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http://pc.ign.com/articles/746/746486p1.html

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November 16, 2006 - In its holiday issue, soon to be on store shelves, PC Gamer may have inadvertently announced Gears of War for Windows. On page 28 of the Holiday 2006 issue, a display stand photographed on the Microsoft campus shows Gears of War among several upcoming PC games.

Microsoft could not confirm that Gears is in fact coming to PC and the company has no current plans for an announcement in the near future. The article in PC Gamer discusses the future of Windows Vista and Microsoft's efforts to support the new OS with high-profile games.

Though Gears of War is not guaranteed to arrive on Windows, the sighting raises hope. There's no doubt that Gears for Windows would be a hit. And if we're smart enough to figure that out, so is Microsoft.
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post #2 of 33
lol wow I was just reading this on there like not even 2 seconds ago.
    
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i can bet it will be seeing as its based off of the unreal 3 engine
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I read that it is but if you haven't played it, it's not you're typical FPS (rather 3rdPS), but I'm curious to know what kind of requirements it's going to take.
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Is it good? Its gotten rave reviews.
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Oh its awesome. But I thought it was going to be a 360 exclusive for a while to drive sales.
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It doesn't look that great... but that might just be me.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dockery View Post
It doesn't look that great... but that might just be me.
Have you seen the trailer? In HD?
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
Have you seen the trailer? In HD?
I agree - Its pretty damn good
    
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I get EGM and CGM and they both alluded that development for GoW was not going to happen for PC. The main project manager stated that they got it to look so good on the 360 because they knew exactly how to optimize the software for the game. I believe he stated something to the effect of "we just wouldn't be able to make it run well on the PC right now, and it would cause us to push back the whole release". So maybe it will be released in the distant future but I doubt they are going to jump on the PC any time soon.
    
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