Posts Tagged ‘Gears of War 3’

UK Charts: Gears of War 3 powers to Number 1

UK Charts: Gears of War 3 powers to Number 1

Chart Track figures this morning show Gears of War 3 sitting at number 1 in the UK All formats charts. The news probably comes as no surprise to anyone, as the Epic Games blockbuster also became the biggest launch of 2011 so far. F1 2011 debuted at number 2, while last week’s number 1, Dead Island, slips down to third. We promised not to talk about Zumba again, but it crept back up to 4th. ...

Gears of War 3 Midnight Launch announcement

Gears of War 3 Midnight Launch announcement

Microsoft and Epic Games have announced their schedule of midnight openings for Gears of War 3, with more than 20,000 retailers opening at just after midnight on the 20th of September, enabling fans to be one of the first to get their hands on the much anticipated Xbox 360 exclusive. Global Midnight Launch Events United Kingdom: GAME Flagship launch at Oxford Street, London W1D 1LL Giveaways thr...

Microsoft announce 6 titles for Eurogamer Expo 2011

Microsoft announce 6 titles for Eurogamer Expo 2011

Microsoft have announced 6 playable titles for this year’s Eurogamer Expo. Attendees will be able to get their hands on Gears of War 3, Forza Motorsport 4, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Gunstringer, Dance Central 2 and Kinect Sports 2. All the mentioned titles will be playable on the show floor for the duration of the Expo, from Thursday the 22nd, through to Sunday the 25th of Septembe...

Gears of War 3 to get “Season Pass”

Gears of War 3 to get “Season Pass”

Microsoft and Epic Games have confirmed that Gears of War 3 will a season pass for its downloadable content post launch. The pass is set to cost 2400 MS Points (around $30) and will apparently save players “33 percent over the cost of buying each DLC pack individually.” It will be available at launch, and will cover the first 4 planned DLC packs for Gears 3. The first of those packs i...

Final Gears of War 3 Map Revealed with screens and video

Final Gears of War 3 Map Revealed with screens and video

With less than a month until the highly anticipated Gears of War 3 hits retail stores, Epic Games and Microsoft Studios today unleashed the first look at the complete line-up of multiplayer maps, including the reveal of Gridlock, the revamped fan-favourite battleground returning from Gears of War and Gears of War 2. The game will launch with 10 maps, all playable in Versus Multiplayer, Beast and ...

GamesCom News: New Horde and Campaign screens for Gears of War 3

GamesCom News: New Horde and Campaign screens for Gears of War 3

Check out these new Horde and Campaign screenshots for Gears of War 3, straight from GamesCom. Excited for Gears? So are we! #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } ...

New Gears of War 3 trailer shows “Five Against All”

New Gears of War 3 trailer shows “Five Against All”

Ice T. Bodycount. Gears of War 3. Horde Mode 2.0. What more could you ask for? How about all of that rolled into one video trailer? Well, Microsoft released exactly that, and you can check it out after the break. Now bob your head. Gears of War 3: Horde 2.0: Five Against All “I’ve always been a big fan of the game and got to play a lot of the new one during development. I play the chara...

Gears of War 3 Achievements list (Possible SPOILERS!)

Gears of War 3 Achievements list (Possible SPOILERS!)

Once again, thanks to our friends over at X360Achievements, you can get to planning your cheevo hunting for another game well in advance. This time, it is for Microsoft and Epic Games’ much anticipated title, Gears of War 3. As always, looking through this list may out some story spoilers, so if you’d prefer not to discover plot elements, then don’t click the link below. Last ch...

Gears of War 3 Vault revealed by Calibur11 and Epic Games

Gears of War 3 Vault revealed by Calibur11 and Epic Games

Partnering with Epic Games, one of the premier video game developers in the world, Calibur11 today announced an exclusive Gears of War 3 Vault. Available in September when the game ships, the Gears of War 3 Vault is a high-end, interactive case for the Xbox 360 Slim that features a high-definition “Bleed-Out” finish, controller cradle and an LED Crimson Omen that glows red every time a player...

Gears of War 3 team have big ambitions; aiming for over 6 million sales

Gears of War 3 team have big ambitions; aiming for over 6 million sales

Microsoft have talked Gears of War 3 up big. Words like “the biggest entertainment event of 2011″ have been thrown around. That’s pretty high praise indeed, considering Gears of War 3 will be an Xbox 360 exclusive. Epic Games’ flamboyant character and game designer Cliff Bleszinski is a bit more cautious when approaching the subject of potential sales of the game. Speaking...