By Nathan Grayson on November 17th, 2012 at 8:00 am.
I appreciate a winding narrative arc that twists and turns and writhes and eventually chokes down its own tail in an Ouroboros-like fashion as much as anyone, but every once in a while, direct is best. On those occasions, I want to get right to the point. No muss. No fuss. I guess what I’m saying is, sometimes I just want to shoot a bunch of dudes in a place called the “Badass Crater of Badassitude.” And hey, what do know? That’s exactly what Borderlands 2‘s “Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage” DLC is about. Score one for me. I should idly muse about the fickle whims of my desires more often.
The idea behind this one is pretty much more Borderlands 2, but somehow with even more madness than usual. And also motorcycles.
“This brand new content challenges players to conquer all that Mr. Torgue has waiting for players within his Badass Crater of Badassitude. This content includes new loot drops along with a new currency specific to Torgue weapons. Also included with this content are new heads and skins to further customize your vault hunter’s appearance. An assortment of new bosses, including Pyro Pete, Motor Momma and Badassaurus Rex make this the most challenging Borderlands add-on content campaign yet.”
It sounds like Gearbox is stepping things up in the fan service department too, with both Tiny Tina and Mad Moxxi returning to the spotlight, among others. Also Torgue, because Torgue. Speaking of, if you’d like to delve into the cavernous enigma that is Mr Torgue’s deepest, darkest heart of hearts, this ought to do the trick.
What could it all mean? So many potential interpretations. So much intrigue. At any rate, Campaign of Carnage will be out on November 20th for $9.99. It will probably be very silly, and you might even shoot some things. Interested?