Engaging and disturbing cinematic story. Movie-like cut scenes, cinematic
camera moves and in-game storytelling bring the brutal, emotionally charged
narrative to life. Gamers control Marcus Fenix and his fire team as they pit
advanced technology against the overwhelming and horrific Locust Horde.
Unmatched online gaming. Gears of War will tap into the power of Games for
Windows - LIVE to deliver online matchmaking for its Gold account members. The
service will enable gamers around the world to connect via their PCs, allowing
players to experience individualized matchmaking, view player statistics, earn
player Achievements, customize games and create personalized profiles.
New Game Editor. The game will also feature the all-new Game Editor,
guaranteeing new user-generated content in the future. The Gears of War
community will be able to tap its endless creative potential to develop an
unlimited number of user-created levels through complete access to the Unreal
Editor. Using the new engine, players can now import custom artwork into the
engine, create particle systems, scripted encounters, cinematics and more.
Astounding visuals in next-generation gaming. Gears of War ushers in the next
generation with incredible visuals, pushing DirectX 10 visual designs and
bringing out the smallest details in the largest battle. Gamers experience a
rich, dynamic world with a supreme level of detail. Characters come to life with
unbelievable model quality and a physics-integrated animation system that has
them truly reacting intelligently to events unfolding around them.
Hyper-realistic and intense combat. In Gears of War the battlefield is a
lethal place - to foolishly stand out in the open is to invite an untimely
demise. To survive, gamers must employ strategy, take cover using the
interactive and dynamic environments, and suppress the enemy with blind fire,
using their weapons and teammates to outwit and outfight their terrifying