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Gears of War 3 Coming April 2011

Explosive finale to the landmark Gears of War trilogy available exclusively on Xbox 360 in April 2011! Check out the "Ashes to Ashes" trailer that was released with the announcement!


The spectacular conclusion to one of the games industry’s most memorable and celebrated sagas, Gears of War 3, is poised to take the world by storm next spring. At this time next year, fans around the world will experience the epic story finale to the Gears of War trilogy, when the third installment in one of the biggest franchises in Xbox history arrives in stores worldwide: April 5, 2011, in North America, April 7 in Japan, and April 8 in Europe and the rest of the world.

“When we released Gears of War more than five years ago, we set out to tell the world an unforgettable story of bravery and sacrifice in the face of insurmountable odds, and a year from now, players will get the chance to experience the final chapter in the story of Marcus Fenix and his companions in Delta Squad,” said Cliff Bleszinski, Design Director at Epic Games. “This is definitely the biggest and most dramatic chapter yet in the Gears of War saga, and we can’t wait to deliver it.”

Developed by acclaimed studio Epic Games and available only on Xbox 360, Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that will conclude the current story arc for Gears of War. With the last human city destroyed and the remaining survivors stranded, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race from the jaws of extinction.

Gears of War is a blockbuster entertainment franchise that has inspired a full line of toys and collectibles, apparel, an upcoming film, graphic novels, and a book series by New York Times best-selling author Karen Traviss. The award-winning video games have sold more than 12 million units worldwide on Xbox 360, and due to their riveting multiplayer action are some of the most popular games ever played on Xbox LIVE.

To accompany today’s announcement, Microsoft and Epic Games unveiled “Ashes to Ashes,” the first trailer for Gears of War 3. Created in Unreal Engine 3 by the same team behind the iconic Gears of War video spots (“Mad World,” “Rendezvous,” and “Last Day”), the video captures a desperate three-way battle between Delta Squad, the Locust Horde, and the fearsome new Lambent. We've included the trailer above for your viewing pleasure :o)

Additionally, fans who want to share their excitement on Xbox LIVE will be able to choose from new Avatar items, available on Avatar Marketplace starting April 20, including the new COG armor introduced in Gears of War 3.
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NateBest
4/13/2010
www.HolyFragger.com

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5 Comments

Bah you barely beat me to this article.
Venom - 4/13/2010, 10:08 AM
anyways this game is going to rock.
Venom - 4/13/2010, 10:21 AM
Yeah, it took me like an extra hour because I posted it on my other site first, but had to wait until the video was done uploading to YouTube (I didn't want to post the article without it) :o)
NateBest - 4/13/2010, 11:06 AM
I also have a couple of wallpapers up (one official, one created by me) and some screenshots that were released by Epic today (just from the new trailer) in my Gears of War 3 area at www.HolyFragger.com.
NateBest - 4/13/2010, 11:08 AM
I have a ps3 would love to play these games.
SHHH - 4/13/2010, 9:03 PM

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