Borderlands 2
Release Date: 17 Sep, 2012
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RRP: $19.99
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A new era of shoot and loot is about to begin. Play as one of four new vault hunters facing off against a massive new world of creatures, psychos and the evil mastermind, Handsome Jack. Make new friends, arm them with a bazillion weapons and fight alongside them in 4 player co-op on a relentless quest for revenge and redemption across the undiscovered and unpredictable living planet.

Key Features:

  • All-New Characters and All-New Classes: Four all new playable classes including the Siren, the Commando, the Gunzerker and the Assassin. Step into the role of the Gunzerker, whose highly deadly skills allow him to dual-wield any two weapons found in the game. Not only that, you will build on that skill to do more things with two guns than you ever imagined possible. Dual machine guns? Cool. Dual rocket launchers? Of course! Dual Sniper Rifles? Sure, if that’s your thing! Want to try other styles? More tactical perhaps? There are multiple classes to choose from!
     
  • Dynamic Co-op online, and LAN: Share your adventures with friends both online and via LAN. Borderlands 2 features a seamless system enabling you to drop in and drop out of a campaign without ever having to restart the game. On top of that you can even take your new gear from any game to any other!
     
  • World Connected Story: Find yourself left for dead in the frozen tundra of Pandora as you begin your quest of revenge and redemption. Expose the evil surrounding the Hyperion Corporation and take on the perpetrator of a universe-wide grand deception -- the nefarious Hyperion CEO, Handsome Jack. (Oh, also: he's stolen credit for the opening of the Vault.)
     
  • 87 Bazillion...Everything: In addition to the new gun system, you will lust after procedurally generated shields, grenades, Relics, class mods and much, much more. And you thought the original Borderlands had a ton of loot!
     
  • Brand new environments on Pandora: Hunt through entirely brand new areas of Pandora that are more alive than ever! From the arctic tundra, through the dangerous grasslands, past the mysterious corrosive caverns to beyond, you’ll be surprised by the unpredictable world of Pandora at every turn!
     
  • Brand new enemies: A whole slew of new enemies are out there to kill you in Borderlands 2. Hulking, gorilla-like Bullymongs, vicious predatory Stalkers and the Hyperion mechanical army, run by Handsome Jack, are just some of the new enemies in Borderlands 2.

Note: The Mac version of Borderlands 2 is available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish only.

 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Windows
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 2 GB(XP)/ 2 GB(Vista)
  • Hard Disk Space: 13 GB free
  • Video Memory: 256 MB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 /ATI Radeon HD 2600
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
  • Other Requirements:Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, DirectX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only)
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows XP SP3/Vista/Win 7
  • Processor: 2.3 GHz Quad Core processor
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 20 GB free
  • Video Memory: 512MB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / ATI Radeon HD 5850
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
  • Other Requirements:Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, DirectX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only)
Mac OS X
Minimum:
  • OS: 10.7.5 (Lion), 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 13 GB
  • Video Memory: 256 MB
  • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 2600 / NVidia Geforce 8800/ Intel HD 3000
  • Additional: Macintosh mouse and keyboard. Borderlands 2 supports both the Xbox 360 wired gamepad AND the PlayStation 3 Dualshock 3 Wireless Controller
  • NOTICE: It is possible for Mac and PC to become out of sync during updates. Within this short time period, Mac users will only be able to play other Mac users.
  • NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
  • NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for Borderlands 2: ATI RADEON HD 2400, NVIDIA 8600m, NVIDIA 9400m, 9600m, Intel Integrated GMA 950, Intel Integrated x3100
Recommended:
  • OS: 10.10 (Mavericks)
  • Processor: 2.2GHz Intel Quad Core
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Video Memory: 512 MB
  • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5750 / NVidia Geforce 650M / Intel HD 4000
SteamOS + Linux
Operating System: SteamOS, Ubuntu 14.04
CPU Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad, AMD Phenom II X4
CPU Speed: 2.4GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 13 GB
Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 260
Video Memory (VRam): 1GB

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Don't meet the above requirements? That doesn't mean your configuration wont run Borderlands 2. Visit the Borderlands 2 community page to share your experience with other Linux players and learn about how to send bugs to Aspyr. Your feedback will help us improve Borderlands 2 Linux and future AAA Linux releases!

NOTICE: Intel Integrated video chipsets and ATI chipsets are currently unsupported for Borderlands 2 Linux.
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First One's Free
First One's Free
(Secret achievement)
Not Quite Dead
Not Quite Dead
Reached level 5
Dragon Slayer
Dragon Slayer
(Secret achievement)
A Road Less Traveled
A Road Less Traveled
(Secret achievement)
New In Town
New In Town
(Secret achievement)
Better Than You Were
Better Than You Were
Reached level 10
An Old Flame
An Old Flame
(Secret achievement)
No Man Left Behind
No Man Left Behind
(Secret achievement)
Friendship Rules
Friendship Rules
Revived someone from "Fight for Your Life!" that is on your friends list
How Do I Look?
How Do I Look?
Unlocked 10 customization items
Better Than Money
Better Than Money
Purchased 5 items from the black market
Token Gesture
Token Gesture
Redeemed 25 tokens
Build Buster
Build Buster
Killed a Constructor without it ever building another bot
Wilhelm Screamed
Wilhelm Screamed
(Secret achievement)
Sky's The Limit
Sky's The Limit
(Secret achievement)
Bounty Hunter
Bounty Hunter
Completed 20 side missions
Can See My House From Here
Can See My House From Here
(Secret achievement)
Farewell, Old Girl
Farewell, Old Girl
(Secret achievement)
Got The Band Back Together
Got The Band Back Together
(Secret achievement)
Always Improving
Always Improving
Reached level 25
Identity Theft
Identity Theft
(Secret achievement)
An Angel's Wish
An Angel's Wish
(Secret achievement)
Well That Was Easy
Well That Was Easy
(Secret achievement)
Bombs Away
Bombs Away
(Secret achievement)
Knowing Is Half The Battle
Knowing Is Half The Battle
(Secret achievement)
Cool Story, Bro
Cool Story, Bro
(Secret achievement)
Sugar Daddy
Sugar Daddy
Tipped Moxxi $10,000
Cute Loot
Cute Loot
Killed a Chubby
Urban Explorer
Urban Explorer
Discovered all named locations in Sanctuary, Opportunity, and Lynchwood
Up High, Down Low
Up High, Down Low
Gave Claptrap a high five
Feels Like The First Time
Feels Like The First Time
(Secret achievement)
High-Flying Hurler
High-Flying Hurler
Killed a flying enemy with a thrown Tediore weapon
Sabre Rattler
Sabre Rattler
Killed 100 enemies with the Sabre turret
Went Five Rounds
Went Five Rounds
Completed Round 5 of any Circle of Slaughter
I Totes Planned That Boss
I Totes Planned That Boss
Slew Mister Boney Pants Guy
Capped Out...For Now
Capped Out...For Now
Reached level 50
Phased and Confused
Phased and Confused
Phaselocked 100 enemies
Yaaaaaay
Yaaaaaay
Introduced thyself to the White Knight
They Was All "Hey That's Mine"
They Was All "Hey That's Mine"
Unsheathed 5 swords from Immortal Skeletaurs without leaving the area
Goliath, Meet David
Goliath, Meet David
Allowed a Goliath to level up four times before killing him
Tribute To A Vault Hunter
Tribute To A Vault Hunter
Got an item from Michael Mamaril
Explosive
Explosive
Completed the mission "Long Way To The Top"
Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
Completed the mission "X Marks the Spot"
Shorty, You So Best
Shorty, You So Best
Completed thy quest by rescuing yonder queen
Decked Out
Decked Out
Had Purple-rated gear or better equipped in every slot
Thresher Thrashed
Thresher Thrashed
(Secret achievement)
What does it mean?
What does it mean?
(Secret achievement)
Keep Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'
Keep Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'
Demonstrated your skill, or lack thereof, at rolling the magical treasure orb of many sides
Definitely An Italian Plumber
Definitely An Italian Plumber
Killed Donkey Mong
Highlands Explorer
Highlands Explorer
Discovered all named locations in The Highlands, Thousand Cuts, and Wildlife Exploitation Preserve
Face Off
Face Off
Completed the mission "The Fall of Nakayama"
Girl's Gotta Eat
Girl's Gotta Eat
Fed thy noble queen 3 times during one visit to her quarters
It's Like That One Video
It's Like That One Video
Showed thine worst enemy, the abomination known as "The Darkness," who is the nerdiest of them all
Unseen Predator
Unseen Predator
Remained in Zero's Deception mode for ten seconds straight
Arctic Explorer
Arctic Explorer
Discovered all named locations in Three Horns, Tundra Express, and Frostburn Canyon
Obsessed
Obsessed
Collected 10 pictures of Moxxi in Campaign of Carnage
Make it Raaaaaid
Make it Raaaaaid
Vanquished the Ancient Dragons of Destruction
Blight Explorer
Blight Explorer
Discovered all named locations in Eridium Blight, Arid Nexus, and Sawtooth Cauldron
So Much Blood!
So Much Blood!
Gunzerked continuously for 90 seconds
World Traveler
World Traveler
Discovered all named locations
Hmmmmm
Hmmmmm
Wielded the Mysterious Amulet
Dang Girl You Ace At This Game
Dang Girl You Ace At This Game
Won the most challenging round in Murderlin's Temple
Did It All
Did It All
Completed all side missions
Completionist
Completionist
Completed all Pirate's Booty side missions
Been There
Been There
Discovered all named locations in Hammerlock's Hunt
Gadabout
Gadabout
Discovered all named locations in Oasis and the surrounding Pirate's Booty zones
Motorhead
Motorhead
Completed all Campaign of Carnage side missions
Done That
Done That
Completed all Hammerlock's Hunt side missions
Challenge Accepted
Challenge Accepted
Completed level 1 of all non-level-specific challenges with a single character
ZERO
ZERO
AXTON
AXTON
MAYA
MAYA
SALVADOR
SALVADOR
HANDSOME JACK
HANDSOME JACK
GAIGE
GAIGE
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Mardo
December 11, 2015
Personally i'd rate this game 10/10 but as only facts matter, here they are:

Pros:
+ Great story, dialogues, epic backstory of every single character
+ Awesome sense of humor fullfils whole story perfectly
+ Graphics are original and stylish, unique map design allover the map
+ Long, differential gameplay full of boss battles and hundreads of enemies types
+ 4 players coop, one of the best designed of all games
+ Perfectly selected soundtrack and ideally voiced characters

Cons:
- Easy to exploit many aspects of game
- From time to time there are problems with loading textures / shadows / long distances even with good setup
- Disappointing in-game radio, i was hoping for more awesome songs to listen :<
- There is kind of "need" to do side quests as You will have troubles to beat monsters / bosses due to level differences if You will go on fully by story missions