Limited edition version of the award-winning sequel picks up six months after the events of the blockbuster original
Innovative third-person tactical action gameplay; Xbox LIVE delivers online multiplayer (up to 10 simultaneous players) and cooperative action
Unreal Engine 3 delivers jaw-dropping graphics; new effects include ambient occlusion, dynamic shadows, advanced destructible environments, and more
Winner of several awards at E3 2008, including Overall Best Shooting Game, Overall Best Graphics Technology, and Best Action Game
Limited edition includes special case, 48-page book, gold-plated Lancer Assault Rifle for online play, and more.
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Gears of War 2 is the eagerly anticipated sequel to the 4.5 million selling blockbuster third-person tactical
action game that became one of the most popular Xbox 360 games in history. This time, Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad are
poised to deliver a bigger, badder, and more intense experience.
The wait is over, Gears of War 2 has arrived. Ever since the original was released, fans have clamored for
this sequel. Developed exclusively for the Xbox 360 by Epic Games, Gears of War 2, which has already garnered several
awards, picks up six months after the events of the blockbuster original Gears of War. Players are thrown back into the
role of Marcus Fenix, leading the battle for humankind's survival against the Locust Horde.
In addition to innovative third-person tactical action gameplay and unsurpassed high-definition graphics, this Limited
Edition version Gears of War 2 includes several collectible extras that make it a must-have game for the Xbox 360.
Gears of War 2
Single player, competitive multiplayer, cooperative multiplayer, system link multiplayer, online multiplayer with voice
16:9 Widescreen on HDTV 480p, 720p, and 1080i.
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Sequel to the Blockbuster Original, With Collectible Extras
Developed exclusively for the Xbox 360, Gears of War 2, which has already garnered several awards, picks up six months
after the events of the blockbuster original Gears of War. Players are thrown back into the role of Marcus Fenix,
leading the battle for humankind's survival. This limited edition version features several extras, including a
Collectible SteelBook DVD case, "Beneath the Surface: An Inside Look at Gears of War 2," a 48-page hardbound book with
exclusive art and a foreword by Design Director Cliff Bleszinski, and a DVD with making-of-the-game footage as well as
artwork and commentary. You also get an exclusive gold-plated Lancer Assault Rifle that you can use during online play.
Huge Environments, Bigger Gameplay
For those who loved Gears of War, Gears of War 2 builds upon it in every way, but with several major enhancements.
There are more weapons, bigger vehicles, and more action. The enemies are more dangerous, and the total experiences is
more immersive than ever. And with a revolutionary tactical combat system, the game will require not just fast reaction
times and shooting skill, it will also challenge you to devise a strategy that will work against the enemies who exhibit
Jaw-Dropping, Realistic Graphics
Just as Gears of War did the first time around, Gears of War 2 ups the ante for graphical prowess. Combined with the
sweeping vistas and evocative locales of Sera, where the story takes place, Gears of War 2 offers jaw-dropping graphics
that are made possible through advances in Unreal Engine 3. New visual effects include ambient occlusion, dynamic
shadows, improved character lighting, the ability to render hundreds of on-screen characters simultaneously, improved
water physics, additional blood and bullet decals, advanced destructible environments, new weather effects, and the
introduction of fluid objects.
Immersive, Gripping Story
Taking place six months after the end of the first game, Gears of War 2 returns the cast of characters of the original,
including Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago, as well as several newcomers.
Novelist and comic book writer Joshua Ortega, who assisted with the writing, has created a story that is big on
character development and personality. With a new in-game conversational camera system and multiple story arcs, the
story is presented in a gripping cinematic style where characters gain an emotional depth that matches their realistic
More Characters, Upgraded Vehicles, Badder Weapons
Those who were impressed by the original Gears of War will be in for a real treat. New characters such as Tai Kaliso,
weapons like the burst pistol, and huge vehicles like the COG Centaur tank will give players a whole new dimension and
scope of gameplay in both single-player and multi-player modes.
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Gears of War 2 features a multiplayer mode that allows up to 10 simultaneous players for outstanding multiplayer fun.
Taking full advantage of the Xbox LIVE service, which boasts 10 million gamers, Gears of War 2 features both competitive
and cooperative multiplayer gameplay. Setting up games is simple with LIVE, and you have the ability to drop in and out
of co-operative campaigns at any time. Everything you loved about multiplayer in the original is back, including the
classic death matches, but with this sequel there is an added emphasis on teamwork. New multiplayer game modes will
require better coordination in order to win. The game also features voice support, so you can communicate with other
players around the world -- whether you're on the same team or trash talking!
Gears of War 2 won several awards at E3 2008, where it was first presented, including Overall Best Shooting Game and
Overall Best Graphics Technology of E3 2008 from IGN, as well as Best Action Game of E3 2008 from the Game Critics