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Old 11-21-2011, 09:20 PM   #1
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Games like Borderlands?

Forgive me if a thread for this already exists.

My Girlfriend and I are looking for another game similar to Borderlands to play together. I enjoy RPGs and she is, more or less, just starting out in video gaming. We are greatly anticipating the release of Borderlands 2 but were wondering if there is anything else similar we could play in until it is released.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:23 PM   #2
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from what i know off. No there is no Xbox 360 titles that are shooter/RPGs i think youll probs have to stick with the likes of Fable/Skyrim until Borderlands 2 comes out which wont be out for a while i know myself i wont be buying it with there retarded ideas of putting a stupid Arena in for a DLC
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Old 11-23-2011, 02:12 PM   #3
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Well the focus is on melee instead of guns, but Dead Island is extremely similar otherwise.
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Well the focus is on melee instead of guns, but Dead Island is extremely similar otherwise.
This....plus...it has zombies.
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Old 11-23-2011, 05:36 PM   #5
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Haha, indeed! Though to be fair, one DLC in this did as well.
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Old 11-24-2011, 04:23 AM   #6
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Yea Dead Island is pretty similar I would say. But nothing really comes too close to Borderlands with its crazy graphics, awesome story and stupid quirks. One of my favourite games and cant wait for the second one.
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Haha, indeed! Though to be fair, one DLC in this did as well.
This is true....
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Old 11-24-2011, 08:39 PM   #8
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from what i know off. No there is no Xbox 360 titles that are shooter/RPGs i think youll probs have to stick with the likes of Fable/Skyrim until Borderlands 2 comes out which wont be out for a while i know myself i wont be buying it with there retarded ideas of putting a stupid Arena in for a DLC
What??
There are plenty of games which are somewhat similar. Some of which I have played and/or longed for (although may not be co-op like Borderlands):
Fallout 3
Fallout: New Vegas
Bioshock
Bioshock 2
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Dead Island
The Darkness
Halo 3

I'm sure there are demo's for most of them on Live, so give them a go
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Old 11-24-2011, 09:39 PM   #9
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until Borderlands 2 comes out which wont be out for a while i know myself i wont be buying it with there retarded ideas of putting a stupid Arena in for a DLC
Wait, you're not going to buy Borderlands 2 because of the Moxxi DLC from the first game? That makes exactly no sense. The main game was awesome. Every other DLC was awesome. Yeah, Moxxi was boring, especially if you wanted the achievements, but that's no reason to miss out on GOTY 2012.
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:09 PM   #10
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Thank you for all of your suggestions. Unfortunately, I don't think that most of them will work for us as we are looking for a game to play co-op. We'll give Halo a try and look into dead island. Again, I appreciate the input.
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Old 12-01-2011, 01:00 PM   #11
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forgive me i forgot about fallout and dead island but the rest in my opinion at least do not come close to borderlands type of gameplay Borderlands is a RPG like Dead Island and Fallout where you level up gain experience in a shooting kind of way unlike skyrim unless you class bows as shooting? and i meant going along the exact direction of borderlands without its weird kind of graphics.
And yes i wont be buying borderlands 2 i doubht it anyway the game wasnt amazing for me it was fun but too repetitive
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Old 12-10-2011, 10:59 PM   #12
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What??
There are plenty of games which are somewhat similar. Some of which I have played and/or longed for (although may not be co-op like Borderlands):
Fallout 3
Fallout: New Vegas
Bioshock
Bioshock 2
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Dead Island
The Darkness
Halo 3

I'm sure there are demo's for most of them on Live, so give them a go

Isn't The Darkness only on PS3?
Correct me if I'm wrong... :L
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:21 AM   #13
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You are wrong.

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Sequel's out in Feb as well.

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Old 12-11-2011, 06:17 AM   #14
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from what i know off. No there is no Xbox 360 titles that are shooter/RPGs i think youll probs have to stick with the likes of Fable/Skyrim until Borderlands 2 comes out which wont be out for a while i know myself i wont be buying it with there retarded ideas of putting a stupid Arena in for a DLC
That makes no sense. You won't buy the sequel because one of the four DLC was bad? Hmmm...
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Old 01-07-2012, 07:42 AM   #15
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When I played through Borderlands I couldn't help but be reminded of Mass Effect. Mass Effect doesn't have any co-op or multiplayer but it's very much a RPG/Shooter hybrid much like Borderlands. I enjoyed leveling up in both games. Mass Effect is much more story based but it's still a very fun game to just pick up and play.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:56 PM   #16
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I think RAGE is A LOT like borderlands, With rage being more "crisp" in graphics.
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