Microsoft Gears of War Platinum Hits Edition Product Details
Microsoft Gears of War Platinum Hits Edition for Xbox 360
Microsoft's Gears of War Platinum Hits Edition is an Xbox 360 exclusive game that blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing tale of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. The storyline plays out like a Hollywood blockbuster starring lead character Marcus Fenix as he pits advanced human technology against the overwhelming Locust Horde. Built around a revolutionary third-person tactical combat system and breathtaking, high-definition visuals from the Unreal Engine 3, Gears of War immerses you in a horrifying tale of war and survival.
GOW is built with both the hardcore and casual gamer in mind. But, instead of selecting a difficulty level at the start of the game, GOW offers a choice at the beginning of each level. In the vein of choose your own adventure, you can select between a difficult or easy path. And it's not just a simple choice of battling tougher enemies; each path (explained by a comrade) represents additional content that is crucial to the storyline. After easing your way into the experience of the gameplay with the simpler paths, you can go back and test your skills on the more difficult routes and never feel like you've played through the areas before.
The gameplay is focused on a fire team co-op so advanced that your A.I. teammates are indiscernible from human players. Voice recognition and real-time lip synching heighten the absorbing experience. The Unreal Engine 3 technology brings out the smallest details in the largest of battles. With Gears of War you're sure to experience a rich, dynamic world where characters spring to life. Speaking of life, the battlefield is a lethal place. To survive, you must suppress your enemy with blindfire, take cover in interactive environments, and use weapons and teammates to outwit your dreaded, inhuman foes. And with a title like GOW, would be put to shame if you couldn't get online and challenge live gamers. With the next-generation of Xbox Live, you'll be able to experience individualized matchmaking, view player statistics, earn player achievements, customize games, and build personalized gamer profiles.
What It Is and Why You Need It:
- Utilizes the breathtaking new Unreal Engine 3 to create cinematic, high-definition visuals for a gaming experience that truly ushers in the next generation
- Massively scoped worlds, memorable characters and an epic story line play out like an intense and unsettling blockbuster action film
- Use cover to survive, with a context sensitive A button function, you won't have to sweat memorizing cumbersome button combos the A button will do everything from slam into cover, evade fire, and vault
- All game modes, levels and scenarios are designed for cooperative fire team play with AI or another player
- Gamers will be able to experience individualized matchmaking, view player statistics, earn player achievements, customize their games, and build and personalize their gamer profiles through Xbox Live
Platinum Edition Includes the Following Bonus Content:
- Gears of War - Map Packs 1 & 2
- Gears of War - Theme - 'Emergence Day'
- Gears of War - Gamer Pics - 'Gears of War,' 'Emergence Day'
- Gears of War 2 - Trailers - 'Duel,' 'Assault'
- Gears of War 2 - Theme - 'Bare Your Teeth'
- Gears of War 2 - Gamer Pics - 'Crimson Omen'
Manufactured by: Microsoft
Warranty provided by: Microsoft
UPC No: 0882224743068
Mfg Part No: U19-00116
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Shipping Weight: 0.3500 pound(s)
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