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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel video offers primer on lunar combat

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Shooting things on the moon is different to shooting things on Earth-like Pandora. That's the message in this Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel video anyway, which has series villain Handsome Jack describing the basics of lunar gameplay. Anyone familiar with previous Borderlands games will feel at home, but now you can jump really high , which seems to be a prerequisite for first-person shooter games in 2014.

In development at 2K Australia, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is emphatically not Borderlands 3. You can get the nitty-gritty on this distinction in our Randy Pitchford interview . We've also offered up our own impressions . The game releases October 14.

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.