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Gears of War franchise has surpassed 19 million sales

The Gears of War series has pushed through 19 million in sales, which is an additional one million since it the figure of 18 million was announced in July. The math comes from Microsoft via Joystiq, and while the firm would not disclose sales figures for Gears of War 3, its first week at retail […]

7 years ago

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  • Gears of War 3 Season Pass is on sale today only for 50% off

    The Gears of War 3 Season Pass is on sale today only for 50% off on XBL Marketplace. So, if you still haven’t splurged for the game’s DLC, now’s the time to do it. The pass was originally 2400 MS Points, and today it’s 1200 MS Points. You may wish to check regional availability in […]

    7 years ago
  • Fenix Rising map pack, new experience system launches for Gears of War 3

    Epic has released the Fenix Rising add-on for Gears of War 3, which features five new multiplayer maps “inspired by the life and experiences” the series’s hero, Marcus Fenix: Academy, Anvil, Depths, Escalation, and the Slab.

    8 years ago
  • Coming Soon to XBL: Gears 3, GTA IV discounts, Asura's Wrath and Reckoning demos

    Major Nelson has posted a look at upcoming content for the Xbox Live Marketplace, kicking off today with a demo for Capcom’s Asura’s Wrath, available now for Gold members. A demo for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will also be made available next week on January 17.

    8 years ago
  • Epic launches Twelve Days of Gearsmas

    Epic is hosting a Gears 3 event, which mixes up the game’s multiplayer portion every day for the next 12 days. Called Twelve Days of Gearsmas, some of the events haven’t’ been announced, as the firm plans on releasing them as a surprise, but what is known so far is posted below. Folks can even […]

    8 years ago
  • Watch the first 20 minutes of Gears 3 DLC RAAM’s Shadow

    The opening chapter from the Gears of War 3 DLC RAAM’s Shadow has been videoed, and is posted below in three-parts,courtesy of Ve3tro. The campaign takes place before the events of the first Gears, and will last around three hours. It will also include six new multiplayer characters, the Chocolate Weapon Skin Set and an […]

    8 years ago
  • Gears 3: Watch a movie trailer, finish Horde on Insane, get free weapon skins

    Gears of War 3 players who finish Horde mode on Insane difficulty in either single-player or multiplayer, and who watch the Mission: Impossible trailer on XBL before December 25, will get a “themed weapon skin pack”. The pack consists of skins for the Lancer, Hammerburst, Retro Lancer, Gnasher Shotgun, and Sawed-off Shotgun. If you are […]

    8 years ago
  • Charity group to play Borderlands 2 for 48-hours straight

    Horde4Charity will be playing Borderlands 2 for forty-eight hours straight on in order to benefit the Skylight Miscarriage Organisation. The event has started now and is being streamed live on Justin.tv with Twitter updates via the Horde 4 Charity account and live blogged on the official Facebook page. Come the end of the event, the […]

    8 years ago
  • Gears 3 DLC now available after earlier "technical difficulties"

    Epic has announced that the Horde Command Pack, the first of the Gears of War 3 DLC, is now available for download after technical issues delayed its release earlier this morning.

    8 years ago
  • Gears of War 3 DLC, RAAM's Shadow, out December 13

    Epic has announced that RAAM’s Shadow, a new piece of campaign DLC for gears of Wars 3, will release on December 13.

    8 years ago
  • Horde Command Pack for Gears 3 releasing November 1

    Microsoft and Epic Games have announced the Horde Command Pack for Gears of War 3 will launch on November 1.

    8 years ago
  • UK game sales generated £27.7 million last week thanks to Gears 3, F1 2011

    According to UKIE/Chart-Track and Intent Media figures, UK the games industry generated £27.7 million last week at retail, which is a 136 percent week-on-week increase and the second highest figure for the year. Last week, over 900,000 units of software were sold, which is up 74 percent over the prior week. Sales were largely driven […]

    8 years ago
  • Bleszinski discusses "the rule of threes," when it comes to boss battles in Gears

    Cliff Bleszinski, in a post Gears 3 release interview with Edge, has described how the development team designed the boss and teh subsequent battles to be more than just massive beats its takes a few minutes to kill.

    8 years ago
  • Gears 3 moves 3 million first week, franchise hits $1B sales

    Microsoft has announced that Gears of War 3 has sold 3 million units during its first week on the market.

    8 years ago
  • Conan O'Brien shows the sensitive, less violent side to Gears of War 3

    Last night on Conan, our favorite ginger showed off the more sensitive side to Gears of War 3. According to the late night host on TBS, critics have been chatting about how the latest installment to the series is more emotional and may turn off hardcore gamers. Well, Conan decided to show just how genteel […]

    8 years ago
  • Gears of War 3 will not tie up every single loose end

    Karen Traviss was given the somewhat unenviable task of writing the conclusion to the Gears of War trilogy – and she warns that, while the storyline is definitely finished, with a “definite answer”, fans shouldn’t expect all of the loose ends to be tied up.

    8 years ago
  • Epic "felt the need to properly represent" women in Gears 3

    The Gears of War series has plenty of female fans, and while Epic’s Cliff Bleszinski doesn’t really “know why” it does, he and the rest of the development team felt the fairer gender needed representation in the final act of the trilogy.

    8 years ago
  • Buy Gears 3 at HMV for £1.99, Calibur11 releases Gears-themed 360 Vault

    HMV is doing something a bit mental as the launch day for Gears of War 3 draws night: it’s selling the game for a mere £1.99. There’s a catch though, of course, but not a massive one.

    8 years ago
  • Report - Online retailer in Norway breaks Gears of War 3 street date

    It looks as though Gears of War 3 was sent out to customers a few days early in Norway.

    8 years ago
  • Quick Quotes: Cliff Bleszinski on Gears of War's legacy

    “I’d say that we’re putting the third game in a series that in many ways helped to define a console generation. Not completely, but if you look at the art style in Gears, and the cover system – I think a lot of games were positively influenced by it. To have that influence on the […]

    8 years ago

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