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Gears Of War 2: Awesome New Features Revealed

A recent GearHeads podcast has revealed some amazing new features of Epic's blockbuster in the making, Gears Of War 2. Along with an epic (pardon the pun) multi-player match between Cliffy B's team and the GearHeads crew, in-depth discussions reveal:

How using the new grenades work (Sticking them to anything, stun effects, etc.)

Hear how the Scorcher treats opponents like a cigarette.

How Gears 2 feels compared to the original.

The Locust shield can be used to decapitate opponents. (Gears of War 2, Xbox 360)

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Lord Vader  +   2698d ago
GOTY 2008.
Shaka2K6  +   2698d ago
Game looks just like gears of war 1, it lacks the WOW factor to be GOTY like MGS4 or R2.
fenderputty  +   2698d ago
It's gonna
be tough considering GTA4 and MGS4 had 10's tossed at it like they were going out of style.

I do think Gears is going to kick major ass though.
Tommy Vercetti  +   2698d ago
GOTY 2008?
Certainly a top candidate. No other shooter this year comes close. I do agree with "fenderputty" It might go to Gta4 or MGS4.
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Monchichi025  +   2698d ago
Gotta love how Sony fans come in here and "TRY" mention Resistance and Killzone in the same breath as Gears when they know realistically they have no form of arguement besides fanboy dreams. LOL

Resistance was never even considered or talked about for GOTY in 06 or even came close to selling as many copies even tho it was bundled in Europe. Decent game but no one outside of a fanboy would even put them in the same catagory.

Killzone. I'll admit it looks good, but we have been down this road before. The original Killzone was a HUGE disappointment and got low scores accross the board. But like I said, this one might be pretty good.

So before I get all these disagrees from Sony fans, PLEASE give me some solid facts or trends that will dispute my arguement. Till then, just accept the fact that Gears is better. That is why it's always higher on everyones most wanted lists. And that my friends is a cold hard FACT!!!
DJtyler  +   2698d ago
Most of what you said is correct. I am a PS3 owner but I am willing to admit Gears of War was better than Resistance Fall of Man. But both sequels are looking amazing and I think to call one better than the other before all is said and done would be premature.
Mozilla89  +   2698d ago
Well of course Resistance wasn't going to win game of the year. The PS3 wasnt even out when Gears came out. No launch game is going to win game of the year. Gears was better than Resistance one because people had a longer time to work with the 360.

The argument and the reason why a lot of people feel Resistance 2 will be better is that the two are on more equal footing now. It seems that Resistance 2 has many major changes from the prequel as opposed to Gears of War 2 which will be better than the first but it's not doing something that we haven't seen before like Resistance is.
Altis1  +   2698d ago
This can't be GOTY 08 because you can't play as a sterile old man with back problem who hides in cardboard boxes and prefers to fondle a man's genitalia while thinking he is a pirate. ARRRRG! Oh crap, my back!
Altis1  +   2698d ago
No launch game is going to win game of the year.
Halo: CE did when it was released.
Mozilla89  +   2698d ago
Isn't Halo:CE? Isn't that for Halo PC?
mistertwoturbo  +   2698d ago
Gears 2 is going to kick ass, be bigger, badder, and more badass than the original. But GOTY 2008, don't know about that one.

Besides, this whole "GOTY" award is pretty pointless, considering many different sources and outlets will have they're own GOTY awards.
xm15e2s  +   2698d ago
"This can't be GOTY 08 because you can't play as a sterile old man with back problem who hides in cardboard boxes and prefers to fondle a man's genitalia while thinking he is a pirate. ARRRRG! Oh crap, my back!"

Mozilla89  +   2698d ago
yeah really though, like the guy above me said, alot of people have their own GOTY awards so i doesn't really matter I'm sure GTA, MGS4, Gears, and R2 will all win one somewhere.
PS3n360  +   2698d ago
Halo CE is for Combat evolved. Was it really a launch title on the xbox though? I thought it came out a little while later. cant remember but its the reason I bought the original xbox and probably why I bought the 360. Its Gears that will keep me a slave to xbox in general though. Resistance 1 is a pretty crappy game though. I havent finished it and its the only game I have for my ps3 right now. Now before I get disagrees I will state why. the weapons sound like a 70's science fiction b movie. I like heavy machine gun sounds. To each his own I guess.
Mozilla89  +   2698d ago
Well no problem, thanks for reminding me for what the CE stood for, there was a special download for Halo PC i think called CE and I though it stood for custom edition. It allowed users to make maps and stuff, but its along time ago so I might be wrong.

I think if Halo didn't come out on launch it came out really close to it. The whole point I was trying to make was that comparing a second generation xbox game to a first generation ps3 game is not equal. That being said I can understand why you feel Resistance 1 is terrible, I guess its not for everyone. Or you might have played too much COD4.
fusionboxer  +   2698d ago
Hmm all these features...
Sound coo (I guess)
andyo13  +   2698d ago
does anyone else think they copied and pasted the files from the last game and rearanged it and said wolla gears of war 2!

no h8ing tho, i loved gow1

This is gow not goty
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u got owned  +   2698d ago
My GOTY Contenders are;


Between all of this games above i think MGS4 will take the crown. The game is just to good in all aspects. MGS4 game of the year followed by GeOW2. I think GTA4 is a good game but is a little overrated.

What about Fable 2? This game is shaping up very good. We'll see.
mesh1  +   2698d ago
goty 2008
kewlkat007  +   2698d ago
"You can now get headshots with the Torque Bow. The bow will actually decapitate the head and stick it to the nearest wall until it explodes."

I don't know but I rather it stick to someones head and watch it Explode in all the glory...

tick tick BOOM!!

can't wait.
Nevers  +   2698d ago
I wonder
..if you get the shot to take the head off and another player is in the trajectory of said "head-grenade", if it'll stick into that living player and kill him... OMG that would be crazy would definitely be clip-worthy.
Mozilla89  +   2698d ago
Whats this?!
You dare to express your opinion sir? I disagree! j/k that would be kind of of cool to watch.
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Close_Second  +   2698d ago
This game is going... be a huge seller for the 360. The original Gears of War for me was really the first next-gen game to hit the 360 with its detailed graphics, larger than life characters and in your face, unapologetic action. Sure the story was lacking but Gears of War was one hell of a ride that really made you happy to own an HD display.

Sony need something like this on the PS3. Ok, lets not get into the Uncharted debate as we all know it features some fantastic graphics however, it does not even come close to the gritty, R-rated action offered in Gears.
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nycredude  +   2698d ago
@Close Second
And the same can be said about the 360.

Xbox 360 needs a game like Uncharted. Gears had great graphics nut it doesn't even come close to the colorful, witty, fun blockbuster movie experience that is offered in Uncharted.

See what I did? For someone with an avatar like yours you sure sounded like a fanboy.
Close_Second  +   2698d ago
For f**k sake...
...The only similarity between Uncharted and Gears is the fact that they are both played from a 3rd person perspective and have a cover system. I have played through both and I have to admit that although Uncharted was fun I (repeat "I") did not find it as impressive overall as Gears.

You have to take into consideration that Uncharted is basically a game like Indiana Jones or Tomb Raider but on next-gen steroids in terms of visuals. Gears to me felt like the kind of blockbuster game you had always wanted to play but hardware limitations prevented it from being possible. In terms of gameplay I can definitely see where they can make major improvements - and yes, the same can be said of Gears. Sure the characters were good and the story could have easily been used for National Treasure 2 (which probably would have made that a better movie) but Uncharted's gameplay did not even come close to being as "in your face" as Gears.

I must add that Uncharted did start to really knock my socks off once you got into the abandoned WWII U-Boat base where the lighting and scare factor really came into its own.

The great thing about not being a fanboy as you suggest, is that I get to play both gears and uncharted and I therefore feel I can make a better judgement than those that play one and just read about the other.

Finally, I get sick and tired of tossers on this site calling you a fanboy because you happen to like one game more than another. I did not put down Uncharted but merely pointed out that I bet Sony would love Gears of War (or something like it) on the PS3 and the fact that gears features what I believe to be more "gritty, R-rated action".

Oh actually, one last point. Given that sales for Halo 3, Gears of War, Bioshock and just about any other AAA title released on the 360 eclipse actual sales of Uncharted (no, I'm not counting copies bundled with the PS3 as sales) then I dare say that Sony would want "Gears" more than Microsoft would want "Uncharted".
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mistertwoturbo  +   2698d ago
Actually, reading Close Second's comment. He does not sound like a fanboy at all. He's actually right, the PS3 really doesn't have anything as gritty and R-Rated like Gears right now. UT3 doesn't count because it's multiplatform.

The only game I can think of that will be gritty, ruthless and bloody is God of War III. But we don't even know how that looks like yet.
kewlkat007  +   2698d ago
Close_Second sheesh your wasting your time
I used to fall for that "You sound like A fanboy bait", sometimes it makes no difference what you say.

If your not praying/worshiping to one console over the other, your just a fanboy.
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Shaka2K6  +   2698d ago
grays of war continues to look like a$$.
Another big flop for xbug 180.
Bladestar  +   2698d ago
lol! flop? funny how you sony leg hupers have flops mixed with AAAs... in what way was Gears 1 a flop? It was game of the year, sold more than any game on the PS3 did or probably ever will...

let me guess.. Gears 1 was a flop and Haze and lair was not? you sony leg humpers are pathetic and already lost the ability to tell the difference between a flop and a AAA title...

call gears 2 wherever you want.. but it's guaranteed that this game will make any PS3 game sells look like poop... even if the game sells as good as the first (which will obviously do) your lovely PS3 wouldn't be able to match it. Hell not even Metal Gear got closed to this game.. regardless of the fact that it was the most anticipated PS3 game and the pS3 have a larger installbase than what the xbox 360 had when Gears 1 came out.
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juuken  +   2698d ago
Bladestar, I suggest holding off your ego inflated words until the game actually comes out.
GiantEnemyCrab  +   2698d ago
haha then Killzone 2 must look like a dirty anus of an ass.

1Up Blow-0ut preview:

"The presentation and attention to detail are key. The game doesn't look as good as the 2005 trailer, naturally, but it looks close to as good as any other console shooter. We'd say that currently Gears of War tops it, and a few other titles are on the same visual level, but the game looks extremely nice."

Like Gears 1 owned all the PS3 titles, Gears 2 is coming back for seconds! How do you like your Chimera Bladestar chainsawed or curb stomped?
juuken  +   2698d ago
Wow GiantEnemyTurd, as if you couldn't get any lower! Gears 2 might be the ONLY game selling on the 360 at a decent rate! Please do continue sucking the big c*ck!
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Thoas  +   2698d ago
Too human is a flop and Gears of war 1.5 looks the same as Unreal Tournament 3
Deadman64  +   2698d ago
hey juuken why don't you tell shaka to hold off on his comments as well?

Oh I know, your a hypocritical fanGIRL.
n00bzRtehgey  +   2698d ago
no. cuz she's a worthless cunt rag.
AngryTypingGuy  +   2698d ago
Juuken, if Shaka can call Gears 2 a flop, then Bladestar can say it's going to be awesome. Of course, we all know it's going to be awesome and a GOTY candidate. Only those who don't have a 360 are telling themselves over and over that it's going to be a flop. Correction, only those fanboys who don't have a 360 are telling themselves over and over that it's going to be a flop. Most normal people don't care.
gunnerheadboy  +   2698d ago
poopface1  +   2697d ago
all of you sony people are stupid as crap
you come into every 360 story and bash. You reek of little jealous children. Face it, this game will be awsome, and the ps3 is not what it was supposed to be. im pretty sure sony didnt want to create crap.

LOL ^^^^ that aint a girl.
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Monty_The_Great  +   2698d ago
I am looking forward
to other games this year, but this one is my numero uno. Cannot wait, it will be awesome.
juuken  +   2698d ago
As much as I dislike the series, this might be a seller on the 360.
testerg35  +   2698d ago
I'm guessing it will easily beat the original of 5mil+ sold.
juuken  +   2698d ago
ThatCanadianGuy  +   2698d ago
Of course it'll be a seller,they have nothing else to buy.

Edit: Awwww lil baby Bladestar is having a temper tantrum
Hush lil baby dont you cryyyy you just got owned by Canadian guyyy
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Bladestar  +   2698d ago
only the series? you hate and bash any game on the xbox 360.. you sony leg humper, angry midget, mosquito penis...

@ThatCanadianguy420 - are you another genius? are you that ignorant? can't you read? the xbox 360 has the highest attach rate as far a game are concern... have more AAA (10/10 games)... I think you are getting over your @$$ because you finally got one game worth buying (Metal Gear)... your comments reflect your intelligence you leg humper...
At least try to come up with a smarter xbox360 bashing..but not about the games... even idiots know that the xbox 360 has the most games... fact... stick to RROD or xbox live is not free.. your ignorant copycat leg humper.. try using a more believable bashing... that one does not work.
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ThatCanadianGuy  +   2698d ago
Yeah maybe last year,what did you have for the last 6 months?
NG2? that was a fail.

You have nothing to look forward to in the future.
09's gonna be a rough year for the 360 fans.
"Sony leg humpers" lmao i've read 5 post's of yours in the last 2 hours with that,get some new material.

so what 360 got some decent scores?

so halo 3 scored good.although it was a terrible game.
GTA IV scored good.although it was a terrible game

It comes down to a matter of opinion and prefference.

For example,to me,Warhawk is the best online game i've ever played.
Motor storm.Best off road racing game i've ever played.
Godfather:Dons edition to me,it beats GTA IV in every way.
Folklore,amazing grapics,intruiging storyline
GTP best racing game on the market right now,and it's only a demo.
Speaking of demo's SSHD one of the most addictive and visually impressive game's i've ever seen.
Genji days of the blade,yet another fun,graphically impressive game.
Heavenly sword,AGAIN another fun visually impressive game.

Wanna know why i dont own a 360? I DONT LIKE ALIEN SHOOTING GAMES.
Not everyone like's the same game's as you.that's why there's 3 different console.

The only difference is one of those 3 has a terrible failure rate.
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KBDuB  +   2698d ago
Of course you hate Gears of War.. It's on the 360. Duh.
And, of course it's going to be a seller. Duh.

@ThatCanadianguy420 - Uhm.. "It comes down to a matter of opinion and prefference." Exactly. It's all about opinions. So why don't you shut up then? No one cares about your opinion, just as I'm sure you don't care about my opinion. But, there is a difference between opinions and just being an ignorant fanboy, and.. you are being an ignorant fanboy.
"I DONT LIKE ALIEN SHOOTING GAMES." Then don't buy them you idiot, buy the other games that are out. You really are an idiot if you believe that the 360 only has shooters..
"Of course it'll be a seller,they have nothing else to buy." Ahahaaa. Actually, there will be plenty to buy this year, you would have to own a 360 to notice that, though. Sorry. =)
poos3  +   2698d ago

"The presentation and attention to detail are key. The game doesn't look as good as the 2005 trailer, naturally, but it looks close to as good as any other console shooter. We'd say that currently Gears of War tops it, and a few other titles are on the same visual level, but the game looks extremely nice."
TheDeadMetalhead  +   2698d ago
Bladestar: "only the series? you hate and bash any game on the xbox 360.. you sony leg humper, angry midget, mosquito penis.."

...? WHAT!!? Are you 3 years old?

Bladestar: "@ThatCanadianguy420 - are you another genius? are you that ignorant? can't you read? the xbox 360 has the highest attach rate as far a game are concern... have more AAA (10/10 games)... I think you are getting over your @$$ because you finally got one game worth buying (Metal Gear)... your comments reflect your intelligence you leg humper... "

You know, even if the 360 has the most AAA titles, it might have something to do with the fact that IT HAS MORE GAMES THAN THE WII AND PS3 COMBINED!!!

And besides, what's the point of having all of these games that you claim are AAA if you can't play them because your system exploded!!?

Bladestar: "At least try to come up with a smarter xbox360 bashing..but not about the games... even idiots know that the xbox 360 has the most games."

And even someone with the IQ of a STOP sign like YOU would realize that that's because the 360 was released 2 YEARS before PS3/Wii. Pull the stick out of your ass and grow up!

Seriously! How does Mr. Xbot Temper Tantrum over there still have all of his speech bubbles? Anybody?

@Light Yagami: lol. Nice.:)
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Light Yagami  +   2698d ago
Bladestar has been sucking MS' penis, and MS pays N4G so that Bladestar can keep his bubbles. Also, MGS4 best exclusive game :)
Bladestar  +   2698d ago
"Bladestar has been sucking MS' penis, and MS pays N4G so that Bladestar can keep his bubbles. " ... lol.. well.. at least microsoft pays for support... but you.. you being sucking on Sony's Penis for free since they do not pay for exclusives... lol!
TheDeadMetalhead  +   2698d ago
So what you're saying is:

You've paid money to suck on MS's c$%^? XD
Bladestar  +   2698d ago
@TheDeadMetalhead - no.. all I am saying is that you sony leg humper are doing that... for free.. damn.. at least get some money while you are at it.
TheDeadMetalhead  +   2698d ago
"Sony Leg Humper?" Get some new material because now you're just making a fool of yourself (Not that you weren't before). XD
juuken  +   2698d ago
Bladestar need to get laid and I do mean literally. Your pitiful insults hardly fazed me because I'm just laughing at you right now. I actually like Ninja Gaiden 2 and Lost Odyssey, all of which are on the 360. I never bashed Ninja Gaiden 2 when my fellow PS3 fans were doing it, nor did I bash Lost Odyssey. I just feel that Halo and Greys of...I mean Gears of War 2 were way too overrated.

So um...if people have different tastes, that immediately makes they a Sony leg humper?

If I'm a leg humper, then you're a d*ck sucker for Microsoft.

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AngryTypingGuy  +   2698d ago
Juuken, do you like western style shooters? If you don't, then Halo and Gears won't be for you. I love both, especially Gears.

Just because any of you don't like Gears 2 don't mean it won't be awesome. If someone doesn't like MGS4 because they don't like the storyline, gameplay or cutscenes, does that mean the game isn't awesome? No, it doesn't. Some of you are bashing Gears just because you don't own a 360. Gears 2 will be one of, if not the best game of the year.
rawd  +   2697d ago
Hey Bladestar, Shane Kim called. He say "YOU NUMBA WAN"
Mai Dong  +   2697d ago
Bradestar is numba wan! I so sirry.
poopface1  +   2697d ago
hahahahah hey bladestar yu "Need to get laid"
says Juken, the 'supposed" girl on n4g.

ahahahaha canidian guy that is a pathetic list. Foklore. wowowowowow

Gt isnt the best racer. Has best grafix probaly, but it is so damn fake, whats the point. no damage = fakest race sim there is. demos? HS? I can guarentee you NG2 is better than HS. Its a longer game too. LOL gengi> you make yourself look stupid. you dont like alien shooters, I bet you like killzone2 and res2 cause there alien shooters on PS3. Im surprised you didnt put HOME on your list, lol.
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RememberThe357  +   2697d ago
@ KBuBbu... Whatever your name is.....
I find it funny that you bash the Canadian guy for his opinion. What makes you think that anyone cares about yours?
Ali_The_Brit  +   2698d ago
man who gives a crap? sony have so much better and unique exlusives comign this year!

i tried getting into gears 1 again the other day, got sick of it after ten minutes and played some warhawk instead!

seriously how can you xbuts like this generic crap
KBDuB  +   2698d ago
"man who gives a crap?" Apparently you do. You are pretty much stalking any thing related to the 360. Now, let me ask you this. Would a stalker stalk somebody they did not want, or did not care anything about? No. They would not.

So, in other words, you are basically a stalker.. stalking anything related to the 360, because you know you want it. =) Lmao.
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Xbox is the BEST  +   2698d ago
didn't you said that you sold your 360?
Eamon  +   2698d ago
GOTY 2008 huh
Likely Candidates:
Metal Gear Solid 4
Grand Theft Auto 4
Gears of War 2
Fable 2
Super Smash Bros Brawl
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Daishi  +   2698d ago
I seriously doubt either Grand Theft or Metal Gear will end up GOTY. Yes they both got 10s like Bioshock but lets not forget why Bioshock recieved the award and Gears before it, because they were astounding "new" IPs. Now if we are going by sales then I would have to say GTAIV would win hands down. This will be a very interesting year one way or another but my money is on Fall Out.
BLUR111  +   2698d ago
Man if GTA4 gets goty , I will be pissed gta4 is cool and all but really it was a let down ..wayyyy over hyped. I say gears 2 or mgs4 has to.

BUT i feel gears 2 has to, cause gears of war is original,best gameplay of a shooter and it's indept and the most detailed action game yet sO yea geow 2 yep.. GOTY!
TheExecutive  +   2698d ago
well, Daishi so if we go by the history of things LBP will win game of the year.
player911  +   2698d ago
I think GTA4 was over hyped. I mean fans know that GTA games are good buys because the games are typically long and have great replay value. But I don't think GTA4 has done anything really ground breaking.

Smash Brothers... eh. That game sucked actually. The single player gameplay was horrible and "thrown" together and multiplayer was horribly laggy and almost unplayable at times. I owned my copy for a few weeks before trading it in.

I haven't played MGS4 but I know it has a lot of hype. After a few weeks we'll see where it stands. I don't know if the game brought any revolutionary gameplay elements in except for the exceptional plot but again I haven't played it. I think it is a strong contender for GOTY.

Gears 2, if anything like Gears, will be one of those addicting slug fests that you just cannot put down. I know so many people who still play gears daily. The single player is only disappointing in the fact that it isn't enough to feed the craving to play. You just don't want to stop. Even finding a copy of Gears is challenging. Lots of Gamestops and such are still sold out (I think they recently re-released it though). The bad thing is although it adds lots of new gameplay elements to the already good gears mix... I don't know if it will be revolutionary enough to get GOTY. The end of year release will surely help feed its nomination for GOTY.

Fable 2, again... simply adds to the first game. Nothing really revolutionary. Great game though with lots of awesome replay value.

IMO LittleBigPlanet will be the GOTY simply because of its radical game design. It isn't due out till October which, like Gears 2, the "newness" factor will fuel its win.
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iggypop123  +   2698d ago
i would still put COD 4 as a game of the year candidate for the simple fact thats the game most people played the longest probably daily
GiantEnemyCrab  +   2698d ago
Considering it came out last year I don't think it qualifies as a GOTY candidate for 09.

It is/was an excellent game though.
edhe  +   2698d ago
it already has a GOTY box.
MaximusPrime  +   2698d ago
DeZimatoR  +   2698d ago
@ Lord Vader
Pretty bold claim considering the game isn't even out, does MGS4 ring a bell?

Oh, and by your logic I could throw the names of Resistance 2, LBP, Fallout 3 and more as 'GOTY'...
GiantEnemyCrab  +   2698d ago
Marcus: "Bring It!"

I can't wait!
Z501  +   2698d ago
Since Gears has NO story and no innovation(s), almost every game is a GOTY canidate. What is game of the year criteria BTW?

Tons of people playing it?

If so ....
That's rubbish.

*Would'nt Madden football qualify, every year?
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socomnick  +   2698d ago
Well here let me say it really slowly for you. In order to be goty the game musst beeee goooood. Ok did you get that I have to explain this really slowly to ps3 only owners.
Harryhit4  +   2698d ago
socomnick, you are an absolute imbecile. He said NOTHING about ANY console, yet your highly inadequate brain tells you to insult him about being a Sony fanboy.

I am beginning to lose faith in the human race. All this rabid idiocy makes me sick to the stomach.
player911  +   2698d ago
The first gears had lots of revolutionary gameplay and it had a story. The only downfall was the single player game was short. The multiplayer more then made up for it.

If I had to compare the story lines to any other game, I would say it feels like Half Life.

The gameplay is unlike any other. It has sort of a futuristic Unreal feel... but it has lots of mechanics that put it in its own category.

Gears 2 will be an instant classic and will be a nominee for GOTY...
The1andonlyAK47  +   2698d ago
"Of course it'll be a seller, they have nothing else to buy".

and what ps3 owners do?
RememberThe357  +   2697d ago
What are you asking exactly?
Z501  +   2698d ago
Bladestar must've forgot about
Hour of Victory
Two Worlds


See how they forget.

It's funny how the "bots" like to talk about PS3 owners waiting, while they WAIT for Gears 2, cause Mass Effect & Ninja Gaiden 2 have come & gone.

sevanig  +   2698d ago
will be banned in Australia
Mc Fadge  +   2698d ago
To be honest
I wouldn't be surprised :<
NewsGforce  +   2698d ago
guys, guys, lets stop arguing and all agree that Haze will be GOTY
DARK WITNESS  +   2698d ago
power of Green  +   2698d ago
Using the shield as an multi purpose weapon/tool is a great feature.


I read your BIO and it boggles my mind you would troll in 360 threads anyways; hating a company as you do(severe hatred forming into MALICE) doesn't seem healthy mentally.
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Light Yagami  +   2698d ago
Awesome New Features...
LOL! They've been done before. failure
matt1991  +   2698d ago
that was very interesting cant wait
BUKKAKALYPSE  +   2698d ago
epic post! it's like your looking into like a bizzaro world where everything is backwards. You should start putting a warning before your posts stating: Dont read if you have a full bladder cuz you will piss yourself!. e.g "Warhawk is the best online game i've ever played" --translation--> warhawk is the only online game i've played so itz teh best. or "Heavenly sword,AGAIN another fun visually impressive game" --traslation--> i like 6 hour movies!. why didn't you mention LAIR? isn't that a "gem" too? I think you need to lay off the rocks and stop giving canadians a bad name.

"09's gonna be a rough year for the 360 fans" --wasn't 08 supposed to be the death of the 360? riiiight.....

+bubz for the laugh
RememberThe357  +   2697d ago
You really need to stop hatin. And the death of the 360? WTF? No. But tell me what the 360 has gotten that the PS3 hasn't. I haven't turned on my 360 in I don't know how long, and thats staring to piss me off. I want Gears so bad I'm actually mad that its not coming out sooner.
Teknique1988  +   2698d ago
wow its amazing how you and other droids are flooding the 360 section whats wrong metal grey solid not tieing you over or how about METAL GEAR ONLINE LMAO i see why u droids are upset since you cant get a game on that foreman grill that posseses superior online play like gears but not to worry you can always play WARHAWK LMAO=)
poopface1  +   2698d ago
yay gears 2
I cant wait to play this game. great for coop. sony fanboys crying today?
RememberThe357  +   2698d ago
I don't think so. They'll just focus on all the games that are coming out for the PS3 at the same time. This game isn't going to make anyone cry. Look, I'm really looking foreword to this game. After GI previewed this game and shined a light on all the improvements the game has received I was completely sold. But if my 360 blew up the day before it came out wouldn't be weeping in a corner or anything.
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poopface1  +   2697d ago
I see the ps3 tag, but no 360 one. surprised? nope. Mabe not you but I bet if I go to the open zone its full of sony turds. I dont care about ps3 news cause I dont have one, but youll see ps3 only people in 360 news bashing all day.
RememberThe357  +   2697d ago
Wait. What about not have a gamer tag? I don't want to pay for online play, give me a brake.
thomas0506  +   2698d ago
Gears did have innovation, it was in a totally different league from other shooters. It just made you want more. Cmon wat other games give u a chainsaw on your gun? :P
DiLeCtioN  +   2698d ago
i bought the
360 for this game and its online compeitition...btw i own a PS3 and a Wii so grow up fanboys
RememberThe357  +   2698d ago
oooo you told them.
blucas  +   2698d ago
all they have to do is...
give the campain a meta scoring system like halo and ill be a very happy boy.
misterssippi  +   2698d ago
You can now:
bash skull in with he longshot.
ram the chainsaw thru a foes back.
bash skulls in with your fist.
Battle cam is phuckin sweet.
New character models.
In addition to whats already been mentioned;
and so much more is unannounced.
I cannot wait.
godcrusher  +   2698d ago
I am Really
looking forward to this game. If any game would make me renew my Live account this is it. That being said I am really looking forward to Resistance 2 as well. BUt the king of the hill is when Tekken 6 comes out. I love me some fighting games.
CallOfWar22  +   2698d ago
LOL who the hell is calling Grays of War????
WTF!!! Last time I played Metal Gear 4 it was pretty gray looking itself????? Wow u Exclusive NExt Gen system owners are lame as hell. Especially the Sony ones. All u can really say is RROD and Grays of War??? LOL. Atleast Xbots make decent points. PS3 no Games, crappy ports, Movie Gear Solid 4, no mic support, long updates, crap controller. But u all can't really say all that. U can't diss Halo or Gears cuz all u can say is that it's overated. So is every game on the planet. Metal Gear is just as overated as the rest of em. I can't wait to see all of u haters in november when Gears earn numerous critical acclaim and atleast...atleast Multiplayer GOTY. IMO Just give it the GOTY! Close second to GTA 4!
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