Borderlands 2

September 18th, 2012

Bandit SMG

It's out, and it's good.

Little of Borderlands 2 will come as a surprise to those who played the first. The graphics and environments are slightly improved, but they aren't a departure. The interface is simplified, particularly regarding inventory management, and the mini-map is a welcome addition. Other than that, it's Borderlands, except it's Borderlands 2.

That's in no way a bad thing. The original game was phenomenal, but it could have used a few tweaks, which is what we've got here. There's more variety in weapons and locations, and the new classes are more versatile, …