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Try Out This Free 16-Bit “Demake” Of Borderlands


2K Games and Gearbox Software have released a 2D “demake” of Borderlands, which you can play for free. A 16-bit game, The Border Lands is designed with a late 1980s theme. You can try it out at this link. It lets you play as four characters in Borderlands 2.



This is, of course, part of the promotional efforts for Borderlands 2. That game will be available on September 18th in North America and September 21st internationally. It has new characters and a story that picks up after the first game ands.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.