Gears of War 2

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

Players Get 'Cherry Popping' Too Soon in Betas, Says Gears of War 2 Director

By Chris Faylor, Nov 05, 2008 8:21am PST

Developer Epic has previously stated that there wasn't a Gears of War 2 demo as the team wanted to focus on finishing the game, but why wasn't...


" As gamers, I think it is our duty to egg Cliffy on and stroke his ego until he becomes such a ..."

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Gears of War 2 Screenshots: Golden Weapons

By Chris Faylor, Nov 03, 2008 7:20am PST

With Epic's Gears of War 2 slated to surface at retailers worldwide this Friday, publisher Microsoft has issued some new screenshots from the Xbox...


"any time someone with a golden gun kills me i'll probably be thinking, "damn, he beat me, but he ..."

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The Gears of War 2 Pre-launch Launch Trailer

By Nick Breckon, Oct 28, 2008 2:21pm PDT

Epic today released the final Gears of War 2 trailer. The dense video showcases plenty of gameplay from the upcoming Xbox 360 action sequel. Gears of War 2 hits store shelves on November 7. Check back next week for our full review.


"Looks incredible, plays the same -- gotta improve game play to be a true hit imo"

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Gears of War 2 Trailer: Making a Blockbuster

By Chris Faylor, Oct 27, 2008 11:53am PDT

In preparation for the worldwide launch of Gears of War 2 (360) on November 7, developer Epic and publisher Microsoft have issued their final video documentary, this one examining the "phenomenon" the curb-stomping action series has become.


"oh man.. it looks great, but compared to fallout3 which has an OPEN WORLD where you can shoot ..."

- fw_rams see all 30 comments

Gears of War 2 Trailer Prepares for Battle

By Blake Ellison, Oct 23, 2008 2:05pm PDT

The release of Epic's Gears of War 2 (360) is nigh, and the game's marketing muscle is in full force to mark the occasion. This 60-second,...


"The almost light-hearted looping sound makes it seem like it will be... comical. Plus Cole ..."

- bigexplosions see all 31 comments

Gears of War 2 Won't Hit Two Countries

By Blake Ellison, Oct 22, 2008 9:58am PDT

Another game renowned for its violence--this time Epic's Gears of War 2 (360)--will not see store shelves in Japan or Germany. "We can confirm...


"Usually Germany and Japan just have stuff edited out. I guess it's too much effort these days."

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 48 comments

Gears of War 2 Trailer: Artistic Sensibilities

By Blake Ellison, Oct 15, 2008 12:08pm PDT

Gears of War 2 takes a break from the "jock, fratboy, macho bullshit in the game" to discuss the more artsy side of things. Designer Cliff Bleszinski, artist James Hawkins, and Epic presi


"Too much self love there Epic... Let your product speak for itself. Its awesome, i love it, ..."

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New Gears of War 2 Screenshots Detail Multiplayer

By Chris Faylor, Oct 15, 2008 8:16am PDT

A flood of new screenshots from Epic's Gears of War 2 have been been released, shedding new light on the game's multiplayer modes and new maps....


"Anyone know who is (are?) the concept artist at Epic in charge of the characters?"

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Gears of War 2 Screenshots: Original vs. Sequel

By Chris Faylor, Oct 15, 2008 6:35am PDT

Accompanying our in-depth look at Gears of War 2's multiplayer modes, publisher Microsoft has provided some new screenshots comparing the original...


"This is cool, I like the updates, I like the impression of age. It seems like they're trying to ..."

- kaddar0 see all 27 comments

Gears of War 2 Multiplayer: A Comprehensive Guide

By Nick Breckon, Oct 15, 2008 12:34am PDT

Gears of War 2 single-player is fun and all, but Epic has almost overshadowed its efforts with the largely successful multiplayer component. If...


Gears of War 2 Pre-orders Surpass Original

By Chris Faylor, Oct 14, 2008 9:14am PDT

Pre-sales for Epic's cover-heavy action sequel Gears of War 2 (360) have surpassed the total pre-sale orders for the original Gears of War,...


"Based on these figures, Microsoft declared that the Xbox 360-exclusive sequel is now "poised to ..."

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Gears of War 2 Gone Gold

By Chris Faylor, Oct 10, 2008 7:17am PDT

Epic's cover-heavy action game Gears of War 2 (360) has gone gold--meaning it's complete and has entered the manufacturing process--and is now...


"After seeing all these bullshots, PREPARE TO BE DISAPPOINTED."

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Gears of War 2 Trailer: Making Coworkers Cry

By Blake Ellison, Oct 08, 2008 6:35pm PDT

As the release of Epic's shooter sequel Gears of War 2 nears, we're seeing more media previewing the anticipated Xbox 360 exclusive, which launches on November 7. Lead designer Cliff Bleszinski, in talking about changes to the game's touted mult


"dude that horde coop multiplayer mode where you fight waves of bad guys sounds so damn awesome. "

- Jackass1233 see all 13 comments

Gears of War 2 Campaign Hands-On Preview: It's Bigger, But Is That Better?

By Nick Breckon, Oct 06, 2008 1:00pm PDT

For the most part, the Gears 2 campaign sticks to the elements that made Gears what it was: excellent pacing, and solid cover-based shooting....


Gears of War 2's Bleszinski Responds to Fan Criticism: 'I'll Always Love the PC'

By Nick Breckon, Oct 06, 2008 11:07am PDT

Last week, Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski took some flak for speaking his mind on the state of the PC platform. Saying that "high-end...


"Fuck the xbox over a half year there wont be any xbox 360 there would be xbox 900 or somting and ..."

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