Includes Bonus Disk with Multiplayer Maps, Themes and Gamer Pics and a Gears of War 2 Preview. Gears of War is the first game developed by Epic Games exclusively for Microsoft Game Studios and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. Gears of War thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. Gears of War Content: Gamer Picture Pack Emergence Day Gamer Picture Emergence Day Theme FUTURE WEAPONS Theme Emergence Day Message from Cliffy B Gears of War Map Pack 1 Trailer Gears of War - Multiplayer Map Pack 1 Hidden Fronts Multiplayer Map Pack 2 Gears of War 2 Content Gamer Picture Pack Teeth Theme Teaser Trailer Trailer Assault Game Play Trailer In this third-person tactical action/horror game, players live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warrior fiends. Gamers immerse themselves in an experience so intensely emotional and gut-wrenching that playing will be like controlling a blockbuster action movie. Gears of War utilizes the breathtaking new Unreal Engine 3 to create cinematic, high-definition visuals for a gaming experience that truly ushers in the next generation. Gamers will experience beautifully rendered interactive environments and characters so lifelike they appear to be made of flesh and bone. The next-generation visuals create a world in which the tiniest detail is vivid in the largest battle. Gears of War unites next-generation technology with classic, emotional storytelling and a revolutionary tactical combat system, engrossing the gamer in a horrifying epic story of war and survival. Engaging and disturbing cinematic story. Massively scoped worlds, memorable characters and an epic story line play out like an intense and unsettling blockbuster action film. Dramatic in-game camera work and a compelling story bring the brutal, emotionally charged experience to life. Gamers control Marcus Fenix and his fire team as they pit advanced human technology against the overwhelming and horrific Locust Horde. Fire team co-op action. All game modes, levels and scenarios are designed for cooperative fire team play (AI or human). For the first time, AI teammates are indiscernible from human players. They move intelligently, take orders effectively, and seek cover and defend themselves when necessary. Gamers will experience richer cooperative gameplay than ever, through unique characters that require cooperation to survive. Unprecedented visuals in next-generation gaming. Gears of War ushers in the next generation with unprecedented visuals. The Unreal Engine 3 technology pushes high-definition visual designs and brings out the smallest details in the largest battle. Gamers will experience a rich dynamic world with an unprecedented level of detail. Characters come to life with unbelievable model quality and a physics-integrated animation system that has them truly reacting intelligently to events as they unfold around them. Hyper-realistic and intense combat. In Gears of War the battlefield is a lethal place
Gears of War thrusts you into a deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. Gears of War unites the latest technology with classic, emotional storytelling and a revolutionary tactical combat system, engrossing the gamer in a horrifying larger-than-life story of war and survival.
Software Main Type
Software Sub Type
First Person Shooter
Gears of War
Engaging and disturbing cinematic story:
Movie-like cut scenes, cinematic camera moves and in-game storytelling bring the brutal, emotionally charged narrative to life.
Never fight alone:
Lead your ragtag squad as Marcus Fenix, or recruit a friend to play squad mate Dominic Santiago and complete the full cinematic campaign cooperatively online or off.
Xbox LIVE Action:
Dominate online in Human vs. Locust squad-based multiplayer. Eliminate downed enemies with a kick to the head or a taste of your chainsaw bayonet.
M (Mature 17+)
Microsoft Gears of War - First Person Shooter - DVD-ROM - Xbox 360