Release Date: 20-Sep-2011
The Gears of Wars series reaches an explosive climax in this swan-song to one of the Xbox 360's most beloved, respected and blood-soaked franchises.
Beefcake Marcus Fenix and his battle-hungry squad of space marines are back in the final instalment of this acclaimed sci-fi third-person shooter, exclusive to the Xbox 360. As the enemy hordes of the Locust run riot above ground, a new threat, the Lambent, emerge from the bowels of the Earth, threatening to wipe out humanity once and for all. And yes, that's right, it's up to you to rip them a new one....
- Epic's Eye Candy – using game-company Epic's award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology, the Xbox 360 is pushed to the limit with incredible graphics, animations and lighting that will bedazzle players as they fight to save Earth
- Multiplayer Mentalism – famed for its legendary online play, Gears Of War 3 lets you tool up and head out with other online gamers to bring down the enemy hordes, or team up with up to three other people and play the game in co-op mode. New maps and new game types mean hours of bug-hunting fun
- Be the Beast! – boot up the Beast mode in Gears of War 3 and become the hated Locust for the first time in this five-player co-op mode that lets you play as the bad guys, hellbent on ripping Marcus and his comrades into bite-sized pieces!
- Story Slayer – Gears of War 3's cinematic trilogy comes to a spectacular end with plot twists and turns aplenty, guaranteed to delight fans of the game's action-packed storyline!
Suitable for people aged 18 and over.