Long read: Who is qualified to make a world?

In search of the magic of maps.

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Gears of War 3 sells over 3m in a week

Nice.

Xbox 360 exclusive shooter Gears of War 3 has sold over three million copies worldwide during its first week on sale, Microsoft has announced.

Microsoft said today the Epic-developed title is the biggest game of 2011 so far.

Gears of War 3 helped the franchise shoot past the one billion dollars in lifetime sales barrier. Nice.

In one week, Gears of War 3 grossed more than any 2011 game to date.