Gears of War 2 News


Making A Believable Apocalypse in Video Games: From Life is Strange to Death Stranding

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 20, 2016 8:30am PDT

How does one effectively communicate the finality of the apocalypse when it comes to gaming?


Xbox Games with Gold February 2016 free games lineup revealed

By Daniel Perez, Jan 27, 2016 9:09am PST

A leaked promotional image has revealed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for February, which includes Gears of War 2.


"Shit, I got Gears1-3 free with the xbone purchase in the first place."

- riptyde see all 14 comments

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...


"I call TONS of BULL SH*,simply put we see how much CA$H other companies are making so we want ..."

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Shack PSA: Gears of War 2 Boosts XP '31 Times' This Weekend; Adds 'Chainsaw Massacre' to Horde

By Xav de Matos, Oct 29, 2010 9:15am PDT

As a special Halloween treat, Epic Games has decided to increase the Gears of War 2 XP bonus to a ludicrous number this weekend, giving players the...


Carmine Looking to Survive Gears of War 3; Labor Day Bonus XP for Gears of War 2

By Brian Leahy, Aug 19, 2010 2:20pm PDT

With Epic Games and Microsoft raising money for charity and allowing fans determine the fate of a Carmine brother in Gears of War 3, it's time for...


"The same place Cloud gets the strength to swing around his comically oversized sword with little ..."

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Gears of War 2 'Title Update 6' Released

By Chris Faylor, May 26, 2010 11:00am PDT

The Gears of War 2 update revealed last week by developer Epic has now been released, bringing a host of changes to the Xbox 360-exclusive shooter....


"Yah, I enjoyed GoW for PC immensely. i was about ready to buy my friend's Xbox just for GoW but ..."

- crabsncancer see all 18 comments

Gears of War 2 Title Update 6 Incoming

By Alice O'Connor, May 19, 2010 7:40am PDT

A hefty new Gears of War 2 patch is en route bearing tons of tweaks for the Xbox 360 shooter's multiplayer, CVG spotted developer Epic detailing on...


"wow Cliff is really money hungy to pull this now. Lets see,all new map social for only the ones ..."

- HoundBob see all 10 comments

Gears of War 2 Free Xbox Live Weekend Begins

By Nick Breckon, Jul 31, 2009 3:04pm PDT

Microsoft today kicked off a free weekend of Gears of War 2 multiplayer, allowing those poor Xbox Live Silver members a chance to get online and...


""I love how all games on the xbox 360 use the same framework for online gaming" Wow, really, ..."

- prostyle see all 56 comments

Gears of War 2 'Dark Corners' Screenshots Showcase New Multiplayer Maps

By Nick Breckon, Jul 21, 2009 2:02pm PDT

More screenshots of next week's Gears of War 2 expansion "Dark Corners" were released today, providing a look at the downloadable pack's seven new...


"What I don't understand about Gears DLCs is the F***in region-locks.......anyway if it comes to ..."

- Daneel1980 see all 11 comments

Gears of War 2 Update 4 Detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 24, 2009 8:11am PDT

Epic has released the patch notes for the next Gears of Wars 2 update, which will pave the way for the campaign and multiplayer downloadable...


"SOOO can you get the new horde achievements in private or does it have to be public? because it ..."

- Tucker333 see all 12 comments

Gears of War 2 'Dark Corners' DLC Screenshots

By Nick Breckon, May 08, 2009 1:32pm PDT

These shots of the upcoming Gears of War 2 Dark Corners DLC show a quick glimpse of the seven multiplayer maps, but most notably offer a look at...


"i bought gow2 for the full retail price.. was bored that weekend.. and the sp was quite ..."

- techx4 see all 15 comments

Gears of War 2 Retail DLC Collection and New Map Pack Announced to Celebrate 5 Million Sales

By Alice O'Connor, May 06, 2009 7:47am PDT

As Gears of War 2 hits 5 million sales, Epic Games has announced a bumper retail add-on with all current downloadable content packs and the new...


"sorry, I think i misunderstood how it was written. Was thinking it was $20 for Dark Corners +7 ..."

- jackomack see all 26 comments

Contest: Gears of War 2 DLC Giveaway (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2009 6:32pm PDT

Final Update: Our supply of codes has been exhausted. Thanks again everyone! Update: Over one thousand entries later, our random number...


" i would really like the lancer.. im not re-buy gears 2 limited "

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Gears of War 2 'Snowblind' DLC Media Explosion

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2009 11:07am PDT

New screenshots and a trailer highlight the frag-tastic wintery wonderland found in Epic's upcoming $10 "Snowblind Map Pack" DLC for Gears of War 2...


"Just like the last set of maps (my roommate got them so I did play on them)... They look ..."

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Gears of War 2's Snowblind Pack DLC Gets Priced, Halo 3's Mythic Map Pack DLC Gets Release Date

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 23, 2009 8:25am PDT

Details from Microsoft today round out the picture of the upcoming Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack and Gears of War 2 Snowblind Map Pack downloadable...


"Is the first map pack for Gears2 ever going to be released for free like on Gears 1? i haven't ..."

- darthb0b0 see all 4 comments