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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 (Special Edition) News

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  • '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
  • 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
  • Gears of War 2 Flood Map

    Posted: December 15, 2008

    5,643 Views | 02:57 | 1 Comment

  • Gears of War 2 Fuel Station Map

    Posted: December 15, 2008

    2,876 Views | 05:01

  • Gears of War 2 Combustible Map Pack Trailer

    Posted: December 15, 2008

    7,340 Views | 01:11

  • 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

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