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Free PlayStation & Xbox Video Games Coming February 2016
by David 'Hades' Becker [ Thursday, 28th of January 2016 - 10:00 PM ]
Video Games The list of free video games hitting the PlayStation and Xbox systems in February have been released and there are some great video games included in the mix A new month is almost on us here with February and that means new video games that we are going to get for free. Well video games that you will get for free if you are part of the PlayStation Plus or Xbox Gold services. If you are then you may be in for a treat as the list of titles going live starting next month is here and we have it for you. Again we get to expand out titles on the Xbox One and PS4 without needing to make any extra spends at our local stores. Read More...
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Incoming More Gears of War 2 Updates
by Sam [ Friday, 13th of March 2009 - 07:23 PM ]
Epic Games has recently announced two big changes for Gears of War 2. One of them is a title update for the people who have been complaining about the rank system and the other is a new map pack containing four brand new maps.Players will now be earning points by playing online in public matches and ranking up levels, max is 100. Basically the more points you get, the more experience points you will get to level up. Players who reach a certain level will then unlock more achievements:Rookie Gear (level 5)Seasoned Gear (level 15)Battle-Tested Gear (level 25)Battle-Hardened Gear (level 50)Veteran Gear (level 100)The last two achievements are said to have the new Snowblind Map Pack in order to unlock. Read More...
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Epic Considering Rank Change for Gears 2
by Sam [ Sunday, 8th of February 2009 - 07:55 PM ]
Epics Rod Fergusson made a post in the Gears of War 2 forums about a "proposed rank change", hopefully making the rank system more experienced based whenever a third update comes out. Fergusson writes ""What if, instead of skill rank, we instead showed your experience level." And over at Kotaku explains how it would work:• Experience would be acquired through individual performance in public mutliplayer. The experience would be balanced according to game times, so you couldn't level faster on the respawning game types. • Levelling would not be a fixed amount for each level, but a progressively higher amount for successive levels, ("like a typical RPG. Read More...
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13 Days of Gears of War 2
by Sam [ Monday, 26th of January 2009 - 06:59 PM ]
With the new Friday the 13th movie coming in just a few weeks, the Gears team is hosting nearly 2 weeks of giveaways on Xbox Live starting February 1st. That's 65 daily prize packages and 13 grand prize packages.The daily packs come with: * Gears of War 2 video game soundtrack * Gears of War Aspho Fields novel * A 12" x 18" Gears of War 2 promotional poster autographed by members of the Epic development team * An in-game Golden Hammerburst and Lancer weapon The grand prize packs come with: * A Samsung 40-inch 1080p flat panel LCD HDTV * A Locust Bust * A red Xbox 360 Wireless Controller * A Marcus Fenix bronze statue * Gears of War 2 video game soundtrack * Gears of War Aspho Fields novel * A 12" x 18" Gears of War 2 promotional poster autographed by members of the Epic development team * An in-game Golden Hammerburst and Lancer weaponTo register, you either need to go on Xbox.com or download the 13 Days of Gears Registration Gamer Picture from the Marketplace. The rest of the info can be found here. Read More...
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Gears of War 2 Gets Some Updates
by Andy [ Wednesday, 21st of January 2009 - 05:41 PM ]
Our friend Six Okay over at GearsOfWar.com made an update yesterday afternoon telling everyone that there has been an update to Gears of War 2. Here is the breakdown of what's included in the fix: Exploit Fixes: Crabwalking, invisibility, weapon-slide, melee through walls, unlimited ammo. General Fixes: Shotgun and Boomshot updates, meatshield chainsawing updates, team communication, Insane gamer pic award. Balancing: Planted proximity grenade updates, increased quitting penalties, spawn protection, flamethrower stopping power. Improvements: Annex uses execution rules, achievement progression in the War Journal, added 7 DLC-based achievements worth 175 gamerscore. Read More...
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More Gears of War 2 Achievements on the Way
by Sam [ Tuesday, 20th of January 2009 - 05:54 AM ]
A while back, I posted about a Gears of War 2 patch coming later this month. Now it turns out that coming along with the patch are seven new achievements. No official release date has been said, but should go live once the patch is released. All seven equal up to 175 points, mostly focused on the flashback and combustible maps. Go here to see more about it. Read More...
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Gears of War 2 Update on the Way
by Sam [ Tuesday, 6th of January 2009 - 07:28 PM ]
Mark Rein from Epic has responded to everyone's complaints about all the glitches in bugs in the game such as equipping the shield with a 2-hand weapon, Lancers with infinite ammo, invisible shields and so on. That's all going to end soon. Posted on the Gears forums is all the details of what's coming in this patch."We're fixing a whole bunch of online exploits. For example we've fixed the ability to wield an invisible shield, melee through some walls, gain infinite Lancer ammo and equip a shield and a two-handed weapon simultaneously plus many more. Read More...
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And There Was Asshatery
by David 'Hades' Becker [ Monday, 20th of October 2008 - 05:39 PM ]
Gears Of War 2 Invades Torrent Sites So a new game is about to roll out and the pirates go to town trying to break the disk and get it out there for the masses. That being said, there is the 7gb torrent of the game being spread around the net for people to use for free. But that isn't what this article is about. It's more along the lines of what the source was going into. Piracy <RANT> So we all know it can get expensive to buy all the games that we want to play in today's market. Read More...
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Gears of War 2 Goes Gold
by Andy [ Friday, 10th of October 2008 - 04:07 PM ]
Microsoft and Epic Games, Inc. announced today that “Gears of War 2,” the blockbuster action sequel to the five million unit selling original, has gone gold.   “After two years of pouring our heart and passion into ‘Gears of War 2,’ the team is immensely happy with what we’ve created,” said Epic Games Design Director Cliff Bleszinski. "This is Epic’s best work yet, and we can’t wait to see the response from fans and newcomers to the series alike.” “Gears of War 2” tells the story of humanity's last stand against the nightmarish, underground Locust Horde, and is the follow-up to one of the most popular Xbox 360 games in history. Read More...
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Gears of War 2 Zune
by Mana [ Thursday, 2nd of October 2008 - 08:16 PM ]
So it seems that the soon to-be-released game Gears of War 2 has been given the honor, that was once bestowed upon Halo 3, to have its own Zune! It has been confirmed that this glossy black Zune, whose retail price has been set at $280, will feature a laser etched Gears of War logo on the back and comes with 244 GoW bric-a-brac. It will be shipping out Nov 7th (same day as Gears of War 2 release..who would have thought! Read More...
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Behold! Gears of War 2 gameplay footage is here
by Aaron BlueWolf72 Molloy [ Saturday, 10th of May 2008 - 11:16 PM ]
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