Metascore
56

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
  1. Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot is the faster and brainless version of Borderlands, offering a nice and unexpected turn from its main gameplay.
  2. Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot is a worthwhile addition to Borderlands that will give you more reasons to keep your disc spinning. The action is fast, and the tournament style really takes to the creative gunplay in Borderlands.
  3. After the first enjoyable DLC, Gearbox tries a new way to entertain the growing public of its interesting shooter. The horde idea is old enough, but it still works and provides a compelling experience, enhanced by some nice small ideas, like random rules. Sadly there's no real reward, and reward is everything Borderland's about; although sometimes fun to play, this neverending massacre betrays the spirit of the original game.
  4. 60
    Unless you have a core group of three other friends and all of you have maxed out level 50 characters, I wouldn't recommend Borderlands: Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot to you. It isn't balanced properly and, since there is no normal XP awards or loot drops, you won't find your character improving as your struggle through the endless waves. It actually encourages you to leave the Underdome to go grind your character.
  5. Being able to store weapons in the new Bank is also nice and with the ability to purchase extra storage slots you'll run out of good weapons before you run out of places to stick them. Still though, the sheer time sink involved to best every bit of the Underdome isn't balanced out by the rewards for doing so.
  6. While the new horde mode is welcome and the storage bank an absolute necessity for me I still wouldn't have purchased this add on myself. Therefore, I only recommend this expansion to those of you that love the horde mode present in most first person shooters or you absolutely need the storage space.
  7. Mad Moxxi's Underdome is far from a riot: it's a dreadful slog
User Score
5.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Negative: 4 out of 7
  1. Aug 6, 2011
    3
    This is on one of the first games/DLC I have not completed.I just hated it.How can they fail this much, after an awesome DLC, Zombie island of doctor Ned.Don´t buy this, waste of money! Full Review »
  2. Dec 16, 2010
    1
    I'm thankful I got the GOTY of Borderlands, as I would have been furious if I payed for this DLC. All the fun of repeatedly killing constant monotonous hordes of enemies with random ambient environmental effects, without all the hassle of leveling up and improving your character! Full Review »
  3. ZA
    Jan 31, 2010
    3
    Bland and repetitive. In what feels like a way to extend gameplay time, it makes rounds ridiculously long, up to 2 hours to complete the long rounds! It may be some fun to do with friends and you can get some powerful weapons but definitely not worth the 10 dollars. A real disappointment considering how much I enjoyed Zombie Island. Full Review »