Gears of War 3 beta starts April 18th for Bulletstorm owners; April 25th for Gamestop pre-order

It looks like purchasers of Bulletstorm’s Epic Edition are feeling less and less special every day because it was just announced by Epic and GameStop themselves that if you pre-order the game from their company you will be able to gain access to the Gears of War 3 beta on April 25th. Sure this is a week later than those who bought Bulletstorm but how many people bought Bullestorm thinking it...

Love and War

When one thinks of a video game, it brings visions of men of all ages, playing viciously in a dark room with an empty bottle of coke and a half eaten sandwich. But upon recently the market has changed to accompany female gamers and we are seeing more and more strong, sassy female protagonists enter the virtual world. Like it or not, with more female players come the forbidden love interest plot li...

New Gears of War 3 screenshots turn up

Feeling a little down after hearing that Gears of War 3 wouldn’t have a special gun from Bulletstorm or Shadow Complex? Well don’t let every bit of bad news get you down, because we have a few new Gears of War 3 screenshots to help wipe away those bad memories of a game restricted by Microsoft. In these new screenshots we see Anya (the blond) planting her foot right in the midriff of a...

2011 The year of the Sequel

With 2010 being a massive year for huge releases with record breaking games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Fallout: New Vegas and Epic Mickey it comes as no surprise that this year will be the year of the sequel. With the latest releases of Dead Space 2 and Little Big Planet 2 marking the start of the year, these games will start a snowball of awesome new sequels t...

Mad Catz will release Gears of War 3 accessories

Just as with the first two games in the Gears’ franchise, Mad Catz will also be supplying peripherals for the next game in the series. Controllers, headsets and accessory’s for Gears of War 3 will be in production in Holiday 2011.  They will have the exclusive rights to the brand. “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Epic Games and look forward to creating a distinctive ra...

Gears of War Collection priced, dated and chainsawing to release

Well, Gears of War 3 is nearly here (trust us, we are counting the milliseconds) and now we will have something to play until that fateful day the world stops. The Gears of War Triple Pack includes the original game, its sequel, and the Gears of War 2: All Fronts Pack. On top of the 19 multiplayer maps in All Fronts, the Road to Ruin campaign mission is intact and ready to move out too. The maps f...

Bulletstorm Demo Available January 25

Epic Games, the makers of the Gears of War and Unreal series, have just announced today a demo for the highly anticipated shooter Bulletstrom. Giving players an early taste of what the game has to offer, guns, action and everything in between. The Bulletstorm demo will be available for download January 25 on the Xbox Live Marketplace Worldwide and the PlayStation Network on January 26. The retail ...

ESRB rates Bulletstorm; remains stoically serious

Over the years, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board has rated many games and described them, in order to keep us safe from ourselves.  They are also our best hope at keeping governments off our backs.  But, something tells me that Bulletstorm may be the most awkward game they have reviewed yet.  Bulletstorm has created a plethora of gamer and media attention by being racously funny in an offe...

Gears of War “The Ultimate Edition”- Coming soon?

The Gears of War franchise has been through the Platinum Hits wringer and the Game of  the Year reprints.  But Microsoft may be planning on one more release for the bloody awesome game.  According to Gamestop listing since retracted, the Gears of War Ultimate edition will be $29.99 and release on February 15, 2010.  The bundle will most likely compromise the first two games.  Hopefully, all the do...

Epic Games to reveal unexpected Gears of War gameplay at VGA

Excited for Spike’s Video Game Awards yet? Well if you aren’t excited about the awards themselves then it’s time to start anticipating the various game announcements that will happen that night, and Epic Games isn’t looking to let us leave empty minded. In a new trailer for the VGA on Spike we see a small teaser by Cliff Bleszinski. Cliff Bleszinski, design director at Epic...

Pro Tips for Unreal Editing: Making your game

So you want to make your own game; maybe the next Gears of War or Unreal Tournament. Youv'e just downloaded Epic Games Developer Kit for Unreal Engine 3.0 and now you're stuck, staring at a blank bunch of windows and some test maps. How the heck do you do anything!

Beta for Unreal Engine available to download

It is hard to believe that graphics can get any better.  Eventually, there will be no point to upgrading graphics because it would be impossible to make out any differences.  Regardless, the guys behind the Unreal Engine feel there is still much to be done and they have released the beta for download.  Anybody can download it or the full stable version at the official website for free! They have a...

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