Borderlands is a science-fiction space adventure video game published by Gearbox entertainment, released in October of 2009. The players controls a vault hunter that they can customize.
So what exactly is a vault? The Vault is a mysterious structure of alien origin, and according to legend is contains powers and riches beyond measure. Of course, this means that such rumors will attract all sorts of people – good and bad – to the planet that is rumored to contain it. So there you are, a vault hunter, seeking the very thing that everyone wants a piece of.
Borderlands is an open-world environment, so there is loot and treasure to be found outside of The Vault itself. The can be played alone, but also cooperatively with up to three of your other friends. Players are free to roam the world, unlocking new gear and powers on their journey to find said vault. Don’t be surprised, however, if you come across any villains who might not like your presence!
Bottom Line: Looking for a fun game to play with your friends? Borderlands might scratch that co-op game itch. Just don’t fight too much over loot drops!