Epic Games and Microsoft Game Studios Offer Fans a Front Row Seat at GDC with Two New "Gears of War 2" Videos, Now Available on

London - 25th March 2008 - Gamers can see what it takes to prepare for a second“emergence” with two brand new videos now available for free on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

In the videos, Epic Games President Mike Capps and Lead Designer Cliff Bleszinski reveal the nerves and excitement involved in making a major game announcement, and provide backstage messages to fans before and after the official reveal of“Gears of War 2” at the Game Developers Conference earlier this month.

Additionally, the GDC Unreal Engine 3 technology demo video is now available, which shows off the impressive features of the updated Unreal Engine 3 via an on-stage demonstration during the Microsoft keynote at GDC by Epic Games CEO and Technical Director Tim Sweeney.

“Gears of War 2” is the highly anticipated follow up to the best-selling Xbox 360 exclusive“Gears of War,” and will be available this November from acclaimed developer Epic Games.

Stay tuned for further announcements on“Gears of War 2” in the coming months, and remember– the only good Locust is a dead Locust.

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