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Ships Ahoy - Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt

2K Games and Gearbox Software announce the release of Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, the new DLC for the Windows and console editions of Borderlands 2, the role-playing shooter sequel. This is included for season pass holders, or available as a separate purchase for other owners of the game. Here's word on what this adds:

Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt takes place in Aegrus, the uncharted territory deep in the swamps of Pandora and features new appearances by familiar friends like Sir Hammerlock and Claptrap. It also introduces some all-new characters, like Hyperion Scientist Professor Nakayama, who wants nothing more than to derail your hunting trip. With Borderlands 2’s cheeky adventurer as their guide, vault hunters will explore the all-new environments of The Sun Swamps while on memorable quests to collect irresistible new loot and fight devastating new bosses, such as the cave-dwelling beast Thermitage. All the while, up to four friends will cooperatively hunt down new enemies such as the spider-like Two-Legged Drifters, flying Slagged Spores and insane Vampire Witch Doctors – that unleash swarms of blood-thirsty bats. Vault hunters beware: this is sure to be the most dangerous Borderlands hunt yet!

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18. Re: Ships Ahoy - Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt Jan 15, 2013, 14:28 Flatline
 
Beamer wrote on Jan 15, 2013, 11:24:
They hint at him being tragic, though. He clearly loves his daughter, he's just deranged. He thinks he's doing what's best for her (which coincidentally happens to be best for him), but there may be some cause for that, given what happened with her mother. Possibly.

That's not just Jack though. Through most of the game, they'd set something funny and goofy up, and you'd go pick up echo recorders and find out the joke is actually pretty sick and twisted and depressing.

I remember running through the Hyperion Game Reserve and picking up the echo recorders that showed Tina's parents being tortured in front of her and her using her "doll" (ie: hand grenade they gave to her so she could kill herself I suspect if things got bad enough) to escape. It turned a silly, good performance into something not particularly funny any more.

I suspect that's all meant to make Jack a better villain, which, yeah... he is.
 
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