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Five years after The Destroyer was vanquished, a new valuable mineral known as Eridian was discovered in the crust of the planet Pandora. The powerful Hyperion Corporation, led by Handsome Jack, secured a moon base and eventually occupied the entire planet, depriving it of Eridian. One day, four vault hunters fall into a trap prepared by Jack, but are rescued by a ClapTrap robot and shown the way to a resistance movement that tries to put an end to Hyperion's regime.

Borderlands 2, like its predecessor, is a first-person shooter that incorporates character building, quests and procedural content generation elements from role-playing games, particularly roguelikes, along with vehicle-based gameplay from contemporary shooters. The sequel features four new characters embodying four classes that represent different special skills and weapon affinities. Accumulated experience points result in skill points, which can then be allocated to the nodes of one of three skill trees that vary between classes. Weapons differ not only by type, firing speed or damage, they can also cause elemental damage that is more or less effective against specific types of opponents.

Players can take on the game's challenges by themselves, or enlist the help of other players in the cooperative multiplayer mode. Compared to the first game, the game world is not split into disjunct pieces anymore, but has become continuously connected. Non-player characters now follow their own schedules and agendas as opposed to being fixed in their position permanently.

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Borderlands 2 Windows Graphical settings

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Borderlands 2 Screenshot Using a vehicle to take out helicopters
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Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 11, 2012 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ComputerGames.ro Oct 28, 2012 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 24, 2012 18 out of 20 90
Gamereactor (Sweden) Sep 18, 2012 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Sep 21, 2012 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) Sep 18, 2012 86 out of 100 86
Gameplay (Benelux) Sep 28, 2012 85 out of 100 85
Destructoid Sep 17, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Giant Bomb Sep 17, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Games.co.il Jun 11, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2012 – One of the Top 10 Games of the Year
  • GameStar (Germany) / GamePro (Germany)
    • 2012 - #2 Best Shooter of the Year (Readers' Vote)
    • 2012 - #4 Best PC Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
    • 2012 - #4 Best Console Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2013 – #2 Single-Player Shooter of the Year 2012 (Readers' Vote)
    • Issue 01/2013 – #2 Multi-Player Shooter of the Year 2012 (Readers' Vote)

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Kim Krecht (19) added Borderlands 2 (Windows) on Sep 21, 2012
Other platforms contributed by GTramp (50862), Kim Krecht (19) and Sciere (393332)