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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 Ame...

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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 t...

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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 e...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 month...

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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...

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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 achiev...

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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 mi...

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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...

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Just thought you'd like to know that the always deal plentiful Amazon.com is offering a free 3 month Xbox Live subscription card with purchase of a $53.99 copy of Gears of War 2. That's a retail savings of about $20. This Gears 2 and free Xbox Live bundle offer is valid through January 13th, so be...

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If we were to tell you that Gears of War 2 wasn't the most played Xbox Live game last week, it wouldn't be all that surprising or all that newsworthy seeing that it has failed to knock Halo 3 from the top spot for the past few weeks. What is newsworthy is the fact that Gears 2 has maintained last we...

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What are the holidays without some bloody chainsaw Gears of War fun? Answer: nothing worth your time. So, we bring you XYBA Podcast's short and bloody good Gears of War X-mas video that comes complete with a creepy-innocent girl, some very delicious looking Gears of War cookies and a gift giving Sa...

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Here's a video that'll cause even more "give us a darn Gears 2 game patch Epic!" demands, one that shows off a newly found multiplayer game bug that just shouldn't have made it through play testing. Seemingly, anywhere a wall can be accessed from both sides, players are able to not only melee anoth...

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Marcus Fenix and crew aren't going to be happy to hear this; Gears of War 2 has slipped even further down the most played games on Xbox Live charts. Gulp ... For the week of December 8th, Halo 3 has again claimed the number one spot, followed by World at War, CoD4 then Gears 2. Yes sir, a fourt...

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The new Combustible Map Pack Gears of War 2 content has been available for about a day or so and we figure that those who are Gears obsessed (ahem) already purchased the content. Then there are those who are still sitting on the fence, trying to decide if their 800 Microsoft points would be ...

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Ninja announced late last night was new Gears of War 2 downloadable content that's ever so explosively named the Combustible Map Pack. We're here to tell you that it's now available for purchase via the Live Marketplace. For 800 Microsoft points (queue controversy) and a curiously minimal 79...

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Moments ago, on the Spike VGA stage, Gears' lovable Augustus Cole announced the new Gears of War 2 Combustible Map Pack downloadable content. And, just as was rumored, it'll be releasing in a few hours, at 3AM eastern on Monday, December 15th. The Combustible Map Pack will include three new mul...

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