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New Gears of War Title Teased [UPDATE]

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Matrarch
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:06
Single image raises many questions

UPDATE

Epic Games' Director of Production, Rod Fergusson (@gearsviking), just tweeted to confirm that, with the announcement of the new Gears game, there will be no more DLC for Gears of War 3.

ORIGINAL STORY

In recent memory, when one has brought up the continuation of Epic's Gears of War franchise, the general wisdom was that with Gears of War 3 completing the Marcus story arc, the series was essentially done, or at least on long hiatus. In fact, at a PAX East panel, the sense was that Epic was happy to have seen Gears through to a reasonable conclusion and was anxiously looking forward to developing other projects, such as the upcoming Fortnite.

Whether or not this news is a surprise to you will really depend on how sincere you believe a developer is when they state that they're willing to put a key franchise on hold indefinitely. Today, Game Informer revealed the image of their upcoming July issue, and for Gear-heads everywhere, it's an exciting one.

http://www.trueachievements.com/customimages/006972.jpg

Let the speculation begin! Who is the shadowy figure being escorted by what looks to be the Onyx Guard? Where are they headed to? Will this be a full retail title or an arcade? Will Kinect be involved, as it was supposed to be with their cancelled Gears of War: Exile? While we know it's in the Gears of War Universe, will the game actually include that in the title?

You have the weekend to place your bets and make your claims. More details will become available once the magazine is released on this coming Monday.

External link: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/05/31/our-au...

Credit goes to TP x NeOnZz for this story
Barad XBA
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:06, Edited on 31 May 12 at 17:17 by Barad XBA
OH MY GOD HELL YES !

Is that a bald MARCUS in chains? Should be interesting...

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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:08
I am actually pretty excited for this!
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Acid Burn541
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:09
bring gears back sounds awesome to me:D
Riconoclast
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:09
There were originally 5 pictures but they were left in the charge of Epic's Quality Assurance team and the usual events took their inevitable course...
Tanelorn82
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:09
I don't think it's Marcus... but you never know.
I love the series, so I'm happy for it.
Revenga
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:10, Edited on 31 May 12 at 17:12 by Revenga
NICE! I think it's Griffon, but I guess letting Ice-T voice the main character for a full game could be a bit pricey... roll

Ow, and its DEFINATELY NOT Marcus. He has a more round head, while this one looks to be more stretched (like Griffon).
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litepink
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Last post: 17 Jul at 15:24
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:10
This either is Gears of War Exile, or some form of it.

Exile definition: 1. "expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree."

Looks to be Marcus being carried away...perhaps a PRISON BREAK!?
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NinjaDave04
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:11
Post E-day - Pre Gears 3. Reavers/Nemacyst in the background. Wonder if this has to do with The Slab? =)
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DNGRDOOM64
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:11
If you subscribe to Epic on facebook, they have another article in which they show its a different protagonist. But if this is the prologue to D-day then that should be rather interesting although that might mean going back.
aenima122
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:13
After being screwed over with Socialite on Gears 3, I don't want anything to do with this.... but will probably fold and get it once its on the cheap
CM Trance
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:14
Marcus Fenix origins story.
Bank on it.
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:14
Should be amazing.
Neidermeyerz
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:15
If its a book or a new game ill be happy with either(:clapheadspin
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:16
I was hoping this don't turn into Cod and Halo.
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:16
hell to the moterfucking yeah!!! headspin
this is the best news i've heard ever smileheadspin
Rockox
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:17
Well that didn't take long.
imaidiot19
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:18
It's Dom, back and in prison for faking his *SPOILER* Death *SPOILER*
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DUDE2386
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Last post: 12 Jul at 02:17
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:18
my guess would be marcus walking into the slab. with the new book out it explains what he went through during his time there.
antonioorton
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Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:22
looks like adam fenix
do it

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