List of Easter Eggs found: Breaking Bad, Godzilla, NBA Jam, Pink Floyd, Super Mario Bros and 2001 – A Space Odyssey.
Borderlands: The Pre Sequel is the newest installment in the Borderlands video game series from 2k. During the long campaign, several references to other games, movies, series and other pop culture icons.
Check out the list of Easter Eggs in the game.
In the Moxxi’s bar, a couple of DJs is responsible to ambient noise. When you get close to the characters, it's easy to recognize the similarity with Guy and Thomas, of the band Daft Punk.
In the mission "Let's Build a Robot Army", if you are playing as Clap-Trap, you can hear the catchphrase "Yeah! Science, BI**H! ", popularized by the character Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul in Breaking Bad series.
The colossal Godzilla was also honored at game. In Serenity's Waste, it is possible to confront a secret boss, curiously called Iwajira (similar to Gojira, as the character is known in the East). The appearance of the big ugly is also easily related to the film star.
The classic basketball game of the Super Nintendo and Mega Drive was also the target of one of the plays of the game. In a secondary mission called "Boomshackalaka" (catchphrase repeated to exhaustion by the narrator of the game), it is necessary to follow one of the characters try a dunk attempt (unsuccessfully) with the help of one of the game jump pads.
The legendary rock band was one of the pop icons to appear in a reference in the game. In the Triton area Flats, you can find various prisms emanating lights of different colors, as on the cover of the classic album, The Dark Side of The Moon.
Also in relation to the band, you'll face enemies on the same field with the name of Darksiders, another tribute to the band’s album.
Super Mario Bros.
Amid the Easter eggs in a game, it's hard not to come across a reference to the classic Nitendo. In the mission "The Beginning of the End", you will find some round lifts, which can lead to a secret area of the game.
It is a room built entirely in 8bits style, complete with blocks, pipes and other references to Nintendo's plumber.
2001 – A Space Odyssey
The classic Stanley Kubrick was also remembered in Easter eggs of The Pre-Sequel. In one of the stages of the game, you will find a hidden cave, with a sort of portal present in the film. To pass through it, the player is transported to various places, with the possibility of finding loot boxes.