Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Gears of War 2 due November 2008

Gears of War 2 for XBOX 360

Game Developers Conference 2008: At the end of Microsoft's keynote address, Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski burst onto the stage, with a Lancer rifle, to announce the sequel to the blockbuster Gears of War is in development and is scheduled for release in November 2008. "The original game was just a tease... Gears of War 2 is an even bigger, better, and more badass experience... " Showcasing the new Unreal Engine 3, Epic Games screened a video of advances with rendering in-game lighting & dynamic shadows, and demonstrated improved physics for "destructible environments". Also shown was the ability of the engine to render in real-time massive swarms of attacking Locust enemies...

Gears of War 2 teaser trailer
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Continuing the heroic saga of Marcus Fenix & Delta Squad, as they fight to save humanity from the overwhelming onslaught of the alien Locust Horde, Gears of War 2 will be published by Microsoft Game Studios exclusively for the XBOX 360 console


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