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Gears of War 2 Latest News - Xbox 360

  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Genre:Shooter
  • Developer: Epic Games
  • Release Date:Nov 6, 2008
  • # of Players:1 player, 10 online
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore,Intense Violence,Strong Language)
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Game Description: Epic's mega-hit franchise returns for a second round as Marcus Fenix and the rest of the COG forces continue to fight against the massive Locust horde occupying their planet of Sera. The game also ups the ante on the multiplayer side, upping the competitive modes to 5-on-5 and including a new cooperative "Horde" mode that pits players against 50 increasingly difficult waves of Locust enemies.
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  • Sony: Exclusivity's 'A Thing Of The Past'

    During last week's Games Convention 2008, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president David Reeves said to GameIndustry.Biz that console exclusive titles from third party publishers are perhaps "a thing of the past." "It does, and I put it this way: we believe that investment in our own intellectual properties - as particularly...

    Posted August 26, 2008| 42 Comments

    Sony: Exclusivity's 'A Thing Of The Past'
  • Amazon Offers Games On Day Of Release

    We love Amazon.com for many of reasons: They're one of the few Web 1.0 companies that is still hanging on. They have single-handedly kept our nation's used booksellers in business by organizing them and allowing them to sell us older books for super-cheap, and now, Amazon will start bringing you bigger new videogames on the day they are...

    Posted August 25, 2008| 14 Comments

    Amazon Offers Games On Day Of Release
  • Leipzig's New Attendance Record

    Last week's Leipzig Games Convention 2008 has set a new attendance record in the show's history since its 2002 debut. Over 203,000 attendees have flooded Germany's city to witness the gaming industry's latest titles, features and yes, booth babes. Read More?

    Posted August 25, 2008

    Leipzig's New Attendance Record
  • '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
  • Leipzig: Epic Games Panel - The Making of 'Gears of War 2'

    Yesterday, we blogged Epic Games' "Making of Gears of War 2" presentation at the 2008 Leipzig Games Convention, but now you can watch it for yourself. Presented in its entirety, here now is "The Making of Gears of War 2". Be sure to let the video load. It's 45 minutes long, after-all. Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted August 19, 2008| 13 Comments

    Leipzig: Epic Games Panel - The Making of 'Gears of War 2'
  • GCDC 'Gears of War 2' Panel At Leipzig

    Michael Capps, Ph. D, and President of Epic Games, led a panel on the making of Gears of War 2 at the GCDC in Leipzig, Germany, today. We were there, baby, and we thought you'd be interested in a recap of what was said: 4:00 PM - Michael Capps takes the stage. November 7th is a go for the release of the game. Thanks the people of Leipzig for...

    Posted August 18, 2008| 51 Comments

    GCDC 'Gears of War 2' Panel At Leipzig
  • EA Teams Up With Epic Games, Grasshopper Manufacture

    Gears of War 2 developer Epic Games and the creators of No More Heroes, Grasshopper Manufacture, have agreed to publish their titles under the Electronic Arts brand, as announced by the company today. EA also recently partnered with Doom creators id Software to publish their upcoming title, Rage. "Epic is excited to work with EA Partners...

    Posted August 14, 2008| 13 Comments

    EA Teams Up With Epic Games, Grasshopper Manufacture
  • 'Gears 2' A No-Show At Leipzig

    If you've been saving your money for years to attend the Leipzig games festival to play Gears of War 2, you're going to be very sad: The game will not be there. “Microsoft doesn’t show Gears 2 at Leipzig because they don’t sell the game in Germany,” Epic's Mark Rein told VideoGaming 247. And just like that, a nation's...

    Posted August 12, 2008| 13 Comments

    'Gears 2' A No-Show At Leipzig
  • '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
  • 'Gears of War 2' Violence Filter

    If you're allergic to violence but can't resist the urge to play Epic Games's anticipated sequel, Gears of War 2, you can stop crying yourself to sleep as Microsoft confirmed a violence filter for the game. Aside from making the pretend blood go away, the filter will also bleep out explicit words, so Marcus Fenix can just tell Locusts,...

    Posted August 5, 2008| 80 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Violence Filter
  • '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
  • Mattrick: Microsoft Wants More Exclusives

    Gears of War 2, Fable 2, and a limited Rock Band 2 exclusives aren't apparently enough to Microsoft. Microsoft Interactive Entertainment head Don Mattrick said that the Xbox 360 needs more unique titles that's not available on any other console. When EDGE asked about the system's weakness, Mattrick said: "We’d love to have more...

    Posted August 1, 2008| 55 Comments

    Mattrick: Microsoft Wants More Exclusives
  • 'Gears of War 2' Lancer Bundle Details

    Aside from linked achievements, the Gears of War 2 panel at Comic-Con mentioned that there will be a bundle, ala Halo 3: Legendary Edition, for the game that will include a replica of the Lancer rifle. However, Joystiq reported that Microsoft denied the existence of the Lancer package, stating that the company only mentioned two editions of...

    Posted July 29, 2008| 15 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Lancer Bundle Details
  • X-Play Gaming Update 07.28.08

    Posted: July 28, 2008

    1,399 Views | 01:58 | 3 Comments

  • Gears of War 2 Direct-Feed Gameplay

    Posted: July 23, 2008

    12,878 Views | 04:31 | 5 Comments

  • The Big Ones: E3's Heavy Hitters

    Posted: July 21, 2008

    7,871 Views | 04:32 | 24 Comments

  • Best of E3 Awards: Best Xbox 360 Game

    Posted: July 18, 2008

    55,074 Views | 03:22 | 16 Comments

  • Sessler's Soapbox: E3 Day 3: Game Impressions

    Posted: July 18, 2008

    12,044 Views | 02:48 | 7 Comments

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