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Gears of War
  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Genre:Shooter
  • Developer: Epic Games
  • Release Date:Nov 6, 2007
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language)
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Game Description:A third-person tactical shooter from Epic, running on the Unreal Engine 3. Gears of War thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. Unlike other shooters, Gears of War is all about teamwork in a big way. All game modes, levels and scenarios are designed specifically to encourage co-operative play, whether it be with A.I. partners or human players (with A.I. teammates designed with specific strengths, weaknesses and personalities.)
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Gears of War News

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  • 'Gears 2' Lancer Available For Pre-Order

    We all know that chainsaw + machine gun = awesome. Now your dreams of holding a gas powered weapon of dismemberment in your hands are that much closer. Amazon has put up a pre-order page on their website for the exclusive Gears of War 2 Lancer toy replica. It's full size, has a removable clip, makes chainsaw sounds when you pull the trigger,...

    Posted August 11, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Gears 2' Lancer Available For Pre-Order
  • 'Gears 2' Bundle Includes Lancer Replica

    Amazon.com has listed a Gears of War 2 Special Edition bundle for $139.99 that comes with a Lancer chainsaw-gun. Relax, the gun is not actually a chainsaw but features 3 C-sized batteries for vibration and chainsaw sound effects that are trigger activated. Gears of War 2 is a cover-heavy blockbuster action title developed by Epic and chief...

    Posted August 8, 2008| 24 Comments

    'Gears 2' Bundle Includes Lancer Replica
  • 'Halo' Movie Take 2: 'Gears of War' Movie Writer Joins

    While Hollywood's first take on a Halo movie eventually ceased to exist, another writer is reported to have shown interest in Master Chief's life, this time, based on his novels. Gears of War movie scribe Stuart Beattie is said to have written another script for Halo's second big screen attempt, based on Eric Nylund's prequel text, Halo: Fall...

    Posted August 5, 2008| 26 Comments

    'Halo' Movie Take 2: 'Gears of War' Movie Writer Joins
  • Xbox Developer Slain In Washington

    Tragic news has hit the video game industry and community, as Xbox software developer, Melissa Batten, was killed on July 29 by her estranged husband in Redmond, Washington. According to reports, Batten was on her way to work until her husband, Joseph Batten, shot her to death with a 9mm pistol and then pulled the trigger to take his own life....

    Posted August 4, 2008| 26 Comments

    Xbox Developer Slain In Washington
  • 'Gears of War 2' Linked Achievements

    Among the sea of fine, wise gentlemen and ladies at last week's Comic-Con, Epic Games designer Cliff Bleszinski revealed another interesting feature for Gears of War 2 - linked achievements with the original Gears of War. Although he didn't go into much detail about them, it was sure enough to have us all intrigued. Keep in mind that there are...

    Posted July 28, 2008| 31 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Linked Achievements
  • 'Gears of War' Movie Becomes Legendary

    The Dark Knight, 300, Batman Begins - if those aren't enough reasons to say that production company Legendary Pictures has quite an incredible rep, we don't know what else to tell you. Soon, the Gears of War movie will join the production company's amazing film roster as they have agreed with New Line Cinema to co-produce and finance the video...

    Posted July 25, 2008| 41 Comments

    'Gears of War' Movie Becomes Legendary
  • A Day In The Life: Chris Morgan

    We follow the writer of Wanted, Chris Morgan, as he makes his way to Comic-Con 2008 to speak about the success of comic-to-film blockbuster Wanted, as well as the upcoming Gears of War feature film that he is also writing.

    Posted July 24, 2008| 1 Comment

    A Day In The Life: Chris Morgan
  • Get Ready For 'Gears of War,' The Novel

    We don't know about you, but when we were playing Gears of War a couple years ago, main thought was: "This game is pretty good, but there needs to be more words in it." Now our prayers have been answered with the news of Gears of War novelizations! Epic Games, Inc. and Del Rey announced today that Del Rey will publish three novels set...

    Posted July 21, 2008| 11 Comments

    Get Ready For 'Gears of War,' The Novel
  • Bleszinski Wants Less Buttons on the Next Xbox

    Epic Games Designer and Gears of War Mastermind, Cliff Bleszinski, said recently, "I hope if there's a new Xbox that there'll be fewer buttons on the controller." Never has the 33 year-old lifelong hardcore gamer sounder more old than in that moment. Wisely, he elaborated saying: "I think you could do things with a built-in...

    Posted July 9, 2008| 40 Comments

    Bleszinski Wants Less Buttons on the Next Xbox
  • Cliff Bleszinski Talks Gears Controls, Multiplayer

    Cliff Bleszinski, Lead Games Designer for Epic, who put out Gears of War and is getting set to release Gears of War 2, spoke with GamePro about many of the new features of his upcoming war juggernaut. Highlights include destructible environments, a much improved cover system, adjustable controls, and, of course, enhanced use of the chainsaw....

    Posted June 20, 2008| 41 Comments

    Cliff Bleszinski Talks Gears Controls, Multiplayer
  • Wiseman To Direct 'Gears' Flick

    News for movie heads: Gears of War: The Movie is continuing its march from good idea to your local multiplex. Len Wiseman has signed on to direct the movie, and it's being produced by Temple Hill's Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey. Chris Morgan,(Wanted and The Fast and the Furious 4,) will write the screenplay. Wiseman and Morgan will develop the...

    Posted June 17, 2008| 30 Comments

    Wiseman To Direct 'Gears' Flick
  • 'Gears' Movie Gets Director, Date

    Set your time machine for Summer 2010; that's when the Gears of War movie is tentatively scheduled to be released. ComingSoon.net spoke with producer Wyck Godfrey about the status of the adaptation, and he said: "We've got our script on and a director we're about to attach. We'll hopefully make that early next year for the summer of...

    Posted March 31, 2008| 25 Comments

    'Gears' Movie Gets Director, Date
  • 'Gears' Multiplayer Almost Wasn't

    How ripped-off would you feel if you bought Gears of War, tore into it, and discovered that the entire game consisted of the way-way-short single-player campaign? No multi-player. No nothing. Pretty ripped-off, we imagine. That nightmare almost happened, according to Epic president Mike Capps. "I was going to cut multiplayer from Gears...

    Posted October 29, 2007| 14 Comments

    'Gears' Multiplayer Almost Wasn't


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