Gears of War 2

XB360 / Action / Release: Nov 7, 2008 / ESRB: M

Epic Responds to 10-Year Gears of War Plan

By Chris Faylor, Feb 11, 2009 10:25am PST

Following Gears of War 2 writer Josh Ortega's recent revelation that Epic has a "a ten-year plan" for the action-centric franchise, the developer...


"considering development for the original gears started back in 2003 that means only 3 more years ..."

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Gears of War Writer Says Epic Has '10-Year Plan,' Suggests Single-player GoW2 DLC

By Chris Faylor, Feb 10, 2009 9:17am PST

During a panel at this year's New York Comic Con, Gears of War 2 writer Josh Ortega revealed that developer Epic has "a ten-year plan" for the...


"Not as clumsy or random as a flak cannon. An elegant weapon, from a more civilized age."

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Gears of War Film Director Eyes Trilogy

By Nick Breckon, Jan 26, 2009 11:54am PST

Director Len Wiseman (Live Free or Die Hard, Underworld: Evolution) is planning to helm a triplet of films based on Epic's Gears of War shooter...


"Will Kate Bekinsale be in it? Will she be in tight, latex outfits? Can someone send me an ..."

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Gears of War 2 Patch Brings Fixes, Achievements

By Chris Faylor, Jan 21, 2009 11:02am PST

The "major" patch for Gears of War 2 that developer Epic promised has arrived, with the Xbox 360 game prompting users to update upon signing into...


"Make the matchmaking so I don't have a to have a web browser open at the same time to avoid ..."

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Gears of War 2 Flashback Map Pack Now Available for Purchase on Xbox Live

By Nick Breckon, Jan 07, 2009 11:34am PST

The Flashback Map Pack, at first only available as a free download to new purchasers of Gears of War 2, has been put up for general sale on Xbox...


"So basically, Epic Games cannot be taken at their word for anything. What's next? Gears 2 for ..."

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'Major' Gears of War 2 Patch Due This Month

By Chris Faylor, Jan 06, 2009 9:30am PST

A "major" Gears of War 2 (360) update should resolve a number of exploits, latency issues, and add achievement progress tracking later this month,...


"there's gotta be some way we can blame this whole thing on Cliffyb and Mark Rein."

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Gears of War 2 DLC Trailer Shows Combustible Maps

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 15, 2008 5:04am PST

Now available for 800 Microsoft Points ($10) on the Xbox Live Marketplace is the Combustible Map Pack for Gears of War 2 (X360).


"It's not fair. I don't want to get them but I will have to as soon as my friends do so we can ..."

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Gears of War 2 DLC Releasing at Midnight

By Chris Faylor, Dec 14, 2008 3:24pm PST

Update: Mere moments into the Spike Video Game Awards, supermodel Marisa Miller announced that the Gears of War 2 "Combustible" multiplayer map...


"Those are the most-blandest screenshots I think I've ever seen...."

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Gears of War 2 Breaks 3 Million Units Sold

By Chris Faylor, Dec 09, 2008 10:40am PST

After a month at retailers, Epic Games' cover-heavy action sequel Gears of War 2 (X360) has sold over three million copies around the world, the...


"Would have sold 6 million if all you damn people hadn't been buying used copies!"

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Gears of War 2 Patch 'Should Help' Matchmaking

By Chris Faylor, Nov 28, 2008 8:57am PST

Fulfilling its earlier promise. Gears of War 2 developer Epic has released an update for the game that it says should "should help with the current...


"QA has really gone in the shitter these days. Rush to market and fix as we go. No thanks... glad ..."

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Epic Apologizes, Provides Temporary Workarounds for Slow Gears of War 2 Matchmaking

By Chris Faylor, Nov 18, 2008 8:43am PST

While developer Epic investigates a lasting fix for the slow online matchmaking that has plagued some Gears of War 2 (360) players, senior producer...


"What is the "Gnasher shotgun" I even have the acheivment "the variety of spice of death" ..."

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Rumor: Leaked Gears of War 2 Screenshots Show New Map

By Blake Ellison, Nov 17, 2008 1:47pm PST

A new batch of screenshots have appeared for Epic's Gears of War 2 (360), showing an unreleased multiplayer map covered in Imulsion, the...


"Gay multiplayer is gay. Only horde rules, but we dont need more dlc for that mode"

- ZZ DooM see all 9 comments

A Post-release Gears 2 Interview: Cliff Bleszinski Talks Design, Promotion and Trilogy Denial

By Nick Breckon, Nov 13, 2008 10:39am PST

Sometimes it feels like there are two Cliff Bleszinskis. On the one hand, there's Cliffy B--the brash promoter that relishes the spotlight,...


Gears of War 2 Sells 2 Million in Opening Weekend

By Chris Faylor, Nov 12, 2008 8:33am PST

In the weekend following its worldwide launch on Friday, November 7, Epic's Gears of War 2 sold over 2 million copies across the globe, publisher...


"Outside of a few great moments in Gears 2, anyone else enjoy the first games campaign better? ..."

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Gears of War 2 Review

By Nick Breckon, Nov 07, 2008 7:28am PST

When it comes to action movie sequels, the best tend to take the original formula and twist it enough to keep the concept fresh. Whether it's Terminator 2, Aliens or The Dark Knight, great sequels build on the previous work, rather than treading over tire