Borderlands has always been great thanks to its humour, thoughtfulness, and excellent characters, but Borderlands 3 is a bit of a letdown.
Feminist and LGBT fueled story.....I don't see why the LGBT is being focused on so much. If you are going to make a game about it then make a new game don't shoehorn it in an existing franchise.
Was about to say the same lol. *Sigh* sjws are ruining gaming, movies, and whatever else, the things us true fans have loved for years. I like the female characters but it was so damn obvious how obvious it was and how they completely took over the whole story......
The only ones who are sjw's are the ones who can't accept the fact that it is ok to have feminist story telling in games. It doesn't take away from the male characters or those who play the games heck if i got to choose in every game what gender my character is i would pick female every time and I'm a guy. So stop being snowflakes and accept the fact that it is ok to have gays/lesbians in games/movies they are after all equal to the rest of us.
Battlestar, it’s just that their story telling tends to be trash and the only thing that matters is “inclusivity”. Just look at new Terminator and Charlie’s angels. Crappy movies because their uninspired, lame, poorly written but at least it’s got all its boxes ticked in the strong woahman department.
Am I missing something? I read this twice and didnt see anything that would flag this as "feminist and LGBT"...
I think he/she is talking about the story of the game, not the article.
The Borderlands storyline in every sense is pointless. You never get the feeling anything important is happening or will lead to anything. I just play it to shoot stuff.
Not true... at all.
I think they've built so much up on the lore that they just don't deliver or they do things in the game, mostly because the character you are playing as, doesn't get involved much in the story at all, most things happen when you are away or you are powerless to do something. It's like they've created this great lore then EVERY GAME they contradict themselves. Like they keep adding Sirens and when they are a big part of the main story they don't give the Siren class unique interactions, like Tyreen wants to absorb powerful beings, she got a taste of Lilith and Troy got Maya but a living, breathing Siren, Amara, is sitting right in front of you and you act like she's nothing. Stop adding Sirens if you aren't going to utilize them properly. I don't really mind female characters in this game but they really took a focus this time, they gave Mordecai and Brick the shaft, killed Scooter in the Tales of the Borderlands, Marcus was just at his shop as always. no sign of Doctor Zed, no Salvador, no Axel, Kreig is just an Echo log, Roland is dead, Rhys could have been more involved but they brought in annoying Lorelei, Torgue was reduced to just the battle areas. Like at the end you basically have Ellie, Lilith, Ava (remind me why Maya died for her?), Tannis, Moxxi The twins were just awful aswell and when I got to the final boss, against Tyreen, I expected a really well done fusion between her and the Destroyer. Instead I got a half arsed fight with a William Birkin wannabe which was predictable and easy to do, even Troy's fight was cooler. I get the idea was to have her become a monster rather than a god but a better, god like design would have suited her better considering we've fought monstrosities for most of the games
WARNING STORY SPOILERS Really on point here, but I think to make the plot even worse is Ava, she literally did nothing the entire game besides whine and moan about Maya dying... which was HER FAULT, but she blames Lilith. Then for SOME REASON Lilith leaves her in charge when she dies.... WHAT?! The teenage brat who has been nothing but useless and annoying.. gets left in charge? What the actual... literally anyone else.... LITERALLY ANYONE ELSE even the Ice-T teddy bear, just not the worst character in the entire franchise. Then when you think about this from a writing standpoint, they literally killed off Maya just to have Ava become the new Maya... literally the worst decision ever, Maya taking over would have made much more sense.
I simply don't like every character has to be this sarcastic goof. Flattening everyone out. Vaun is stupidly annoying, a mid 30's guy who tries hard to be in the know or cool and "sarcastic" type. Extremely forgettable side characters and you as the protagonist is just an errand boy or girl who doesn't contribute to the narrative or barely, just a one line catch phrases. but just plays the role of saving the world, with little admiration reward or a real sense of importance. The other characters you play with don't have chemistry or barely any character banter amongst each other. "Here's a chest" "Get back in the fight "Lets dual" that's it might as well be invisible to one another. Th Calypso's attitude works for them personally because they're young YT villains who fit today's society.There sarcastic arrogant dismissive attitude's work and I think they're made to be super annoying. Its an issue when everyone else has to act like that like can we get other distinctive personalities in the game?
[SPOILERS,DON'T READ IF YOU HAVEN'T FINISHED THE GAME] . . . . . Lilith gives Sanctuary 3 to a bratty child who basically the reason a character was killed.
Worst Borderlands for me, even including Pre-Sequel. The story is terrible, bad villains, and the characters don't even feel like the same ones as in previous games. Multiple undeveloped worlds was not a good direction, Borderlands 2 was stronger in its world. Slight combat improvements don't make up for any of it.
People play borderlands for the story? Never paid attention to the story for any borderlands games
story is fun. but not particularly deep. Maybe a bit of depth, and some good lore development. BL2 and TPS had really good stories, but most of it was focused around Handsome Jack, who was enough to carry the game. TPS had a better story because your character was actually part of it, as opposed to the other games which you were more of a spectator, who despite having all these heroes from past games, apparently now you're the only one that could do anything. I mean, in BL2....what logical reason was there that you were the only one that kill Handsome Jack, just because you survived his attack on you in the beginning? Seemed more like luck at that point. So yeah, the story is nonsensical, and that's why I think TPS had a good story, because there was an actual story behind it. You were part of Handsome Jack's rise to power, and your actions were directly part of that story. Made for stronger character development in game, as opposed to your character just suddenly having some personality or meaning to the plot in the next game with no real explanation.
I enjoyed the game and yea the forced stuff wasn't needed but gameplay wise and how it looks + the OST were really good. Looking forward to the next one...hopefully with less PC bs
And yet it is a far better story than Death Stranding... go figure. (and it is actually enjoyable to play too)
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