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Gears of War on Xbox One? Microsoft hopes so


Oh that Phil Spencer
Sep 18
Asked by Famitsu if the Gears of War franchise would continue on Xbox One, Microsoft Game Studios head Phil Spencer said that "You should ask Epic Games about what they want to do. We haven't announced anything yet about&nbs... read
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Sales

Bulletstorm dev on sales: 'We did everything we could'


It and Gears of War: Judgment sold around one million copies each
Aug 13
People Can Fly wanted to make a sequel to Bulletstorm, one of the most pleasantly surprising first-person shooters in years, but the prospect was deemed too risky. (I'm still not over this, if you couldn't tell.) Instead, the... read
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Bioshock Infinite sale

The final day of the Xbox Live game sale is a good one


Day 4 closes out the Ultimate Game Sale
Jul 05
There's tons of great deals today for the Xbox Live "Ultimate Game Sale," including Bioshock Infinite for $39.99, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for $29.99, XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $19.99, and Tomb Raider for $19.99. Infinite... read
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Jimquisition happens every Monday!
A common argument in the ongoing debate over gender and videogames is that women and men both are equally objectified. Is that really true? As always, Emperor God King Jim Sterling puts His holy foot down and delivers wisdom true to the masses. He totally isn't smug about it, either! read feature

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Gears of War

Gears of War: Judgment gets another free map next week


Dreadnought
May 10
While it would have been nice for Gears of War: Judgment to come out of the gate with more content, the fact that some of the post-release DLC is free helps reduce the sting. Following the Haven map and Execution mode, anothe... read
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Let this call go to voicemail
Since Gears of War 3, Epic Games has not been afraid to squeeze every last cent out of its customer base through premium maps and skins for characters and weapons. Don't get me wrong, I still consider the All Fronts DLC pack ... read feature

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Rhymedown Spectacular: To Game Or Not To Game


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
May 01
Time for more poetry from your best buddies, Jim n' Yahtzee. This week our literary brains pick on manly men's videogames and pay homage to Dark Souls.  Lovely writing, brutal sarcasm, and death. Lots of death. What's not to love? read
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Xbox Live

Xbox Live Gold going free this weekend in the UK


Mark your calenders
Apr 30
The US, Canada, Latin America, and Japan have had their turn, and now it's time for the United Kingdom to receive a free weekend of Xbox Live Gold. Beginning on the afternoon of May 3 and ending midnight on May 5, those who h... read
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Gears of War

Battleship producer joins Gears of War film


But there's not much else to report
Apr 30
Joining countless other adaptations of popular videogames that someone bought the rights to only for us to hear little if nothing else since, the Gears of War movie is still happening. Variety reports that Battleshi... read
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Bulletstorm 2

Bulletstorm sequel would have been 'a big risk'


Former People Can Fly boss talks Bulletstorm and Gears
Apr 23
Speaking to Eurogamer, People Can Fly founder Adrian Chmielarz has expressed the Bulletstorm sequel that could have been, and why the studio moved on to Gears of War: Judgment instead of seeing the project through to com... read
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Couch Campaign

The veterans administration in Gears must be hellish


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign continues
Apr 19
I've known more than a few wounded veterans in my day, both family and friends. If there's one thing I have taken away from their experience, it's that dealing with the US Veterans Administration can be almost as annoying as... read
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Gears of War

More maps and another mode for Gears of War: Judgment


Call to Arms Map Pack
Apr 19
On Tuesday, owners of the VIP Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will get more mileage out of their purchase with the arrival of a second map pack named Call to Arms. Everyone else can get this multiplayer content on Apri... read
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Couch Campaign

How we became traitors to the COGs


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign continues
Apr 17
We've posted some new episodes of Couch Campaign today for your viewing pleasure, continuing our run through Gears of War: Judgment and defying every order that comes our way. We're such rebels like that. I have to give... read
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GOW: Judgment and GOW: Ascension failed, says analyst


Leading franchises for Microsoft and Sony 'significantly underperform'
Apr 16
Recently, the PS3 and Xbox 360 each saw prequels for their leading franchises -- God of War: Ascension and Gears of War: Judgment. According to analyst firm Cowen & Company, the two GOWs failed to impress at retail. ... read
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Couch Campaign

Gears of War: Judgment Krampus Bro Fest


Conrad and Jordan's Couch Campaign begins
Apr 12
There is nothing (and I mean nothing; no food, nor sex, nor drug) that I enjoy more than the act of sitting down next to another person whose company is pleasant and playing a game with them. Couch Campaign is an opportunity... read
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Gears of War

Fully playable mode found hidden on GoW: Judgment


Microsoft says the mode is not on-disc DLC
Mar 28
Some clever little birds went snooping around in Gears of War: Judgment's code, and ended up finding a fully playable, locked mode called Warzone. Naturally the assumption is that the mode is another case of on-disc DLC, but ... read
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This exclusive console will NOT be sold in stores!
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Lawrence Diego!] Destructoid has acquired an exclusive Gears of War: Judgment-themed Xbox 360 to give away to one lucky Dtoid Gearhead! To win, you need to demonstrate to us your love for the ... read feature

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The emotional side to these tough guys
The Gears of War franchise has a history across its four titles of releasing some of the best cinematic trailers in gaming. Despite the series' reputation of being all about impossibly muscle-bound space marines murderin... read feature

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New releases

New releases: LEGO City: Undercover gets built


Plus Monster Hunter and Gears of War
Mar 18
Underneath my gruff exterior beats the heart of a kid obsessed with LEGO. Even now, if I see some of those little bricks, I drop what I'm doing, and start building, ignoring whoever else is in the room. With that in mind, it... read
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Reviews Elsewhere: Gears of War: Judgment


Judgment Day
Mar 18
The release of Gears of War: Judgment has taken a fair few folks by surprise. Even I had a minor jolt when the review copy arrived on my doorstep, the prequel having enjoyed a relatively unsung build, at least when compared t... read
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No Baird soars too high
Gears of War 3 may have seen an effective end to the war between the COG and the Locust, but in the game industry, a story isn't over until games stop selling. While Epic Games works on an inevitable sequel, it's joined up wi... read feature

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Gears of War: Judgment trailer introduces Kilo Squad


Grub's up!
Mar 13
Here's a new trailer for Gears of War: Judgment, introducing us to Baird's allies in the prequel campaign. Kilo Squad is the team responsible for the events of Epic's upcoming new game, and you can hear them say things while... read
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Epic Games

Mike Capps 'no longer affiliated' with Epic Games


Former president leaves advisory role
Mar 08
Back in December Mike Capps, former president of Epic Games, announced he was retiring from the company to focus largely on his family and upcoming baby. Mike was going to stick around in an advisory role, but tonight he anno... read
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Gears of War: Judgment

Gears of War: Judgment launch trailer emerges


So many explosions
Mar 07
"Heroes make it up as they go along," as this new Gears of War: Judgment trailer boldly suggests. Judging by the video, "make it up" is some sort of military code phrase for "kill everything." Featuring the song "Shooti... read
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Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Former Bulletstorm developer on move toward smaller games


Guns, guns, guns...no guns?
Mar 05
Speaking with GamesIndustry International, Adrian Chmielarz, People Can Fly’s former co-owner and creative director, had this to say: “We think that video games are not all they can be. Actually, most of them are ... read
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Making a real push for story and gameplay refinement
I love Gears of War. Like many earlier adopters of the Xbox 360 (I have and love a PS3 too so don't hate), Gears of War was that first big game that made me very comfortable with my system choice. With roughly a year and half... read feature

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Gears of War: Judgment

Former war correspondent worked on Gears of War: Judgment


A look at the writing in Gears of War: Judgment
Mar 02
The awesome team at Kill Screen paid a visit to Epic Games and got a behind the scenes look at how Gears of War: Judgment's new story was created. Kill Screen spoke with Rob Auten, a former Hollywood editor, and Tom Bissell,... read
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Gears of War

Epic: Gears of War ripoffs hurt the franchise's legacy


Gears of War: Judgment's art director calls out the wannabes
Feb 27
Chris Perna, the art director for Gears of War: Judgment, recently had some choice words for detractors of Epic Games' flagship series. In an interview with Official Xbox Magazine, Perna stated that the only reason Gears of W... read
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Gears of War Season Pass

Gears of War: Judgment will have a Season Pass


Is this really a surprise?
Feb 26
Like Gears of War 3, the newest Gears iteration, Judgment, will be getting a Season Pass. The pass will be available at the game's launch (March 19) for $20 (1600 Microsoft Points), which is a 20 percent discount compared to ... read
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Gears of War: Judgment

Bumblebee Baird takes us through Judgment's multiplayer


Also, Gears of War: Judgment OST coming soon
Feb 19
People Can Fly sure knows its multiplayer! Odd multiplayer armor choices aside, Gears of War: Judgment's multiplayer is looking to have some of the most robust options and refined mechanics in the series. The inclusion of th... read
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Still think love conquers all?
Valentine’s Day inspires a variety of emotions. While love is in the air for many, cupid has more sinister plans for a select few. A poor Valentine's Day for an average person might include seeing a movie alone or a sol... read feature

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Romance AND videogames? Heck yes.
Taylor is an avid gamer, sushi lover, and overall nerd. After founding two gaming-related sites of her own, she went on to intern with G4, and can now be found across the interwebs writing about videogames of all kinds. At le... read feature







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