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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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  • The AIAS Announces The Finalist For The 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

    The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) has announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. The awards ceremony takes place at the organization's DICE Summit. The lists have most of the games you'd expect: Metal Gear Solid 4, Fallout 3, Left 4 Dead, etc. Leading the way was LittleBigPlanet, which snagged...

    Posted January 23, 2009| 101 Comments

    The AIAS Announces The Finalist For The 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards
  • X-Play: Cliff Bleszinski on 'Gears of War 2'

    Design Director for Epic Games Cliff Bleszinski sat down with Adam and Morgan on tonight's episode of X-Play to talk about his game, Gears of War 2. Check out the clip below where Cliff talks about the game's sales success, reveals details about the Gears movie, gives a DLC update and discusses how the team overcame the game's launch...

    Posted January 21, 2009| 22 Comments

    X-Play: Cliff Bleszinski on 'Gears of War 2'
  • 'Gears of War 2' Title Update Live. Will it Fix the Problems?

    The long-awaited Gears of War 2 title update has gone live and will be applied when you boot up the game while signed into Xbox Live. It also adds achievements for the two map packs if you've downloaded them. The patch list is a doozy and I'll be bringing you full impressions after I get some time with the game. Hit the jump for the full list...

    Posted January 21, 2009| 136 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Title Update Live. Will it Fix the Problems?
  • Xbox Live Activity For The Week Of January 12

    Microsoft's Captain Marketing Major Nelson has posted stats on last week's Xbox Live activity. Included in the mix are the top Xbox Live titles based on unique users and the top Xbox Live Arcade games based on full purchases. Nelson has started listing the top Community Games, also based on full purchases, which adds some interesting...

    Posted January 20, 2009| 181 Comments

    Xbox Live Activity For The Week Of January 12
  • 'Gears of War 2' Flashback Maps For Sale

    If you like both chainsaws and nostalgia, purchase the just-released Gears of War 2 flashback map pack. Previously, the only way to get the collection of original Gears maps was by redeeming a code that came with Gears of War 2. Cool, but if you bought the game used or your friend gave it to you, you were out of luck. Now you can purchase the...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 61 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Flashback Maps For Sale
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball

    A New Year brings us many things; resolutions you will never keep, sales that don't really save you any money, and predictions for the next year that hardly ever come true. Enter Adam Sessler! Joining in with the rest of the games journalism community, Adam has decided to dig deep into that giant brain of his and predict what he thinks will...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 61 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler's Crystal Ball
  • Gaming Update 1.6.09

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Today's gaming update on the first Tuesday of the New Year, is still packing much heat leftover from 2008: PS3's and Xbox 360's both record record numbers... who comes out on top? Gears of War 2 will have a HUGE patch incoming and Xbox Live Arcade snags a Skate 2 demo this Thursday? Get...

    Posted January 6, 2009| 5 Comments

    Gaming Update 1.6.09
  • Epic's Mark Rein Details January 'Gears of War 2' Update

    Epic's Mark Rein -- a man I affectionately refer to as "Purple" Rein -- has posted a slew of details concerning the January update for Gears of War 2. I know that many of you are unhappy with Gears 2's online performance. The update addresses a lot of the game's online issues. The purple one says: "We’re fixing a whole...

    Posted January 6, 2009| 96 Comments

    Epic's Mark Rein Details January 'Gears of War 2' Update
  • Capcom's Mike Webster Speaks On 'Resident Evil 5', Cliffy B, Dead Jill Valentine, And More

    I've known Capcom's director of brand marketing, Mike Webster, for several years. Some of my fondest memories in the gaming business involve Mike, Epic's Cliff Blezinski, a swimming pool in Cabo , and a lot of tequila. Wait, that sounded all wrong. There were lots of other people there too...and girls (really!). Anyway, I recently caught up with...

    Posted January 6, 2009| 36 Comments

    Capcom's Mike Webster Speaks On 'Resident Evil 5', Cliffy B, Dead Jill Valentine, And More
  • Microsoft Reveals Top 20 Xbox Live And Xbox Live Arcade Titles Of 2008

    Microsoft's Captain Marketing Major Nelson has released a trio of "top 20" lists for the year of 2008. The categories are top Xbox 360 Live titles (based on unique users), top Xbox Live Arcade games (based on full purchases), and the top (original) Xbox Live (based on unique users). Here are the lists! Xbox 360 Top Live Titles ...

    Posted January 5, 2009| 102 Comments

    Microsoft Reveals Top 20 Xbox Live And Xbox Live Arcade Titles Of 2008
  • 'Gears of War 2' Combustible Map Direct-Feed Videos

    In case you missed them check out our Direct-Feed videos of the three new maps bundled in the Combustible Map Pack released yesterday for Gears 2. Check out Flood below and Fuel Station and Gold Rush after the cut. Gears of War 2 Flood Map Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version Read More?

    Posted December 16, 2008| 8 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Combustible Map Direct-Feed Videos
  • 'Gears of War 2' Direct-Feed Gold Rush Map

    Take your Gears 2 multiplayer game vertical as the Gold Rush map will have you looking up and down more than ever during combat. "The Gold Rush facility processed and transferred millions of barrels of refined Imulsion before Emergence Day. Located in a desolate gorge, it now serves as a hotly contested battleground. Featuring two tiers,...

    Posted December 15, 2008| 11 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Direct-Feed Gold Rush Map
  • 'Gears of War 2' Flood Map Direct-Feed

    The Imulsion is rising and you'd better find higher ground. Take look at some direct-feed video of the Flood map included with the Combustible Map Pack bundle for Epic's Gears of War 2. "Flood is a very tight map that's made extra snug when Imulsion starts creeping up around the edges. As the playing field closes in, the firefight...

    Posted December 15, 2008| 5 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Flood Map Direct-Feed
  • 'Gears of War 2' Fuel Station Map Direct-Feed

    Thanks to Epic Games and the Combustible Map Pack DLC released last night, you too can experience a freak gasoline fight! Check soem direct-feed video of the Fuel Station map bundled in the recent DLC. "Fuel Station delivers a dangerous battle around an abandoned fossil-fuel facility. The team that secures and controls the station is likely...

    Posted December 15, 2008| 7 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Fuel Station Map Direct-Feed
  • 'Gears of War 2' Easter Egg Puts Cowboy Hats on Everything

    This silly Easter Egg in Gears of War 2 puts Dizzy's cowboy hat on everything. Check the video below to see how to make everyone a bit more stylish: Then, as an added bonus, hit the jump to see a Corpser with a cowboy hat. Yeehaw! Read More?

    Posted December 15, 2008| 7 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Easter Egg Puts Cowboy Hats on Everything
  • Gears of War 2 Combustible Map Pack Trailer

    Posted: December 15, 2008

    7,340 Views | 01:11

  • Gears of War 2 Horde Mode Tactics

    Posted: December 11, 2008

    2,322 Views | 02:30

  • X-Play Best of 2008: Game of the Year

    Posted: December 9, 2008

    45,569 Views | 01:10 | 40 Comments

  • X-Play Best of 2008: Best Soundtrack

    Posted: December 9, 2008

    3,405 Views | 01:33 | 1 Comment

  • X-Play Best of 2008: Best Shooter

    Posted: December 9, 2008

    7,291 Views | 01:37 | 8 Comments

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