X360, PS3 Thursday, July 17, 2008 | 11:32 PM

E3: Images of Borderlands

E3: Images of Borderlands

2KGames and Gearbox Software has at least a couple of images from Borderlands to show, no trailer in sight yet though.
Update: The teaser posted was a bit old.


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Commented on 2008-07-16 18:34:36
this that game with like 10 000 guns in it ain't it...well it looks like it got a massive downgrade in graphics =D I remember seeing this game on Gameinformer mag like 2 years ago =}
Commented on 2008-07-16 18:38:02
Why does it remind me of the road warrior?
Commented on 2008-07-16 18:39:13
I have high hopes for this game, but I agree... the graphics look horrible in these screens.

Hopefully it's just a bad batch.
Commented on 2008-07-16 18:42:41
I think it looks fine, and it probably looks a lot better moving. People have way too high of expectations for graphics this generation.
Commented on 2008-07-16 19:18:04
Pictures did not do it for me... I have to see this in motion.
Anyhow I have high hopes for this after the exciting teaser trailer we've seen.
Commented on 2008-07-16 19:51:31 In reply to HYBRIDTH30RY
Posted by HYBRIDTH30RY
this that game with like 10 000 guns in it ain't it...well it looks like it got a massive downgrade in graphics =D I remember seeing this game on Gameinformer mag like 2 years ago =}
its 500,000 different guns but i think i heard that you fix up your guns and their is 500,000 different combinations for all guns all together
Commented on 2008-07-16 20:09:09 In reply to R3V0LV3R
Posted by R3V0LV3R
its 500,000 different guns but i think i heard that you fix up your guns and their is 500,000 different combinations for all guns all together
You are right, there aren't that many weapons in the game, only the possibility of combinations of pieces is about 500 000. But if that is your sales pitch for a game? The screenshots are really ugly. Gearbox has already downgraded the graphics for BIA: hell's highway, now this? What are they doing over there. Never really liked that Randy Pitchford 'that happened because it was awesome'.
Commented on 2008-07-16 20:17:54 In reply to thedeadgopher
Posted by thedeadgopher
I think it looks fine, and it probably looks a lot better moving. People have way too high of expectations for graphics this generation.
I agree that it doesn't look that bad and there might be a certain trade off in terms of scale, but when looking at games like Mirrors Edge...I don't think people's expectations are that unreasonable.

I mean, I still can't believe that what we're seeing of Mirrors Edge is actually ingame...I wouldn't have believed this would be possible on the PS3 and 360 two or three years ago, but it is...and I don't expect this is the best we'll be seeing yet...

Concerning this game...I don't expect to see it before 2020 going by Gearbox's reputation...Looks mighty interesting though!
Commented on 2008-07-16 20:24:53
hihi i thought the game was could borderliner.
looks old ,the game that is.
Commented on 2008-07-16 22:24:40
please, look at id's Rage - thats how you do a Mad Max type game. This looks like garbage
Commented on 2008-07-17 01:51:42
High resolution textures next to 8-bit ones....
Commented on 2008-07-17 07:54:32
Looks awful graphically.
Commented on 2008-07-17 23:55:06
So we wait all this time to see something from this game, and we end up with a trailer that we all saw about a year ago? Poor form Borderlands, poor form.
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:01:14 In reply to blmbox
Posted by blmbox
So we wait all this time to see something from this game, and we end up with a trailer that we all saw about a year ago? Poor form Borderlands, poor form.
There is a gameplay demonstration at IGN if you're interested. It certainly looks much better in motion and looks interesting...except for the aiming which lacks any sense of accuracy.
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:05:15
Ah okay, will check it out. Thanks :)
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:06:29
The video over at IGN was rather dark. I guess it looks alright, but I don't have any plans on picking it up. From what I could see, it does in fact look better in motion. Then again, most games do.
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:13:50
Was it part of the live stream? I can't find it. :(
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:15:21
http://xbox360.ign.com/dor/objects/957206/borderla...
I'm pretty sure that was the one I watched.
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:28:17
Cheers. Well it looks a lot better than these screenshots suggest. It looks pretty good overall, and there aren't an awful lot of FPS RPG games out. However, i'm not a huge fan of vehicle combat so I probably wouldn't pick this up.

Looked pretty cool though.
Commented on 2008-07-18 00:51:12
its going to have over half a million guns in it. thats freaking amazing.
just watch this 10 minute walkthrough.
http://www.gametrailers.com/player/usermovies/2412...
Commented on 2008-07-18 04:27:49
wasn't that the same trailer from before?
Commented on 2008-07-18 04:41:01 In reply to beanbagman
Posted by beanbagman
its going to have over half a million guns in it. thats freaking amazing.
just watch this 10 minute walkthrough.
http://www.gametrailers.com/player/usermovies/2412...
it actually doesnt look bad, sort of what too human would be like if it was a FPS and actually good...lol. im sure its nice for the devs to be able to say they have the most weapons in a game ever thanks to their procedurally generated 500,000+ guns...but honestly, i'd rather have a handfull of well designed, usefull weapons, then hundreds of thousands of pointless ones.
Commented on 2008-07-18 08:45:38 In reply to HYBRIDTH30RY
Posted by HYBRIDTH30RY
this that game with like 10 000 guns in it ain't it...well it looks like it got a massive downgrade in graphics =D I remember seeing this game on Gameinformer mag like 2 years ago =}
I dunno that they showed actual stuff, it was a CG trailer so yeah, and the rest was just target render stuff. and it looks really quite good.
Commented on 2008-07-19 18:44:40
The teaser/trailer caught my attention, but after watching the gameplay video that beanbagman posted, I am quite interested in this game. If the GAMEPLAY is worthwhile, then I don't give a shit about the GRAPHICS...just as long as it doesn't look like something from 1999.

I am definitely going to keep a close eye on this one.
Commented on 2008-07-20 20:39:07
aww that trailers sooo old. Hoped you would have some gameplay up
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