A third-person tactical shooter from Epic running on the Unreal Engine 3. Gears of War thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet.Unlike other shooters Gears of War is all about teamwork in a big way. All game modes levels and scenarios are designed specifically to encourage co-operative play whether it be with A.I. partners or human players (with A.I. teammates designed with specific strengths weaknesses and personalities.) On top of that voice recognition will be available for players and obviously voice chat to discuss strategy with your friends. In addition to voice chat gamers will be able to experience individualized matchmaking view player statistics earn player achievements customize their games and build and personalize their gamer profiles over Xbox Live.
- Engaging and disturbing cinematic story: Massively scoped worlds memorable characters and an epic storyline play out like an intense and unsettling blockbuster action film. Dramatic in-game camera work and a compelling story bring the brutal emotionally charged experience to life. Control Marcus Fenix and his fire team as you pit advanced human technology against the overwhelming and horrific Locust Horde.
- Fire team co-op action: All game modes levels and scenarios are designed for cooperative fire team play (A.I. or human). For the first time A.I. teammates are indiscernible from human players. They move intelligently take orders effectively and seek cover and defend themselves when necessary. Experience rich cooperative gameplay through unique characters that require cooperation to survive.
- Unprecedented visuals: Gears of War ushers in the next generation with unprecedented visuals. The Unreal Engine 3 technology pushes high-definition visual designs and brings out the smallest details in the largest battle. Experience a rich dynamic world with an unprecedented level of detail. Characters come to life with unbelievable model quality and a physics-integrated animation system that has them truly reacting intelligently to events as they unfold around them.
- Hyper-realistic and intense combat: The battlefield is a lethal placeto foolishly stand out in the open is to die. To survive create and take cover using interactive and dynamic environments suppress the enemy with blindfire and use weapons and teammates to outwit and outfight terrifying enemies.
- Xbox Live action: Gears of War will embody the next-generation Xbox Live experience and extend it even further. Experience individualized matchmaking view player statistics earn player achievements customize your games and build and personalize your gamer profiles.
- Multi-Player, Single-Player