When the Borderlands series launched in 2009, it did plenty to turn heads. Whether it was the comic-book inspired graphics or the winning combination of gun slinging and oddball humour, Borderlands' quirkiness and characters drew an audience of fans with favourable reviews across the board.
Managing to sell nearly five million copies, the company leant into its success by beginning work on a sequel. Borderlands 2 came out in 2012 and arguably received more critical acclaim than its predecessor. Sales in excess of twelve million copies ensured that a third would follow on.
The third entry in the series eventually landed at the tail end of 2019 and sold more than eight million copies before the year was out. Again, reviewers were impressed and the praise always featured the series' seemingly endless humour.
Throughout these games there have always been strange moments and comedic segments that jump out as being... "different" to the rest.
That said, a weird moment in this series really has to work a lot harder than most to stand out from the crowd.
The following are times we were left questioning what the hell we were doing while playing Borderlands.
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Originally brought up in the Western Isles of Scotland, he lived in Edinburgh for 15 years but now stay in Dunbar with his partner, son and dog.