gears of war

GOW2: Dark Corners Multiplayer Map Screenshots

Just a couple of screenshots from the upcoming GOW2: Dark Corners DLC which looks to be available July 28th for a lowered price of $15 – so the rumors have it. All shots are multiplayer maps – seven to be exact including the one above entitled Memorial. The rest after…

Gears of War 2 Double XP

I personally felt that Gears of War 2 came out a little too quickly. I enjoyed the game, but was still suffering battle fatigue from playing the first one online so much. Due to this fact, the only online mode that I played (drunkenly) was the horde mode. I have…

Major New Expansion Coming for Gears of War 2

[img]http://www.8bitreview.com/wp-content/uploads/BillG_marcustheron.jpg[/img] Epic games is releasing a major expansion [url=http://gearsofwar.xbox.com/Templates/Secondary.aspx?id=1558]”All Fronts Collection”[/url] for Gears of War 2 on July 28th. Although I have my ear to the ground for most Xbox news, this seemed a surprise to me, I’d like to hear otherwise. Interestingly, this expansion is retail only and NOT…

GOW2 Update: Bug Fixes and Achievements Added

If you don’t already know – and if you don’t what kinda GOW fan are you? – there has been an update release for GOW2 that takes care of some pesky bugs and adds some new achievements. 7 new achievements to be exact but four of the them require the…

[8bit Spotlight] Streamline Studios

This week’s spotlight shines on a studio that is “behind” the scenes of game development. Streamline Studios, an independent developer, don’t necessarily develop the game you play but certain elements and aspects of it. Basically they are in the content creation business for developers – an outsource company that can…

Midnight Madman

I don’t know what feels worse, that horrible guilt ridden feeling I get after I leave a strip club, or waiting in a greasy line in front of my local GameStop for a midnight release. You guessed it, your humble blogger sacrificed sleep and pride last night to pick up…

Amazon.com; exclusive bundle for GOW2 Lancer replica

NECA, a worldwide leader in design, development and marketing of Collector’s toys and products, announced that Amazon.com will be the exclusive retailer for its Gears of War 2 Lancer Replica and “Headshot” Locust Drone action figure with replica metal COG tags. Customers that pre-order the Lancer replica, for $139.99, will…

Gears of More

In a move that should surprise only the most retarded of readers (i.e. not you guys! you guys is smart), Microsoft has just announced that Gears of War 2 will be making its way to the 360. What is a little surprising is that it’s slated for November 8th of…