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New Gears of War 2 DLC Map Revealed: “Memorial”

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , on May 22, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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Looking forward to the Dark Corners Gears of War 2 map pack? This is one of the maps you’ll get when it’s released on July 27th on Xbox Live Marketplace or through the All Fronts Collection, also released on July 27th.

The map is called Memorial, and you can take your first look at it after the break.

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GDC 2009: RUMOR: Gears of War 2 Single Player DLC on the Way

Posted in GDC 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , , on March 25, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

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Gears of War 2 ended on an anti-climatic ending until the end of the credits when… well, we wont say as it’s really big but it did still leave a lot of gamers pissed as to what would happen next for Gears 3. But hold the phone folks, maybe we dont have to wait for Gears 3 to get our answer, we may get it in the form of our lovely friend known as Downloadable Content.

According to a forum thread on the Epic Games website, now taken down, a listing has come up on the Japanese Xbox Live Marketplace website on Xbox.com where it shows a listing for DLC for Gears 2, known only as Dark Corners.

Okay, this could still be downloadable content for the multiplayer of the game but Episodic Content has been rumored for Gears 2 for a while now, and some pretty big announcements are due this week at GDC concerning Gears 2, most probably from GTTV and Geoff Keighley where he hinted at some pretty big announcements at GDC for GameTrailers TV this week.

We would post such proof of this but like we said above, the said thread has been deleted from Epic Games forums, and it seems that other sites arent carrying the story. We’d try and grab a screen ourselves but we cant read Japanese so oh well.

Still, we should know what Dark Corners is by the end of the week.

Gears of War 2 was, timingly enough, announced this time last year at the end of John Schappert’s keynote addrees at GDC 2008 in February 2008. It also had Cliff Bletzinski of Epic Games come out and scare everyone with a big chainsaw Lancer.

RUMOR: Gears of War 3 in Development

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , on December 9, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

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Gears of War 2hasn’t been out the door long, it’s already sold 3 million copies worldwide and even yet, it seems pre dev for the sequal is underway.

According to EGM’s Quaterman, Gears of War 3 is in development already by Epic Games for the Xbox 360 (and not for the PLAYSTATION 3 like a couple hoped for). Already, it’s been said there will be a couple of tweaks for the gameplay engine and there will be infact a massive 5 player co-op experience, be it a improved verison of either Horde or an entire new campaign altogether remains to be seen.

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Gears of War 2 Given 9/10 from OXM UK in World’s First Review

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , , on October 24, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

The new issue of the Official Xbox Magazine came out today in the UK and it has the World’s first review of Gears of War 2 giving the game a 9/10 like they did with Gears of War before it 2 years ago.

Thats all there is to it.

Gears Of War 2 gets 9/10! [OXM]

TGS 08: Gears of War 2 Goes Gold

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on October 10, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

Good news folks, Gears of War 2 has gone gold! It means that the game is ready to be packaged and shipped to retailers

Microsoft and Epic Games have released a joint press release which is after the jump.

The game is out on November 7th only on the Xbox 360.

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Gears of War 2 to Have DLC After Release

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on August 23, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

While pricing and release date hasn’t been confirmed, Epic Games Cliff Blezenski has said that DLC will be released soon after the release of Gears of War 2.

Blezenski has said the DLC would be a multiplayer map released soon after the release of Gears of War 2.

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