What do you get when you add together ridiculous amounts of loot, guns and enemies that yell about your mother? Another day in Pandora in Gunz Gunz Gunz……2. In 2009 Gearbox Software, who was already known for making the Half Life spin-offs and the great Brothers in Arms series, came out with the IP Borderlands. Borderlands was an action RPG that advertised as having the most guns in a video game ever! The game originally sold a decent amount of 500,000 units in the UK and US, but as the word got out the game became more popular by each year and has almost sold up to 3 million units in total. It was fair to say that by 2012 everyone needed more items to loot and more guns to shoot. Continue Reading
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On Thursday last week I received my copy of Duke Nukem Forever: Balls of Steel Edition. I’ve had, up to now, 2 collectors edition games of this calibre which have been Far Cry 2 and most recently Total War: Shogun 2. Far Cry 2 included in the package a t-shirt, map and art book as well as other items. and my Total War: Shogun 2 collectors edition contained a handpainted bamboo chess set. This is incredible and I think both collectors editions were great for the asking price and both contain items I can put on display or use. I much prefer a collectors edition which contains physical items than an edition which mostly comprises of digital extras and whilst you normally do get a few digital items I mainly spend the extra money because I feel I’m getting something worthwhile out of it and not something I have to keep playing the game to appreciate.
So, to not only celebrate the release of Duke Nukem Forever and for my love of collectors editions with some meaningful goodies in them I am sharing with you 4 pictures of the boxing in it’s packaging before ever being opened and it’s contents: