Gaming News Forum

All the latest Xbox and gaming news. Only TA Newshounds can post in this forum.

New Gears of War Title Teased [UPDATE]

AuthorMessage
Matrarch
368,920
Matrarch - Sometimes I just have to say to myself "Self, you don't need an arctic blue Xbox 360."
TrueAchievements News ManagerTrueAchievements Community Events Organizer10,202 posts
Last post: Today at 16:44
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
396,464
Barad XBA - Horizon 2 demo is super cool, game looks stunning.
14,541 comments2,602 votes2,518 posts
Last post: Yesterday at 12:20
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...

headspinheadspinheadspin
Battlefield 3 Gamer !
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:08
I am actually pretty excited for this!
Hmmm... what does this button do?
Acid Burn541
114,102
Acid Burn541 - trying to 1000 out my games
114,102 TrueAchievement Points21 posts
Last post: 03 May at 10:52
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:09
bring gears back sounds awesome to me:D
Riconoclast
460,286
Riconoclast - Shining Empire just revitalised my interest in 360.
460,286 TrueAchievement Points3,029 posts
Last post: 04 May at 18:43
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
128,123
Tanelorn82 - Wow, I criticize someone in a news topic, he sends me a PM and then blocks me. What a retard.
Achievement Completion Percentage: 92.26% (Includes owned DLC) - 31 more achievements required to reach 93%98 completed games(Includes owned DLC)910 posts
Last post: Yesterday at 15:55
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
Achievement Completion Percentage: 30.93% (Includes owned DLC) - 2 more achievements required to reach 31%1 completed game(Includes owned DLC)144 posts
Last post: 08 Jun 12 at 20:05
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).
EAT! SHIELD!
litepink
266,023
litepink
5,265 posts
Last post: 19 Aug at 03:21
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!?
My TA Deal Blog: http://tinyurl.com/6t8nzpd
NinjaDave04
190,984
NinjaDave04 - 12,909/10,000
TrueAchievement Ratio: 1.6927Achievement Completion Percentage: 76.70% (Includes owned DLC) - 20 more achievements required to reach 77%507 posts
Last post: 03 Mar at 16:02
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? =)
12,909 \\(*)//
DNGRDOOM64
88,481
DNGRDOOM64 - Enjoying the joy of gaming one achievement at a time.
TrueAchievement Ratio: 1.470988,481 TrueAchievement Points109 posts
Last post: 08 Feb 13 at 15:32
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
140,670
aenima122 - Love to boost, but not always at best of times thanks to work, wife, and kids
140,670 TrueAchievement Points35 posts
Last post: 08 Sep at 01:20
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
113,375
CM Trance - I don't have Xbox Live Gold anymore. Sorry.
113,375 TrueAchievement Points27 completed games(Includes owned DLC)472 posts
Last post: 09 Jul at 00:45
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
133,027
Neidermeyerz - Need boosters for Bioshock 2 (PC)
133,027 TrueAchievement Points15 posts
Last post: 10 Mar 13 at 03:19
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:15
If its a book or a new game ill be happy with either(:clapheadspin
IN YO FACE 86
169,406
IN YO FACE 86
169,406 TrueAchievement Points183 posts
Last post: 10 Sep at 04:20
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:16
I was hoping this don't turn into Cod and Halo.
XM lurkio XIII - got way too many games in my backlog now, just added another 3 to it as well
252,441 TrueAchievement Points60 posts
Last post: 07 Sep at 13:23
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
92,969
Rockox
92,969 TrueAchievement Points545 posts
Last post: 20 Aug at 19:03
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:17
Well that didn't take long.
imaidiot19
246,041
imaidiot19 - Destiny is an OK game...fun coop, crappy mp, and that is about all. Once I get the achievements I won't touch it again.
TrueAchievements ModeratorTrueAchievements Pro user924 posts
Last post: Today at 12:16
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:18
It's Dom, back and in prison for faking his *SPOILER* Death *SPOILER*
Yes, I know I am.
DUDE2386
187,966
DUDE2386 - anyone want to help me with dead rising 2 co-op?
187,966 TrueAchievement Points161 posts
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
52,452
antonioorton - www.trueachivements.com
52,452 TrueAchievement Points4 posts
Last post: 20 Jul 12 at 17:06
Posted on 31 May 12 at 17:22
looks like adam fenix
do it

Account Settings

In order for TrueAchievements to track your games and achievements correctly, it is required that we have access to your achievements. If your achievements are not being scanned in, it is likely that your privacy settings are not allowing this. To correct this, please follow these instructions:

1. Log into http://www.xbox.com/

2. Click on My Account in the top toolbar.
My Account location.


3. Scroll down to Safety and select Manage my privacy and online safety.
Privacy and online safety location.


4. Scroll down to 'Others can'. You need to make sure that 'Everybody' can see your game and app history
Game and app history location.


These steps will allow TrueAchievements to update all of your achievements across all Xbox platforms.

×