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When is the real Emergence Day?

I just received a disconcerting call from the GameStop automated system. They told me that, due to shipping problems, Gears of War may not be in today. After a quick call, my local shop confirms the bad news. When I dropped my hard earned $5 (okay, I had credit left over from a trade-in) on a Gears...

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First Gears of War reviews roll in

G4tv and Gamespot have posted video reviews of Gears of War. The verdict? They both love it. Although, Morgan Webb says the game's hardcore setting is "borderline impossible to play solo" while Gamespot's Jeff Gerstmann says that hardcore isn't too bad until later in the game. Who to believe? We'll...

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Your GoW Emergence Day planner

Here's what Microsoft has scheduled for Gears of War fans on November 12, otherwise known as "Emergence Day": A 24-Hour Leader board Tournament. The tournament winner receives a one of a kind "Gears of War" branded guitar as well as an automatic bye to the finals of a Global "Gears of War"...

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Cliffy made you a mix tape! (Win this "Mad World" disc) [update 1]

Gears of War game designer Cliff Bleszinski signed just 15 discs like the one shown above, then someone over in the mailroom screwed up and mailed us one of them, so we're giving it away to a lucky reader before they realize the mistake and issue a recall. On the disc: Some muddy art, a "15 of...

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Teaser site reveals new GOW tidbits

The revamped Gears of War site has officially launched, brothers and sisters. The site is one of those interactive doohickeys akin to the Alone in the Dark and Condemned websites. You "play" as Marcus still trapped in his cell. When the lights black out, you're left with 4 matches to light up your...

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Gears of War should look great on your crap TV

Gamers will be pleased to learn that all missions in the upcoming Gears of War should be easily accomplished without the need for excessive squinting or unanswered pining for a better television set. According to an entry on the official Epic Games forums, the upcoming, Unreal-powered and...

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G.O.W. on sale before Emergence Day

CliffyB had some interesting remarks for his brother, who just so happens to be a blogger for Gearheads of War. What did he say? I'm glad you asked. It breaks down like this. Emergence Day, as we all know, is November 12th. Sure, that's a pretty BIG deal, but there's more. The game will begin...

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Emergence Day emerges as *gasp* Nov. 12

Ken and Richard are both serving community service today for two totally unrelated crimes ... one of which involved the oozinator. Since they're unable to post this aye-mediately, I borrowed this post from Joystiq and made the trek back to my old stomping grounds. So in case you haven't seen this...

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Emergence Day emerges as *gasp* Nov. 12

The reason viral gaming campaigns bug us is 'cause the hype never matches the delivery. Last Monday Epic's Mark Rein declared, with a theatrical wave of a rather ham-shaped hand, that there would in fact be a "BIG announcement coming next week." At the same time, in another corner of the...

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