It's right around my birthday!
The saga of Marcus Fenix and his COGs will conclude on September 20. Epic Gamesannounced the official worldwide release date for Gears of War 3 this morning, and in the process provided a handful of fresh details about the Xbox 360 exclusive.
-- Five-on-five multiplayer experience as well as four player campaign co-op experience
-- New multiplayer game modes including Beast Mode, offering a new twist to the game where you take on the role of the locust horde and their assorted variations
-- New maps including: Trenches which features an impressive sand storm that reduces your visibility, as well as Overpass, Mercy, Checkout, and Thrashball
-- New weapons including: The Bayonet Charge, The Retro Lancer, The Sawed-off Shotgun, The OneShot – a heavy sniper rifle that shoots through shields or cover for a surprise one shot kill, The Incendiary Grenade, The Digger Launcher and a few subtle tweaks to old favorites Hammerburst and The Classic Lancer. Don't forget that each weapon now has its own execution move