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Preview: Battleborn

Battleborn PAX Display

A little bit Borderlands and a little bit MOBA, Gearbox’s new game Battleborn promises to keep the action high and the bullets flowing in 2016. Initial fears that the game will be too much like Borderlands are well grounded: Battleborn looks like Borderlands, it kind of plays like Borderlands, and it almost has the exact same amount of letters in its title as Borderlands. But if the demo at PAX Prime 2015 has proven anything, it’s that Battleborn feels different than its predecessor. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 09/02/2015 in PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

 

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Review: Tales From the Borderlands Episode 1

Tales From the Borderlands Rhys and Fiona

When you think of Borderlands, ridiculous guns, absurd violence, and a crude sense of humor come to mind. I’ll be the first to admit I never picture intriguing storylines or deep character development when reminiscing about Gearbox’s powerhouse, but Telltale’s take on the series has turned the perilous world of Pandora into the setting of a grand story full of adventure, backstabbing, and bloodshed—starting it off with episode 1 “Zer0 Sum.”

You can read my full review of the first episode of Tales From the Borderlands over at Machinima’s Wingman site.

Laters,
Jsick

 
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Posted by on 12/02/2014 in PC

 

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Things Learned From Being A Game Reviewer

I’ve been writing video game reviews for over two years now, and there’s been some things I’ve learned over that span of time. I don’t mean better writing techniques, for which I’ve picked up quite a few, but rather the things you don’t think about until they rear their head. Since not everyone has written reviews before, I wanted to take some time to reflect on my time spent writing, and give some insight on what it takes to be a freelance video game reviewer.

 

 

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