Gearbox Montreal’s latest release, “New Tales from the Borderlands,” has been well-received by gamers since its release in early 2023. The game, available on multiple platforms including PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Series S, and PC, is a narrative-driven game developed entirely by Gearbox Montreal. It carries on the legacy of its predecessor, “Tales from the Borderlands,” made by Telltale Games and Gearbox Studios.

The game features a new cast of characters with different perspectives on life, trying to save the world after an invasion by Maliwan’s competitor. The story focuses on the game’s world’s scientists, street folk, and business owners, exploring how they survived the catastrophic events that occurred in Borderlands 3.

Many players have been impressed with the game’s unique characters and comedic writing, which have been the main highlights of the Borderlands series. The characters are diverse and relatable, each with unique personalities and quirks. The voice actors have done an excellent job of bringing them to life.

The story follows Atlas scientist Anu, her brother Octavio, and Fran, a froyo shop owner. Anu is trying to create a device with the power of a Siren, Octavio is struggling to get rich on the surface of the planet Promethea, and Fran is dealing with her anger while trying to keep her business afloat. The story delves into sibling relationships, how corporations tend to destroy more than they create, and why people choose to do the right thing.