Posts Tagged ‘Gears of War 3’

Gears 3 Fenix Rising DLC Out Now

Gears 3 Fenix Rising DLC Out Now

Epic Games and Microsoft have today launched the latest add-on for the Xbox 360 exclusive, Gears of War 3.  Headlined as Fenix Rising, the DLC features five new multiplayer maps and an update to the ranking system.  Fear not Gears fans, they’re not resetting your stats, just giving you the opportunity to show off your dedication and allowing you to reset your stats… Players who reach le...

Staff Blog:  Death to Zombies

Staff Blog: Death to Zombies

Zombies seem to be very in-vogue in video games, particularly in recent years, we’ve seen a real glut of living dead titles on the 360, perhaps too many? Dead Rising, Dead Island, Left 4 Dead and countless other games have entertained those who enjoy the thrill of despatching decaying, walking corpses in the messiest ways possible.  But whether the decapitation and dismemberment is taking ...

Gears of War 3 gets free Booster Map Pack DLC

Gears of War 3 gets free Booster Map Pack DLC

Still have Gears of War 3? Then you might want to get the recently released Booster Map Pack DLC, for the grand price of FREE. The map pack adds five maps for public Versus play: two new–Bulletmarsh and Clocktower–and three previously only available for private matches (from Horde Command Pack)–Azura, Blood Drive, and Rustlung. You can queue it up for download via this link.

Gears of War 3 – Title Update 2 released

Gears of War 3 – Title Update 2 released

A new Title Update for Gears of War 3 has gone live, with a full list of fixes and improvements being detailed in the release notes posted on the Epic Community Forums. Players will be prompted to download the update if they are connected to Xbox LIVE, during which time dedicated servers will not be available. Improvements A spectator mode option has been added to private versus matches for broa...

Gears of War 3 DLC – Horde Command Pack Delay

Gears of War 3 DLC – Horde Command Pack Delay

Epic Games Community Manager, Will Kinsler (aka raczilla) has made a post on the Official Epic forums confirming a slight delay to the Horde Command Pack DLC for Gears of War 3. “The scheduled Horde Command Pack release for Gears of War 3 is temporarily delayed due to a technical issue. We apologize to those of you who are anxiously awaiting to play. We know this is disappointing news as w...

RAAM’s Shadow DLC announced for Gears of War 3; coming 13th of December

RAAM’s Shadow DLC announced for Gears of War 3; coming 13th of December

Microsoft and Epic Games have announced RAAM’s Shadow, the new DLC for Gears of War 3. RAAM’s Shadow will launch 13th December for 1,200 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, delivering more than three hours of gameplay set in a storyline that precedes the events of the first Gears of War. “When we announced the ‘Gears 3’ Season Pass, we immediately started getting hundreds of q...

Review: Gears of War 3

Review: Gears of War 3

Don’t you just love the smell of chainsaw oil in the morning? Yes, the brutal Lancer has returned along with the eponymous Gears to conclude Epic’s blockbuster trilogy. Gears of War 3 is the first major AAA title truly marking the end of the summer games drought, yes, Christmas is coming, but has it come early in the shape of a massive Xbox 360 exclusive that lives up to the hype? &nb...

Gears of War 3 Horde Command Pack Available 1st November

Gears of War 3 Horde Command Pack Available 1st November

Microsoft and Epic Games just sent us word that Gears of War 3 is about to get even bigger with the Horde Command Pack game add-on, launching 1st November. Taking you deeper into the fight with three explosive new maps, three new playable characters, two new weapon skins, and additional achievements worth 250 Gamerscore, the Horde Command Pack also includes new fortification upgrades to help you ...

UK Charts: FIFA 12 scores at number 1

UK Charts: FIFA 12 scores at number 1

Chart Track figures from yesterday morning show that FIFA 12 has taken over the top spot of the UK Charts from Gears of War 3. Most of the chart actually stays releatively the same, with the exception of new entry Ico & The Shadow of Colossus in 7th place. Oh and Zumba is still hanging around. You only have yourselves to blame for that one. See last week’s chart here. FIFA 12 (Electronic A...

Gears of War 3 sells over 3 million in first week; total franchise numbers beyond $1 Billion

Gears of War 3 sells over 3 million in first week; total franchise numbers beyond $1 Billion

Following more than 22,000 midnight madness launch events, Microsoft and Epic Games today announced that the Xbox 360 exclusive sold more than three million copies worldwide in its first week since release, making Gears 3 the biggest game of 2011 and catapulting the franchise beyond one billion dollars in lifetime sales. In just one week, Gears 3 has already grossed more than any 2011 video game ...