Peek under the hood of the most anticipated video game title of the year, Epic Games' Gears of War, and you'll find a new 3-D rendering engine that promises to finally bring out the full potential of next-gen consoles.
Gears, made exclusively for Microsoft's Xbox 360, has already pre-sold 1 million copies heading into its Nov. 14 release. Microsoft's director of platform strategy, Scott Henson, has said he expects the sci-fi shooter will be the second-biggest Xbox game franchise behind Halo.
Tim Sweeney, Epic's founder, says you ain't seen nothing yet.
Gears will feature a new engine called Unreal Engine 3 that Epic is licensing to other studios eager to flex unused muscles in the Xbox 360 and bring out the best in the upcoming PlayStation 3...