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GC: Borderlands 2 screens

GC: Borderlands 2 screens

2K Games and Gearbox have released these first screenshots of Borderlands 2 that is expected to release next year.

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Commented on 2011-08-17 17:21:39
Much nicer looking than Borderlands 1. I think it will benefit greatly from having the art style from the start of development. The original game had a totally different art style until the last 6 months of development, when they modified some shaders and some textures to get it's final look.
Commented on 2011-08-17 17:23:04
Pure fantastic art!
Commented on 2011-08-17 17:35:07 In reply to Masakari
Posted by Masakari
Much nicer looking than Borderlands 1. I think it will benefit greatly from having the art style from the start of development. The original game had a totally different art style until the last 6 months of development, when they modified some shaders and some textures to get it's final look.
Yeah, I remember when the visuals looked incredibly dull and interest for the game was at a real low point. Fair play to them for taking such a risk by drastically altering the visual style mid-development to give it more of a distint look.

You're definitely right though; the fact that they're sure of where they want to take this game right from the off will definitely benefit it.
Commented on 2011-08-17 17:42:36
Love the art style! Even more now that they came up with the idea of adding colors and more varied environments.

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