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Aaron Greenberg Interview: Bringing Gears of War to New Audiences

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 25, 2018 3:15pm PDT

The General Marketing head is looking to expand the Gears of War audience.


E3 2018: What to Expect from Microsoft & Xbox

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2018 12:00pm PDT

With the first-party console makers about to hold their annual E3 press conferences, Shacknews is keeping track of what to watch out for, starting with Microsoft.


Ice-T Teases 'Exclusive' Gears of War Announcement Coming This Week

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 16, 2018 1:45pm PDT

What could be coming next from the franchise?


"Makes sense - both Ice-T and Gears are from the same generation that nobody cares about anymore"

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Gears of War 4 Getting Two New Maps in May Update

By John Keefer, May 01, 2017 10:40am PDT

Multi-GPU support is also coming for Windows 10.


Gears of War 4 April Update Bring Chocolate Weapons and Big Bunny Heads

By John Keefer, Apr 07, 2017 9:00am PDT

Two new maps from Gears of War 3 have been redone and will be added to the mix.


Cliff Bleszinski Wants the Gears of War Franchise to Take More Chances

By John Keefer, Mar 20, 2017 10:45am PDT

Of course, that's easy to say when you aren't affiliated with the series any more.


"If you play the new one you will. Hell, just trying to install it you'll notice. "

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Gears of War 4 Launches New Feral Horde Playlist and Free Weekend

By John Keefer, Feb 24, 2017 8:30am PST

The new playlist cranks up the Horde difficulty level, but only offers one map right now.


"Oh, you are right. I don't see anything in the source link or anywhere else for that matter, ..."

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Gears of War 4 Readies Week-long Events to Celebrate Valentine's Day

By John Keefer, Feb 07, 2017 8:05am PST

Gear packs and two new maps are only a few of the goodies planned those special murderous someones who play.


Gears of War 4 cross-play between Windows 10 and Xbox One now available

By John Keefer, Jan 30, 2017 7:47am PST

Social Quickplay added to the cross-play list, but Core and Competitive will remain separate


"Precision isn't everything, but it's something. Also it's a lot faster to move your reticle from ..."

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Epic: Gears of War Judgment cost $60 Million to Make, Made $100 Million

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 10, 2017 11:16am PST

During a conversation about the evolution of the console market, Epic's Tim Sweeney shared information about the earnings of one of the most recent Gears of War games. 


Gears of War 4 Tenth Anniversary Gear Pack celebrates the franchise's birthday

By David Craddock, Nov 04, 2016 3:26pm PDT

Weapons, in-game events, and more await fans.


Gears of War 4 adds hip-hoppers Killer Mike and EL-P as DLC characters

By John Keefer, Nov 01, 2016 9:23am PDT

Run the Jewels Air Drop is available today


Gears of War 4 servers going down for maintenance ahead of its first Title Update

By Daniel Perez, Nov 01, 2016 3:00am PDT

The first Title Update for Gears of War 4 is coming today, but before we can enjoy the fruits of The Coalition's labor, we're going to have to try to get through some server downtime.


Gears of War 4's first Title Update coming November 1; Gnasher and Hammerburst getting nerfed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2016 6:50pm PDT

There's a lot coming to Gears of War 4's first Title Update, although we can't help but look to the future as PC Crossplay is coming soon!


Gears of War 4 adding two legacy maps to multiplayer mix next month

By John Keefer, Oct 28, 2016 9:43am PDT

Checkout and Drydock will join the map selections in Versus and Horde modes.