Gears of War (Microsoft Xbox 360, 2006) EL1055
Gears of War (Microsoft Xbox 360, 2006) EL1055
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Condition: Disc is in good condition. Manual and original case not included. Game has been tested and boots passed menu into game


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Anointed by the games media as Microsoft's first "killer app" for its Xbox 360, Epic Games' Gears of War is a futuristic third-person shooter emphasizing tactical action over run-and-gun battles. Players are thrust in a climactic clash between what's left of humankind and a swarming underground race called the Locust Horde. The main protagonist is Marcus Fenix, a once disgraced soldier looking to redeem himself by leading a ragtag squad against the monstrous threat.

Since the alien army vastly outnumbers the team, players must use the post-apocalyptic world to their advantage, such as seeking cover behind dumpsters, pillars, cars, rubble, and other objects. The developer has adapted its award-winning Unreal technology to create interactive environments with a physics-based damage system. Players, for instance, can shoot down structures to forge new routes or opportunities to trap the enemy. Up to three squad mates will accompany Fenix in each mission, with basic commands such as "advance," "hold," or "freelance" available to guide them.

A behind-the-shoulder view similar to the one employed in Capcom's Resident Evil 4 is the default perspective in Gears of War. Weapons include an assortment of grenades, pistols, assault rifles, and other long-range blasters, many of which offer a means to engage enemies in melee combat. The Locust Horde is not averse to lunging, rushing, or gnawing at soldiers, so players have the opportunity to perform grisly finishing moves by quickly tapping specific button sequences during close encounters. Cooperative support for two players is offered throughout the campaign, and up to eight can battle each other in team-oriented modes via Xbox Live.

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Publisher Microsoft
MPN U19-00116
UPC 0882224054034
eBay Product ID (ePID) 46932244

Product Key Features
Release Year 2006
Genre Shooter
Platform Microsoft Xbox 360
Game Name Gears of War

Additional Product Features
Number of Players 1-8
ESRB Rating M - Mature
Control Elements Gamepad/Joystick
ESRB Descriptor Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language
Game Name Special Features Eliminate an aggressive alien threat from a behind-the-shoulder viewpoint Utilize the war-torn environments to take cover, create new routes, set up traps, and more Eight-player Xbox Live support complete with matchmaking, sta
Game Name Series Gears of War Series
Location USA