maintain their console shooter dominance throughout 2006, but with Halo 3 now rumored
for a 2007 release, many Xbox 360
gamers were hoping that Gears of War
would help fill the void. The good news is that Epic's highly anticipated
sci-fi shooter will be making an E3 appearance this spring. However, EB Games and GameStop are listing a November
release date for the finished product.
TeamXbox speculates that this initial release date could be a move on
Microsoft's part to counter the PS3's expected launch title, Unreal Tournament 2007
. Then again, Midway hasn't
confirmed that the next Unreal
will make the PS3 launch window, so what gives? Hopefully, we'll have a firm
launch date next month at E3.