MasterAbbott’s iOS Game Suggestions #65

 Welcome back for this week’s iOS Game Suggestions. If you missed last week’s, or are new to the suggestions, click on the link below and check out what cool games you should be picking up for your iOS device along with the introduction on how the suggestions work. (suggestions 1 has how it all works) MasterAbbott’s iOS Game Suggestions A great week on iTunes! As always, it start...

A Better Kind of System

Are we long past the point of physical media on the gaming medium? Do we still need a form of data transfer between disc and machine, considering that we have a system of direct delivery from studios to consumers? Do games even need to be created as one large product, shipped and packaged to be consumed whole? What if you didn’t want the entirety of a package? Video games these days are almo...

Unlock Mission Impossible weapons in Gears 3

To promote the new MI: 4 movie, Xbox Live and Gears of War 3 are offering you a mission, if you choose to accept it. Beat Gears of War 3 on Insane by December 25 and be rewarded with five extra weapon skins: a “Ghost Protocol” Lancer, Hammerburst, Retro Lancer, Gnasher Shotgun, and Sawed-off Shotgun. This free DLC will be part of the Ghost Protocol experience when it launches on XBL to...

People Can Fly making Gears prequel?

According to OXM, via CVG, the developers behind Bulletstorm will be prodcuing the next Gears of War game and it will be a prequel to the rest of the Gears games. According to them, “a prequel trilogy developed by Epic-owned People Can Fly [is] a likely scenario.” After failing to reach profitably with Bulletstorm, it seems like the logical move by People Can Fly and Epic Games. It And...

Gears of War 3 stats show shotguns are the gun of choice

Anyone who has played even one match of a Gears of War title should know that the shotgun is perhaps one of the most overused and some can say most overpowered weapon in the game. This remains true in Gears of War 3, as Epic revealed statistics of weapon kills gathered since the game was released. Now these stats are only for primary weapons, and you can see the video breakdown below. As you can s...

Gears of War 3 ‘Horde Command’ DLC slated for November 1st

Gears of War 3 is going to be receiving its first piece of downloadable content sooner than we may think. Announced today, the Horde Command DLC package will be released on November 1st and will be available for 800 MSP or free if you have bought the season pass for Gears of War 3. The package contains a number of new things to accentuate the game’s horde 2.0 mode and a handful of new conten...

Gears of War 3 sells 3 million copies in first week, highest grossing 2011 game so far

Gears of War 3 is a huge title, as MasterAbbott will attest to. So huge in fact that Microsoft decided to reveal the first week sales statistics for the title, saying that Gears of War 3 passed the three million sales mark already just during its first week alone. To raise the bar even higher, they also said that Gears of War 3 has “grossed more than any 2011 video game to date.” Now t...

Gears of War 3 campaign DLC won’t focus on the main group

Gears of War 3 was released last week and has been widely accepted as a major success, and of course with the option to buy a season pass at the moment to acquire all upcoming DLC for onee price, we know that there will be DLC in the future. But it appears that any story DLC will not focus on the main crew of Gears of War 3, but on a different group of people. Cliff Bleszinski posted in a NeoGAF t...

Get Geared for Gears

Get geared up for the release of Gears of War 3. Recently, a new transmission from has been released calling for all surviving COG forces. Colonel Victor S. Hoffman reports there are codes placed amongst the world that hold valuable COG gear. It has become our duty as the last remnant to find these pieces and attain the valuable material contained within to prepare for the final fight. Acquire the...

Gears of War 3’s opening video released

Perhaps in commemoration of Gears of War 3 going gold, or perhaps because the game will be released in a month, Epic Games and Microsoft have revealed what the opening cinematic will be for Gears of War 3. You could either choose to wait until the game comes out on September 20th, or you can catch the video below now and catch a little bit of insight as to what has happened in the Gears universe s...

There isn’t a Shadow Complex sequel – Why not?

Epic Games president Mike Capps, at GDC in Europe today, offered his views on why the sequel to Shadow Complex has not been made yet: “The reviews were great, it was a record seller for a single-player game on the platform, but at the same time we’ve got this mobile gaming push that’s coming in strong. “And the big thing for me was that we were looking what the iPhone could...

Epic Games reveals five titles unrelated to Gears of War under development

During a talk earlier this morning at GDC Europe, Epic Games’ company president Mike Capps happened to let slip that they are currently working on a number of projects at this moment in time. He didn’t make a big deal about the announcement but did say that they are working on “five new games at various stages of prototyping and development” and that, considering their team...

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