Jimmy Fallon is one of us. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Fallon is a nerd. I once saw a tour of his office that revealed some hidden game systems tucked away inside seemingly normal cabinets. Jimmy Fallon is also one of the first high profile “celebrities” to really voice his passion for gaming despite the fact that it is often viewed as “for kids” or “too nerdy”.
You have to hand it to Game Informer Magazine; in an age where print media is dying a slow and agonizing death (sorry Borders) GI continues to sell quite well. Sure, their sales are partially due to some demon-blood-pact with Game Stop, but you have to admit their latest covers have been close to frame worthy. This month’s Game Informer features the sequel to everyone’s favorite FPSORPG Borderlands 2. The biggest revelation is that the four main protagonists from the original Borderlands would in fact return, but only as NPCS. That’s right folks, you’ll have four brand new anti-heroes to choose from on your co-op romp of destruction. The article includes a little information on the following topics: new weapons, custom guns, updated graphical engine, improved AI, and much much more. We’re still a long way away from Borderlands 2, but all of us here at NA are already incredibly excited. Just remind me to not play another melee-sniper; that was just a bad idea….