LONDON - 17th September, 2008 - Today, Microsoft releases“Every Gun Has a Story,” the second instalment in a series of video documentaries that showcase the development of“Gears of War 2.”
“Every Gun Has a Story” features commentary about one of the core pillars of the game: the weapons. In the vidoc, Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski, senior producer Rod Fergusson and lead artist Chris Perna talk about the inspirations for the weapon design in“Gears of War 2” (Vietnam War era,“Predator”), their favourite weapons and the new takedowns created for the sequel.
Stay tuned for the next video documentary leading up to the worldwide launch of“Gears of War 2” on 7th November, exclusively on Xbox 360, and visit www.gearsofwar.com for more information.
The“Every Gun Has a Story” video documentary will be available for download on Microsoft’s press site at http://www.microsoftprosource.com beginning 17th September, 2008 at 5pm.
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