Gears of War 2 embargo was lifted today and the web is on fire with campaign previews, new screenshots and more. Most interesting are the last words of those that previewed Gears:
Yup, there will always be someone out there who go against the grain but it seems like the consensus is this game is going to kick ass and has exceeded the first in all areas. As if there was ever a doubt..
the game is just like the first one more like Gears 1.1 as said by BIT TECH x2theg.blogspot.com ---the site is owned by MART or POG was there any doubt---? no website not evn IGN is calling it GOTY contender . wonder why?
It won't be up for GOTY. 1. MGS4 2. LBP 3. Fallout 3 4. GTAIV 5. Far Cry 2 I don't think Spore will make it, guys... Resistance 2 and Gears of War 2 will both be great, but won't win GOTY.
Ahem, let me fix that list for you. GOTY of 2008 1. Wario Land: Shake It! 2. Wii Music 3. Super Mario Sluggers 4. de Blob 5. Samba de Amigo.
hey zimbo007 ..wait..i mean CAHILL . how many accounts do you have? 2 bubbles already ?? sad
GOTY 2008. Go ahead & start the crying.
...gives a damn if a game wins GOTY. What does that actually mean to anyone other than those who developed the game. Its like when an actor wins an oscar - means nothing to those who pay to see the movies, except maybe higher ticket prices. I've played some great games this year and having none of them win GOTY won't change my opinion of those games what so ever.
@ fishy and those other PS3 fans Why don't you go complain about the LBP beta key stories running around on N4G all day? Now those are boring and lame. And get the PS3 positive blog stories out of N4G also please. @ zbimbo007 Dude I am not into blogs, my name would be pretty clear I guess where my home is... Gears 1: 9.4 out of 10 Resistance 1: 8.6 out of 10 Gears 2 will cut Resistance 1.1 in two parts again this winter.
But Resistance on the other hand, is boasting new innovative features that all media sources are drooling over. Which can't be said about the 2 player addition to Gears, or the Extra player in single player (co-op). So it will be that 8.6 + the things that held it back last time.. if you care about reviews so much. Have you played any of the 360's current flops this year though? Or is 86% NOT a flop?? Did you play NG2? Were you seen on n4g defending NG2's score? hmm.. I remember.
Which one would everyone rather play RIGHT NOW? Gears of War or Resistance: Fall of Man? Single-player? Multi-player? Co-op? I'll let the masses decide.
Kennedy that answers quite simple gears man. Its a much better franchise that Im sure playstation only fans wish they had.
I sure as hell don't want either. You guys wait til our blockbuster announcements at TGS, think Mario Party and Counterstrike put together and that's an idea how crazy TGS will be.
im a socom fan and im not a fan of gears... i played the first and it was alright but kinda boring after the first 3-4 levels... its the same thing through the whole dam game... cover-shoot-cover-shoot-cover- shoot yawn... you can keep it thanks
I'd rather play both! :) And I will. Seriously though, why does every freakin' article about Gears of War 2 or Resistance 2 get filled up with comments about how one will crush the other? We don't need this folks. Maybe this isn't the most 'important' article ever... but neither is half the stuff that gets posted on N4G. Every section has its share of crap. People should stick the the sections they really care about. The games they really care about. You can share your opinion... but there's no reason to bring up other games. This article was just a collection of different website's previews and thoughts... it never claimed Gears of War 2 was 'better' than any other title. I don't see why this has to become a war. Just remember that many of the negative comments you make are going to be mirrored in the comment section of whatever game you prefer. Haters will be haters. All games can be appreciated. They don't have to be 'better' than another to be 'good' or 'fun'. And I don't care who started it... if you're going to respond to a hater or fanboy let's at least try to be civil. Firing OPINIONS back and forth is pretty futile. You can defend a game without putting down another. Trust me, it's entirely possible.
America =/= the world and the Xbox isn't a dominant console. You may think everyone wants Gears, but pretty much everyone who would want to play that game has the consoole after 3 years. I am much more interested in Resistance 2, and most interested in KZ2 as a shooter. Ive seen Gears already. Gears 2 is the exact same. Resistance saw a major revamp with many new features, expansion of Gears = 1 more player per side in multiplayer. Gears 2 will be a strong sequel, but its not a huge leap forward. Many people will play it but not many people are going to be amazed with it this time around.
You can say that all you want guys...but honestly...despite the graphics...Resistance is a game with much more substance and replayability than Gears of War. Gears had the initial shock value of a new camera system, but it got very repetitive...even for a 6-8 hour game...12 or so on hardcore. It's probably just that most of you haven't played Resistance yet. It is an amazing game though. The online is some of the best this generation...Insomniac is always updating it and adding goodies.
Haha that's the some Weak Sauce, right thurr.. Keeps getting better..
it was a waste of time ..if any one want to get his hands now ! on a copy of [email protected] of war 2..... just go buy gears of war 1 ( yeah they are both the same game but its just the control of M$ over the bots lol easy money from the bots cugh,,,, halo3 )
I agree with the previewers.If Microsoft paid me as much as they did for the Halo 3 review,I would call Gears of War 2 a GOTY...nah I'm gonna speak the truth instead
None of the sites get paid. idiots.
@ above what a bunch of sad 12 year old gamers
Cry babies cry! Better go buy another box of tissues. It's going to be a long holiday season for you little babies. 360 will own this holiday!
wow, an article straight from TheMART :-) just kidding. Gears 2 is the best the 360 can get in it's final days.
Which is still better than the competitions... All jokes aside, why do we do this?? If you like gears, then get it, if not, don't. Like it or not, this game is going to be great...and I for one will be playing it day 1.
Resistance 2 is way better than Gears 2 and so are LBP and Motorstorm2 hey wake up this is 2008 not 2006 OK Resistance 2 is SHOOTER OF THE YEAR accept it and move on
This is going to be a killer game I can't wait!
After spending countless hours with LittleBigplanet and going back and playing games like Warhawk,Socom,COD and Halo 3 honestly those games pale in comparison. Littlebigplanet is just so original and innovative that I just dont look at other games the same way I use to. Ill still be buying Gears 2 just on general principal alone and i was a fan of the first but I do think Gears wont have that same spark the first one had. Sorry but GOTY should go to LittleBigplanet this year
hey champ WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH LITTLE BIG PLANET!?!?!?!?! ..thank you
Fallout 3, Little Big Planet, and Fable 2 are my picks for GotY. I'll gamefly Far Cry 2. And then buy Gears of War 2 when I can afford it.
But, I really wish Dom dies in this game. I have no idea why I hate him. Could be because he never helps at all.
Unless you're playing the online co-op mode. (best co-op in an action game ever since contra.)
Even bought it for my PC. I would like to play this on a friends Xbox. But to contribute to the mess, R2 will simply offer more of the same or better quality. That is undisputable. R2's game mechanics are just as good as Gow2's. R2 brings more content thus its a better deal. I do want gears though...
Amount of content doesn't make a game good. The quality. You know, The actual gameplay..? Thats what makes a game good. I couldn't play R1 for more than 5 minutes. Horrible. Guns sucked. Controls/movement felt like crap. Graphics were boring. Gameplay was wayyy outdated. AI = Artificial Idiots.(in the new footage its the same sh*t again.) Why does everyone think R2 is the holy grail..? Graphics won't make it a good game.
"Eurogamer - Gears of War 2 Hands On "deep down this is a far from old-fashioned game. As the single-player continues to bring a touch of Resident Evil's thoughtfulness to the futuristic pomp of Halo, and the multiplayer broadens its scope to take on tantalising aspects of Geometry Wars and co, it seems a pretty safe bet that this Christmas, the frosty air will ring out with the sound of a million Locust heads being stomped underfoot."" -ehhhh, what? Stupid brits. I can never tell what they are saying, LOL. All you need to know is, this game is going to DOMINATE!
will sell more due to Microsoft's huge hype machine and advertising campaigns. Resistance 2 will probably be as fun as Gears of War 2 or better. Either way it will atleast be a true sequel.
R1 was as fun as doing my laundry. So, yeah. I'll let you know after I play them both. (If I don't turn off R2 after 2 minutes of the worst gameplay experience of my life. Which was what I did when playing the first.)
This game will destroy everything on the PS3, much like the first one did. What's the first one up to now, 6 million? Does the PS3 have anything at 6, how about 5, or even 4 million? Think Resistance 2 is going to take it? hell the first came out when Gears came out, we all know how that turned out...:)
GOW2 will sell more copies. R2 will sell more copies, proportionally. It's going to be a better game. It just is. CliffyB only hops up a game as much as it needs it to keep selling...nothing more.
R2 will be bought buy people who don't know how to spend their money.
another FPS against the only 3rd person shooter of its kind this gen? Im more excited for Gears than Resistance 2 and I also have collectors editions of both reserved. Unless you own a 360 or have any means of playing the great Gears when it comes out, you truely lose. Be a TRUE gamer and not a fanboy. Cliffy is extreamly happy with his game and he built the mountain from which he can shout upon it from, so whats wrong with him being proud of his work?
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I really don't understand all this "Gears 1. whatever" talk. Especially considering all the praise Resistance 2 is getting. Let it be known right now I only use Resistance as an example because these 2 games are the ones that are being compared by every fanboy on this site. Resistance 1 was meh to me, and Resistance 2 looks the same just with better graphics and "ZOMG 300 foot boss!!" How can you be calling Gears 2 the same game when your beloved Resistance 2 looks exactly the same? I'll be getting Resistance 2 and Gears 2. I'll only be disappointed if Resistance is the same type of game. As for Gears, I liked the original to begin with so if all I'm getting is a loaded to the brim expansion pack then I'm pretty fine with it. This site hasn't changed a bit. I remember last time I listened to the podcast they were complaining about fanboyism on here. Seriously guys, grow up.
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