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Capcom And CyberConnect2′s Asura’s Wrath Runs On Unreal Engine 3

By Ishaan . September 22, 2010 . 10:52am

Asura’s Wrath is one of two high-profile games out of TGS that uses Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology.

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Mega Man Legends lives in Unreal Tournament

By Spencer . July 3, 2008 . 4:54pm

Despite the recent Mega Man love above, Capcom truncated the Mega Man Legends family tree. Rock Volnutt is reduced to cameos in crossovers and original mobile phone games. While Capcom doesn’t want to do much with the 3D Mega Man spinoff fans haven’t forgotten it. In an excellent mod Roll Casket, Tronne Bonne and Mega […]

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Global Gears of War tournament begins in April

By Spencer . March 29, 2007 . 1:55pm

  Mastered the Torque bow? Then sign up for the Gears of War tournament, which will run from April 9 – May 6. There are lots of prizes to be won like a trip to two Prague where you get to play in the Gears of War finals and free passes plus travel to the […]

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Watch: How Microsoft promotes Gears of War in Japan

By Spencer . March 28, 2007 . 10:22am

All hope isn’t lost for action games with guns in Japan. Acclaimed creator of Final Fantasy and now Blue Dragon, Sakguchi-san, said he is a fan of Gears of War. Also you Microsoft spent extra time to polish Epic’s game up with Japanese voiceovers and promote it with an interesting set of viral videos. To […]

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Square-Enix licensing the Unreal Engine

By Spencer . January 25, 2007 . 5:17am

Famitsu reports that Square-Enix has licensed Unreal Engine 3 from Epic. This was the same engine used to make Gears of War and is going to be used for Mistwalker’s Lost Odyssey. Taku Murata, General Manager, Research and Development Division, Square Enix, Co., Ltd explains why, “The complexity of next-generation game systems featuring HD graphics […]

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Watch: Language of War, Gears of War in Japanese

By Spencer . January 21, 2007 . 4:53pm

In the USA we’re lucky enough to get games localized in English. Japan isn’t always as fortunate to get games in their language. At times subtitles are slapped over English voice acting and a game is thrown on a shelf. Microsoft made sure that didn’t happen with Gears of War, they have a whole new […]

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Watch: Introducing the two new maps in Gears of War

By Spencer . January 10, 2007 . 12:01pm

The two new maps “Raven Down” and “the Museum” are available now on Xbox Live. Before you log in and play watch this clip with Cliffy B talking about the two new maps. He gives some basic strategies and talks about the setting of each of them.

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Collecting COG tags in Gears of War

By Spencer . December 27, 2006 . 2:42pm

If you want to earn all of the achievement points in Gears of War you have to find thirty hidden COG tags throughout the five chapters. This video shows where all of the tags are hidden. Finding all of the tags nets you three achievements and adds 60 points to your gamerscore.

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Gears of War sells two million copies

By Spencer . December 15, 2006 . 7:13am

In only six weeks Gears of War managed to sell two million copies worldwide. That makes Gears the fastest selling Xbox exclusive game of all time. Besides making money on software sales Gears of War has increased the number of people who signed on to Xbox Live. Since the game’s launch paid registrations per day […]

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No Gears of War for Windows?

By Spencer . November 22, 2006 . 7:28am

After an image from PC Gamer popped up with Gears of War box art and the Games For Windows bar over the box speculation begun that Gears was going to be a PC game. Gamerscoreblog explains that’s not exactly the case.   “Here’s what happened: These images were created using draft templates for the Games […]

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Glitches of War

By Spencer . November 13, 2006 . 9:07am

No game is perfect and Gears of War is no exception. Since the game appeared on store shelves last week glitches have been popping up on YouTube. One glitch makes pieces of the world disappear and reappear. Other glitches found in the game include a bug that grants unlimited ammunition and a problem with the […]

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Second thoughts on Gears of War

By Louise . October 27, 2006 . 10:45am

  Maybe its hype is so great that it can never live up to it, but I felt that Gears of War was underwhelming. It was visually gorgeous, but it looked about the same as Half-Life 2 on max settings, only dirtier and grittier. One chapter in the single player campaign reminded me of the […]

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Watch: Gears of War opening movie

By Spencer . October 26, 2006 . 3:14pm

At the event I had a little time at the end of the night to try out the game’s single player mode and I taped a clip of the first movie in the game. Unfortunately there is no sound because it was shot in the middle of the party and the audio was wired into […]

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From the Gears of War Hollywood launch party

By Spencer . October 26, 2006 . 7:18am

12AM PST on a Wednesday night. Most people are sleeping, but on Santa Monica Boulevard Microsoft is busing in gamers for the Gears of War launch party. After a truck ride to the crypt and playing a couple of multiplayer rounds I had a conversation with Preston Thorne the QA manager of Gears of War. […]

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Next Wednesday night: Second Match Made in Hell party

By Spencer . October 20, 2006 . 11:04am

Missed out on the Texas Chainsaw Massacre / Gears of War party two weeks ago? Microsoft is throwing another Gears of War event in Hollywood… at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery! Starting at 12AM gamers will get to play Gears of War with the creator Cliffy B and according to the sign up sheet the “living […]