gears of war

The Horde rises in the next Gears 4 patch

Coming June 6, Gears of War 4 is getting its largest patch to date, Rise of the Horde, which includes a free 10 hour trial so you will have no excuse not to give it a go. The trial is available from J...[Read More]

HDR Gaming on Xbox One

One of the most lauded features of the 4K revolution, HDR (or High Dynamic Range), has hit Gears of War 4 this week, joining Forza Horizon 3, NBA 2K17, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Whilst typically a...[Read More]

Gears of War 4 locked and loaded for October release

Gears of War 4’s release date has been revealed! Choosing to announce the news via Entertainment Weekly, The Coalition have also shown off the cover artwork for the next entry into the Gears ser...[Read More]

Gears of War 4 beta revs up for April

Dust of those chainsaws, polish those Longshots and load the Gnashers – Gears of War 4’s beta will hit Xbox One in early April. The versus multiplayer beta will begin April 18 as waves of codes ...[Read More]

Backwards compatible Gears of War collection codes are being sent out

If you signed in to your Xbox One last night you may have been greeted by two messages from Xbox Live. The messages contained codes to download Xbox 360 backwards compatible digital versions of the Ge...[Read More]

Gears of War gets a Xbox One special edition bundle

Coming this November to stores is the newly announced special edition Xbox One console bundled with Gears of War. The white console comes with a digital copy of Gears of War Ultimate Edition, Supersta...[Read More]

New Holiday Xbox One bundle bargain

At the end of October comes a new 1TB Xbox One holiday bundle, armed with Gears of War Ultimate Edition, Ori and the Blind Forest and Rare Replay. Packing 1TB of storage and 30+ games this bundle only...[Read More]

Gears of War Ultimate Edition review

Gears and Halo have a lot in common, and I don’t mean in terms of gameplay. Both titles made huge waves on the Xbox, which defined the console as something for shooter fans; they both garnered a...[Read More]

Gears of War Mad World trailer gets remastered

Remember the iconic Mad World trailer for Gears of War? It has been a long time since it launched, so I will forgive you if you don’t! How about you refresh your memory with this refreshed take ...[Read More]

Xbox kisses goodbye to the Call of Duty Championships

Back when several of us pointed to the possibility that Call of Duty would be switching allegiance to PlayStation, we were shunned – told we knew nothing and that this would never happen, mainly becau...[Read More]

Gears of War & Shadow Complex available on Xbox One later today

Major Nelson has revealed via Twitter that, Gears of War and Shadow Complex will be available as Backwards Compatibility titles on the Xbox One later today. You’ll need to be part of the Xbox Li...[Read More]

Buy Gears of War Ultimate edition for a great deal

Xbox Wire have confirmed that fans who purchase Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will receive the entire Xbox 360 collection for free. By playing Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox Live from Aug. 25...[Read More]

Go behind-the scenes of Gears of War Ultimate Edition

Gears of War Ultimate Edition has gone gold and it’s also available for pre-download should you wish to buy a digital copy of the game – doing so will also bag you an exclusive multiplayer skin ...[Read More]

E3 Microsoft Conference – Gears of War 4

  A new entry in the Gears saga is on its way! We see Gears 4 kick-start with two new COG soldiers sweeping an area wielding the infamous Lancer before meeting with a new monster that wants to di...[Read More]

Introducing… The Coalition

Rod Ferguson, former head of Black Tusk Studios has an announcement to make… Beginning today, the Vancouver-based Xbox team working on the Gears of War franchise will be known as The Coalition. ...[Read More]

Gears of Wars’ Gearsmas is back for 2014

For the next three weeks there will be daily events running in Gears of War 3’s Gearsmas playlist (found in the special events playlist). From December 12 until January 2, the Snowman heads will...[Read More]

Cliff Bleszinski Get’s Back in the Saddle

Cliff Bleszinski, (aka CliffyB) former Design Director for Epic Games has spread the news via twitter that he is getting back into making games again. It is not yet clear if this announcement is relat...[Read More]

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War – New Game in Production

Microsoft have just announced that they have acquired the ‘Gears of War’ franchise from Epic Games. This includes rights to all existing Gears of War games and future titles. What is more,...[Read More]

Gears of War Free in December as Part of Games With Gold

Now a permanent fixture on the Xbox 360 as “Games with Gold”, the next free Xbox 360 games coming to Gold Subscribers in December are Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots. Starting Dec. 1st ...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment – Lost Relic DLC For June

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Gears of War: Judgment is set to expand its multiplayer offering with a new DLC pack this June. Titled “Lost Relics”, and not some form of Tomb Raider cross-over, the pack includes four ne...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Call to Arms Map Pack Detailed

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Microsoft and Epic Studios has today announced the second expansion in the “Gears of War: Judgment” multiplayer experience with the upcoming Call to Arms Map Pack, coming first to VIP Season Pass hold...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Disc Hides Warzone Mode and New Maps

Gears of War: Judgment from Epic Games and People Can Fly has completely divided opinions as a game that is either loved or hated by gamers since its release on March 22nd. ThisisXbox ‘lovedR...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment – The Most Positive Review Reactions

Gears of War: Judgment, goes on sale today in North America whilst Europe waits an extra few days – but the review scores are rolling in thick and fast. ThisisXbox may have rated the latest Locust bus...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment – The Most Negative Review Reactions

Gears of War: Judgment, goes on sale today in North America whilst Europe waits an extra few days – but the review scores are rolling in thick and fast. ThisisXbox may have rated the latest Locu...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Unlocks Video

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If you’ve been following Gears of War: Judgment, you’ll notice that there are an abundance of pre-order incentives and other game unlocks. It’s all a bit much to wrap your head aroun...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Review

The fourth entry into the Gears of War franchise will quite literally blow your mind – co-developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, Gears of War: Judgment is set in the immediate aftermath of ‘Emerg...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment OverRun Demo Hands-On

So it’s been a little while since the last instalment in the Gears of War series. Epic have passed the helm unto Bulletstorm devs, People Can Fly. People Can Fly are most notable for Painkiller, Bulle...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment – The Reaper – Ultimate Multiplayer Character

Epic Games has unveiled a special multiplayer character and weapon skin called ‘The Reaper’ and what makes this a very special character is that not only will The Reaper be very hard to ki...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment Launch Trailer

Microsoft, Epic Games and People Can Fly has today premiered a new cinematic trailer showcasing the intense, grub-stomping action and thrilling gameplay of this spring’s most hotly anticipated game &#...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment TV Commercial “Cheevos”

Gears of War: Judgment was crafted for Gears fans. This TV commercial takes a moment to celebrate them. The war for Sera ignites on March 19th with the highly anticipated release of “Gears of War: Jud...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment Has Gears 3 Epilogue Content

With the release just a few short weeks away now, Gears of War: Judgment from both Epic Games and People Can Fly (published by Microsoft Game Studios) has an unlockable campaign that will take players...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment Day UK Event Video

Very recently we reported on our attendance at the Gears of War Judgment Day event in London to get a hands-on of Epic Games and People May Fly’s latest Gears game – Gears of War Judgment....[Read More]

ThisisXbox Attends Gears of War: Judgment Day Event

As many of you are probably aware, Microsoft held a small event in London recently showcasing some of their upcoming game Gears of war: Judgment. I was lucky enough to have been invited and get some t...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment Season Pass Detailed

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The war for Sera ignites on March 19th with the highly anticipated release of “Gears of War: Judgment.” – and Epic Games has confirmed that the VIP Season Pass for “Judgment” will be available a...[Read More]

Epic Debuts “The Guts of Gears – Multiplayer” Video

Microsoft and Epic Games today unveiled a new “Gears of War: Judgment” video entitled “The Guts of Gears – Multiplayer,” giving fans a look at the new multiplayer modes,  weapons, in-game rewards and ...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Multiplayer Demo Coincides With Full Game Release

Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson has shared the news that a public Multiplayer Demo of Epic’s latest installment in the Gears series – Gears of War: Judgment, will be dated to coincide with ...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment – New Trailer

Get a preview of Gears of War: Judgment, the most intense Gears game yet, straight from the mouth of Lt. Damon Baird. This brand new “Guts of Judgment” trailer showcases some of the new mu...[Read More]

Gears of War: Exile Has Been Scrapped

Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski has told GameSpot that Gears of War: Exile has been cancelled. The title was rumoured to be a kinect enabled Arcade game based on a prequel story to the ori...[Read More]