Borderlands is an interesting looking game from Gearbox Software and 2K Games. It comes in a few flavors, Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. It advertises itself as an original game that combines the features of a role playing game with a first person shooter while graphics are a combination for CGI and hand animation. The setting is a post-apocalyptic world and you take on the role of a mercenary in a "story" being told by someone else.
The current advertising model is shoving several 9 out of 10 reviews with lots of quick in-game videos and is enough to give you a headache. So let’s see if the ads equal the real game or if at the end of our 30 minute run we will need a few Tylenol.Package
As this one is another Steam available title many will forego the option of paying for physical media. However if you are one of those that likes to keep your games on a physical shelf there is a DVD for PC as well. Again as with most games no matter the copy that you get you will have everything you need to play. We did not find any special edition copies that offered any extras.
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Installation was very straight forward and once done you will lose 8GB of space on your HDD [or SSD]. This is about what you would expect from a modern FPS
[First Person Shooter]. If you grab it from Steam it will take about an hour to two from start to being able to play depending on the time of day and your internet connection.
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