Gears of War now available on Xbox Live

Download directly via Games on Demand. 

Microsoft has released classic Xbox 360 exclusive Gears of War as a Games on Demand title.

In other words, you can now download the game directly via Xbox Live. In the UK it's priced at £19.99.

Released in 2006, Gears of War became an instant hit with fans of shooting aliens and hiding behind things. It scored 8/10 on Eurogamer, making it equal to but not better than Halo. Read our review for the full lowdown.

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