Items tagged with Gears of War

We haven’t even closed out October yet, and we’re already getting a sneak peek at what’s in store for Black Friday 2015. One of the first hot deals to kick off the holiday shopping season comes from none other than Dell, and it’s a doozy. Dell will offer the Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle (500GB) for a low, low price of $299.99. That price on its own is commendable, as it currently retails for $349.99. However, you can find sales nearly every week to get the Xbox One at the price, so that’s not exactly newsworthy. However, Dell is juicing the deal up by also including a free copy... Read more...
Although Microsoft says it didn’t intend to take over the Internet with its viral “Gears of War” commercial in 2006, the company is clearly hoping to recreate some of that hoopla with its reimagined ad this week. The company just released an ad for Gears of War: Ultimate Edition that features the same “Mad World” song and more of clever storytelling that made the original a hit with fans. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition The first Gears of War commercial struck a chord with gamers, thanks in part to the quiet, haunting song, Mad World, which seemed to amplify both the commercial’s more reflective... Read more...
If you’re a fan of the Gears of War franchise, Microsoft has a treat in store for you. We already knew that Gears of War: Ultimate Edition was incoming (along with the Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle), but Microsoft today announced that anyone that plays the game between its launch on August 25 through December 31, 2015 will also gain access to the four previous “Gears” titles — Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears of War: Judgment. Access to the games on the Xbox One is granted via the much ballyhooed Xbox 360 backwards compatibility mode, which was first announced... Read more...
A digital certificate that expired on 1/28 effectively kills the game Gears of War, as users who try to run it receive a "'You cannot run this game with modified executable code, please reinstall" error. The issue has been traced to the aforementioned expired digital certificate (shown). Obviously since the game was released in Nov. of 2007 for the PC, no one at Epic Games or Microsoft could possibly imagine that anyone would still be playing it 15 months later, right?It's hard to decided whether to call this hilarious, sad, stupid, or just plain silly. An Epic Games Super Moderator posted the... Read more...