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Gears of War Latest News - Xbox 360

  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Genre:Shooter
  • Developer: Epic Games
  • Release Date:Nov 9, 2006
  • # of Players:8 players
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore,Intense Violence,Strong Language)
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Game Description:Gears of War was revolutionary enough to earn multiple critics honors at E3 2006, and it's easy to see why. You're Marcus Fenix, a soldier with a face chiseled from granite and a will forged from iron. Lead your squad in humanity's desperate last stand against the Locust Horde, an endless swarm of horrifying creatures. You're completely outnumbered and outgunned in this third-person tactical action shooter. And you're the last chance we've got. Tactical maneuvers and teamwork are key, cover doesn't last, and fellow soldiers react with heightened AI. The brand-new Unreal Engine 3 powers Gears of War's cinematic experience, creating an environment realistic enough to walk into...if you've got the guts.
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Gears of War News

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  • 'Gears of War' Top 5 Deadliest Locust

    With all the recent Gears of War 2 traffic, Epic Games releases another "flashback" video to harken back to an earlier time. Damon Baird hosts a countdown of the deadliest Locust, as voted on by fans for the original Gears of War. Thoughts? Comments? How would you have voted? Gears of War Top 5 Deadliest Locust Watch...

    Posted October 6, 2008| 53 Comments

    'Gears of War' Top 5 Deadliest Locust
  • Five 'Gears 1' Maps To Be Offered In 'Gears 2'?

    According to GamePro, five maps from the original Gears of War will be offered as DLC for Gears of War 2, but it is uncertain if this is true or how it will work. We already knew that Gridlock and Subway would be returning, but now there could be 3 more battlegrounds from the first game. Supposedly, those buying Gears of War 2 will receive...

    Posted September 30, 2008| 46 Comments

    Five 'Gears 1' Maps To Be Offered In 'Gears 2'?
  • 'CoD 4', 'Castle Crashers' Tops Xbox Live

    Infinity Ward's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has been dominating the Xbox Live charts for weeks now, as it still steps on Master Chief and the rest of the Live crew. No big surprise there folks, but we do give props to everyone who downloaded SNK's Samuari Showdown II, as it sits right below Castle Crashers in the number two spot! Way to go...

    Posted September 17, 2008| 28 Comments

    'CoD 4', 'Castle Crashers' Tops Xbox Live
  • Gears Of War Revisited: Nerd Poker Rules!

    Ever heard of Nerd Poker? If so, you surely love it. If not, you will soon. In fact, you are now. Where traditional Hollywood players once gathered for golf and drinks, it's video games now. Online gaming session Nerd Poker was founded by gamers/Hollywood Insiders Derek Douglas, left, Ben Fritz, Kevin Chang and Justin Marks, who decided they...

    Posted August 27, 2008| 7 Comments

    Gears Of War Revisited: Nerd Poker Rules!
  • 'Gears of War 2' DLC 'Soon' After Release

    Gears of War's first map pack DLC came within two months after its November 2006 release, and it appears that Gears of War 2 will be following the same trend. In an interview with Joystiq, developer Epic Games's Cliff Bleszinski said that the downloadable content supplementing their highly anticipated sequel will arrive "very soon within'...

    Posted August 22, 2008| 55 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' DLC 'Soon' After Release
  • 'Call of Duty 4', 'BC: Rearmed' Tops Xbox Live

    Infinity Ward's massive FPS hit has taken down Master Chief once again, as Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare beat Halo 3 as the top played Xbox Live title last week. Capcom's retro revival of Bionic Commando: Rearmed was a hit on its debut, as it came out above the rest as the most downloaded XBLA title: Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on unique...

    Posted August 21, 2008| 20 Comments

    'Call of Duty 4', 'BC: Rearmed' Tops Xbox Live
  • 'Braid', 'Halo 3' Tops Xbox Live Charts

    August's first full week has fueled the Xbox Live charts with some familiar names and new titles. Master Chief still sits on Call of Duty 4 as the top played game online, while our new favorite puzzle platformer, Braid, has become the top downloaded arcade title - even beating out the popular Geometry Wars Evolved! Xbox 360 Top Live titles: ...

    Posted August 18, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Braid', 'Halo 3' Tops Xbox Live Charts
  • '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
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