Three million units sold and counting. That's the trail Epic Games' Gears of War has blazed in its first three months since release in November. Why is Gears of War so popular? Is it the graphics, the music, the chainsaw? Do people really love online co-op that much?
In this extensive eight-page interview, IGN spoke with Gears Designer Cliff Bleszinki (aka CliffyB) over the phone to get a feel for the game's brilliant reception and its instant appeal.