The story of "Gears of War" thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surfaced from the bowels of the planet. Players live and breathe the role of Marcus Fenix. A disgraced former war hero, Marcus seeks personal redemption as he leads his fire team against an onslaught of merciless warriors from below.
- Gears of War's engaging, cinematic story plays out like a Hollywood blockbuster;
- Unreal Engine 3 technology brings out the smallest details in the largest of battles;
- To survive you must suppress your enemy, take cover, and use weapons and teammates to outlast the Locust Horde;
- XBOX Live gameplay offers individualized matchmaking, player statistics, customized games, and more;
- A.I. teammates are indiscernible from human players in this third-person shooter.