There’s a fair amount of trepidation surrounding sequels. This year’s E3 was a fine example of it, with some franchises reaching their fifth iteration despite boasting little real change to their predecessors. Some publishers are a bit more liable to take advantage of fan loyalty than others, usually due to an unquenchable thirst for profit.
None of this chatter is applicable to Borderlands 2 though. The latest cheeky and colourful looter shooter from Gearbox doesn’t exist to merely pad out the margins of 2K, instead it’s been created from the ground-up to improve, expand and add to the experience you lost hundreds of hours to back in 2009 and here’s a little warning for you, you’re going to lose hundreds of hours more!