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"But wait," you might be thinking. "The original Xbox launched on November 15, 2001. The tenth anniversary was last year, why come out with a 10-year anniversary bundle now? What's the deal? Oh my God, can you hear this? Quit listening to my thoughts! Get out of my head!!"Whoa, chill dude! The Amer...

February 24th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Here's a first look preview of the chilly Gears of War 2 Snowblind Map Pack DLC, which is set for release this Tuesday, March 31 on Xbox Live Marketplace for 800.Embedded above is over six minutes of Snowblind footage that's guaranteed to satisfy even the hungriest Gears 2 appetite and quench the th...

March 30th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

With the recent release of Gears of War 2's third title update and the complete overhaul of the game's ranking system, we figured we'd put together a helpful video explaining all the changes. Embedded above is a short (and super sweet) video showcasing the new Gears 2 ranking system, including an ex...

March 25th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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This weekend, during a NYCC held panel on Gears of War, Gears 2 lead writer Joshua Ortega let slip information on plans to extend the Gears franchise ten years, which may result in an Emergence Day prequel."You will not be disappointed in the next ten years," revealed Ortega when answering a panel q...

February 9th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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With the third Gears of War 2 title update in development, Epic's Rod Fergusson just informed us that they're looking to overhaul the game's online ranking system. Instead of showing ranks based on the broken complex TrueSkill system, they want to implement a ranking structure based on cumulative ex...

February 8th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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For those attending New York Comic Con, which takes place February 6-8th, know that the event will not be without a significant Gears of War 2 presence -- Cliff Bleszinski not included.Dom Santiago voice actor Carlos Ferro, writer Joshua Ortega, writer/consultant Eric Nylund and DC/Wildstorm's Ben A...

February 4th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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If the first or even the second Gears of War 2 title updates weren't enough to satisfy your need to patch the Gears experience, then know that a third patch is already in the planning stages. OrtanaIV of the official Epic Games forums put together a comprehensive list of quotes by Epic members who...

January 24th 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Gamasutra with data compiled from GamerDNA's 150,000 Xbox Live members have focused their analytical powers on Gears of War 2, gamers' playing habits and how much DLC affects gameplay. Their analysis of the gaming data shows that more gamers (74%) tried the original Gears after the first two months...

January 23rd 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Last night, G4TV's X-Play had a change to sit down with Epic's Cliff Bleszinski (via satellite, if it matters) to discuss the recent Gears of War 2 title update, the changes it has brought and where Gears 2 is headed. During the interview, Cliff talks about what sources they use to gather feedback...

January 22nd 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Probably in preparation for the soon to be released Gears of War 2 title update, Xbox.com has posted an additional seven Gears 2 achievements. The new achievements - which aren't unlockable until the patch releases - add an extra 175 Gamerscore to Gears 2's total and all are targeted toward achieve...

January 19th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Gears of War 2 continues to sell well, so well that Gears 2 global product manager Guy Welch has given us another sales update. To date, Epic's Gears sequel has sold over 4 million copies worldwide since its release in November 2008. How epic! Last time we check, Gears 2 just surpassed the 3 milli...

January 16th 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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There's no denying it, Gears of War 2's online multiplayer is less then perfect. Ever since Gears 2's launch, the community has been demanding a patch to fix the various (and numerous) game bugs. Finally, Epic Games is speaking out about the patch, what it'll fix and has even informed us that they...

January 6th 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments