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If my life were a book, the chapter covering the last quarter of 2011 would be one page long and contain one phrase, in bold: Gears of War 3. In reality, lots of things happened to me over the last couple months, but aside from a brief affair with Skyrim, most of my time was spent going to farmer...

January 1st 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Today's Xbox Live Marketplace holiday promotion covers Gears of War 3, with discounts on in-game content and at least one soon-to-be-discontinued Avatar prop. The highlight of today's deals is the Gears of War 3 "Season Pass," which grants access to four DLC packs (two already available, two...

December 30th 2011 at 12:10pm 0 Comments
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A demo of the "Shipwreck" mission in Gears of War 3 is now available for download on Xbox Live, exclusive to all Gold subscribers. The mission takes place during the first chapter of the second act on Gumdrop mountain, as Delta squad defends the butterscotch fountain from the evil armies of -- ok...

December 28th 2011 at 8:46pm 0 Comments
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An official post on the Epic Games forums states that the Lancer and Hammerbust items for Xbox Avatars will not be available starting January 1, 2012. Those who have purchased the items prior to the new year are in the clear and can keep them. The post notes that the removal of the Lancer and Ha...

December 23rd 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The "Fenix Rising" map pack for Gears of War 3 will decorate players who are already well-versed in rolling shotguns. The new add-on, due on January 17, 2012, for 800 MSP ($10), adds five new maps, four character skins and "Re-up," the Gears version of Call of Duty's "Prestige." Here, it allows p...

December 21st 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Gears of War 3 warranted some pretty enthusiastic adjective usage: "polished," "well-paced," "fantastic," even. I'd go so far as to call it the most refined, well-put-together shooter of 2011. So when the first piece of add-on campaign DLC, RAAM's Shadow, was announced, I was excited for it. More...

December 19th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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They just aren't the holidays without an active-reloaded Gnasher. Epic is ringing in the festive season with twelve days of custom playlists in Gears of War 3 and prizes, kicking off tomorrow at 5AM Eastern. Sorry, guys, the party's BYOEN (Bring Your Own Egg Nog). Hit the source link below for t...

December 13th 2011 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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The Gears of War 3 maps bundled with the "Horde Command Pack" are now available for free. The "Booster Map Pack" includes new arenas Azura, Blood Drive and Rustlong, along with tweaked favorites Bulletmarch Mulletbarch Bulletmarsh and Clocktower. The pack strictly offers the maps from the Horde...

November 24th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's very, very important that you don't travel too far from the light in the upcoming, rebooted Gears of War 3 map Bullet Marsh. Not because its shadiest corners house equally shady characters -- unless, of course, you consider maneating Kryll swarms shady. Which ... um, you might, now that we t...

November 18th 2011 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Want to put an end to the Locust threat on the cheap? Best Buy has the deal for you then, as it's currently offering Gears of War 3 for 35 bucks. As an added bonus, the retailer will even throw in an extra 800 Microsoft Points to boot. That's like getting some DLC (or one third of the season pas...

November 16th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments