Gearbox formally unveiled a brand new Borderlands recreation throughout Summer Game Fest’s Kickoff Live! occasion in the present day. It’s not a sequel, nor a prequel, nor a cutesy phrase that actually simply means “prequel.” It’s a correct spin-off referred to as Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, starring Tiny Tina, out early 2022 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and PC.
For the uninitiated, Tiny Tina is an effusive—both irritatingly or charmingly so, relying on who you ask—foul-mouthed baby who first confirmed up in 2012’s Borderlands 2. She later obtained a devoted growth, Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep. Unabashedly poking enjoyable at Dungeons & Dragons, Tiny Tina performed the position of dungeon grasp for a fantasy-themed twist on the Borderlands formulation. (It dominated.) She confirmed up once more as a facet character in Borderlands 3. No two methods about it, she’s extensively thought of one of many extra well-liked characters within the Borderlands franchise. It was solely a matter of time earlier than Gearbox cashed in large time on this one.
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands has lots of the trappings of a standard Borderlands recreation: cel-shaded visuals, four-player co-op, and dialogue that desires you to snicker so dangerous, ha ha, aren’t all of us having such enjoyable? Oh, yeah, and also you’ll have six weapons. But you knew that already.
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford described Tina as “the galaxy’s deadliest thirteen-year-old” in a press launch, implying that this recreation takes place between Borderlands 2 and Borderlands 3.
There’s a ton of latest stuff too, like spell-casting and customizable characters. Tiny Tina’s voice actor, Ashly Burch, caught up with Kickoff Live! host Geoff Keighley to element how the sport differs from mainline Borderlands entries. Burch clarified that it’s its “own standalone game,” saying that it has “fantasy parts impressed by Assault on Dragon Keep.” Like that DLC, Tiny Tina is the “bunker master,” who shapes the narrative on the fly. Burch described the forged of characters—who shall be be voiced by A-listers Will Arnett, Wanda Sykes, and Andy Samberg—as “amazing.” Further particulars about all of this to return in the summertime.
Ah, rats, simply obtained phrase that I fumbled a key phrase three paragraphs up: It’s six bazillion weapons. My dangerous! Anyway, right here’s a trailer: