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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  • 'Gears of War 2' Combustible Map Pack Trailer

    Epic Games' adds even more multiplayer life to your Gears of War 2 experience with the freshly revealed Combustible Map pack available now on Xbox Live for 800 Microsoft Points ($10). Featuring Flood, Gold Rush and Fuel Station we'll let the always dapper Augustus "Cole Train" Cole tell you more. Gears of War 2 Combustible Map Pack DLC...

    Posted December 15, 2008| 37 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Combustible Map Pack Trailer
  • Music for Curb Stomping: The 'Gears of War 2' Soundtrack Review

    Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the official soundtrack album for Gears of War 2 has been unleashed onto the gaming public. Of course the music fits the game like a well placed torque bow arrow into the unsuspecting backside of your enemy, but how does it play when enjoyed away from the game? Saddle up your Brumak and read...

    Posted December 13, 2008| 24 Comments

    Music for Curb Stomping: The 'Gears of War 2' Soundtrack Review
  • 'Gears of War 2' Inching To Three Million

    Microsoft Game Studios head, Phil Spencer, said that Gears of War 2 is "pushing three [million]." Fable II is another game that's doing tremendously well, as it's become the fastest-selling role-playing game (RPG) for the Xbox 360. Let's put this in perspective: It took the first Gears ten weeks after its release to sell three...

    Posted December 8, 2008| 128 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Inching To Three Million
  • X-Play Presents: 'Grains of War'

    X-Play presents the Gears of War 2 parody, Grains of War. Starring Cole Train! Sometimes it's hard to find a breakfast cereal that fits your specific needs. For example, anything with Bran in it is for your parents. Kashi is for hippies and your yoga-loving sister. Frosted Flakes are for Michael Phelps. Trix are for kids, obviously. So what do...

    Posted December 5, 2008| 40 Comments

    X-Play Presents: 'Grains of War'
  • 'Gears of War 2' Gets First Update, Matchmaking Fixes

    In a post on the official Gears of War 2 forums, Rod Fergusson, has posted details about the games new title update. He says: I’m happy to announce that this morning, at 3:40 AM PST, we released a title update that should help with the current matchmaking issues. In order to get the update out as quickly as possible, we focused just on...

    Posted November 28, 2008| 96 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Gets First Update, Matchmaking Fixes
  • Xbox Live Black Friday Sale: 'Gears of War 2', 'Rez HD', 'Assault Heroes', and More!

    Not to be outdone by Sony's PlayStation Network sale, Microsoft is holding its own Black Friday specials. The good news is that there are a lot of great deals to be had on Xbox Live Arcade titles, downloadable content, and themes. Notable items and their respective prices in points include Rez HD (500), Assault Heroes (500), Metallica's Death...

    Posted November 26, 2008| 66 Comments

    Xbox Live Black Friday Sale: 'Gears of War 2', 'Rez HD', 'Assault Heroes', and More!
  • 'God of War 3' Looks Amazing, Says Jaffe

    David Jaffe, creator of the God of War series and founder of the new game development company Eat Sleep Play, got an early look at God of War 3 when he visited Sony's Santa Monica Studios recently, and posted on his blog that it's like nothing we've ever seen before. "HOLY HOLY HOLY F***ING HELL!!!!", explaimed Jaffe about the third...

    Posted November 24, 2008| 102 Comments

    'God of War 3' Looks Amazing, Says Jaffe
  • Epic Explains 'Gears of War 2' Ranking System

    For those of you wondering what the ranks next to a player's name in Gears of War 2 multiplayer mean, Epic is here to explain everything. Turns out, the system is much smaller than the ranking systems in Halo 3 and Call of Duty 4. There are 5 ranks (see picture), which are determined by Microsoft's TrueSkill system. There are two hard and fast...

    Posted November 19, 2008| 54 Comments

    Epic Explains 'Gears of War 2' Ranking System
  • Epic Fixing Gears of War 2 Matchmaking Problems

    If you've been playing Gears of War 2 but have been having problems with matchmaking, rest assured, Epic is working on a fix. In a recent forum post, Rod Fergusson acknowledged that "a small percentage of players are having issues," but they are working on getting things fixed and have made it their "#1 priority." Rod also...

    Posted November 18, 2008| 46 Comments

    Epic Fixing Gears of War 2 Matchmaking Problems
  • Guide: How To Not Look Like A Dick In 'Gears of War 2'

    As you play Gears of War 2 online, remember... try not to be a dick. Destructoid has a handy guide for not making everyone you play with hate you forever. An excerpt: Don't Whine About Camping Camping, like having respect for women, is one of the most shameful sins of Xbox Live. A camper is someone who is unfair enough to not want to get shot...

    Posted November 13, 2008| 16 Comments

    Guide: How To Not Look Like A Dick In 'Gears of War 2'
  • 'Gears of War' Crimson Omen Appears Over Saturn!

    Scientists are stumped about a mysterious aura appearing over Saturn, but obviously none of the people working on identifying it are playing any Gears of War 2. This could be the greatest viral marketing campaign ever or an indication that COG soldiers on Saturn (Sera?!) are under attack by the Locust and need our help. Maybe we should offer...

    Posted November 13, 2008| 49 Comments

    'Gears of War' Crimson Omen Appears Over Saturn!
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Get A Life, Fanboys!

    Just from looking at some of the comments made on our website, you must know there is always a large divide between those who are dedicated to the Playstation 3, and those whose loyalty lies with the Xbox 360. This debate spreads across the entire internet, hiding in every little gaming forum and message board you may come across in your travels...

    Posted November 12, 2008| 285 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Get A Life, Fanboys!
  • Epic Sues 'Gears' Modder

    Epic don't play. Well, not when it comes to modders with such impudence to advertise early copies of Gears of War 2 on Craigslist. Roger Altmeyer and his "St. Louis Mod Shop" has been rendered defunct by a court order and Mr. Altmeyer in turn, settled with an unconditional surrender to Epic Games. Mr. Altmeyer's audacity did not...

    Posted November 12, 2008| 15 Comments

    Epic Sues 'Gears' Modder
  • 'Gears of War 2' Sells 2.1 Million?

    It is being reported that on its release date, Gears of War 2 sold 2.1 million copies. This brings the game in close sales domain to Halo 3 and Grand Theft Auto 4, and is becoming one of the biggest Xbox 360 titles to date. We will not know for sure until data comes in from NPD Group, but if early numbers are any indication, Gears 2 may hit 3.5...

    Posted November 11, 2008| 135 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Sells 2.1 Million?
  • Exclusive 'Gears of War 2' Trailer!

    Tonight's X-Play comes with a piece of exclusive material that we guarantee you won't see anywhere else. This Canadian trailer for Gears of War 2 is certainly new and different from anything you will have seen regarding the game so far, and we can't believe we have it! The best news? You can watch the trailer right now, instead of having to wait...

    Posted November 10, 2008| 16 Comments

    Exclusive 'Gears of War 2' Trailer!
  • X-Play Gaming Update 11.13.08

    Posted: November 13, 2008

    1,056 Views | 01:58

  • Sessler's Soapbox: Get A Life, Fanboys!

    Posted: November 12, 2008

    37,959 Views | 03:20 | 50 Comments

  • X-Play Exclusive Gears of War 2 Canadian "Last Day" Trailer

    Posted: November 10, 2008

    11,044 Views | 01:40 | 14 Comments

  • Cliff Notes: Britney Spears

    Posted: November 6, 2008

    2,108 Views | 01:52 | 3 Comments

  • Gears of War 2 Review

    Posted: November 6, 2008

    91,413 Views | 03:46 | 133 Comments


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