Gears of War 3

XB360 / Action / Release: Sep 20, 2011 / ESRB: M

Gears of War 3 review

By Xav de Matos, Sep 15, 2011 9:00am PDT

The COG are on their last legs as the battle for Sera comes to a close in Gears of War 3. Shacknews reviews the final game in the Marcus Fenix and Co. trilogy.


Gears of War 3 Gold Lancer, Hammerburst rewards for early play

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2011 7:30am PDT

Gears of War 3 will kick off its launch by giving away a gold skins for the Lancer and Hammerburst if you play a match on Xbox Live within the first week of launch, Epic announced today.


Gears of War 3 Dust to Dust trailer

By Garnett Lee, Sep 02, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Watch the new Gears of War 3 trailer, Dust to Dust, set to debut on TV ads over the weekend.


Gears of War 3 'Season Pass' dated, priced

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2011 6:15am PDT

Like every other "AAA" game this generation, Gears of War 3 will have an extensive post-release DLC schedule. And like other recent releases, Microsoft is offering a downloadable content "Season Pass."


Gears 3 reveals final multiplayer map, Gridlock

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2011 8:00am PDT

Epic Games has revealed that Gridlock, a fan favorite map from Gears and Gears 2, will make a return in Gears of War 3. This rounds out the full map list.


Gears of War 3 opening cinematic celebrates gold status

By Xav de Matos, Aug 19, 2011 4:30pm PDT

Today, Epic Games and Microsoft have announced that Gears of War 3 has gone gold and celebrated the announcement with a giant Xbox 360-shaped cake and the release of a new trailer, featuring the game's cinematic opening.


Gears of War 3 locks and loads stereoscopic 3D

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2011 10:30am PDT

Xbox 360 gamers who like their cover waist-high and take advantage of niche technology will have cause to celebrate on September 20, as developer Epic has confirmed that Gears of War 3 will support stereoscopic 3D.


Gears of War 3 'Horde 2.0' trailer features new Body Count track

By Xav de Matos, Aug 01, 2011 7:00pm PDT

A new trailer for Gears of War 3 has been released, featuring new footage of the game's upgraded Horde Mode and a new song from Ice-T's metal band, Body Count.


Gears of War 3 has 'casual' mode

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2011 7:15am PDT

Gears of War 3 will offer a casual mode with aim assist for new players, but experienced players with Achievements in previous Gears games will have the mode locked out for them.


Gears of War 3 'Crescendo' trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 22, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Gears of War 2 was "bigger, better, and more badass." But what is Gears of War 3? "With Gears of War 3, we wanted to take the scale of the story down, make it personal," executive producer Rod Fergusson explains in a new "behind the scenes" video for the


Gears of War 3 gets unlocks from past games

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2011 10:00am PDT

Gears of War 3 will unlock some legacy content based on achievements from previous games. The title's executive producer outlined a couple of the unlocks we can expect to see.


Gears of War 3 Horde 2.0 mode explained

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 22, 2011 8:15am PDT

The new barriers, static defences, and stompy robot mayhem of Gears of War 3's revamped Horde survival mode are demonstrated in a new 'briefing' trailer.


E3 2011: Gears of War 3

By Xav de Matos, Jun 15, 2011 4:15pm PDT

The gears keep spinning as the trilogy starring Marcus and Dom come to an end with Gears of War 3. We take a look at the campaign and the game's completely different take on Horde mode.


Gears of War 3 gets Xbox 360 console bundle

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2011 5:04am PDT

A limited edition Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 bundle with a snazzy custom-designed console and controllers, plus a copy of the game of course, will launch alongside Epic's shooter for $399.


Gears of War 3 trailer teases a war-filled campaign

By Xav de Matos, May 30, 2011 12:30pm PDT

The full Gears of War 3 trailer offers a glimpse at the upcoming campaign that will end the trilogy of the COG war versus the Locust horde.