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Echo Fox picks up 80% of Team EnVyUs’s Gears of War roster

Echo Fox, the esports organisation owned by retired NBA star Rick Fox, has swooped in for four fifths of Team EnVyUs’ Gears of War roster. Jose ‘FraNChiS’ Mavo, Jamie ‘ToySxldier’ Rivera, Arody ‘Praized’ Dipre and Brian ‘Solurs’ Valenzuela are all leaving Team EnVyUs and joining Echo Fox, where they will play with Kyle Mason, the …

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Panda Global signs Gears of War team

Panda Global has picked up a Gears of War team just before the big Gears of War 4 Pro Circuit London Open event this weekend.  Ben "Strangulate" Laird, Bobby "phenomxnon" Kenny, Alec "Shock" Colins and Demarco "Drix" Gainesmake up the core of the team, with Frank "ko" Tibbs being the …

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A Gears of War movie is being made at Universal

A Gears of War movie is in the works at Universal and has the people who helped make Ted and Rise of the Planet of the Apes on board. The movie was initially announced during the Gears of War launch celebration live stream last night, but few details were given. …

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Female co-op character was considered for first Gears of War

The Coalition studio director Rod Fergusson hassaid that he suggested offering players the ability to choose between a male and female character in the the first Gears of War’s co-op multiplayer mode. When I first joined Epic, one of my first ideas I had for Cliff [Bleszinksi] was ‘Hey, how …

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Digital to physical: the rise of video games-themed board games

Bloodborne, XCOM, Minecraft, Civilization, Street Fighter, Doom, This War of Mine, The Witcher, Plague Inc… The list is quite endless: board games based on video games are unquestionably on the rise. And we’re not even talking about all the Monopoly editions. It seems that every single successful game out there …

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$1,000,000 Gears of War Pro Circuit announced

Xbox and The Coalition have announced the Gears of War Pro Circuit, a $1,000,000 Gears of War 4 competition. Once Gears of War 4 launches later this year players can compete for Gears Pro Points in regional MLG GameBattles online ladders and in daily and weekly tournaments. Teams that get …

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Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Gears of War was the quintessential Xbox 360 series. It was a high-budget, triple-A franchise with a huge focus on the then-new world of online console multiplayer. It’s a franchise that has sold over 22m units and generated over $1 billion since its 2006 debut. And after working on last …

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Gears of War 4 dev: Consumers think beta means highly-polished demo

The studio head of Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition has said the industry has ‘twisted’ what multiplayer betas mean. Speaking to MCV, Rod Fergusson said that thanks to the industry’s misuse of the word, when consumers see ‘beta’, they think it means ‘demo’. The studio head said The …

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