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 ...

dateMay 20, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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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 ...

dateOct 18, 2012 in Software
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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 ...

dateDec 19, 2011 in Software
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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 ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in Business
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