All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gears of War’

Microsoft Buys Gears Of War IP, Shifts Development To Black Tusk

Gears of War was the first game on the Xbox 360 to really feel next-gen when it launched in 2006. Epic’s intimate knowledge of Unreal Engine 3 combined with the power of the Xbox 360 helped to make the console look much better in comparison to the just launched PS3. Now after four games, Microsoft is finally making sure it …

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Gears of War: Judgment Season Pass Includes Permanent Double XP

Epic Games today announced the details of its “Season Pass” DLC bundle for Gears of War: Judgment. For 1600 Microsoft Points ($20), gamers will get two DLC packs that will be made up of six multiplayer maps, two new multiplayer modes, and exclusive armor and weapon skins. Purchasers of the Season Pass will also get early access to new multiplayer …

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Check Out Gears Of War: Judgment’s Multiplayer Modes

Gears of War has always had some excellent multiplayer. The introduction of Horde mode in Gears of War 2 introduced a cooperative angle that made the game that much sweeter. The latest game in the series – Gears of War: Judgment – will introduce new elements to multiplayer to hopefully make it even better. The folks at People Can Fly, …

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Gears of War: Judgment Multiplayer Early Access Coming March 15

Epic Games this week announced that some players who pre-order Gears of War: Judgment will get three days of early access to the game’s new “OverRun” multiplayer mode. Unfortunately, the deal only applies to gamers who order Judgment from GameStop, either online or in-store. Those who do pre-order with GameStop will be able to start playing “OverRun” at 3 am …

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Gears of War: Judgment Will Come With a Free Copy of Gears of War

Though it seems as if Gears of War 3 was just released, we’re now less than two months away from the March 19 launch of Gears of War: Judgment. Today, Epic announced that launch copies of the upcoming prequel will include Games on Demand “tokens” for the original Gears of War. Epic claims that half of the people who played …

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Gears of War: Judgment Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed

Epic Games released several new previews of its upcoming Gears of War: Judgment this week, each featuring unvarnished gameplay from the title. It’s a refreshing break from game trailers that feature dubstep and have nothing to do with gameplay. While the single player campaign previews are short and show a game that is very similar to last year’s Gears of …

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Gears of War: Judgment Campaign Gameplay Previews Released

Too often, trailers and previews for games are so carefully curated that they give a false impression of how a game will play. Sometimes game trailers barely even relate to the game in question. Epic Games is the type of developer that is superbly confident in its product, though. It knows it has developed one of the best modern game …

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Gears of War: Judgement Villain Revealed in New Trailer

This year’s Spike Video Game Awards turned out to be a trailer release party. As part of the festivities, Epic Games premiered the first real story trailer for the upcoming Gears of War: Judgment. As a prequel in a series steeped in expanded universe back-story, most of the details about Judgment are already known. However, Epic managed to keep the …

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Gears of War: Judgment Pre-Order Trailer Released

In a holiday season filled with Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, and Hitman: Absolution trailers, there has been surprisingly little video released concerning Gears of War: Judgment since its announcement at this year’s E3. Now that Halo 4 has been released, however, it appears that Epic sees the chance to finally promote its Xbox 360 exclusive, scheduled to hit …

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Cliff Bleszinski Leaves Epic Games

Epic Games today announced that Cliff Bleszinski, design director for the game development studio, has left his position with Epic. Bleszinski has been a part of Epic for over two decades, and has been the public face of the company for years. During his time at Epic, Bleszinski was a part of games such as the Unreal franchise and the …

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It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Minecraft Got DLC

The beauty of Minecraft is that anybody can make anything in it. There are no expansions beyond the free updates that hit every few months. Many gamers thought it would be the same once Minecraft hit the Xbox 360, but Microsoft isn’t going to give up on selling some good old fashioned DLC to gamers. The DLC pack coming to …

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GDC 2012: Gears of War Creator Was Inspired By Zelda

Every game creator is inspired by the games of their youth, which in turn leads them to make the next set of games that inspires the next generation of developers. Gamasutra is reporting that a panel today at GDC had four legendary game designers talk about the games that influenced them. The game designers in question were Will Wright, Sid …

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