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Gears of War

a.k.a. GoW

published by Microsoft Game Studios in 2006-11-17, developed by Epic Games, running on Xbox 360
type: action/reflex
genre: Science Fiction
series: Gears of War
setting: Future
perspective: 3rd person
player options: split-screen, LAN, Internet, single player
game engine: Unreal Engine 3
languages: eng
4.3/5

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Official description
Gears of War, an Xbox 360 exclusive that blends tactical action with survival horror, 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.
Lead war hero Marcus Fenix and his fire team as the face the onslaught of merciless warrior fiends.
A revolutionary tactical combat system and breathtaking, high-definition visuals from the new Unreal Engine 3 immerse you in a horrifying story of war and survival.
Features:
Engaging, cinematic story: In this epic tale that plays out like a Hollywood blockbuster, lead Marcus Fenix as he pits advanced human technology against the overwhelming Locust Horde.
Fire team co-op: A.I. teammates are indiscernible from human players. Voice recognition and real-time lip synching heighten the immersive experience.
Unprecedented visuals: Unreal Engine 3 technology brings out the smallest details in the largest battle. Experience a rich, dynamic world where characters come to life.
Intense, hyper-realistic combat: The battlefield is a lethal place. To survive, suppress your enemy with blindfire, take cover in interactive environments, or use weapons and teammates to outwit your foes.
Xbox Live action: With the next-generation of Xbox Live, experience individualized matchmaking, view player statistics, earn player achievements, customize games, and build and personalize gamer profiles.
# 2007-04-23 04:18:27 - official description
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External reviews (3) - average: 93.3% - median: 94%
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Famitsujp*37/4092%
IGN2006*9.4/1094%
Metacritic2006*94/10094%
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