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Gears of War

Platform(s): Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Epic Games

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'Gears of War' (X360) Not A Launch Title?

by Rainier on June 26, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT

<em>Gears of War</em> thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet.</p> <p>In this third-person tactical shooter, gamers live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warrior fiends. Gamers immerse themselves in an experience so intensely emotional and gut-wrenching that playing will be like controlling a blockbuster action movie.</p>
The Inquirer is reporting that at a recent NVIDIA press event in Paris, Epic's Mark Rein revealed that Gears of War will not be a Xbox 360 launch title, saying that it's taking its time as it wants to do the great game with great graphics for the Xbox 360. Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde, creating cinematic, high-definition visuals so intense and powerful, it feels like the gamers are controlling a blockbuster action movie.
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