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E3 2012: Gears of War: Judgment sets Sera on fire (again)

You only thought the war was over. Epic Games has passed the torch to subsidiary People Can Fly (Bulletstorm) to create the next Gears of War.

Gears of War: Judgment looks like a prequel that goes back into the thick of the Locust War, with the cities of Sera on fire and monstrous, spider-like Corpsers rampaging above ground. And while Gear soldiers drop before the onslaught, franchise favorites Augustus Cole and Damon Baird — pegged as the stars of this iteration — are dragged before a Coalition of Ordered Governments (COG) tribunal. But given Baird’s cynical smirk, you do get the feeling he’s got an ace up his sleeve.

Details on the game — whether it’s a retail release, a downloadable game, or how much of the core gameplay will remain intact — are unknown as of yet. Gears of War: Judgment will release sometime in 2013 exclusively for Xbox 360.


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