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First Gears of War 3 DLC Pack Announced

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 1 Comment

Microsoft and Epic Games announced today that the first downloadable expansion pack for Gears of War 3 will be releasing early next month. The game sold over three million copies within its first week of availability, so unless you don’t have Internet access (in which case, how in the heck are you reading this?) there’s […]

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Gears of War 3 Launch Party

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 No Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan head down to Xbox Canada’s Gears of War 3 launch party in downtown Toronto. Without our audio equipment though, we had to figure out a different way to bring you the footage. Somehow, this is what we decided on. Click the link to… watch?

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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Teases Teaser, Announces New Gears of War 3 Trailer Coming This Weekend

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 No Comments

Redundant as it may be (because, really? You couldn’t just release the trailer and let people watch it on their own?), Microsoft and Epic Games announced yesterday that this Saturday, May 28th, it will be launching a new trailer for Gears of War 3 during the Champion League Finals Match, at approximately 9:45 pm GMT […]

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Gears of War 3 Special Edition Goodies Announced

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Comments Off

Earlier this week, Microsoft and Epic Games announced the extra contents that both of the special editions of Gears of War 3 will contain. Both the Limited Edition and Epic Edition come fully loaded with a lot of extra goodies, and considering they are priced at $79.99 USD/CAD and $149.99 USD/CAD respectively, we should hope […]

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