aggressive enemies act intelligently.
Sharing loot in multiplayer.
Disconnect between online co-op and your campaign.
Side quests are uneven.
Occasional texture pop-in.
Underdeveloped visual customization.
All of the loot is shared.
Spoken messages sometimes interrupt each other.
No instant saves.
By TechSpot on September 21, 2012
Although it was somewhat of an underdog when it arrived in October 2009, Borderlands quickly became a hit among PC and console gamers alike, selling over 4.5 million copies and propelling Gearbox Software to new heights. Despite complaints about...-
By Digital Trends on June 25, 2013
Gearbox Software ends its run of Borderlands 2 DLC on the highest note possible… assuming of course that it's really all done. The four packs attached to the game's Season Pass have all now been released, but the story wrap-up definitely...95
By PC Authority on May 28, 2013
There is a moment early on in the Borderlands 2 DLC that is pure nostalgia-bait for pen-and-paper roleplayers. You're walking along a spit of land toward a spooky village, and a dragon – a real, fire-breathing dragon – lands and more or...-
By Sydney Morning Herald on May 17, 2013
DateMay 17, 2013 (1) Read later You don't have to be crazy to live on Pandora. But most that do seem to be, so why not give it a try? One of the best parts of 2012's Borderlands 2 was the insanity that seemed to infect anyone who lived...-
By Maximum PC on February 12, 2013
We loved the original Borderlands for all of its first-person-shooter action, varied gameplay (there was shooting people and driving over them, for example), and lots and lots of guns. In fact, the official claim from developer Gearbox Software was...90
By PCWorld India on January 16, 2013
Borderlands made its mark on the gaming world for mixing the venerable first-person shooter genre we all know and love with elements of role-playing gameplay, like tons of quests and side missions, randomized loot drops and character-building through...-
By Computeractive on December 28, 2012
With its unique cell-shaded cartoon look and anarchic run-and-gun gameplay style, the original Borderlands game became a surprise hit back in 2009 so a sequel was all but inevitable.The setup for Borderlands 2 is more or less the same as last time....-
By Dawn.com on October 31, 2012
Besides the few issues identified, it is difficult to find a lot of faults within the game. It’s expertly paced, cleverly written, beautifully executed and has a brilliantly high level of detail.89
By theregister.co.uk on October 09, 2012
Witnessing Borderlands 2 at full throttle is a sight to behold and you can't help but build a kinship with your fellow players – even if an irksome loot system means they can grab your would-be rewards should they be so minded. It's at...-
By Overclockers Club on October 04, 2012
Normally I am a reasonably intelligent person, but every now and then I do something probably best described as stupid. This last one I did is a playthrough of Borderlands 2, without sleep, and am writing this review also without sleep (though I have...-