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 in 2005. With the ...

dateMay 20, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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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. The ultraviolent ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Software
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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 of bullets before ...

dateOct 18, 2012 in Software
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