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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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]


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...


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...


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...


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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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,...


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

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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...


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

- HisDivineOrder see all 5 comments