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Gears of War acquired by Microsoft, Gears vet joins Black Tusk to develop for Xbox One

Gears of War acquired by Microsoft, Gears vet joins Black Tusk to develop for Xbox One

Microsoft Studios has acquired the rights to the Gears of War franchise, and has recruited series alum Rod Fergusson to help lead the internal development effort. Vancouver's Black Tusk Studios will be taking over development for the franchise, with a more concrete announcement for a future game planned for later this year.

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Black Tusk Studios working on four Microsoft IPs

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Black Tusk Studios working on four Microsoft IPs

Late last year, Microsoft opened Black Tusk Studios. The Vancouver-based outfit had big ambitions, staffing up to make a new franchise on the scale of the Halo series. As it turns out, the studio isn't satisfied with breaking ground on just one new franchise -- it's working on three more.

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"I love how people so easily forget that Gears of War 1 is not a 360 Exclusive. It's a Microsoft ..."
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