Cheap Gears of War Triple Pack revealed

UPDATE: It's a US-only offer.

UPDATE: Epic Games has confirmed that the Gears of War Triple Pack is currently a US-only release.

A spokesperson for the developer told Eurogamer, "The Gears of War Triple Pack is a US regional offer. In the UK, Gears of War 2 complete with the All Fronts game add-on content has joined Gears of War in the elite Classics range, where Microsoft offers its best games at great value prices.

"You can pick up Gears of War 2 Classic Edition for ERP 19.99/ 29.99, while Gears of War is currently available at ERP 14.99 /19.99."

ORIGINAL STORY: A cheap Gears of War Triple Pack that ties all major releases so far will be released on 15th February in the US.

Inside the Triple Pack are Gears of War 1, Gears of War 2 and Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection (Road to Run campaign, 19 extra multiplayer maps).

Suggested price: $29.99. We're trying to get a UK date and price for you now.

Buy it and you'll also get the first Gears of War Multiplayer Map Pack and Hidden Fronts free of charge.

Why?

Gears of War punches with the likes of Halo on Xbox 360. It's big, bold, brutal and brilliant.

Gears of War 1 was a visual feast for Xbox 360 and, by definition, Unreal Engine 3, which everyone and their aunt now uses. Eurogamer said: 8/10, in both a single-player and multiplayer review.

Gears of War 2 was better; more mature, more intelligent, more finessed. Eurogamer said: 9/10.

The Gears of War 2: All Fronts Collection Tom Bramwell ploughed into in the summer of 2009.

Gears of War 3 was supposed to arrive early this year, in April. But for unknown reasons the game was pushed back to the autumn. Epic's said this wasn't because of the game's quality. And if you believe that, only explanation remains: Microsoft wants a big-name blockbuster for Xbox 360 this autumn.

Epic wants Gears of War 3 to take things a step futher. One of the best if overlooked additions are dedicated multiplayer servers, which will eradicate host advantage and provide credible, stable platforms for people to play on.

Gears of War 3 also puts a brilliant spin on wave-based co-op: be the enemy. You'll be cast as differing members of the locust army, including as a Boomer and Berserker, and you'll need to wipe the goodies out.

Oli Welsh had a go for Eurogamer. You might have even had a try, had you showed up at the Eurogamer Expo 2010.

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