Gears of War

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

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'Gears of War' (X360/PC) Gets Re-Released with Price Drop

by Rainier on May 31, 2008 @ 3:51 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>

Two-Disc Version Contents:

    1. Gears of War
      1. Map Packs 1 & 2
      2. Theme - 'Emergence Day'
      3. Gamer Pics - 'Gears of War,' 'Emergence Day'
    2. Gears of War 2
      1. Trailers - 'Duel,' 'Assault'
      2. Theme - 'Bare Your Teeth'
      3. Gamer Pics - 'Crimson Omen'

Gears of War, winner of over 30 Game of the Year awards, redefined the third-person action genre upon its November 2006 release and has gone on to sell 4.7 million copies worldwide. The struggle for survival continues this November with Gears of War 2.

Gears of War is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.

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