Continuing on with Gamescom coverage for those of you in Chicagoland who couldn’t make it to the event in Germany, we come to Borderlands 2, which was recently announced by 2K Games earlier this month.
Gamespot has published a preview about the upcoming shooter/RPG hybrid sequel, which was shown off at Gamescom, going into some detail about how the game was gutted and its gameplay altered from the original.
Gearbox’s laundry list of improvements starts with the gameworld itself. While Pandora was a visually striking place with delightfully absurd inhabitants, the whole place lacked any sort of greater context. Why are you there? Do people actually live in this place apart from those enemies? According to Gibson, “This time around we’ve actually put the writer of Borderlands in the same room as the lead designer of Borderlands. We’re connecting the world and the story and your quests all together now. We’re trying to weave a much more intricate tale.”
You can read the full preview here.
A new trailer was released as well, which you can watch over at the left, or over at Gamespot. Your choice. Ultimately, the trailer is the main event and something you’ll not want to miss checking out.
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Up next from Gamescom: Saints Row: The Third preview.