Videogame Visionaries
Videogame Visionaries

Like any other creative endeavour, games require a direction, a vision to drive them, be that something as simple as a plumber chasing a princess, or a vast, conspiracy-riddled dystopia of cyborgs and... Continue Reading »

What We’re Playing (September 2011)
What We’re Playing (September 2011)

Dave Burns For many months I have listed Gears 3 as my most anticipated title and now it’s here. For the last two weeks I have been living the dream inside the world that is Sera. Gears 3 is everything... Continue Reading »

Interview: Karen Traviss, Lead Writer on Gears of War 3
Interview: Karen Traviss, Lead Writer on Gears of War 3

Earlier this month I got the chance to speak with Karen Traviss, lead writer on Gears of War 3 and author of five Gears of War novels and several upcoming Gears of War comics. Karen is well known for her... Continue Reading »

No blood for Imulsion – Sera’s energy crisis and a history of war
No blood for Imulsion – Sera’s energy crisis and a history of war

NO BLOOD FOR IMULSION – a slogan seen on posters pasted onto seemingly every other wall across Tyrus, and the language of traitors. It was a statement of opposition during the Pendulum Wars, designed... Continue Reading »

The human side of Gears of War
The human side of Gears of War

We gamers appreciate the considerable benefits that playing games offer. It’s not just the fun factor that can make all the difference, not even the socialising aspect of gaming alongside friends... Continue Reading »

Brothers To The End – A look back at Delta Squad
Brothers To The End – A look back at Delta Squad

Right from the first moments of Emergence Day at the beginning of the Gears Trilogy, we’ve been a spearhead within the Confederation of Gears on the frontlines of the war against the Locust Horde.... Continue Reading »

Review: Gears of War 3
Review: Gears of War 3

The Gears of War series is the Die Hard of gaming. There is a meaty chunk of McClane in Fenix as he angrily cajoles himself over sloppy reloads before gun-sawing another grub with his tree trunk arms.... Continue Reading »

Gears of War: The evolution of multiplayer
Gears of War: The evolution of multiplayer

Gears of War can be considered as a ‘Marmite’ game for most online gamers, you’ll either love it or you’ll hate it. There is no middle ground and if there was then it would surely be littered with... Continue Reading »

The Weapons of the Coalition & the Locust Horde
The Weapons of the Coalition & the Locust Horde

Not since iD’s Doom has gaming featured an arsenal of weaponry as fearsome or downright iconic as the boomsticks that Epic brought into play with Gears of War. Both COG’s and Locust’s... Continue Reading »

Countdown to Gears of War 3 – The End of a (S)era
Countdown to Gears of War 3 – The End of a (S)era

Gears of War 3 is Microsoft’s biggest release of the year and we’re giving it the countdown it deserves.  Over the next 7 days we are going to publish 7 articles based around the franchise... Continue Reading »

Top 10: Leading Ladies
Top 10: Leading Ladies

Scantily clad female characters are a dime a dozen in video gaming history – nowadays it’s hard to move without seeing some new title that has a rather tasty looking lady to drool over, with... Continue Reading »

Top 10: Vehicles
Top 10: Vehicles

A good vehicle can ‘make’ a game, it can take a campaign to new heights and can change the course of a multi-player match in a flash. This is our list of, not only the best, but most fun vehicles in... Continue Reading »

Gears of War 2 22x XP event
Gears of War 2 22x XP event

That’s right Gears fans a 22x XP event has been announced, dubbed the Rod Fergusson’s Gears of Fitness. So how did they come to this random number? well according to Rod the XP multiplier is... Continue Reading »

Top 10: Xbox 360 Special Editions
Top 10: Xbox 360 Special Editions

There are plenty of so called ‘Special Editions’ out there, some of which are just an excuse to charge an extra £5 because a game comes in a special case or includes a code for a piece of... Continue Reading »

Valentines Special – Top 5: Hunkiest guys on the Xbox 360
Valentines Special – Top 5: Hunkiest guys on the Xbox 360

In partnership with our ‘Top 5: Hottest Babes on the Xbox 360’ we’re bringing our female readership the hottest guy characters from Xbox 360 games. 5. Starkiller – Star Wars: The Force Unleashed... Continue Reading »

Valentines Special – Top 5: Hottest babes on the Xbox 360
Valentines Special – Top 5: Hottest babes on the Xbox 360

With today Valentine’s Day, it only seems right that we celebrate the luscious female characters that grace the Xbox 360. 5. Lara Croft – Tomb Raider series Any hottest babe article that doesn’t... Continue Reading »

GAME now selling DLC and Arcade games
GAME now selling DLC and Arcade games

GAME have just started retailing DLC and Arcade codes in-store on a 6 month trial basis.  This means that you will now be able to collect reward points on all of your DLC and Arcade purchases.  The downside?... Continue Reading »

What we’re playing – January 2011
What we’re playing – January 2011

January is always a bit of a dull time for games, with really only one major release this month (Dead Space 2). However, it’s actually good for two reasons; 1. We’ve got a year of excellent... Continue Reading »

Gears of War Triple Pack Is a “US Regional Promotion” Only
Gears of War Triple Pack Is a “US Regional Promotion” Only

The Gears of War triple pack we reported on yesterday is due to be available in the US only, says Microsoft. The company told VG247 that the decision was based on “regional SKU availability and offering... Continue Reading »

Gears of War Triple Pack
Gears of War Triple Pack

Gears of War goodness will be hitting US shelves on 15th February. Dubbed as a ‘Triple pack’ the contents includes 2 full games with Gears of War 2′s All Fronts map pack making up the... Continue Reading »