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Here's What Borderlands Looks Like Now

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Gearbox Software passed us the copy of the cover of the June issue of PC Gamer Magazine to show us exactly what they mean by "Borderlands is not cel-shaded".

According to Gearbox Software's Steve Gibson, the cover art for the June issue of PC Gamer is an actual in-game screenshot, bereft of any post processing. While it's not technically cel-shading, it's certainly something more than your average 3D rendering, looking more like an image you'd find in a comic book than anything you'd see on a computer screen. I think it's rather fetching, personally.

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We'll find out more about this intriguing new art direction when the new Borderlands website launches on April 13th, along with the release of the next issue of PC Gamer.