Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Genre(s): Shooter
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Developer: 2K Australia
Age Rating: ESRB |

Set between the first two Borderlands games, the Pre-Sequel tells the story of how Handsome Jack became a super villain. The game stars four characters, all of whom will be familiar to Borderlands fans, but haven't been playable previously. They are: Athena, the Gladiator; Wilhelm, the Enforcer; Nisha, the Lawbringer; and Claptrap, the Fragtrap.

Other additions include two new weapon variants–Cryo, which encases your enemies in freezing crystals, and lasers, which are, uh, lasers. The game takes places on Pandora's moon, meaning oxygen conservation and low-gravity platforming are also new gameplay elements. The Pre-Sequel is the first entry in the series to be farmed out to another developer (2K Australia), and is being built on the Borderlands 2 engine.

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