Gears of War archive

  • Microsoft acquires Gears of War franchise, brings back producer Fergusson to the game series he loves
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    Microsoft acquires Gears of War franchise, brings back producer Fergusson to the game series he loves

    By 27 January 2014

    Microsoft Studios has acquired the rights to the Gears of Wars games franchise from Mundane Games, thereby bringing one of its biggest exclusive series in house. In addition, the company says it will be installing Rod Fergusson ,former director of production...

  • Meccano Gears of War Judgment models land March 2013
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    Meccano Gears of War Judgment models land March 2013

    By 22 January 2013

    Meccano is producing a number of models in a new Gears of War Judgment range, launched in parallel with the Xbox 360 title. Landing in March, the new Gears of War Judgment Meccano includes the COG Silverback loader exoskeleton (£14.99), Halvo Bay Pursuit...

  • New Gears of War: Judgment trailer more than makes up for a missing 'e' (video)
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    New Gears of War: Judgment trailer more than makes up for a missing 'e' (video)

    By 11 December 2012

    The new Gears of War: Judgment Video Games Awards 2012 trailer is now available for public consumption and it's pretty darn loud and in your face. If you watch the 720p version too, it sure shows off the fact that this latest slice of GoW fun is potentially...

  • Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic
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    Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic

    By 4 October 2012

    The creator of Gears of War on the Xbox 360, Cliff Bleszinski, has announced that he is leaving the company to pursue other interests. "Today we are saying farewell with warm regards to Cliff Bleszinski, who is departing as Epic’s design director to...

  • Gears of War: Judgment coming 2013 (trailer)
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    Gears of War: Judgment coming 2013 (trailer)

    By 5 June 2012

    Gears of War 3 was the last instalment? Think again. Microsoft has teased gamers at this years E3 press conference with a short trailer detailing the next in the Gears series; Gears of War: Judgment. Created by Epic Games, People Can Fly and Microsoft...

  • Xbox is 10 today - we celebrate its history
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    Xbox is 10 today - we celebrate its history

    By 15 November 2011

    The Xbox celebrates its 10th birthday today and with it a decade of some of the best gaming that consoles have ever seen. What a journey it has been. Some classic franchises and pieces of tech have made their names under the Xbox moniker and we've enjoyed...

  • Gears of War 3 Design Director talks the future of gaming
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    Gears of War 3 Design Director talks the future of gaming

    By 16 September 2011

    Gears of War 3 is almost upon us. Gamers are waiting with baited breath, eyes glowing red, in preparation for smashing each other to pieces on Xbox Live in what has to be one of the most angry games ever to grace consoles.  Pocket-lint has been playing...

  • Gears of War 3 to launch at GAME, loads of swag on offer
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    Gears of War 3 to launch at GAME, loads of swag on offer

    By 16 September 2011

    Gears of War 3 is almost upon us. It's set to launch on 20 September and, presumably, be bunged instantaneously into the disc drive of every serious Xbox 360 owner out there.  It wouldn't be a triple A launch day, however, if there wasn't some sort of...

  • Xbox 360 limited edition Gears of War 3 pictures and hands-on
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    Xbox 360 limited edition Gears of War 3 pictures and hands-on

    By 12 September 2011

    Every time something major is set to launch in the land of the Xbox 360 you can almost guarantee a super sweet special edition console will arrive with it. Gears of War 3 is no exception and with the launch just over a week away, Pocket-lint has been...

  • Gears of War: the Board Game
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    Gears of War: the Board Game

    By 2 September 2011

    Gears of War: The Board Game is based on the wildly popular third-person shooter by Epic Games and clearly designed for those that can’t get enough of the Xbox 360 game. “One to four players take on the roles of COG soldiers cooperating to destroy...

  • Gears of War 3: We don't know if 3D will be around forever
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    Gears of War 3: We don't know if 3D will be around forever

    By 17 August 2011

    Gears of War 3 will be the first game in the hugely successful Xbox 360 franchise to adopt a stereoscopic 3D mode. The technology used will be of the side-by-side variety as Microsoft is yet to implement PS3-style full 3D, so that means a loss of horizontal...

  • Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta hands-on
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    Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta hands-on

    By 16 March 2011

    Gears of War 3 is the last chapter of the Xbox exclusive Gears of War franchise. It follows 18 months after Gears of War 2 and sees the return of Delta Squad, with you taking the controls of Marcus Fenix. The complete game is due to land on 20 September...

  • Gears of War coming to Microsoft Kinect
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    Gears of War coming to Microsoft Kinect

    By 16 November 2010

    New rumours are buzzing around that a Kinect-compatible version of Gears of War is coming, adding weight to a previous indication given to Pocket-lint by the add-on's creative director, Kuda Tsunoda, back at Gamescom in August. Then, Tsunoda exclusively...

  • VIDEO: Gears of War 3 demoed at E3
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    VIDEO: Gears of War 3 demoed at E3

    By 15 June 2010

    Epic Game's Cliff Bleszinski took to the stage at E3 to demo some incredible gameplay from the forthcoming Gears of War 3 title. As you can see from the video, it looks like absolute carnage, but what you can't see is the four player co-op option that...

  • Gears of War 3 goes official
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    Gears of War 3 goes official

    By 13 April 2010

    The third edition of Gears of War, handily titled Gears of War 3, has now been officially announced after being accidentally revealed by Justin Bieber, and it's got a trailer titled "Ashes to Ashes" too - embedded above. Cliff Bleszinki, Epic's Design...

  • Gears of War 3 leaked early
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    Gears of War 3 leaked early

    By 12 April 2010

    Oops. An announcement of Gears of War 3 has gone up on Xbox Live, surprising a number of keen fans of the game. No-one, including the developers, had previously mentioned the game as existing. So what happened? Well, an announcement of the game was due...

  • Gears of War 2 trailer now available on Live
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    Gears of War 2 trailer now available on Live

    By 12 May 2008

    Anyone that has been waiting for a look at the new Gears of War 2 can now download a video from the Xbox Live video store. With a personal introduction by Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski, the trailer will give players some idea of the bigger...