Gears of War 3


 

GAME PREVIEW

The third installment in the series, Gears of War 3 was developed by Epic Games and is published by Microsoft Game Studios as a platform-exclusive title for the Xbox 360 gaming console. Gears 3 was originally scheduled for an April 2011 release, but due to production delays, was rescheduled for release on September 20th, 2011 in North America, and September 22nd, 2011 worldwide. The third title in a three-title arc, Gears 3 picks up the story eighteen months after the fall of the city of Jacinto (GoW2) which resulted in a partial success of the main mission but at tremendous costs in terms if life and land. The unit has relocated to the island of Vectes, and the team is now living on the Raven's Nest, a converted aircraft carrier that now functions as a refuge for military and government officials and their families. The instability of both society and government has left th.. read more


REVIEWS


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Gears of War 3 the Review: Prologue "We can never know about the days to come But we think about them anyway, yay And I wonder if I'm really with you now Or just chasin' after some finer day "Anticipation, anticipation Is makin' me late Is keepin' me waiting " When Carly Simon sang the lyrics to that song it was 1971 and what passed for video games was absolutely stone-age compared to what we have today! Being one of those people who is cursed with snippets of songs playing over-and-over in their head when they accidentally think of them, the path to this one began with thoughts of .. read more


'Fenix Rising' Map Pack Launched

'Fenix Rising' Map Pack Launched

17th Jan 2012 - “Fenix Rising,” the third major game add-on for the most critically-acclaimed shooter of 2011, “Gears of War 3” has been launched. Featuring five spectacular new multiplayer maps inspired by the life and experiences of Marcus Fenix, “Fenix Rising” also introduces four character skins and a new experience system that allows players.. Read More.

Fenix Rising Map Pack Coming for Gears of War 3

Fenix Rising Map Pack Coming for Gears of War 3

23rd Dec 2011 - Gears of War 3 fans can look forward to the third major add on for their game which will be released on 17 January 2012. The Fenix Rising Map Pack (800 MS Points) will feature five new multiplayer maps inspired by significant locales in the “Gears of War 3” campaign, “Fenix Rising” also introduces four new character skins and a new .. Read More.

RAAM's Shadow DLC for Gears of War 3 Now Available

RAAM's Shadow DLC for Gears of War 3 Now Available

13th Dec 2011 - Offering more than three hours of new gameplay, the latest DLC for Gears of War 3 is now available today on Xbox LIVE for 1,200 Microsoft Points, the second major game add-on for 'Gears of War 3,' 'RAAM’s Shadow,' and for the first time, features missions on both sides of the Locust war. Set in the chaos of post-Emergence Day Sera, '.. Read More.



Gears of War 3 Wind-Up DLC and Other Stories from the Frontlines

Gears of War 3 Wind-Up DLC and Other Stories from the Frontlines

26th Dec 2011 - Every now and then a game will be released that has a deeper presence than at first it seems... Appearances, as they say, can be deceiving, and even when you think you understand the nature of a title and the scope and depth of what it has to offer you as a gamer, they sometimes surprise you like an LOLZ Cat hanging onto the mailman w.. Read More.

Black November is Gears 3 Bonus Month

Black November is Gears 3 Bonus Month

3rd Nov 2011 - A big part of the attraction of major video game franchises like Gears of War is the intense feelings that they generate among the gamers who consider themselves to be fans of the games -- phenomenon that is very similar to the intense attraction that is common to other forms of entertainment, including music, books, and movies. Fans.. Read More.

Swimming with Sharks: Multi-Player Gears 3

Swimming with Sharks: Multi-Player Gears 3

18th Sep 2011 - In just two short days the gaming world will experience the official release of Gears of War 3, and there will be much rejoicing. I know the first bit because that is the official published release date and it is mentioned in the embargo notice that came with my copy of the game last week (note: the embargo lifted on the 15th so I am n.. Read More.