Gears of War is the First Game Developed by Epic Games Exclusively for Microsoft Game Studios and Xbox 360!|"Gears of War Unites Next-Generation Technology with Classic, Emotional Storytelling and a Revolutionary Tactical Combat System, Engrossing the Gamer in a Horrifying Epic Story of War and Survival."
Gears of War thrusts you into a deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet.
In this third-person tactical action/horror game, live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warrior fiends. Immerse yourself in an experience so intensely emotional and gut-wrenching that playing will be like controlling a blockbuster action movie.
Gears of War utilizes the breathtaking new Unreal Engine 3 to create cinematic, high-definition visuals for a gaming experience that truly ushers in the next generation. Experience beautifully rendered interactive environments and characters so lifelike they appear to be made of flesh and bone. The next-generation visuals create a world in which the tiniest detail is vivid in the largest battle.
Gears of War unites next-generation technology with classic, emotional storytelling and a revolutionary tactical combat system, engrossing the gamer in a horrifying epic story of war and survival.
"...a triumph...it's essential gaming. EuroGamer
"...fine details are everywhere, and splattering blood never looked so beautiful...It just looks incredible. Games Radar
"...ground breaking...innovative gameplay and breathtaking events... GameZone
"What Halo did for first-person shooters, Gears does for third person - it's that good. Play Magazine
"...a classy, imaginative shooter with plenty of gritty action. Sydney Morning Herald
"...simply an astounding game...the best visuals ever to grace a video game... VideoGamer