CVG: "One minute in and it's already clear that Epic's production values have been ramped up significantly for Gears of War 2.
The campaign starts with a CGI prologue movie detailing the decades-long Pendulum Wars, and how humanity sacrificed the planet in a desperate attempt to respond to the Locust horde crusading from the ground.
It's moody stuff - but not just dark Gears of War angst; there's "heart" in the story this time around, Epic promises.
The first act is the Tip of the Spear, the frontline in Humanity's struggle to defend the last standing city, Jacinto. We're reintroduced to Marcus Fenix, who's looking more grumpy and tired than ever. "It never ends...""