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Scottish Police chief blames violent games for teenage stabbing

A knife attack in Clydebank has been blamed on the offender’s access to violent video games. The games-loving Daily Mail reports that an unnamed 13-year-old (who is apparently already a father) slashed the throat of a 14-year-old friend whom he met via Gears of War 3 online. The victim reportedly …

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Free Gears of War 3 DLC inbound

Gears of War 3 owners will be able to download a free map pack on November 24th, Epic Games has confirmed. The Versus Booster Map Pack will include five maps for online play – including Bullet Marsh and Clocktower from the original Gears of War game. The other three are …

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Release date for first Gears of War 3 DLC

Microsoft has dated its first DLC for recent release Gears of War 3. Called The Horde Command Pack includes three extra maps for use in the online multiplayer Horde Mode. Also included are four Fortification upgrades, three new MP characters and two new weapon skins. It will cost 800 Microsoft …

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Gears of War 3 sells 3m copies in week one

Microsoft has confirmed that Gears of War 3 sold 3m units in its first week on the market. Epic’s highly rated shooter was released worldwide on Tuesday September 20th and was ushered in by over 22,000 midnight retail launches around the world. Microsoft adds that the game has already grossed …

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UK CHARTS: Gears of War 3 shoots to the top

Gears of War 3 is the new UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1 on its first week of release. It has also become the biggest launch of 2011 to date, as well as the seventh largest Xbox 360 launch ever and the 12th largest single platform title launch. It was …

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‘Live’ Gears of War ads kick off tomorrow

Microsoft will be running unique ‘live’ TV ads throughout the next week to promote Gears of War 3. As detailed by MCV earlier this month, the advertisements will show off game footage complemented by live statistics of how many people are playing online as the ad airs. The ads start …

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Gears of War 3 – price roundup

Where’s the cheapest place to buy Microsoft’s new shooter this morning? MCV rounds up all the deals: HIGH STREET Morrisons: 37.99. Also available for 25 when purchased with a 17.49 Xbox Live Points Card, making the total 42.49. Tesco: 39.90. Also available for 28 when purchased with a 18.99 Xbox …

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GameStop: Breaking streets dates is not part of our plan

The UK arm of retailer GameStop has insisted that it intends to observe street dates in the future. Some customers who pre-ordered Gears of War 3 last week received their copies as early as Saturday (September 17th) – complete with a note requesting that users refrain from playing until tonight. …

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Tesco fails to match Morrisons’ Gears of War 3 offer

It looks as if Morrisons’ will be the cheapest place to buy Gears of War 3 on the UK High Street tomorrow. Tesco looks to be ready to sell the game for 28, as long as you buy a 18.99 Microsoft Points card at the same time. That’s 3 more …

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