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First up is IGN with a score of 6.0/10:
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. All of the style and great music in the world can't save this add-on from the fact that it had the soul of Borderlands ripped out.
Then we have Gamervision with a score of 5.75/10:
Mad Moxxi isn't worth the money. It's little more than an additional mode, and it really isn't as fun as the ones found in other games. Character building should have helped make it stronger, since it's the one thing Borderlands has that the other games don't. It should have made it feel different. It should have set it apart. Sadly, for whatever reason, it lacks the necessary progression and reward, distancing itself from the rest of the Borderlands experience by presenting very little replay value. After completing the different arenas, it's just a $10 bank. A $10 bank that can't be accessed anywhere else. Every time you have to use the bank, you'll have to remember spending $10 on it, glaring over at the cobweb-covered doorways where the arenas are. You'll hear Moxxi's voice calling from inside, bellowing sexual innuendo and promises of entertainment. Her promises are lies, the entertainment; hollow. Gearbox set a high bar with The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned, and boy howdy did they undershoot it here. Hopefully they've learned their lesson, and will make sure that future installments don't feel as fundamentally weak, and outstandingly pointless. Sorry, Moxxi, looks like you'll need to look elsewhere for a new hubby.
Followed by Game Vortex with a score of 75%:
Borderlands may be the gift that keeps on giving, but as Claptrap once told Steve the psycho, "It can't all be hookers and sunshine!" I didn't enjoy Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot nearly as much as I enjoyed The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned, but it's got two things going for it. One: like its predecessor, it's just $10. Two: the action and the humor of Borderlands is very much intact. 2010 seems destined to go down as one of the greatest years in gaming history, and I'm not advising you to put down your copy of Bayonetta or Darksiders yet. When you are ready to return to Pandora, know that Moxxi's got the red carpet out for you. Temper your expectations and try not to stain your shoes on all the blood and guts.
And we head over to Military for no score whatsoever:
Though the continued emphasis on teamwork in "Borderlands" is admirable, it would've been nice, just this one time and only because the pool of "Borderlands" players has understandably shrunk since October, if Gearbox backed down a little and allowed solo players to enlist an A.I.-controlled teammate or two. "Riot" offers players a mountain of content and perhaps the stiffest challenge so far, but unless you make a pact with friends to take it on together, proceed with caution.