Borderlands 2- review, gameplay and tips to play

If you are planning to play Borderlands 2 then we must say it is a great decision! Read our review to know what makes this game such a great role playing shooting game, go through its gameplay, read the features as well as the tips to play this game.

Pros: Four unique characters each with its own style, tons of items including weapons and shields, satisfactory shooting offense, high quality graphics and fantastic award system

Cons: Boring if you are playing alone, confusing end.


Borderland 2 is an action role playing game in which you have to shoot the first person you see and it is developed by Gearbox Software. It is the upgraded version of Borderland with new features which are going to mark an impact in users gaming experience. So take a look at the features offered by this game.

How to Play

  • As the game is a role playing game, users have to select a character out of four characters available at the start of the game.

  • Each character has different level of experience with different powers so you can choose the character which suits you the best.

  • You will be provided with different quests and missions to complete which will earn you with money, experience and rewards.

  • Players have to eliminate their enemies and clear the levels. All you are required to do is shoot.

  • You will collect many items including weapons and shields which will go on making the game interesting.

  • As you move ahead in the game you can add new skills to your player in skill tree.


  • The game has different levels which will test your accuracy and skills. Mission like killing certain number of enemies with a specific weapon gives a tough challenge for the users.

  • Procedural-generated loot system- In this system people can have different weapons dropped by the enemies and other equipments which make a huge collection for the users to play with.

  • Challenges manifest- This feature provides users with Badass points when you clear the challenge. These points help the user to upgrade their characters permanently.

  • If you have visited a place you can revisit it in a fraction of time unlike in previous game you have to first find the path and then visit the place which requires a lot more time.

  • Special powers are available to the enemies like healing their teammates and use them as shield which increases the level of difficulty for the users.

  • Characters- The game has four characters which are same as the previous game had but this new game has two more characters which are available on download content. The first character is Gaige, who is a female character and has the ability to bounce the shots which help to hit the targets and destroy their enemies. The second character is Krieg who is a psycho player and best described as the risky player who can earn you the most or it can be other way round.

  • Online gaming, 3 branch skill tree and class-mods are other features available with this game and it also has the more powerful weapon system.
Borderland 2 screenshot

Tips and Tricks

  • Users have different types of shields which can be low or high shield and once you have used a shield it takes a lot of time to rebuild. So, according to the level of shields, users have to be careful in making the decision when to use a shield.

  • Hit the enemies at the face to kill them easily and in very less time.

Wrap up

Overall, the game has been launched with engaging features and it promises to engage people for a large period of time. As far as ratings are considered, it has scored an 8.5 rating out of 10 and score of 87 out of 100 in accordance with the Metascore. The game also offers a feature of marking the items as junk which enables users to distinguish between the good and the bad weapons. The game has a good graphics and enhanced sound effects as compared to the Borderland 1. Hope people are going to enjoy this game a lot and will share their ideas to make it the most this game more enjoyable for other users too.

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