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Borderlands 2 DLC Coop Mode Dustup

Eurogamer.net has details on the Mechromancer DLC that will follow the release of Borderlands 2, Gearbox's upcoming shooter sequel. This is to include a skill tree that will allow accomplished players to carry along a less-skilled companion in co-op play, and while the skill tree is officially called "Best Friends Forever," lead designer John Hemingway apparently referred to this as "girlfriend mode" as he showed them the DLC. This has inspired Randy Pitchford to tweet about this a few times, as the Gearbox honcho who is usually pretty blasť about political correctness wants to head off any perception that this is sexist, saying any attention paid to this "personal anecdote" is "sensationalism."

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15. Re: Borderlands 2 DLC Coop Mode Dustup Aug 13, 2012, 14:27 Verno
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Aug 13, 2012, 14:11:
Anyone know if it is using that lame ass gamespy crap again? So tired of all of these damn individual friends lists.

Nah man, it's all Steamworks this time. RPS went through the PC Love Letter thing and said its all mostly there.

Totally prepaired for all the cry baby PC crowd to get their panties in a bunch over this.

Again, Rock Paper Shotgun (a pretty reputable PC centric site) went through Gearbox's claims with a build near gold and verified them

This comment was edited on Aug 13, 2012, 14:32.
 
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