If you liked pt 1, then this is for you, better than the outstanding original, in every conceivable way. better story, minimap, living breithing non-enemy NPCs, better writing, easily 3 times the gameplay, impoved and more varied worlds. If you never played the original, think skyrim with guns instead of swords, and a much better sense of humor. this is must-play.
This game has everything a shooter/RPG should have. Tons of guns, power ups, great leveling, great story, good graphics, good online play, and cool to play through a second time. This is one to own not rent. Go get it... NOW!
After playing through this game i would tell people that it was amazing how its the exact same thing as the first one but still addicting to play. but i recently played the first borderlands again and i started noticing tons and tons of things that i had a problem with and had all been fixed in borderlands 2. This keeps the same style but they revamped it for a better playing experience. its like a list was made from all the players of what they would like changed and 2K ACTUALLY listened. that being said, i spent a lot of time on my first play through doing the side quests. when i entered true vault hunter mode i didnt see any point to continue playing. untill i find a co-op partner, this has little replay value to me