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Microsoft and Epic Games Unveil Gears of War 3 Season Pass

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2 Comments

With the release of Gears of War 3 just three weeks away, Microsoft and Epic Games are already getting the DLC hype machine prepared by announcing a new way to get the upcoming downloadable content. Fans devoted to the franchise typically pay a minimum of 800 Microsoft Points (approx. $10 USD) for Gears DLC (usually […]

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Lazyreviewzzz at X’11

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 3 Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan head to Muzik nightclub in downtown Toronto for Microsoft’s X’11 event! The annual holiday preview event was loaded with so many games that there wasn’t enough time to see them all, so we took a look at a few of the particularly interesting ones. Click the link to watch!

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Epic Showcases Gears of War 3’s Horde 2.0, Beast Modes at X’11

Monday, August 29, 2011 No Comments

As you probably already surmised from the headline, Epic Games showed off the Horde 2.0 and Beast multiplayer modes from Gears of War 3 at X’11, and I’m happy to say that I was thoroughly impressed by both. Horde 2.0 builds on some already great cooperative survival gameplay by giving you more than just your […]

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Microsoft Canada Holds Annual “X” Holiday Preview Event in Toronto

Monday, August 22, 2011 No Comments

This past Thursday, Microsoft Canada took over Muzik nightclub in downtown Toronto to hold X’11, this year’s edition of its annual “X” holiday preview event. Filling the front two halls of the massive dome-capped club with Xbox 360 after Xbox 360, journalists and in-the-know fans alike were treated to a bevy of titles set to […]

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Epic Games Releases New Horde 2.0 Trailer, Showcases Exclusive Body Count Song

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 1 Comment

Microsoft Game Studios and Epic Games released a new trailer for Gears of War 3 this morning, featuring an extended look at the updated version of the franchise’s Horde multiplayer survival mode. It was already known that Horde 2.0 was going to take the mode leaps and bounds above the Gears of War 2 version, […]

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Epic Games Gives Behind the Scenes Look at Gears of War 3 at 2011 San Diego Comic-Con

Friday, July 22, 2011 No Comments

Gears of War 3 was featured yesterday at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con, with a special panel hosted by G4 TV’s Adam Sessler and featuring Epic Games’ Cliff Bleszinski and Red Fergusson. The 60-minute panel featured a behind the scenes look at the game, a discussion about the team’s work on the trilogy and, the […]

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Xbox Canada Launches Gears of War 3 Release Day Contest

Friday, July 8, 2011 1 Comment

Today, Xbox Canada announced the launch of a new contest for Gears of War 3, with some great prizes leading up to the game’s launch. The Gears of War 3 Training contest pits players against a series of missions, three in all – the first is playable now, while the other two will be opening […]

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Microsoft Releasing Gears of War 3 Limited Edition Xbox 360 Console and Controller

Thursday, June 9, 2011 No Comments

As part of its E3 2011 announcements, Microsoft announced this week that it will be releasing a special Limited Edition Gears of War 3-branded Xbox 360 and controller. The console, available for $399 USD/CAD will include an exclusive red and black Xbox 360 Slim console with a 320GB hard drive, two custom-designed wireless controllers featuring […]

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Highlights from Microsoft’s E3 2011 Press Conference

Monday, June 6, 2011 4 Comments

Microsoft kicked off this its E3 press conference for this year with a bang. Actually, with a glug. The sights and sounds of underwater action kicking from the live demo of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which included scuba action gameplay, underwater infiltration and even a whole motor dinghy chase scene.  The show rolled […]

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Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta Postmortem

Friday, May 27, 2011 2 Comments

With the Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta closed for nearly two weeks, I’ve had some time to sit and think about my experiences. Yes, I could have done this sooner, but time is needed to fully process… alright! I’m lazy! Here are my thoughts. The gameplay was rock solid, with few initial connection issues […]

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