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Progress is being made on the Gears of War movie (which is something we can't say about our long desired Halo movie) as evident by the fact that the New Line Cinema business execs in charge of bringing Marcus Fenix to the big screen have settled on a director for the film.Variety is reporting that L...

June 17th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Update: The event has now ended. Thanks to everyone who participated and stay tuned for another X3F LIVE event in the near future!Drop your keyboard. Throw your monitor out the window. Pop in your dusty old copy of Gears of War. X3F LIVE is online now. Join us online in Uno from 9:30PM EST until 10:...

June 9th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Action figure creator NECA just announced that the first series of their Gears of War action figures are now available at retailers and also announced a new boxed set featuring exclusives.The Gears of War Action Figure Box Set features all four series one figures including Marcus Fenix, Augustus Col...

June 4th 2008 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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What Gears of War fanboy doesn't want to take their Gears gaming experience them into the real world. Wearing Marcus Fenix style armor with a a chainsaw revving Lancer similar to a certain Cliff Bleszinski. It's a Gears fanboy's dream! Coolest thing of all is that rather soon, that dream will be com...

May 30th 2008 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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The July issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly has an extensive 13-page blowout of Gears of War 2 multiplayer details. Earlier last week, some information leaked from and article in X360 Magazine, but the EGM cover-story by outgoing editorial director Dan Hsu includes a world of new information ripe fo...

May 28th 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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On Sunday, we posted information regarding a new Gears of War re-release that Gamestop had a pre-order listing for. A new edition that is not only cheaper, but is said to include all previously released DLC on the disc. Though, its specific contents were unknown.But now, a few days later, Gamestop u...

May 28th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Hey, it's just after 2 PM EST so it's time for another obligatory Gears of War 2 news post. One of our X3F Soldiers tipped us off to scans of a recent article that showcased the new weapons and enemies in Gears 2. Since the other weapons spotted in the scans had been seen in the recent Assault gamep...

May 27th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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In an effort to milk the Gears of War teat for all its worth (mental picture), this Summer Microsoft is set to release a new edition of the original Gears of War that'll come packed with all previous released DLC and a cheaper price tag too. According to Gamestop's pre-order listing for the title, t...

May 25th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Though other shooters have surpassed it in terms of Xbox Live activity, we still hold a dear, dear place in our heart for the multiplayer portion of Gears of War -- a place intricately carved by an enemy chainsaw. Sure, the character advancement of Call of Duty 4 and Vegas 2 led to a more compellin...

May 24th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/xbox/2008_Yearbook_Microsoft_Game_Studios'; After a solid year for the Xbox 360 in 2007 many thought the system could never showcase the same amount of quality exclusives in a single year.In the 2008 Microsoft Game Studios Yearbook, we've compiled a list of this year...

May 23rd 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Epic's Cliff Bleszinski recently sat down with GameDaily for a feature called 10 Questions, where an esteemed member of the gaming industry is asked ten fan submitted questions. Cliff was thrown Q's from everything related to breaking into the industry, why he ditched a Dodge Viper and how to make i...

May 22nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments