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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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Gears of War 2 News

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  • X-Play: 'Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection' Expansion Pack Preview

    Tonight at 6:30 PM ET, X-Play travels to Seattle to score an interview with Michael Capps, the President of Epic Games, about the upcoming Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection. Gears fans, for the record, this expansion looks to be, umm, epic. In the interview, Capps talks about the success of the Gears franchise, Epic's desire to bring fans...

    Posted May 20, 2009| 40 Comments

    X-Play: 'Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection' Expansion Pack Preview
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson As 'Gears of War' Lead Marcus Fenix?

    Quick show of hands: Who enjoyed seeing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson star as everyone’s favorite anonymous space marine tasked with eliminating the forces of Hell in that Doom movie a few years back? Well, your reaction to this story will depend largely on how you answered that question. According to the MTV Movies Blog, the...

    Posted May 11, 2009| 110 Comments

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson As 'Gears of War' Lead Marcus Fenix?
  • 'Gears of War 2' Expands To 'All Fronts' This Summer: New Singleplayer & Multiplayer Content!

    Epic has been pretty good with post-release support thus far, but they are about to kick things into overdrive. On July 28th, we'll be getting the "All Fronts Collection" for Gears of War 2. The collection will include every multiplayer map released thus far (Flashback, Combustible, and Snowblind) along with seven (!) new maps in the...

    Posted May 6, 2009| 100 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Expands To 'All Fronts' This Summer: New Singleplayer & Multiplayer Content!
  • 'Gears of War' Level Designer Andrew Bains' Speech To Stream Live Over 'Net

    The Savannah College of Art & Design is hosting its Game Developers eXchange, and today at 5PM ET, Epic Games' Andrew Bains, senior level designer of the Gears of War series, will discuss the theory of level design and how it informs everything the Gears team does. Can't make it to Georgia on such short notice? Don't worry. Because the...

    Posted April 17, 2009| 4 Comments

    'Gears of War' Level Designer Andrew Bains' Speech To Stream Live Over 'Net
  • 'Gears of War 2' 'Snowblind' Pack Available Now

    Here's a tip for you if your Tuesday is getting a little dull: Head on over to Xbox LIVE and download the Snowblind map pack for Gears of War 2. It's going to be a cold day in multiplayer hell... This winter-themed pack of four maps for multiplayer and Horde action will cost you 800 Microsoft points. Here's what's on the agenda: ...

    Posted March 31, 2009| 26 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' 'Snowblind' Pack Available Now
  • 'Gears of War 2' Snowblind Map Pack DLC Trailer: Frosty Fragging Fun

    Winter may be over, but that doesn't mean violent fragging action can't march on through hostile, tundra-like arenas in Gears of War 2. In Epic's third map pack, you'll frag your friends through a winterland of death and destruction in the "Snowblind Map Pack." It will be available for download via XBL Marketplace on March 31. If...

    Posted March 26, 2009| 37 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Snowblind Map Pack DLC Trailer: Frosty Fragging Fun
  • 'Fallout 3' Wins Game Developers Choice Award

    Fallout 3 was honored with the coveted Game of the Year award at the Game Developers Choice Awards held last night in San Francisco. Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG beat out Fable II, Left 4 Dead, LittleBigPlanet and Grand Theft Auto IV for the honor. LittleBigPlanet took home the most awards -- Sony's PS3 platformer won nearly half of all the...

    Posted March 26, 2009| 48 Comments

    'Fallout 3' Wins Game Developers Choice Award
  • 'Gears of War 2' and 'Halo 3' DLC Dated

    Microsoft has dropped the dates that some highly anticipated downloadable content will hit Xbox Live for blockbuster titles Gears of War 2 and Halo 3. Here are the details: Gears of War 2: The "Snowblind" map-pack will be available on March 31st, for 800 Microsoft Points. This map pack gives Gears of War 2 players a chance to try...

    Posted March 23, 2009| 18 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' and 'Halo 3' DLC Dated
  • 'Gears of War 2' Patch Dated, New Map Pack Announced

    Epic Games has finally locked down a date for the infamous "Title Update 3," which will be released on March 24 as a free update to the game. After that, the Snowblind Map Pack containing three new maps and an update of "Fuel Depot" from the original Gears of War will be released on March 31. At the helm of the new update...

    Posted March 13, 2009| 56 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Patch Dated, New Map Pack Announced
  • 'Gears of War' Not on Ten-Year Plan

    During New York Comic Con, Joshua Ortega, writer for Gears of War, claimed that the series was on a ten-year plan: “You will not be disappointed in the next ten years. It’s a ten-year plan. Gears is long-term. The lancer is the new lightsaber.” First of all, wow. The lancer, while awesome, is no lightsaber. Second of all, ten...

    Posted February 12, 2009| 123 Comments

    'Gears of War' Not on Ten-Year Plan
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Keep It Single, Stupid!

    Ok, now that everyone's calmed down, we can have a cool, rational conversation, right? This week, Adam takes on one of everyone's favorite topics; multiplayer. This aspect of gaming has added so much to our experiences, but it may have gotten a bit out of hand. It appears that a lot of games add on multiplayer as an afterthought, hoping to...

    Posted February 11, 2009| 113 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Keep It Single, Stupid!
  • Game Developers Choice Awards Finalists Announced, 'LittleBigPlanet' And 'Braid' Lead

    Think Services has announced the finalists for the Game Developers Choice Awards. The awards take place in March during the company's Game Developers Conference. The company's press release noted that, "Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet leads the nominees for the awards with seven nominations, including the coveted Game of the Year...

    Posted February 10, 2009| 39 Comments

    Game Developers Choice Awards Finalists Announced, 'LittleBigPlanet' And 'Braid' Lead
  • Gears' 'Dom' To Play Michael Corleone

    Voicing one of America's most beloved film characters can't be easy, so it's good that EA has decided to go with a veteran of game acting to portray Michael Corleone in the upcoming The Godfather II game. That man? Carlos Ferro, whose voice you will recognize as Dom from Gears of War and Gears of War II. Looks like it was just as easy as a...

    Posted February 6, 2009| 9 Comments

    Gears' 'Dom' To Play Michael Corleone
  • The Xbox Live Stats For Last Week Have Been Released!

    As a companion to my earlier story about the PlayStation Network's downloads, below, you'll find the stats for last week's Xbox Live activity. Call of Duty: World at War is at the top of the charts, and Call of Duty 4 and Halo 3 are second and third. Also, there's a new category this week: community games. It tracks how many full versions of...

    Posted January 27, 2009| 60 Comments

    The Xbox Live Stats For Last Week Have Been Released!
  • Enter The 13 Days Of 'Gears' Sweepstakes

    To hype the upcoming release of the re-tooled Friday the 13th flick, Xbox and Warner Brothers are teaming up to bring you a sweepstakes where you can win Gears of War 2 merchandise daily, and 13 grand prize packages that include a flat-panel LCD TV...and all you have to do to take part is play some Gears 2! All you need to do is register your...

    Posted January 26, 2009| 12 Comments

    Enter The 13 Days Of 'Gears' Sweepstakes
  • Gaming Update 01.21.09

    Posted: January 21, 2009

    2,389 Views | 02:17

  • Mr. Sark: Gears of War 2 Strategies

    Posted: January 16, 2009

    14,561 Views | 04:07 | 17 Comments

  • Cheat: Gears of War 2

    Posted: January 14, 2009

    13,149 Views | 02:20 | 12 Comments

  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball

    Posted: January 7, 2009

    24,292 Views | 05:11 | 7 Comments

  • Pro Tips With T-Squared: Gears of War 2 Horde Mode

    Posted: January 6, 2009

    19,474 Views | 02:24 | 6 Comments

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