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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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25. Re: Borderlands 2 DLC Coop Mode Dustup Aug 13, 2012, 19:17 RollinThundr
 
space captain wrote on Aug 13, 2012, 17:48:
RollinThundr wrote on Aug 13, 2012, 14:28:
Totally prepaired for all the cry baby PC crowd to get their panties in a bunch over this. Popcorn

try harder ROLLINGCHIKN

go out and burn some crosses or something

Riiiight because getting a chuckle over how butt hurt the politically correct get about just about everything is equivalent to burning crosses. Try harder indeed snookums.
 
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