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Dr Ned’s Island – Dropping Nov 24th – Video and Info inside

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Posted November 14th, 2009 at 1:22 pm

Borderlands first DLC now has a price point and a release date. 800 MS points (10 bucks) and November 24th. PS3 version will launch same day, but no word on PC version. Read below for some interesting info on the content and an excellent video preview by IGN.

  • ~50 New Quests
  • 5 new Dungeons
  • 6-10 hours of gameplay
  • New Bosses
  • Xbox/PS3 Nov 24th – $10
  • PC version “sometime after”
  • Upon downloading you get a “travel pass” to the island
  • It is an entirely separate area
  • Zombies don’t carry guns
  • You can dismember the zombies, forcing them to crawl
  • Dr Ned is Dr Zed with a moustache
  • Many zombies wear beer helmets
  • There are “were-skags”
  • There are crow-like rakks named “Corpse Eaters”
  • There are large suicide kamikaze zombies
  • Pumpkin Heads that spit fire
  • Zombies will crawl up out of the ground
  • Large brute zombies called “Tankenstein”
  • Some larger zombies carry chests on their backs
  • Some large zombies throw exploding barrels or exploding lightning

Some interesting info is taken from this Game Informer article:
http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2009/11/12/gearbox-s-pitchford-talks-borderlands-dlc-more.aspx
as well as this GameSpot blog:
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6240181.html
14 ResponsesLeave a comment
  • Flood117
    November 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    First!!!

  • Flood117
    November 14, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    This is freakin SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m Pumped!!!!

  • Cogzwell
    November 14, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    So wait…. not ONLY do the pc gamers get thrown under the bus for the release but ALSO for dlc? really! there isn’t even a valid excuse for this!

  • Sythine
    November 15, 2009 at 6:50 am

    Will This Be Available On Disc?

  • Drama
    November 15, 2009 at 10:04 am

    Looking great!!! I will be downloading this first thing on the 24th!

  • Victimizer
    November 15, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    If this drops b4 a patch for PC imma be pissed..

  • Deidare
    November 15, 2009 at 7:13 pm

    LOL with a moustache thats great. Beer helmets, sweet too. And chests on zombies backs?! Come on this is sweet!

  • Gujin
    November 16, 2009 at 5:52 am

    Wait…are they raising the level cap? :/

  • Drama
    November 16, 2009 at 8:54 am

    @Victimizer
    This was in development long before the release of the game. There are different teams working on the DLC and the patches.

    @Gujin
    As far as I know, they will not raise the level cap with this content. I believe they are saving that for future DLC.

  • Nyght87
    November 16, 2009 at 9:46 pm

    Any idea if you have beat the second playthrough will all the enemies in this area be level 48-51 automatically?

  • Wilco42
    November 17, 2009 at 7:20 am

    uhh since it is doctor ned’s zombie island shouldn’t it be dr. ned is dr. zed with a moustach…. wow i sound like a prick…. what ever anything to get the facts right =]

  • bob
    November 19, 2009 at 5:34 am

    @ wilco42

    no no dr zed is dr ned without moustach lol

  • Wilco42
    November 19, 2009 at 7:19 am

    funny? =/

  • synide
    November 19, 2009 at 9:36 am

    yes, funny.

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