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Microsoft must be confident in early Gears of War 3 sales numbers, because the company has announced a new initiative to have "live" TV ads market the game. What this means is that during commercials, Microsoft will display the current number of players online in what we can only assume is an att...

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The Gears of War 3 bundle that includes a 320GB Xbox 360 console, two controllers and the game, comes with a $40 credit at Amazon. The $40 Amazon credit is good on most items shipped and sold by the online retailer. The Amazon bundle also includes, as a pre-order bonus, the Savage Kantus skin ...

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You'll be able to customize your guns for a little cash, either ala carte or in special packs, on launch day in Gears of War 3. Epic has confirmed with MTV Multiplayer that 21 different skins will be available, including floral prints, rainbows and several animated motifs. Pricing for these we...

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The trilogy has concluded, and now that you've read what we had to say about Gears of War 3 it's time you checked in with the rest of the critical community. Were they as enamored of curb-stomping Locusts for a third time? Yes, pretty much. Giant Bomb (100/100): "It answers questions. It lea...

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A lot of high profile sequels are exceedingly self-conscious exercises in trying to manage player expectation, to change just enough, but throw in enough of the same to keep things familiar. Gears of War 3, on the other hand, is the most confident release this year. The word polish is bestowed...

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The Gears of War trilogy has a story... with an actual plot. This may be a revelation to some, so Epic has produced a timeline that covers pertinent events. Short version: Marcus Fenix has deep daddy issues. His buddy, Dom, had spontaneous wife issues in the second game, but they worked it out...

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Well, here it is, people. The "Epic Edition" of next week's Gears of War 3. It's a big box, packed full of some big treats. Are you the kind of gamer who wants to declare his affection for the franchise by displaying an 11" statue of Marcus Fenix in your home and/or workplace? NOICE! Scratch one ...

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If you didn't get your very own gold-plated murder machine during the Gears of War 3 beta back in April, we've got good news – which is, uh, that you'll still be able to do that. The US Air Force is sponsoring "Gears of War 3 Golden Wings Week" for next week's Gears 3 launch, and players wh...

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Few people on this Earth are currently living lives more prosperous and rewarding than that of Mr. Ice T. The latest in his lifelong series of personal victories? He's the first to unbox the limited edition console bundle for Gears of War 3, the video diary of which is posted above....

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Gears of War 3 will have a "season pass" for its downloadable content -- a strategy we're seeing used by Noir-ly everyone with a long term, post-launch DLC plan. Microsoft claims the 2400 Microsoft point ($30) season pass will "guarantee a 33 percent discount on the game add-ons," compared to pur...

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Epic Games has predictability on lock with the announcement of the tenth and final map for Gears of War 3 -- Gridlock, modified and revamped from the previous two Gears of War games. Gears 3's Gridlock will feature new weapon spawns and enhanced graphics (shocking), and will be set in the "eerie ...

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Epic Games picked the completely random day of this Friday to release the opening cinematic for Gears of War 3, which you can view above. The video provides a smooth rundown of Gears of War lore while setting up the seaside skirmishes and Lambent clashes that apparently must be viewed now, d...

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