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New Gears of War confirmed

Master Chief is not the only one making a comeback – the COG forces will return in a brand new Gears of War title. The shadowy teaser image you can see to the right is the cover of the latest issue of GameInformer, and the US mag reports it is …

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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 for PS3?

Epic’s Gears of War 3 could be heading to PS3 unless Microsoft is willing to increase the amount it pays for the series’ platform exclusivity – that’s according to leading industry psychic/analyst Michael Pachter. Speaking of Gears of War’s current platform exclusivity in the latest edition of Gametrailers’ Pach-Attack, he …

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VIDEO: Gears of War 3

Microsoft has at last lifted the lid on what is already one of the most anticipated games of 2011 – Gears of War 3. To check out the first official video of the game, just cast your eyes below:

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MS talks Gears of War 4

Anyone who’s been following the games industry for any amount of time should know all too well by now that a final chapter” is normally anything but. Step forward Gears of War 3. The epic story concludes” – that was the tag line that accompanied the leaked confirmation of the …

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Bleszinski heaps praise on Natal

Cult developer and design director at developer Epic Games Cliff Bleszinski has expressed his interest in the motion control movement that’s currently enveloping the console sector, singling out Natal as the technology that interests him most. I find motion controls to be very interesting, very compelling,” he told IGN. The …

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Online retail start-up takes on rivals

An ambitious online games retailer believes it will be able to steal considerable” market share from Amazon, Play.com and ShopTo.net this Christmas after a major investment in its site. GameGears.co.uk is eyeing a 2 million turnover for the next calendar year, after striking deals with publishers such as Activision for …

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NPD: November games market defies credit crunch

The games industry’s recession-proof credentials have been given another shot in the arm with the news that NPD stats show the North American games market hit $2.91 billion in November – a value ten per cent up on the same month in 2007. Year-to-date numbers are also impressing, with the …

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Gears of War tops 3m sales

Having shifted a highly notable two million units in its opening weekend last month, Microsoft-published Xbox 360 third person shooter Gears of War 2 has now surpassed the three million sales barrier. The confirmation came from an email to Edge Online from the game’s developer Epic. It’s take the title …

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Gears of War sells 2 million

Not content with simply wowing the critics and storming straight to the top of the UK charts , Microsoft has announced that Epic’s Gears of War 2 sold a substantial two million copies worldwide over its opening weekend. In addition, 1.5 million gamers logged onto Xbox Live and have subsequently …

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