Gears of War 2 Announced with Trailer and Info
Marcus: "Sometimes... death is all you can see.
It's all around you. It consumes you."
COG Soldier: "No... oh no! They're all dead!
They're all dead, Sarge!"
Marcus: "So you have to look it in the eye..."
Dom: "If something happens to me,
promise me you'll look for Maria."
Marcus: "...and bare your teeth!
God damn Locust. It... never ends."
Teaser Trailer and info from the 2008 Game Developers Conference.
Trailer available in HD on Xbox Live.
The "Bare your teeth" theme and GoW 2 gamer pics are available on Xbox Live.
"To our team the original game was just a tease, the appetizer to the Gears of War characters and new style of gameplay. We were so amped to get to the next chapter, and dig deeper into the universe of this franchise," said Bleszinski. "Gears of War 2 is an even bigger, better, and more badass experience than the first game, and we can't wait to get it in the hands of eager gamers this November."
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 Fexis and Delta Squad are poised to deliver a bigger, badder, and more intense experience.
* Epic saga: Gears of War 2 continues the story of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad, locked in an increasingly desperate battle against the nightmarish Locust Horde for the survival of humanity. Gears of War 2 is an epic saga of survival, loss, and retribution.
* Technological advances: Gears of War set the standard for high-definition visuals and became the game to which all others are compared. Gears of War 2 raises the bar even further with the amazing technological advances of Unreal Engine 3.
Gears of War 2 Website Launched: Click here
Information from Gearsofwar.com:
So by now there’s a slight chance you’ve heard something about a little game called Gears of War® 2. Well, the secret is out: Marcus Fenix returns in November 2008, and things just got a lot more interesting. Gears 2 is under development at Epic Games, the studio that created the original blockbuster, and they are hell-bent on bringing a bigger, badder, and even more intense experience to your Xbox 360® this holiday.
The first Gears of War was a technical masterpiece that introduced gamers, in glorious and gory detail, to the full potential of high-definition visuals. By utilizing the technological advances built into the Unreal® Engine 3, Gears 2 is primed to raise the bar yet again. Do you think you know all about "Destroyed Beauty?" Just wait.
Gears of War 2 will continue the saga of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad as they fight to save humanity from the overwhelming onslaught of the Locust Horde, and will mix the series’ trademark tactical action gameplay with an epic story of survival, loss, and retribution—and killing Locust. Lots and lots of Locust. So whatever assumptions you’ve made, forget ‘em. Whatever your expectations are, raise ‘em, because Gears of War 2 is coming. November 2008 is right around the corner, and it’s going to be one hell of a ride.