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Sunday - March 08, 2020

Borderlands 3 - Steam Release: March 13

by Hiddenx, 11:24

Borderlands 3 will be released on Steam on March 13:

Borderlands 3

The original shooter-looter returns, packing bazillions of guns and a mayhem-fueled adventure! Blast through new worlds & enemies and save your home from the most ruthless cult leaders in the galaxy. 

Monday - September 23, 2019

Borderlands 3 - Review @ COG

by Hiddenx, 15:47

COG checked out Borderlands 3:

Borderlands 3 Review – Bombastic Badasses Blowing up Bandits

Developed by Gearbox Studios, the highly anticipated next step in the franchise which defined the very notion of looter shooters, Borderlands 3 is finally here and it kicks off with a bang. Right from the start, you’ll see familiar faces get bossed around by Claptrap, and marvel at the distinct graphical styling that makes Borderlands so unique. It’s a game we’ve been dying to see for years, but could it possibly live up to the monumental hype we set for it?


Borderlands 3 is the battery-acid fueled, over the top explosive experience we had hoped it would be. It hits almost every mark of what we want out of a sequel with an exemplary new cast, returning favorites from across the series, and staying true to the franchise at its core. This is still a title full of psychopaths trying to murder anything that moves with bazillions of guns, but after the first few hours, you can see how the series has grown. With new locations to visit, an intriguing plot, loathsome villains, and all of your favorite characters coming back to help save the day – even if many of them are only cameos – it only falters in its simplistic AI which we have grown to know too well. It’s not trying to rewrite gaming and be wildly innovative, it just wants to let you shoot stuff with an exploding burger launcher. Seriously. Borderlands 3 is sure to be a contender for GOTY and it can only get better with more content and bombastic badasses.

Score: 86/100

Friday - September 20, 2019

Borderlands 3 - Review @ Twinfinite

by Hiddenx, 15:33

Twinfinite has reviewed Borderlands 3:

Borderlands 3 Review – If it Ain’t Broke…

Borderlands 3 on Xbox One

Borderlands 3 is one of the easier games I’ve had to evaluate for Twinfinite in my tenure here. I previewed it multiple times leading up to release and it felt like just more of the same FPS/RPG action that the series popularized last generation.

To some people that might sound like a bad thing; but as a fan of the series and as someone that hasn’t really touched any of my Borderlands save files for pretty much this entire generation of consoles (which is probably the case for lots of other people I imagine), more Borderlands is perfectly fine honestly.

Borderlands 3 is a faithful, and (mostly) polished follow-up to Borderlands 2. It continues to play to its strengths and makes a few noticeable improvements.

Borderlands 3 is the ultimate example of playing it safe and giving their core fans exactly what they want to see. I can certainly understand the desire to not fix what isn’t broken. It’s a valid strategy.

The result though is a game that’s very easy to recommend to anyone that hasn’t played Borderlands in a while, and enjoyed Gearbox’s previous efforts in the series, or just likes looter-shooters; and well, is simultaneously not easy to recommend to anyone that doesn’t fit in that box.

Score: 4/5 – Great


  • Top of its class gunplay
  • Signature humor
  • Entertaining campaign and side missions
  • Insane amount of freedom for deep character building thanks to multitude of skill tree options and unique weapons


  • Very frustrating technical issues
  •  Doesn’t build much on previous games despite the time gap
  • The grind may feel too repetitive for some

Should You Buy Borderlands 3?

Yes, it’s an excellent looter-shooter that will satisfy all fans of the genre and series. The only people that might get disappointed are those that were still dumping tons of hours into Borderlands 2 recently as it feels very similar to previous games.

Friday - September 13, 2019

Borderlands 3 - Released

by Hiddenx, 14:16

Borderlands 3 has been released. The Windows release of Borderlands 3 will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for six months.

Borderlands 3


Borderlands 3 is a loot-driven first-person shooter. Players, either playing alone or in parties up to four people, make a character from one of four classes available, and take on various missions given out by non-playable characters (NPCs) and at bounty boards to gain experience, in-game monetary rewards, and reward items. Players can also gain these items by defeating enemies throughout the game.

As the player gains level, they gain skills points to allocate across a skill tree. The game introduces four new playable characters: Amara, a "Siren" who summons ethereal fists; Moze, a young "Gunner" who rides the mecha Iron Bear; Zane, an "Operative" with a variety of gadgets; and FL4K, a robot "Beastmaster" who summons creatures to aid in fights.

Unlike previous Borderlands games where each character had only one unique skill that operates on a cooldown, each character in the new game can unlock three unique skills, though only one (or in Zane's case, two) can be equipped at a time, greatly expanding the number of potential character builds a player can make.

Thursday - September 12, 2019

Borderlands 3 - Review @ Venturebeat

by Hiddenx, 15:38

Venturebeat has reviewed the upcoming Borderlands 3:

Borderlands 3 review — Fun action, but some yucks are too yucky

Borderlands came out 10 years ago, and in some ways, it helped spur a new genre of shooters. Gearbox Software combined the fast action of a Doom or a Duke Nukem with the loot and role-playing game progression of Diablo, and we can trace the roots of Destiny, The Division 2, and Warframe to Borderlands.

And while I see the appeal of these MMO looter-shooters, I prefer playing by myself, in a world full of quests with a more cohesive narrative and a slower pace. Borderlands 3 delivers this, improving its RPG progression and gunplay along the way to its September 13 release on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. And considering that the Borderlands series sold 5 million copies between publisher Take Two Interactive’s May and August earnings periods (and sold 41 million copies overall), a demand exists for this take on shooters.



Above: Blowing up this brainy badguy with a mech is a blast.
Image Credit: GamesBeat

When I started Borderlands 3, I expected to find some nice advancements on previous games. Gearbox has been making this series for years now, and it’s nailed the formula while advancing it with each new release, creating deeper, more interconnected systems and progression.

But since Borderlands hit the scene in 2009, we’ve had a new genre of online shooters that ape the loot-collecting of Gearbox’s franchise and older games like Diablo. And many of them do this well. Borderlands 3 reminds us that the market still exists for slower-paced single-player games with lots of loot and a variety of combat styles. Gearbox nails this.

I just wish the studio had advanced its humor and encounter design as much as class progression and weapon variety. If you enjoy lootin’-and-shootin’, check out Borderlands 3. But go in knowing that you’re going to cringe at some of the jokes and feel fatigue every now and then.

Claptrap’s ass can only plug so many holes, after all.

Score: 77/100

Saturday - March 30, 2019

Borderlands 3 - Everything we know so far

by Hiddenx, 14:55

PC Gamer has collected information about Borderlands 3:

Borderlands 3: Everything we know so far

It's official. Here's everything we know about Borderlands 3's release date, setting, characters, and more.
Borderlands 3 was one of the worst-kept secrets in videogames, but as of the Gearbox panel at PAX East 2019, it's not a secret at all.


The announcement trailer is pretty dense. It's a whirlwind tour of the game's new and returning characters, new planets and a tiny slice of the billion guns that can potentially be conjured up. Gearbox says it will reveal more details on April 3, but in the meantime there's a lot that we can glean from the trailer.

If you haven't watched it yet, or maybe you just want a refresher, take a look at the trailer above. With that done, let's pick it apart.

What is the Borderlands 3 release date?
There's no official release date, but an earnings call from 2K owner Take-Two points to a possible release before fall 2019, and a hint in the reveal trailer may point to October of this year. Gearbox will announce the date formally on April 3.



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Information about

Borderlands 3

Developer: Gearbox Software

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Post-Apoc
Genre: Shooter-RPG
Combat: Real-time
Play-time: Unknown
Voice-acting: Unknown

Regions & platforms
· Platform: PC
· Released: 2019-09-13
· Publisher: 2K Games