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Gears of War 2 (Special Edition) Latest News - Xbox 360

Gears of War 2 (Special Edition)
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' 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
  • 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
  • '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
  • 'Gears of War 2' Direct-Feed Gameplay Video

    View the direct-feed gameplay footage from our E3 '08 Live Stage Demo of Gears of War 2. The highly-anticipated third-person shooter will release on November, 7 exclusively for the Xbox 360 from Microsoft and Epic Games. Click here for the version of: Gears of War 2 Direct-Feed Gameplay Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted July 24, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Direct-Feed Gameplay Video
  • 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
  • X-Play's Best Of E3 Awards Tonight!

    E3 might be over, but we're not done by a longshot. Tonight, X-Play returned to the air to bring your their Best of E3 Awards. This year's E3 brought a list of titles of unprecedented quality, but only a few were able to garner our label of Best of E3.What did you think of the decisions? Did LittleBigPlanet really deserve the title of E3 Best...

    Posted July 18, 2008| 206 Comments

    X-Play's Best Of E3 Awards Tonight!
  • Hands On: Gears of War 2

    Design director Cliff Bleszinski spoke with Adam Sessler during day 2 of G4's massive E3 2008 coverage and offers up some brand new footage from the highly-anticipated shooter title, 'Gears of War 2' for the Xbox 360. Gears of War 2 is due for Xbox 360 November 7th this year. See you online, friends. Watch Larger Version of this...

    Posted July 15, 2008

    Hands On: Gears of War 2
  • 'Gears of War 2' Rendezvous Trailer

    Marcus Fenix has a Rendezvous with the Locust in this new trailer for Gears of War 2 from Epic Games and Microsoft, releasing on November 7, 2008. Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted July 14, 2008| 24 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Rendezvous Trailer
  • Microsoft Press Conference: 'Gears Of War 2' Report

    November 7th. That's right, Epic Games's Cliff Bleszinski brings us the release date for their highly anticipated sequel, Gears of War 2. Cliffy B. shows off the game's Sinkhole level and it's like what we've expected: It absolutely looks gorgeous - the fire effects, the locusts, the gore, all the stuff that could make a grown man cry. On top of...

    Posted July 14, 2008| 3 Comments

    Microsoft Press Conference: 'Gears Of War 2' Report
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Sessler's E3 Essentials

    Sure, we could say there are things in the gaming world other than E3 worth talking about this week, but then we'd be lying to you. And, honestly, we don't want to jeopardize our friendship like that. You mean something to us, and especially to The Sess. That's why he's spending this week's Sessler's Soapbox talking more about the upcoming E3...

    Posted July 9, 2008| 25 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Sessler's E3 Essentials
  • New 'Gears of War 2' Multiplayer B-Roll Brutal Cut Downs Footage

    Got some new multiplayer gameplay footage of the nasty finishing moves in Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360) from Epic. This is a prime example of why we have an age-gate feature on this site. The game stomps into stores this November. Gears of War 2 Brutal Finishing Moves Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted July 9, 2008| 56 Comments

    New 'Gears of War 2' Multiplayer B-Roll Brutal Cut Downs Footage
  • Bleszinski Wants Less Buttons on the Next Xbox

    Epic Games Designer and Gears of War Mastermind, Cliff Bleszinski, said recently, "I hope if there's a new Xbox that there'll be fewer buttons on the controller." Never has the 33 year-old lifelong hardcore gamer sounder more old than in that moment. Wisely, he elaborated saying: "I think you could do things with a built-in...

    Posted July 9, 2008| 40 Comments

    Bleszinski Wants Less Buttons on the Next Xbox
  • Gears of War vs. Halo

    Posted: July 14, 2008

    6,335 Views | 02:06

  • X-Play Gaming Update 07.10.08

    Posted: July 10, 2008

    1,509 Views | 02:49 | 2 Comments

  • Sessler's Soapbox: Sessler's E3 Essentials

    Posted: July 9, 2008

    25,394 Views | 04:01 | 12 Comments

  • Gears of War 2 - Brutal Cutdowns

    Posted: July 9, 2008

    18,319 Views | 02:04 | 6 Comments

  • First Look: Gears of War 2 - Multiplayer

    Posted: July 7, 2008

    26,627 Views | 03:52 | 9 Comments

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