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Gears of War (Xbox 360)
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Gears of War, an Xbox 360 exclusive that blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet.Lead war hero Marcus Fenix and his fire team as they face the onslaught of merciless warrior fiends. A revolutionary tactical combat system and breathtaking, high-definition visuals from the new Unreal Engine 3 immerse you in a horrifying story of war and survival.
Features
  • Engaging, cinematic story: In this epic tale that plays out like a Hollywood blockbuster, lead Marcus Fenix as he pits advanced human technology against the overwhelming Locust Horde.
  • Fire team co-op: A.I. teammates are indiscernible from human players. Voice recognition and real-time lip synching heighten the immersive experience.
  • Unprecedented visuals: Unreal Engine 3 technology brings out the smallest details in the largest battle. Experience a rich, dynamic world where characters come to life.
  • Intense, hyper-realistic combat: The battlefield is a lethal place. To survive, suppress your enemy with blindfire, take cover in interactive environments, or use weapons and teammates to outwit your foes.
  • Xbox Live action: With the next-generation of Xbox Live, experience individualized matchmaking, view player statistics, earn player achievements, customize games, and build and personalize gamer profiles.
Articles
I don't think this Lambert is a highlander.
Not particularly special, though.
Screen, that is.
A few fixes too.
800 points to you, squire.
Definitely not a microtransaction.
Reluctantly.
"Annex" coming early next week.
Including new multiplayer mode.
Insomniac boss explains all.
In a world torn apart by war, one man...
Delays the inevitable.
Again?
Available from Thursday.
They just need to get around to it.
Should keep those three million customers happy.
New maps and video available from the Live Marketplace.
Coming through shortly.
Uno the top arcade title.
Plus free downloadable content on the way?
Epic VP wants more than a trilogy for Gears.
Emerging today.
It's all just an innocent mistake, see.
To the point of being almost certain.
Live subscriptions up, 10 million gameplay sessions logged.
To celebrate Emergence Day.
Halo 2 dethroned.
Speculation triggered by shop display.
That's what Microsoft reckons.
The Gears of War already need a tune-up.
Halo 2 number one overall.
No laughing at the back, please.
First one leaves room for a sequel, apparently.
Plus a demo to be available in less than 48 hours?
Says naughty word.
Looks like you'll just have to buy it then.
Lying in wait for the PS3.
Stunning new footage from the highly anticipated third-person shooter.
We go hands on with Gears of War multiplayer. Is it shaping up to be the game of the year?
Epic game from Epic games.
360 gets some love in a sea of PS3 info.
Articles on other systems
Tackles Windows Live issue.
Australian Release:
  24/11/2006 (Confirmed)
Publisher:
  Microsoft
Genre:
  Shooter
Year Made:
  2006