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Gears of War 3’s ‘exploding graffiti’

Xbox is kicking off its Gears of War 3 campaign with a bang – literally. The third instalment in the 13m selling shooter series – out Tuesday, September 20th – will receive a huge marketing campaign consisting of store takeovers, print activity, first-of-its-kindlive TV ads and special graffiti art made …

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VIDEO: New Gears of War 3 short

Ahead of the fast approaching release of Gears of War 3 on September 20th, Microsoft has released a brand new short for the game. Echoing the success seen with previous trailers of this nature, the short – Called ‘Dust to Dust’ – juxtaposes images of war and destruction with a …

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EB Games selling Gears 3 chainsaw

Gears of War fans are now able to purchase the Lancer, the in-game chainsaw gun from the series, through EB Games’ online store. The gun is not part of any pre-order offer, but is available standalone for AUD$148 or NZD$198 exclusively through EB Games and online only. The replica weapon, …

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Gears of War 3 gets Season Pass

Microsoft is to sell an online content deal called Season Pass for Gears of War 3. It will cost 2400 Microsoft Points (around 20.50) and will entitle you to all four DLC packs that Epic has said it will release in the 12 months following the game’s release. That represents …

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Stereoscopic 3D for Gears of War 3

One of Xbox 360’s big Christmas hits this year will come with stereoscopic 3D support out of the box. Developer Epic has confirmed the feature for September 20th release Gears of War 3. "We asked, could we do it?" executive producer Rod Fergusson told Eurogamer. It felt like something we …

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Gears of War 3 gets casual-friendly online mode

There’s no stopping Microsoft and its efforts to bring its stable of IP to as many new consumers as possible. Speaking at this weekend’s Comic-Con conference, Epic’s executive producer Rod Ferguson said the game is ideally suited to new players because it’s the easiest to play”, USA Today reports. Admitting …

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GAME grabs exclusive Gears of War 3 console

Retailers GAME and Gamestation have been revealed as the exclusive stockists of a Gears of War 3 themed Xbox 360 console due out on September 20th. The Limited Edition 320GB bundle includes a Gears-styled console as well as two decorated controllers. The 269.99 SKU can already be pre-ordered from the …

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Gears 3 will ‘definitely’ top 6m sales

Gears of War 3 will not have a problem selling 6m units – so says the game’s developer. Epic Games’ design director Cliff Bleszinski is aiming high with a target of 10m copies, but believes the game will at least match the average sales of previous Gears instalments. They have …

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E3 2011: Gears 3 gets LE controller

Epic’s Xbox 360 only Gears of War 3 is to get a dedicated Limited Edition Xbox 360 controller, Microsoft has revealed. Designed jointly by Microsoft and Epic, the pad will boast Gears themed styling and will include the transforming d-pad found in recent limited editions. Also included in the SKU …

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E3 2011: Bleszinski slams Kinect doubters

Epic developer Cliff Bleszinski has lashed out at what he sees as the unfair criticism of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect. "I just don’t understand," he told attendees of a behind closed doors session, as reported by Eurogamer. "If there gamers out there that are weird about it, like, what’s the …

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