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Gears of War 3

Six months after the deployment of the Lightmass bomb in the Hollow, Marcus Delta Squad takes the fight to the Locust Horde. This is Gears of War 3.
Platform:Xbox 360
Genre:Action Role-Playing
Official Site:Gears of War 3 Homepage
Release Date:20 Sep 2011
Developer:Epic Games
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Tags:Gears of War 3, Gears of War 3 Xbox 360, GOW3
Gears of War 3

 

Gears of War 3 will feature a four-player co-op mode and the introduction of three playable female characters: Samantha Byrne, Anya Stroud, and Bernadette Mataki (a character from the novels by Karen Traviss). Another new playable character is Jace Stratton, a battle-hardened soldier who appears in the comic series and is mentioned in the second game.

Gears of War 3 will feature new weapons, including a double-barreled shotgun and a Pendulum War Era Lancer, with a normal bayonet attached. In the June Issue of Game Informer, Epic revealed other new weapons such as an Incendiary Grenade, a new heavy weapon called the Digger Launcher that fires explosive diggers that dig through the ground at high speeds. Another new heavy weapon, the One Shot, can take down any enemy with a single round. The Gorgon pistol is now a fully automatic weapon, and is known as the Gorgon SMG. Also, a new turret has been revealed that allows up to four of any weapon to be mounted on it.

A fully controllable mech suit will be available for use in certain parts of Gears of War 3, armed with a machine gun and rocket launcher. It has two operating modes, in assault mode it is controlled like a standard character, in stationary mode, it locks into position and deploys its armor, as well as cover for other Gears from its legs.

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  • Four-player co-op mode.
  • Three playable female characters: Samantha Byrne, Anya Stroud, and Bernadette Mataki.
  • New weapons, including a double-barreled shotgun and a Pendulum War Era Lance.
  • A fully controllable mech suit.
  • New lambent enemies, such as Drudges, Polyps, Lambent Stalks, and a Lambent Berserker.
  • New moves: Swap weapons with squadmates and knock over enemies while going over cover, as seen in the live demo. Players will also be able to kick Lambent enemies away after they have been killed by the chainsaw or bayonet, and perform new executions.
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