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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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  • Is The 360 Reaching Its Graphical Peak?

    While the glorious graphics in Gears of War 2 can certainly make a grown man cry, Epic Games senior producer Rod Fergusson thinks that the Xbox 360 may soon reach its visual potential. In an interview with GamaSutra, Fegusson said the following: "I'm not the technical guy... all I know is that with the two to three more years of...

    Posted September 2, 2008| 120 Comments

    Is The 360 Reaching Its Graphical Peak?
  • 'Gears of War 2' Multiplayer Hands-On Impressions

    One of the biggest reasons to come to PAX 2008 is the first public hands-on showing of the highly-anticipated Gears of War 2 multiplayer modes. We put some time in with the game and are ready to give you our hands-on impressions of Epic's great follow-up to the addicting multiplayer of the original Gears of War. First things first... the game...

    Posted August 29, 2008| 160 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Multiplayer Hands-On Impressions
  • 'Gears of War 2' Achievements Revealed

    Here they are folks, the list of achievements to one of this year's highly anticipated titles, Gears of War 2. Epic Games have provided gamers a ton of stuff to accomplish this November. We've only listed a few of them below, mainly because the Achievement names do give some sort of spoiler to the game: Tourist of Duty (25pts) - Complete...

    Posted August 29, 2008| 91 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Achievements Revealed
  • 'Gears of War 2' Publicly At PAX

    This year's Penny Arcade Expo is going to be quite a doozy. Aside from the public demo debut of Fallout 3, Epic Games announced on the game's official website that they will be hosting a 5-on-5 multiplayer demo of the game at Microsoft's PAX booth, available for the public! Make sure you tune in to X-Play starting tomorrow at 8PM ET when PAX...

    Posted August 28, 2008| 9 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Publicly At PAX
  • 'Gears of War 2' Bonus Disc Details

    Thanks to the British Board of Film Classification, the contents of the bonus DVD packed with the Gears of War 2: Special Edition are now unveiled. Check out some of them below: Beneath The Surface - Inside look at Gears of War 2 (apparently it's experiencing some technical issues) E3 2008: Gears of War Demo Character Profiles:...

    Posted August 26, 2008| 42 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' Bonus Disc Details
  • Sony: Exclusivity's 'A Thing Of The Past'

    During last week's Games Convention 2008, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president David Reeves said to GameIndustry.Biz that console exclusive titles from third party publishers are perhaps "a thing of the past." "It does, and I put it this way: we believe that investment in our own intellectual properties - as particularly...

    Posted August 26, 2008| 42 Comments

    Sony: Exclusivity's 'A Thing Of The Past'
  • Amazon Offers Games On Day Of Release

    We love Amazon.com for many of reasons: They're one of the few Web 1.0 companies that is still hanging on. They have single-handedly kept our nation's used booksellers in business by organizing them and allowing them to sell us older books for super-cheap, and now, Amazon will start bringing you bigger new videogames on the day they are...

    Posted August 25, 2008| 14 Comments

    Amazon Offers Games On Day Of Release
  • Leipzig's New Attendance Record

    Last week's Leipzig Games Convention 2008 has set a new attendance record in the show's history since its 2002 debut. Over 203,000 attendees have flooded Germany's city to witness the gaming industry's latest titles, features and yes, booth babes. Read More?

    Posted August 25, 2008

    Leipzig's New Attendance Record
  • 'Gears of War 2' DLC 'Soon' After Release

    Gears of War's first map pack DLC came within two months after its November 2006 release, and it appears that Gears of War 2 will be following the same trend. In an interview with Joystiq, developer Epic Games's Cliff Bleszinski said that the downloadable content supplementing their highly anticipated sequel will arrive "very soon within'...

    Posted August 22, 2008| 55 Comments

    'Gears of War 2' DLC 'Soon' After Release
  • Leipzig: Epic Games Panel - The Making of 'Gears of War 2'

    Yesterday, we blogged Epic Games' "Making of Gears of War 2" presentation at the 2008 Leipzig Games Convention, but now you can watch it for yourself. Presented in its entirety, here now is "The Making of Gears of War 2". Be sure to let the video load. It's 45 minutes long, after-all. Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted August 19, 2008| 13 Comments

    Leipzig: Epic Games Panel - The Making of 'Gears of War 2'
  • GCDC 'Gears of War 2' Panel At Leipzig

    Michael Capps, Ph. D, and President of Epic Games, led a panel on the making of Gears of War 2 at the GCDC in Leipzig, Germany, today. We were there, baby, and we thought you'd be interested in a recap of what was said: 4:00 PM - Michael Capps takes the stage. November 7th is a go for the release of the game. Thanks the people of Leipzig for...

    Posted August 18, 2008| 51 Comments

    GCDC 'Gears of War 2' Panel At Leipzig
  • EA Teams Up With Epic Games, Grasshopper Manufacture

    Gears of War 2 developer Epic Games and the creators of No More Heroes, Grasshopper Manufacture, have agreed to publish their titles under the Electronic Arts brand, as announced by the company today. EA also recently partnered with Doom creators id Software to publish their upcoming title, Rage. "Epic is excited to work with EA Partners...

    Posted August 14, 2008| 13 Comments

    EA Teams Up With Epic Games, Grasshopper Manufacture
  • 'Gears 2' A No-Show At Leipzig

    If you've been saving your money for years to attend the Leipzig games festival to play Gears of War 2, you're going to be very sad: The game will not be there. “Microsoft doesn’t show Gears 2 at Leipzig because they don’t sell the game in Germany,” Epic's Mark Rein told VideoGaming 247. And just like that, a nation's...

    Posted August 12, 2008| 13 Comments

    'Gears 2' A No-Show At Leipzig
  • 'Gears 2' Lancer Available For Pre-Order

    We all know that chainsaw + machine gun = awesome. Now your dreams of holding a gas powered weapon of dismemberment in your hands are that much closer. Amazon has put up a pre-order page on their website for the exclusive Gears of War 2 Lancer toy replica. It's full size, has a removable clip, makes chainsaw sounds when you pull the trigger,...

    Posted August 11, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Gears 2' Lancer Available For Pre-Order
  • 'Gears 2' Bundle Includes Lancer Replica

    Amazon.com has listed a Gears of War 2 Special Edition bundle for $139.99 that comes with a Lancer chainsaw-gun. Relax, the gun is not actually a chainsaw but features 3 C-sized batteries for vibration and chainsaw sound effects that are trigger activated. Gears of War 2 is a cover-heavy blockbuster action title developed by Epic and chief...

    Posted August 8, 2008| 24 Comments

    'Gears 2' Bundle Includes Lancer Replica
  • Preview: Gears of War 2

    Posted: August 1, 2008

    20,720 Views | 02:22 | 34 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 07.28.08

    Posted: July 28, 2008

    1,399 Views | 01:58 | 3 Comments

  • Gears of War 2 Direct-Feed Gameplay

    Posted: July 23, 2008

    12,878 Views | 04:31 | 5 Comments

  • The Big Ones: E3's Heavy Hitters

    Posted: July 21, 2008

    7,871 Views | 04:32 | 24 Comments

  • Best of E3 Awards: Best Xbox 360 Game

    Posted: July 18, 2008

    55,074 Views | 03:22 | 16 Comments

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