News tagged with gears of war

Expectations high for next Xbox

It's almost time for a new Xbox. Eight years have passed since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360, double the amount of time between the original Xbox debut in 2001 and its high-definition successor's launch ...

May 20, 2013
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Review: 'Blood Dragon' a blast of pure '80s mayhem

Video games came of age in the 1980s, a decade that was also the heyday of cheesy Hollywood action movies. Thirty years later, you don't have to look hard to see the influence of one medium on the other. ...

May 09, 2013
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Review: Clever 'XCOM' is chess with plasma rifles

Video-game aliens have gotten bigger, uglier and meaner over the years. Think of the Covenant warriors in "Halo" or the Locust Horde in "Gears of War": huge, dumb, slobbering brutes who can soak up plenty ...

Oct 18, 2012
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'Portal 2,' 'Skyrim' top a thrilling year in games

(AP) -- It's a good time to be a gamer, as studios continue to release thrilling adventures with clever stories, tight gameplay and spectacular production values. So many fine games have been released in 2011 ...

Dec 19, 2011
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NPD: US retail video game sales fell in September

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories dipped 4 percent to $1.13 billion in September, according to market researcher NPD Group. Sales of the games themselves grew somewhat, but this was ...

Oct 14, 2011
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