Borderlands 2

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Borderlands 2 is a first person shooter developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games.

It is the sequel to the game Borderlands

The release date for Borderlands 2 is September 18, 2012 in the United States, and September 21, 2012 internationally.

It will be available for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC.

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[edit] New Characters

New characters include:

Salvador (Gunzerker), Maya (Siren)[1], Axton (Commando), Zer0 (Assassin)[2], Gaige (Mechromancer) and Krieg (Psycho Bandit)

[edit] DLCs

October 9, 2012: DLC Introduces an additional playable character: Gaige the Mechromancer

October 16, 2012: Pirate Themed DLC: Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty DLC

November 20, 2012: Biker Gang Themed DLC: Mister Torgue's Campaign of Carnage DLC

January 15, 2013: Jungle Hunting Themed DLC: Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC

May 15, 2013: introduces an additional playable character: Krieg the psycho bandit

June 25, 2013: Dungeons & Dragons Themed DLC: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep DLC

September 3, 2013: Adding in the new "Overpower Levels" feature & increasing the Level Cap to 72 DLC: Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack Two Digistruct Peak Challenge

October 22, 2013: Halloween themed DLC: TK Bahas Bloody Harvest. This is the first of the headhunter packs.

[edit] Shift Codes and Golden Keys

See: Borderlands 2: Golden Key

[edit] Background

So, you want to hear another story, eh? One where the very fate of Pandora hangs in the balance? If not, too bad. I'm telling you anyway.

First, there was the Vault: an alien prison opened with a mystical key. To the warriors who opened it, the Vault was just a container of tentacles and disappointment. They vanished into the wastelands, certain that the Vault held no treasure at all. They were wrong. The Vault's opening triggered the growth of Eridium, a priceless alien element. Soon, the rare and valuable mineral emerged all across Pandora. Its appearance attracted many, including... the Hyperion Corporation. They came to Pandora to mine Eridium, and bring order to the savage planet. Through their excavations, Hyperion uncovered evidence of an even greater Vault. Their leader vowed to find it - to use its power to civilize the Borderlands, once and for all.

But Hyperion weren't the only ones searching for the next Vault's alien power. The call of danger and loot is not so easily resisted. Certain warriors came to Pandora in droves to uncover its hidden secrets. Some would call them adventurers. Others call them fools. But I... call them Vault Hunters.

Our story begins with them, and with a man named Handsome Jack.

--as told by Marcus, the merchant.

[edit] Story

The characters fight to free Pandora from Handsome Jack, CEO of the Hyperion Corporation, who is trying to wake up an ancient evil known as "The Warrior".

[edit] Gameplay

You can play Single Player or Co-Op, also Split Screen.

[edit] Soundtrack

The name of the song in the live action trailer is: What Makes a Good Man, by The Heavy[3]

The name of the song in the opening cinematic intro is: Short Change Hero, by The Heavy[4]

The Game soundtrack itself was done by Jesper Kyd, Cris Velasco, Sascha Dikiciyan, and Raison Varner.

[edit] Steamworks Support

For PC, both the Downloadable Version and the Boxed Version will tap into Steam

[edit] Screenshots

GunzerkerSkills-lg.jpg

GrassFirstPerson-lg.jpg

SirenCaverns-lg.jpg

[edit] Cheats

See Borderlands 2 Cheats

[edit] References

  1. PAX East 2012 Borderlands 2 Panel: Salvador Gunzerker, Maya Siren
  2. PAX East 2012 Borderlands 2 Panel: Axton Commando, Zer0 Assassin
  3. Borderlands 2 live action trailer song name?
  4. Borderlands 2 Intro Song name?

[edit] External links

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