Gears of War 3

Spotlight

Key events

20th September 2011

Gears 3 midnight launch footage

20th September 2011

Gears 3 launch head-shaving pics

15th September 2011

Gears of War 3

2nd September 2011

Gears of War 3 finale trailer

24th February 2011

Gears of War 3 Beta

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Skate 3 to be enhanced for Xbox One X

Alongside Mirror's Edge and Gears of War 3.

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The Gears of War movie is back on

Can't stop the Cole Train.

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FBI charges four hackers with stealing from Microsoft, Epic and Zombie Studios

Claims they stole between $100 - $200 million in intellectual property.

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Microsoft to take its time with Xbox One Gears of War

New game must "reignite franchise", Spencer says.

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Bleszinski: "I'll never make another disc-based game"

"My wife and I are totally hooked on Rust right now."

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Epic sells Gears of War to Microsoft

UPDATE: CliffyB won't be working on the next Gears... at all.

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Microsoft's Phil Spencer ponders future of Gears of War

"Maybe take it more gritty, I don't know..."

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Halo and Gears of War writer joins Amazon Games Studios

"I wouldn't be there unless something cool was brewing."

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Gears of War: Judgement includes download of original GOW

GAME, Tesco, ShopTo get pre-order bonuses.

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Epic Games president Mike Capps retires

Transitions into an advisory role.

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Gears of War movie interest renewed

But will it go anywhere?

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Cliff Bleszinski on mixing Unreal with Skyrim to make "SciFi-Rim" and more

Plus: "Mark my words, VR is coming back in a BIG way."

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Infinity Blade is Epic's most profitable franchise ever

"In terms of man years invested versus revenue."

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Chinese web giant Tencent buys minority stake in Epic Games

Opportunity to work together "irresistible".

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Bulletstorm developer working on new Gears of War

Polish studio People Can Fly step up.

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Epic unveils Unreal Engine 4 with stunning in-game screens

"Actively lobbying" for PS4, and next Xbox to be more powerful.

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Unreal Engine 4 tech demo screenshots

Demon Knight showcase built by 14 engineers in three months.

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Cliffy B: Japan game devs must not ignore multiplayer

"The fact Vanquish didn't have multiplayer was a crime."

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Dead Space dev backpedals on Gears of War criticism

EA pulls "worst writing in games" blog post.

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Dead Space story producer says Gears of War has "literally the worst writing in games"

But admits Dead Space's story was a "wreck of unrelated events".

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Next Xbox requires an always-on internet connection - report

Has two GPUs equivalent to AMD 7000 series.

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Bleszinski wants Gears of War to be more Nolan Batman, less Schumacher Batman

"I didn't always make these dude-bro games at Epic."

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Next Xbox won't have a disc drive - report

But will work with solid-state card storage.

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GAME and Gamestation having a "firesale" on pre-owned stock

Killzone 2 48p. Forza 3 for £2. Bulletstorm, Brink for £3 each.

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Epic to show off Unreal Engine 4 next week

First glimpse at what next gen will look like?

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Gears of War 3 Forces of Nature DLC announced

5 maps, Easter Egg weapons and new Achievements.

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Epic's Sweeney on graphics tech: "the limit really is in sight"

Expect simulated reality "within our lifetime".

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Next Xbox has tablet-like touch-screen controller - rumour

Plus: Epic working on "systems we can't name yet".

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Gears of War 3 Fenix Rising DLC screenshots

Five new maps now on Xbox Live, priced 800 Points.

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The most pirated PC, Wii, 360 games of 2011

Can you guess what it is yet?

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VideoGears of War 3: Raam's Shadow trailer

Eurogamer review online now.

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Cliff Bleszinski on Gears of War future, would love to "reboot" Unreal

"We could be faced with the console transition at some point."

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New Epic IP "radically different", a "departure"

"We haven't been nervous like this for a while!"

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Epic unveils new game this weekend

"Fresh" IP developed at North Carolina HQ.

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12 Days of Christmas Xbox Giveaway!

IT'S ALL OVER! Winners have been/are being notified. Thanks to all who entered!

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Bulletstorm dev making Gears prequel trilogy - rumour

People Can Fly to head up next Gears of War games.

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Free Gears of War 3 Booster Map Pack DLC released

Adds five maps - two of them new.

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Epic uses DLC to "actively fight" pre-owned "culture"

"It's keeping the disc in the tray."

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Gears of War 3 title update 2 released

Exploits! Progress issues! Spectator mode!

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Epic refutes Gears of War 3 PC evidence

Is an Xbox 360 game, "period".

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VideoGears of War 3 Horde Command DLC trailer

New maps, upgrades and characters out now.

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Free Gears of War 3 DLC incoming

Versus Booster Map Pack out later this month.

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Gears 3 Horde Command DLC "temporarily delayed"

UPDATE: It's now ready to download.

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New Gears of War 3 DLC: be General Raam

Three hours of Pre-Gears 1 campaign.

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Gears 3 designer enters weapon debate

Thoughts on Gnasher, Sawed-off.

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VideoEpic talks Gears Of War 3 kill stats

Charting your favourite weaponry.

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Gears of War 3 Horde Command DLC date

First add-on coming November.

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UK Top 40: FIFA 12 boots up chart

Ico Collection enters in seventh.

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Black Ops beats Gears 3 in XBL chart

While Burnout Crash debuts at 2 on XBLA

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Future Gears of War titles to be less camp

Cliffy B: more Band of Brothers, less Predator.

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Dark Souls, ICO HD top Japan chart

While 3DS hardware gains momentum.

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Unreal Engine 4 "probably around 2014"

Epic founder researching next-gen consoles.

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Gears of War 3 DLC: expect Barrick

Cliffy B responds to story discussion.

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UK Top 40: Gears 3 reigns supreme

F1 2011 second, Supremacy MMA taps out.

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Gears 3 story won't "please everybody"

Traviss: "You can't tie up everything."

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VideoFinal Gears 3 sculpture teaser

End of trilogy set in stone.

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VideoGears of War 3 video talkthrough

A spoiler-free chunk of the first act.

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Gears 3 story, map and co-op DLC planned

MS expects 4m to play by end of week.

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Out This Week - 23/09/11

Gears 3! F1! Resi 4 HD!

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Gears of War 3: Where's cheapest?

Look Anya might save a penny.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 - Lighting and Effects Video

Phenomenal lighting and VFX work demonstrated.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 - 2D vs 3D Performance Video

Gears 3's TriOviz implementation tested.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 Performance Analysis Video

Gameplay clips put through DF frame-rate tools.

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Gears of War 3

The sum of all Gears.

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UK Gears of War 3 midnight launches

Game/Gamestation the official host.

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Halo, Gears, Forza join Eurogamer Expo

Gunstringer, Dance Central, Kinect Sports.

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VideoLatest Gears of War 3 teaser

Gears story told explosively.

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VideoGears of War 3 finale trailer

Epic's trilogy concludes.

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Gears of War 3 season pass announced

Get 33% off first four DLC packs.

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Final Gears of War 3 map revealed

Gridlock takes centre stage.

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FeatureMicrosoft's Chris Lewis

Xbox 360, the competition, XBLA and the next-gen.

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VideoGears Of War 3 opening cinematic

The bloody story so far.

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Epic Games working on five new titles

Not Gears of War-related, says Capps.

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Gears of War 3 screenshots

Epic reveals more campaign bloodshed.

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VideoGears of War 3 campaign trailer

Back in the swing of things.

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VideoGears of War 3 mission footage

Gears gang have a heart-to-heart.

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Freshly served Gears of War 3 shots

More meaty campaign images.

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MS: Xbox 360 250GB will be matte only

You won't have a choice.

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Epic may ban those who spoil Gears 3

"They'll be disappointed on 20th September."

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Gears of War 3 stereoscopic 3D announced

Epic confirms full 3D stereo coming to Xbox.

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Epic working on "new unannounced IP"

Recruitment call reveals new project.

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How Microsoft polices Xbox Live

"We focus on the really bad stuff."

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VideoXbox 360 customisable case mod video

Gears of War Xbox model spotted.

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Epic keeping track of Gears 3 leakers

Promises "repercussions" to video sharers.

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Gears of War 3 casual mode revealed

Get your aim assist on in multiplayer.

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Bleszinski signals more Gears of War

"Dumb not to do another" if sales are high.

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Gears of War 3 Epic Edition pics

What's inside the £99 box?

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Epic: "we will never be a publisher"

Will make games "for the foreseeable".

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No German restriction for Gears of War 3

MS publishing there uncut.

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Epic combating leaked Gears of War 3

Working to "address the situation".

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Gaudy £75 Gears of War 3 Xbox case

Lights up when you're downed in battle.

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Epic reveals new UE3 foliage system

Epic Games PR tweets sneak peek.

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Gears 3 will "definitely" sell 6 million

Bleszinski says movie in "development hell".

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Nintendo and Epic Games hacked

Most sensitive details safe.

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Gears team not working with Kinect

Spin-off rumours quashed.

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Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 coming

Limited edition bundle unveiled.

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Cliff Bleszinski hits out at Kinect hate

"If you don't like it, don't play it."

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VideoLatest Gears of War 3 footage

E3 trailer shows meaty boss fight.

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VideoGears of War 3 campaign teaser video

Full reveal after Champions League final.

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VideoGears of War 3 Epic Edition revealed

A workshop reveal documentary.

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Gears of War 3 Epic Edition revealed

What's inside the Collector's Edition?

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 Beta: Trenches Performance

The most visually ambitious level in the Gears 3 beta.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 vs Gears of War 2 Video Effects

You'll be amazed how much better the new game looks.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 Beta: Old Town Performance

A more complex map explored in two multiplayer modes.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 Beta: Thrashball Performance

A medium-sized, open environment put to the test.

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Digital FoundryGears of War 3 Beta: Checkout Performance

A small, enclosed environment easily sustains frame-rate.

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Invite friends into Gears of War 3 beta

"Buddy tokens" being handed out this week.

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Cliffy B wanted Master Chief in Gears 3

But Microsoft "a little squeamish".

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GAME runs out of Gears 3 beta codes

More due from Microsoft next week.

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We take Gears 3's visuals "for granted"

Epic: "Your memory is far better than reality."

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FeatureGears of War 3: defining HD gaming

Rod Fergusson bares his soul.

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VideoGears 3 Beta's King of the Hill gameplay

Eurogamer plays domination mode.

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VideoMore Gears of War 3 Beta footage

Extended footage from the Trenches.

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VideoExclusive Gears 3 Beta gameplay

Eurogamer takes on Team Deathmatch.

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VideoLatest Gears of War footage

Cliffy B counts down to the game's beta.

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MS doing more Fable, Halo, Gears, Forza

Has other "surprises" for E3.

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Epic up for a Gears of War Facebook game

"From a theory perspective, absolutely."

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VideoGears of War 3 multiplayer footage

Raw and bloody beta gameplay.

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Epic: Gears Maria scene made players cry

"We've reached some people, clearly."

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Gears of War 3 beta unlocks fuel "egos"

How Epic will get meaningful feedback.

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Will Samaritan tech demo spawn a game?

It's possible, but not "currently" happening.

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Gears of War 3 public beta date

Bulletstorm isn't the only way in.

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Cliffy B: "The middle class game is dead"

There's only room for indies and AAA.

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Epic VP would "love" annual Gears of War

Plus, puts in a good word for Bobby Kotick.

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Gears of War 3 screens storm in

Epic serves the latest shots flame-grilled.

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Gears of War 3 beta maps revealed

Facebook vote to determine map fate.

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Gears of War 3 Beta

Fenix nights.

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Gears 3 beta via Bulletstorm requires disc

Until a more Locust alternative arrives.

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Gears of War Kinect an "on-rails shooter"

Reuses parts of Gears of War 2.

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Latest Gears of War 3 screenshots

Here to kick you in the face.

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Some Gears of War 3 unlocks canned

Epic can't read non-Epic Achievements.

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Gears of War 3 pads, headsets announced

Mad Catz offering official peripheral range.

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What is Gears of War: Exile?

Could trademark be rumoured Kinect title?

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VideoClimactic Gears of War 3 trailer

Now with Fall 2011 date.

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Not many downloaded free Gears 2 DLC

Less than 30 per cent redeemed code.

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Epic fans to receive special Gears 3 unlocks

Goodies ahead for owners of Bulletstorm etc.

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Why did Gears of War miss the VGAs?

Cliff Bleszinski: "It's a war out there."

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Gears reveal "not what you're expecting"

New gameplay set for Video Game Awards.

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Kinect Gears game in the works – report

Cliffy B: No Kinect in Gears of War 3.

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iPhone Gears of War possible "in 2 years"

Epic taking Apple's device very seriously.

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FeatureEurogamer Expo 2010 Top 10

Including your game of the show.

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MS helping with Gears 3 "server farm"

No host advantage here, says Bleszinksi.

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Gears of War 3 beta announced

Dedicated servers confirmed.

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Epic: Future Xbox, PS could be mobile

Rein reveals tablet-esque vision.

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Gears of War 3 delayed

Epic: "This is not a quality issue."

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Will Carmine live or die? You decide

By buying Avatar T-shirts.

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Bleszinski: Gamers wary of trilogies

Plus his thoughts on DLC, iPad, Kinect.

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VideoGears of War 3's Cliff Bleszinski

On story, pacing, DLC, Kinect, iPad and the press.

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Mark Rein: "Triple-A isn't going away"

Epic to trial micro-transactions/low prices.

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Gears of War 3's Beast mode detailed

Play as Locust, like Horde in reverse.

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Gears of War 3

Into the belly of the Beast.

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Cliffy: Gears hype "backfired in my face"

Measured sequel is "love letter" to fans.

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VideoGears of War 3 gameplay from E3

Marcus and friends as played by Cliffy B.

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Microsoft E3 Conference

Full news breakdown inside. New Xbox 360! Forza Kinect! Reach! Kinect date! Fable III date! Loads more.

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Hip hop artist Drake in Gears of War 3

Voicing new playable character.

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New Gears 3 shots unleashed

Check yourself before you mech yourself.

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Ice-T to star in Gears of War 3?

Man himself says so. Then takes it back.

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Gears 3 has flying-kicks from cover

Plus a score-based Arcade mode.

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Gears 3 to feature "light" RPG elements

"The future of shooters are RPGs."

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Gears 3 has burrowing-grenade launcher

Plus more fatalities, dynamic environments.

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Bleszinski dismisses Gears of War 3 leaks

Claims we're not getting the full story.

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Gears novelist writing Gears of War 3

Karen Traviss also doing two more books.

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Gears 3 has four-player co-op campaign

Bleszinksi confirms the news on Twitter.

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Gears of War 3

The locust swarm again.

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Bleszinski shows and details Gears 3

MS confirms Euro date, first vid inside.

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CliffyB doing two announcements tonight

Gears 3 and Bulletstorm expected.