Yesterday at the 2008 Game Developers Conference, Microsoft officially announced the [i]Gears of War 2[/i], exclusively for Xbox 360 this November. "Epic Games Inc.’s lead designer Cliff Bleszinski announced that the epic saga of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad continues exclusively on the Xbox 360 this fall with [i]Gears of War 2[/i]. This highly anticipated sequel to the 4.5 million-selling blockbuster [i]Gears of War[/i] delves deeper into humanity’s struggle for survival against the nightmarish Locust Horde, and promises to take high-definition visuals to a whole new level."
A short fact sheet was also released:
• Epic saga: [i]Gears of War 2[/i] continues the story of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad, locked in an increasingly desperate battle against the nightmarish Locust Horde for the survival of humanity. [i]Gears of War 2[/i] is an epic saga of survival, loss, and retribution.
• Technological advances: [i]Gears of War[/i] set the standard for high-definition visuals and became the game to which all others are compared. [i]Gears of War 2[/i] raises the bar even further with the amazing technological advances of Unreal Engine 3.
• Xbox 360 exclusive: [i]Gears of War 2[/i] is developed by Epic Games for Microsoft Game Studios and joins a growing list of must-have Xbox 360 exclusives. Look for [i]Gears of War 2[/i] when it storms onto retail shelves this November.
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