Gears of War 3

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

Gears of War 3 video teases campaign trailer

By Xav de Matos, May 20, 2011 3:30pm PDT

A short (and we mean short) teaser for the campaign trailer of Gears of War 3 has been released. The full video will launch on May 28.

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Gears of War 3 beta had 1.29M participants

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2011 10:45am PDT

The Gears of War 3 beta has ended, and Epic Games has shared ten [profanity]-loads of stats on amount of participation, kill counts, beta-exclusive unlocks, and more.

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Gears of War 3 Limited & Epic editions announced

By Alice O'Connor, May 16, 2011 7:00am PDT

Goodies in Gears 3's $80 'Limited' and $150 'Epic' editions variously include a COG flag, in-game content, and even a foot-high statue.

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Gears 3 beta 'buddy tokens' coming

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2011 10:05am PDT

Microsoft and Epic Games are opening up a new way to join the Gears of War 3 beta. By accomplishing certain time-intensive or monetary tasks, you can earn "buddy tokens" to invite friends into the next beta phase.

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Shack PSA: Gears of War 3 beta now live

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Reminder: The Gears of War 3 beta is now available if you pre-ordered from GameStop, so get in there and duck-roll-shotgun till your heart's content.

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Shack PSA: Gears of War 3 beta available for Bulletstorm loyalists

By Xav de Matos, Apr 18, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Shacknews reminds Bulletstorm owners that, starting today, the Gears of War 3 beta is available to download and chainsaw in half...

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Shack Giveaway & WRUP: Gears of War 3 Beta

By Xav de Matos, Apr 16, 2011 8:10am PDT

This week's "what are you playing" post has been invaded by Gears of War 3. Tell us what you're playing this weekend for a chance to win a beta code today! [Giveaway Closed]

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Gears of War 3 may not include incentive content due to low redemption of 'Flashback' DLC

By Xav de Matos, Apr 08, 2011 10:15am PDT

Epic's Rod Fergusson tells Shacknews that Gears of War 3 may not include bonus incentive content for new game buyers due to the low rate of redemption numbers of Gears of War 2's special DLC offer...

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Gears 3 beta begins April 25

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2011 7:55am PST

Microsoft sent word today that the multiplayer beta for Gears of War 3 will be available for pre-orderers on April 25.. Owners of the Bulletstorm Epic Edition will get in a week...

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Gears of War 3 beta to launch in 'Mid-April'

By Xav de Matos, Feb 24, 2011 12:40pm PST

Microsoft has revealed the multiplayer beta for Gears of War 3 will launch in "mid-April" and include three new modes across four maps...

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Gears of War 3 Launches September 20

By Xav de Matos, Feb 23, 2011 7:30am PST

After being delayed from its planned April 2011 release, the bromance between lead characters Marcus and Dom has finally procured a new release...

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"I never thought I'd be someone to like a game like gears of war, I'm not an avid FPS player and ..."

- InfernoAblaze see all 16 comments

Bulletstorm DLC 'Gun Sonata' Announced; Game Disc Required for Gears of War 3 Beta Access

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2011 1:00pm PST

Though Bulletstorm's North American launch was only today and it's not even out in Europe for another couple of days, publisher EA has announced...

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"I think i smell a flop given how few people seem to care and the rushed out DLC that i am sure ..."

- Twin--Sword see all 42 comments

Video Games of 2011 We Can't Wait to Play: Xav

By Xav de Matos, Jan 24, 2011 3:00pm PST

2011 is shaping up to be a great year for video games. Here at Shacknews we've pored over the treasure trove of titles coming this year and each...

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"Brink Rage Portal 2 Batman Arkham City DIABLO 3 Duke Nukem Forever Torchlight 2 Maybe: ..."

- PytoX see all 26 comments

Gears of War 3 Early Beta Access Offered in Bulletstorm 'Epic Edition'

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2010 7:00am PST

If you like your shoulderpads big and your quipping brosome, you'll surely want to pick up the Xbox 360-exclusive 'Epic Edition' of Bulletstorm,...

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"I quite enjoyed Gears of War on PC and thought it was fun, really disappointed MS didn't allow ..."

- MeestaNob see all 48 comments

Gears of War VGA 2010 Announcement Canceled

By Brian Leahy, Dec 11, 2010 5:16pm PST

The planned Gears of War-themed announcement that was scheduled to take place at Spike TV's Video Game Awards has been canceled, according to Major...

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""Yeah, Gears of War Kinect is going to BLOW THEM AWAY!" "Dude. Dude, that looks like it ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 5 comments