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post #1 of 87 Old 10-15-2009, 12:28 PM - Thread Starter
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Game is almost out, not too many reviews yet.

OXM score: 8.5

Pros:
Gigantic game packed with weapons, loot, and quests.
Ferociously over-the-top combat.

Cons:
Enemy spawning and co-op should be better implemented

Questionable:
Would it have been that hard to build in save-anywhere and difficulty levels?

http://borderlandsguide.com/forum/first-reviewcaution-its-oxm


Atomic MPC (Australia) score: 91%

Graphics: 96%
Simply stunning execution

Gameplay: 89%
Some repetition but mostly fun

Sound: 90%
Flavorsome and rich

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Can't wait to play this next week. Watched a 30 minute video of some coop action and it looked like a lot of fun. Anybody here getting it for PS3 and wants to play some coop, look me up... PSN is PaulKersey.
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I may get this game if reviews continue to be favorable, but I already have Uncharted, Ratchet, and COD pre-ordered, so I dunno.

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Can't wait to play this next week. Watched a 30 minute video of some coop action and it looked like a lot of fun. Anybody here getting it for PS3 and wants to play some coop, look me up... PSN is PaulKersey.

Wow you must like it alot if you watched a 30 Min video. I saw some trailers and it looked pretty good.

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Wow you must like it alot if you watched a 30 Min video. I saw some trailers and it looked pretty good.

Lol, I didn't initially intend to watch the whole thing, but it looked like so much fun so I kept watching :\\.
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I watched most of that too. . .seemed like the Xbox version though. I definitely would like to see PS3 footage since that is the version I have pre-ordered.

I do hope there is more than 3 monster types (crab worm, scrag and bat). Kind of surprised they didn't throw their procedural generator on the monsters as it seems like an obvious way to go.

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I watched most of that too. . .seemed like the Xbox version though. I definitely would like to see PS3 footage since that is the version I have pre-ordered.

I do hope there is more than 3 monster types (crab worm, scrag and bat). Kind of surprised they didn't throw their procedural generator on the monsters as it seems like an obvious way to go.

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Yeah... only seen one gameplay video of the PS3 version so far, but it looked the same to me.

And there are definitely more enemy types than that. I think I have heard there are 150 or something like that.
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I watched most of that too. . .seemed like the Xbox version though. I definitely would like to see PS3 footage since that is the version I have pre-ordered.

I do hope there is more than 3 monster types (crab worm, scrag and bat). Kind of surprised they didn't throw their procedural generator on the monsters as it seems like an obvious way to go.

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I have the 360 version pre-ordered and asked the same thing in the 360 thread. I like a lot of the aspects of this game (co-op FPS, RPG, looting). But from the video, it looks like:

1.) There's not many enemy varieties.

2.) The landscape stays pretty much the same the whole game.

3.) There doesn't appear to be any story at all (you just keep collecting audio logs as missions?).

I could be wrong about all of those (and I'm hoping I am). But if the above is true then I may cancel my pre-order because I think it would get old fast. Leveling and upgrading characters for me is a lot of fun (loved Oblivion and Fallout 3), but unless there's some variety or a story to go along with it, It would get old real quick.

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On the fence as well about this game. It's either this or Dragon Age:Origins. Think I'm gonna wait on the player reviews before I choose. Anybody know if TRU is gonna carry this?

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The art style looks interesting to me, but the gameplay looks pretty bland. Plus there's just too much other stuff to play.
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The art style looks interesting to me, but the gameplay looks pretty bland. Plus there's just too much other stuff to play.

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I'll 'Q' it..

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I quickly slipped it into my trusty PS3, and started playing.


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Anybody got this yet, and what are your opinions?

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I have the game, pretty fun so far, none existent story but grabbin loot is great (like Diablo). Gonna do co-op with the gf.

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Yup. Story so far is nearly not there, but who cares since the game is EXTREMELY fun and EXTREMELY addicting.
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How does the split-screen option fare? So far I have yet to see a reviewer to comment on it and as the hope was to play this game with the wife, it is pretty important that this feature is functional.

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Split screen kinda sucks in that the inventory screens do not fit well on your screens. You have to move it around to see certain parts and since you use it fairly often (due to all the loot you have to compare) it is annoying. During actual gameplay it is fine though. I kinda want to get a second copy so the gf and I can play on dif TVs but to many new games coming to spend double on one.

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PS3 version is having major online issues to the point of unplayability. Gamelist taking 30-40min to show up, PSN friends not showing up but old PSN friends (ones that you deleted) showing up. Gearbox is looking into the issue. Hopefully a patch will come soon for those that picked it up.

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Is this like sacred or diablo but with guns vs sword/bow type weapons?
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It is as if diablo was a FPS set in a wasteland environment.

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This game has incredible depth and tons of replay value. Honestly I can't wait to buy it for myself. The co-op is scaled based on how many players you have (2-4) and there are literally hundreds of thousands of weapons and tons of loot.

Does anyone have this yet? Have they played it? All the reviews have been more than favorable and seeing someone play it just made my itch to get this game all the more needing of scratch.
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This game has incredible depth and tons of replay value. Honestly I can't wait to buy it for myself. The co-op is scaled based on how many players you have (2-4) and there are literally hundreds of thousands of weapons and tons of loot.

Does anyone have this yet? Have they played it? All the reviews have been more than favorable and seeing someone play it just made my itch to get this game all the more needing of scratch.

I have the 360 version and I'm about 10 hours in.

This game described above as DIablo in fps wasteland is pretty right on. The addictiveness just builds and buids and builds. I can't wait to play it more and more.
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Anybody know if the PS3 online problems have been corrected yet?
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According to Gearbox it was fixed on the 21st.

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We are very pleased to report that using PSN friends lists with the game should now work properly for all PS3 customers. The fix has been released invisibly and should work automatically for all PSN users on the PS3 platform. No special action is required by PS3 customers to apply the fix - just play the game and you'll find that everything works fine now. We thank you all for your patience and for making us aware of the issue!

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Im enjoying this game~!

Yes diable, sacred... but with guns and more action.

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This game is so addictive! Loving it so far!

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Hrm, I'm still on the fence about this one. I really like loot-grinders like Diablo and Sacred, but something about RPG and FPS doesn't sit well with me. The most important aspect of these games is the character development.. why give you a view where you can't see your character? One of the reasons I never did finish Fallout.
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im still not sure if im gonna buy this game really, im on the fence too, these of yall who bought it, is it worth it or you regret buying it?
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im still not sure if im gonna buy this game really, im on the fence too, these of yall who bought it, is it worth it or you regret buying it?

I got my platinum trophy for it this morning... Very well worth the price and lost a lot of sleep because of being addicted lol.
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Couple of loot question does it have like rares and uniques? Sacred was sort of a let down in that regard especially lack of "color" defining the drops. Also is there new skill and character building like say adding pts to str after a level and gaining a new skill?
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