Some say the ideal vacation whisks you away from the daily grind to some lush, tropical paradise. However, we'd like you to know that you have a choice in these matters. You don't have to settle for sandy beaches and warm nights: you could take a vacation to the Zombie Island of Dr. Ned instead -- and grind up your Borderlands stats while you're at it.

This week, Microsoft is offering the first DLC pack for Borderlands for half-off -- 400 ($5), to be exact. The deal is only applicable to Gold members and expires after Sunday. Happy headhunting! Add The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned to your Xbox 360 download queue ($5)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.