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GEARS OF WAR FOR THE PC

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A third-person tactical shooter from Epic, running on the Unreal Engine 3. Gears of War thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. Unlike other shooters, Gears of War is all about teamwork in a big way. All game modes, levels and scenarios are designed specifically to encourage co-operative play, whether it be with A.I. partners or human players (with A.I. teammates designed with specific strengths, weaknesses and personalities.)
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Loved this game on X360, and I will love it on PC.
'bout time.
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'bout time.
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i cant wait..

i will probley sell my 360 once it comes out
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Didn't like it for the 360, won't like it on for the PC.
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The game was pretty good on X360. But good luck to those that can run GOW on the PC, because it was running on a mere 30FPS on the R600 GPU.
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The game was pretty good on X360. But good luck to those that can run GOW on the PC, because it was running on a mere 30FPS on the R600 GPU.
Xenos has equivalent of 240 shaders. Even with Windows' horrid inefficiency, an HD 2900XT or 8800GTX should manage.
     
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Xenos has equivalent of 240 shaders. Even with Windows' horrid inefficiency, an HD 2900XT or 8800GTX should manage.
At around 30FPS.
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At around 30FPS.
Not necessarily. The XBox360 has about 512MB of RAM, right? 512MB split between game data and the graphics chip, and then 10MB of super fast eDRAM.

The 8800GTX/HD 2900XT have ~768MB/1024MB of VRAM, and are usually on systems with 2-4GB of RAM. To make it even better, we have CPUs two to four times more powerful. Even our HDDs have a benefit; loading data off a DVD is super slow - if the textures get too large, they become unstreamable and the loadtimes become unbearable. HDDs can supply however much data is required, and at much lower latencies than a DVD drive.

The PC should have an easier time, all around.
     
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Didn't like it for the 360, won't like it on for the PC.
Agreed
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