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Gears of War 3 Dated For September 20

Start revving those chainsaws.

You’ll be crippling Locusts and screaming alongside Marcus Fenix in the third Gears of War sooner than you might expect. Microsoft and developer Epic Games have revealed that Gears of War 3 will hit store shelves worldwide on September 20, 2011. Previously, the title was slated for a vague Fall 2011 window. 

For those of you wondering, there’s still no word on exact date of the Gears of War 3 beta or even what it’ll contain, beyond dedicated servers. In today’s press release, however, there’s a promise of more information to come soon on when that trial period will start.   

     
Back to Gears of War 3--what will you be doing in the game? Battling the Locust horde and facing “new threats,” of course! Gears 3 takes place around eighteen months after Gears of War 2 and the sinking of Jacinto. The Lambent are now a serious threat and the humans, after taking refuge in the sea, appear to be hurting for supplies and weapons. Tough times for Marcus and crew!

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Posted by BradNicholson

You’ll be crippling Locusts and screaming alongside Marcus Fenix in the third Gears of War sooner than you might expect. Microsoft and developer Epic Games have revealed that Gears of War 3 will hit store shelves worldwide on September 20, 2011. Previously, the title was slated for a vague Fall 2011 window. 

For those of you wondering, there’s still no word on exact date of the Gears of War 3 beta or even what it’ll contain, beyond dedicated servers. In today’s press release, however, there’s a promise of more information to come soon on when that trial period will start.   

     
Back to Gears of War 3--what will you be doing in the game? Battling the Locust horde and facing “new threats,” of course! Gears 3 takes place around eighteen months after Gears of War 2 and the sinking of Jacinto. The Lambent are now a serious threat and the humans, after taking refuge in the sea, appear to be hurting for supplies and weapons. Tough times for Marcus and crew!

Edited by JacDG

Bruuuuum = *chainsaw revving up*, I'm smart like that, at spelling out sounds that is.

Edited by SpacePenguin

I kinda forgot about this.

Posted by Nottle

AW COMON!

Posted by OllyOxenFree

I'll start revving my chainsaw alright...

Posted by Lingxor

Space marines shooting dudes!

Posted by ThePhantomnaut

2 days before mah birthday!!!!!!

Edited by Sooty

hurray for more space marines shooting generic stuff in generic brown environments

Posted by mazik765

Any word on if Clayton Carmine is living or dying?

Posted by Andheez
@JacDG: YAY ONOMATOPOEIA!!!!!!!!
 
Hopefully they can undo all of the garbage they piled into 2, especially with dedicated servers.  Lose the plantable grenades, the smoke/stun combo grenades (either or is fine), and take execution rules off of annex, and I am back in whole hog!
Posted by skjeggen

awesome! also...Mark Kozelek?

Posted by Dudacles

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH.
 
Well, actually, I have long since lost the ability to get hyped for any game before it is released. Once it is released I will be all over Gears 3, however, if it receives positive reviews.

Posted by wickedsc3

sweet im about ready for some more gears!

Posted by Drebin_893

That's my birthday :D

Posted by buft

i havent stopped revving my chainsaw yet, i just love the sound!

Posted by shuref00t

Ah, I need to complete the Serious 2.0 achievement before Gears 3 comes out.

Posted by Tim_the_Corsair

YO GEARS OF WAR 3, GOOD TO SEE YA MAN!

Edited by IBurningStar

Guess I'll buy this as a birthday present for myself.

Posted by Zabant

The dudes in gears aren't space marines. They haven't ever left the planet.
 
And the enemies aren't aliens, they're creatures that have lived near the centre of the earth for a millennia unseen.
 
Goes to show how much that these "HURR DURR SPESH MAREENS BROWN AN BLOOM" naysayers haven't even played the games.

Posted by WinterSnowblind

I'm not the biggest fan of the series.. but I'm more interested in this one if there really are less cave levels and if there are more co-op sequences.  The part of the second game where you had to co-ordinate with each other to carry the bomb was awesome.

Posted by Afroman269

I use to play gears 2 multiplayer a shit load despite the many issues, I'm pumped for this.

Posted by dcgc

"Thaaaaaat'sssss... my pickup truck!"

Posted by SuperFusion
@ThePhantomnaut: 2 days after my birthday for me.
Posted by agentboolen

Damn!  I was expecting a sooner date!  Oh well I'll probably go pick up Marvel vs Capcom 3 now with that Best Buy card I got for X-mas...  I'm sure I can work up another $60 by September.

Posted by Zabant
@agentboolen: I cant image how much it would suck have 0 disposible income.
 
Only being able to get 60$ in 6 months to spend on vidya is ridiculous.
Posted by bucky

Hopefully this one won't be a gigantic pile of shit and blandness, mixed with decent to okay gameplay?

Posted by FourWude

3MERG3NC3 DAY!!!!!

Posted by lasersanchez

I want to shoot people as Ice T.

Posted by Agent47
@mazik765: Epic said that they decided what it will be from the Kill Carmine or Save Carmine campaign.Of course they didn't say the answer so only time will tell.
Posted by PJ

NICE!

Posted by ptys

Microsoft clinging to their only other successful exclusive. So what no Halo?

Posted by Agent47
@Ygg: I can't tell if you are joking around or not.Usually when someone hates a game they have at least played it, obviously you have never layed a finger on a GOW game, or did for 2 seconds and never heard the plot. First of all space!? The game never takes place in space. Marines?They are COG soldiers. Generic stuff? Giant monsters that live beneath the earth with giant missile launchers and machine guns, and raging locust with chainsaws that come running at you ...that's generic? Brown environments was probably the closest you got to something true, but they are addressing that in GOW3. 
I know that was long but I usually don't say nothing because it's someones opinion and I understand. But when that person has a complete misconception of something I have to correct them.
 
Now that I think about it that Persona avatar has me thinking....
Posted by Zabant
@ptys: OH BOY! TROLLING!
Posted by Vinny_Says

look at all these haters commenting, as if your opinion matters!! How about you go and play the game and find a single space marine or alien.

Posted by Yummylee

Same month as Resistance 3.... easy to guess who's going to come out on top with that duel.

Posted by JJOR64

I really hope the online isn't buggy this time around.

Posted by fillmoejoe

Everybody get your roll on.

Posted by Undeadpool

Hot DAMN, that's still a nice-ass trailer!

Posted by xyzygy

I haven't even played the first two yet. Guess I'll rectify that with the new pack coming out.

Posted by Warchief
ANYA!
Posted by ShadyMarino

Aw C'mon!!!

Posted by Cold_Wolven

It isn't a big surprise that it ended up being in September since it'll be there to fill the void that Halo left.

Posted by Toms115
@skjeggen said:
" awesome! also...Mark Kozelek? "
sun kil moon up in this bitch
Posted by JoeRosa

Looking forward to seeing the Collectors Edition.

Posted by ProfessorEss

Imma hit it.

Posted by RsistncE

Not buying on launch after the online shitfest that was Gears 2. If Epic can show me months in that the online is stable I might jump in; technically they failed to deliver the product they promised last time so they owe me...

Posted by scorpian007

Booyah! So many good games coming out this year!

Edited by CookieMonster
@Warchief said:

" ANYA! "

ITS A GIANT WOOOOOOOOOOOORRM!!!
Posted by Reuben

I can't wait! Gears has been my favourite series on the xbox alongside with Mass Effet!

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