Gears 3 Biggest Launch of 2011

Xbox 360 exclusive, Gears of War 3 hit shops with all guns blazing and now dominates the UK charts. After two weeks at number one in the UK, Dead Island has finally been usurped, making Gears 3 the biggest launch of 2011. Gears 3 has almost sold more in its first week than Gears 1 and 2 combined did at launch, making it the seventh largest 360 release of all time.With FIFA 12 out this week in the UK, the reign of Gears 3 could be short-lived, but a great feat nonetheless. Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios Developers: Epic Games, Epic … Continue reading Gears 3 Biggest Launch of 2011

Unreal Tournament blows away the competition

I’ll admit to everyone right now, I wasn’t really a big fan of the original Unreal. Though I liked many of Epic Games’ previous shareware titles (Jazz Jackrabbit, One Must Fall 2097, and Zone 66 to name a few), the long awaited Unreal just didn’t cut it for me. It did feature a gorgeous 3-D engine, and some really impressive music, but I just couldn’t really get into the game mechanics. Even worse, the multiplayer over the Internet was unplayable. Patch after patch came out, but still there was no help, and the original claimed dust in my CD carrying … Continue reading Unreal Tournament blows away the competition

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