Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


“Gears of War: Judgment”1 Pre-Orders Kick-off


Looking Ahead to the Biggest Shooter of 2013 – “Gears of War: Judgment”1 Pre-Orders Kick-off
Pre-order today from participating retailers and receive an exclusive in-game weapon, the Classic Hammerburst, when “Gears of War: Judgment” releases March 19; check out EpicGames.com for the new key art loaded with hints

Amid a firestorm of holiday launches, gamers are already looking ahead to spring 2013 as Microsoft and Epic Games today released the official “Gears of War: Judgment”1 box art and kicked off pre-orders at participating retailers2.

The next marque instalment to the Xbox 360 franchise that’s sold more than 19 million units and defined a generation of action games, “Gears of War: Judgment” takes fans back to the immediate aftermath of Emergence Day with the most intense “Gears” game yet.

Starting today, fans who pre-order “Gears of War: Judgment” at participating retailers will receive an exclusive in-game multiplayer weapon at launch, the Classic Hammerburst, along with potential retailer-specific content3.

The Classic Hammerburst was the standard-issue assault rifle of the Locust Army during their E-Day onslaught. Highly accurate with a six-round burst, the Classic Hammerburst helped give the Locust a decisive advantage.

Now this highly feared and effective weapon is exclusively yours to wield when you pre-order “Gears: Judgment.” Check out a new video of the Classic Hammerburst in action here: http://www.youtube.com/user/hryb

Additional incentives will be available from participating retailers in the coming weeks, including exclusive multiplayer character skins Young Marcus and Young Dom. Please visit Xbox.com and your favourite game retailer’s site for more information, and stay tuned in the coming months for more news on “Gears of War: Judgment.”

Developed exclusively for Xbox 360 by Epic Games and People Can Fly, “Gears of War: Judgment” launches worldwide starting March 19, 2013. For additional details on the game, please visit: gearsofwar.xbox.com.

#####

1Gears of War: Judgment has not yet been rated.

2 Check Xbox.com for more information about participating pre-order retailers and the timings of their individual programs.

3 Check with participating pre-order retailers for more information on exclusive pre-order content.


Assets: Check out the *brand new* “Gears of War: Judgment” box shot and key art, along with a video of the Classic Hammerburst in action here: http://press.xbox360.com/products/p206/gears-of-war-judgment

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: From Here And There

Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story
by Helene Wong.
This is the fascinating story of Helene Wong, born in 1949 in Taihape to Chinese parents: her mother, born soon after her parents migrated here, and her father, born in China but sent to relatives in Taihape at seven to get an education in English. More>>

Chiku: Hamilton Zoo's Baby Chimpanzee Named

Hamilton Zoo has named its three-month-old baby chimpanzee after a month-long public naming competition through the popular zoo’s website. The name chosen is Chiku, a Swahili name for girls meaning "talker" or "one who chatters". More>>

Game Over: Trans-Tasman Netball League To Discontinue

Netball Australia and Netball New Zealand have confirmed that the existing ANZ Championship format will discontinue after the current 2016 season, with both organisations to form national netball leagues in their respective countries. More>>

NZSO Review: Stephen Hough Is Perfection-Plus

He took risks, and leant into the music when required. But you also felt that every moment of his playing made sense in the wider picture of the piece. Playing alongside him, the NZSO were wonderful as ever, and their guest conductor, Gustavo Gimeno, coaxed from them a slightly darker, edgier sound than I’m used to hearing. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: King Lear At Circa

In order to celebrate it's 40th birthday, it is perhaps fitting that Circa Theatre should pick a production of 'King Lear,' since it's also somewhat fortuitously Shakespeare's 400th anniversary. If some of the more cerebral poetry is lost in Michael Hurst's streamlined, full throttle production, it's more than made up for by plenty of lascivious violence designed to entertain the groundlings. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Tauranga Books Festival

Escape to Tauranga for Queen’s Birthday weekend and an ideas and books-focused festival that includes performance, discussion, story-telling, workshops and an Italian-theme morning tea. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news